Magellan maps use Navionics as their map of choice for their nautical GPS units. This mapping service has won numerous awards for its plotter cartography and mobile applications and includes the latest data including user generated content. Owners of a Magellan GPS used for boating purposes can purchase the Navionics maps and receive unlimited updates for a full year.
Navionics Gold offers the best GPS mapping for serious boaters, including the largest coverage area available and the most chart plotters. This option offers port plans, marsh areas, tides, currents, wrecks, marine services and more. The maps simply have you choose from regions from all over the world and then plug and play to get all the latest information.
Navionics HotMaps features over 14,000 total lake maps as well as fishing information for your Magellan GPS units. Out of these maps, over 700 of them are in high definition over five regions though the United States and Canada. Navionics also offers premium and platinum maps as well, with both displaying over 17,000 lakes with over 1,000 of them in high definition. The platinum version includes a 3D view, top-down satellite imagery and panoramic lake photos.
Navionics Fish’N Chip offers detailed offshore and inshore US fishing charts. The maps here include the US East Coast, West Coast and Gulf Coast as well as the entire Great Lakes. These maps offer high-res offshore and canyon fishing bathy, marsh and vegetation areas, rocks, wrecks, tides and currents, and professional guide waypoints. When picking out this map, just choose from three huge regions and plug it into your navigation unit.