Does Navionics Provide Free Updates?


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Navionics does not provide free updates to its users. Navionics users may purchase a one-year subscription to the service that allows them to continually download updated nautical charts. The subscription must be renewed after one year to download new updates.

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Navionics updates its nautical charts and bathymetry maps on a daily basis using the company's own surveys, industry publications and user-generated data. Approximately 2,000 updates are added every day. Purchasing a one-year subscription entitles a user to download updates to their chart plotter as often as they need. Updates must be downloaded to a Navionics card, such as Navionics+, Gold, HotMaps Premium or SonarChartâ„¢ for Garmin GPS.

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