Navionics Boating app adds AIS target vectors and ActiveCaptain Community updates

Ben Stein

Ben Stein

Publisher of, passionate marine electronics enthusiast, 100-ton USCG master.

4 Responses

  1. René Pieter Rumon van Quekelberghe says:

    Garmin owns Navionics but Garmin owners can not link their GPSMAP units to iPads/iPhones running Navionics. I find that rather shocking to be honest.

  2. Alan V. Cecil says:

    What? No comparability of Garmin models 8600 with my I pad pro?!
    Im just about to buy a Garmin 8610 or 8612 a d do I understand this writer is corre t in saying that my I pad wont be compatBle…?

    What gives Garmin?

    I may rethink my purchase…Errr Ah Simrad?

  1. September 19, 2019

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  2. October 14, 2019

    […] For instance, the Si-Tex MDA-5 WiFi data output was automatically discovered by the iPad’s Navionics Boating app (upper left) and provided it with solid GPS and AIS information throughout the 44 nm test trip. This newish Navionics feature did not work well in big Gizmo’s far more complex WiFi and electronics environment — which is why I still think that Navionics should add an auto-discovery on/off toggle — and I also got to see the improved AIS display Ben S recently covered. […]

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