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Download the Boating app for your Apple or Android device and receive access to your two-week free trial of full charts and features!
Simply open the Boating app, tap the "Start Now" button and download any area in the world to begin.

After your trial period (or one-year subscription) has expired, you continue to have access to the following FREE features:
- SONARCHART™ LIVE: Create your own 1’ (0.5 m) HD bathymetry maps that display in real time while navigating. Connect the Boating app wirelessly to a compatible sonar/plotter. You can also automatically share your sonar logs, which helps us improve charts.  ​ 
- Track, route, distance, markers, wind forecasts, map options, sync my data and more. ​
- Community Edits and access to the Garmin ActiveCaptain® Community

Renew at any time and experience the overwhelming value of your one-year subscription for chart updates and Advanced Features, including:
> DAILY CHART UPDATES: The most current charts with more than 2,000 updates made every day.  ​ 
> DELETE MAPS: Delete downloaded mapping to free up memory space
> DOCK-TO-DOCK AUTOROUTING*: Creates a suggested route, from a real starting point to a real ending point, based on chart data and navigation aids. It provides advanced route planning with ETA, distance to arrival, heading to waypoint, fuel consumption and more.​ 
> ADVANCED MAP OPTIONS: Customize chart views to change overlay, highlight shallow areas, target multiple fishing ranges and more.  ​ 
> WEATHER AND TIDES: Access real-time weather data along with daily and hourly forecasts, and get wind, weather buoys, tides and currents overlaid on your map. ​ 
> GPX IMPORT/EXPORT: Easily handle your tracks, routes and markers. Share, store and display them on different apps, plotters and other devices. ​
> AIS: Connect the app to a compatible Wi-Fi AIS receiver to see nearby targets overlaid on the map, in real-time. No internet connection needed.
> PLOTTER SYNC: Owners of compatible plotters can transfer routes and markers, update charts and more.  ​ 
> TIMELINE: Enjoy looking back at your trips in the track timeline.​ 
              *Autorouting is for planning purposes only and does not replace safe navigation operations.

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