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Old 02-06-2019, 06:14 PM   #1
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Update your Navionics Charts for 1/2 price

Got this on email today.

If you have Navionics charts, they are offering an update or new cards for 1/2 price, $49.99 until the end of February.

You can opt to "update" your current charts or get a new card.

I have three charts, so this was a significant savings for me.


https://www.navionics.com/usa/update...nt=header_link
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Old 02-06-2019, 09:01 PM   #2
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Thanks for the info! I did the same thing. Big savings for sure especially if you have multiple charts you want to keep updated.
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Old 02-06-2019, 09:41 PM   #3
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Navionics Boating HD Marine & Lakes, Google Play Store, $15/yr.
This has all charts for the lower 48; not sure about AK and HI.
Runs great on my Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 tablet (9.7” display, 32GB, internal gps, no cellular data), $320, BestBuy. Ram mounts, $50.
The tablet’s internal GPS has been flawless and consistent with my 2012 Simrad chart plotter (which is no longer supported by Simrad).
It is the beginning of the end for $2000 chartplotters (with 5 year service/support lives).

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Old 02-07-2019, 10:01 AM   #4
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I run 3 Raymarine MFDs and a laptop with CE. So this saved me some $$$
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Old 02-07-2019, 10:20 AM   #5
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Navionics Boating HD Marine & Lakes, Google Play Store, $15/yr.
This has all charts for the lower 48; not sure about AK and HI.
Runs great on my Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 tablet (9.7” display, 32GB, internal gps, no cellular data), $320, BestBuy. Ram mounts, $50.
The tablet’s internal GPS has been flawless and consistent with my 2012 Simrad
It is the beginning of the end for $2000 chartplotters (with 5 year service/support lives).
I think the items above may be the best combo I’ve seen yet for a backup or complementary system. Is the Galaxy Tab S2 sunlight viewable also?
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Old 02-08-2019, 04:40 PM   #6
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Yes.

I have posted a pic of the S2 in sunlight.

If it did not display in this message, check out my TF photo album. I also posted a pic of the display and mounting there.

The sunlight pic was taken ~1hr prior to sunset with full sun shining on the display - kind of worst case. Note the shadow of the S2 in the background, and of my cell taking the photo. All of the display is in full sun. The bottom portion is reflecting the sun at the camera, which is easily avoided by changing the view angle slightly. I was hunting for worst case. The upper 2/3rds gives the full sun experience at any angle other than perfect reflection.
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We have a very similar setup for Bahamas and Caribbean cruising. It's indispensable.... saved us many times for one reason or another.
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Thanks for the heads up.
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Old 02-26-2019, 10:00 AM   #9
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Thumbs up

Only a couple of days left. Oh and I have no connection with Garmin Navionics...

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Old 02-26-2019, 01:40 PM   #10
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I print my own paper charts, costs pennies, huge savings.
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Old 02-26-2019, 03:08 PM   #11
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I am a modern man (LOL) with multiple MFD and a laptop with Coastal Explorer. Paper Charts are somewhere on the boat. Last time I used them was 2016.
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Thanks for the heads up Tom. I updated mine a couple days ago.
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Does the Navionics update cover WA, BC and AK?
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It updates the charts for the areas that were originally on the chip you purchased.
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It updates the charts for the areas that were originally on the chip you purchased.
No chip, IPad app.
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No chip, IPad app.
Sorry, I don't speak IPad. I live in Microsoft territory. Before I retired most of my customers worked there and I got free software.
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Feb 27...I tried to take advantage of this offer but was told by Navionics rep via "chat" that I wasn't eligible. The offer is limited to those within 90s of renewal & my current subscription has 102 days remaining...and there is no way around it. Rep stated that it will cost me $99 in mid-June to update.
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Yep it did. The only one I have left to do is my CE Canadian charts....
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Old 02-27-2019, 12:35 PM   #20
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Feb 27...I tried to take advantage of this offer but was told by Navionics rep via "chat" that I wasn't eligible. The offer is limited to those within 90s of renewal & my current subscription has 102 days remaining...and there is no way around it. Rep stated that it will cost me $99 in mid-June to update.
Well that sucks.....
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