Access Navionics Charts and Features on Simrad GO-series, evo3 & evo2 Plotters
Plotter Software IMPORTANT: Plotter manufacturer’s latest software updates required. Check your plotter’s software under Settings > System > About. See Current chart plotter/sounder software update versions DO NOT USE YOUR NAVIONICS CARD TO UPDATE YOUR PLOTTER SOFTWARE OR HAVE IT IN YOUR POTTER WHEN YOU UPDATE!
Chart Layers Set Chart Source to Navionics (Menu > Chart Options) SonarChart™ OFF = Nautical Chart – official charting detail SonarChart ON= SonarChart – high-definition bottom contour detail Go to Menu > Chart Options > View > SonarChart [Fish N Chip]
Navionics Recommended Chart Settings Menu > Chart Options > Settings gives you access to: Colored Seabed Areas (On) Annotation (Full) Chart Details (All) Contour Depth (All)
Optional Chart Settings/Features Menu > Chart Options > View: Shading (On/Off) – Gives maps a textured view Dynamic Icons (On) - Tides/Currents Easy View (On/Off) - Text and icon magnifying feature Menu > Chart Options: [Navionics] Community Edits (On/Off)
Navionics Features available with Platinum Products Satellite Overlay with SonarChart Shading, Relief Shading or Sonar Imagery Menu > Chart Options > View: Photo Overlay (Full) Transparency: Min = Full Overlay (harder to see chart details) or Max = Less Overlay (harder to see overlay details) Panoramic Photos Target a camera icon using your cursor and select the pop-up to display detailed information. 3D View Menu > Chart Options > 3D Allows for a three-dimensional view of water contours with the ability to pan and rotate the chart information at different angles.
Navionics Advanced Features Advanced Features are included with an active subscription for updates on your chart plotter card. Not all features are available for all models. See our Compatibility Guide for the most current information.
Menu > Chart Options > View: SonarChart Density – density of contours displayed on SonarChart layer Fishing Range – select a range of depths to fill with a different color Shallow Water Highlight – highlights shallow water between 0 and up to 10m/30ft
SonarChart Live Menu > Overlay > SonarChart Live Transparency – Min = Full Overlay (harder to see chart details) or Max = Less Overlay (harder to see overlay details) Minimum Depth – Considered safety depth when creating SonarChart Live SonarChart Live Tide Correction – Found from Home screen Settings > System > Chart > SonarChart Live Tide Correction (On) – Allows contours to be adjusted according to nearest tide station for tidal waters
Dock-to-dock Autorouting Before using, from your Home screen go to Settings > System > Chart to enter your Boat Settings. 1. Activate the cursor on the chart panel 2. Select Menu > New > New Route 3. Position the first waypoint on the chart panel 4. Position the second waypoint on the chart panel 5. Select Dock-to-dock Autorouting 6. Select Entire Route or Selection 7. Select Accept to start route creation 8. Once the preview opens, you can adjust your route points if necessary 9. Select Keep 10. Select Save Note: Dock-to-dock Autorouting will not create a route when the start or end point is in an unsafe area (such as on land).