Visitors to the Miami International Boat Show will have the opportunity to experience the benefits of C-MAP by Jeppesen cartography using the new Plan2Nav application for iPad and iPhone. Plan2Nav is the first and only mobile application designed for C-MAP by Jeppesen charts. With its advanced mobile navigation capabilities, Plan2Nav meets the needs of today’s tech-savvy travelers and is a fun and useful planning tool for a wide range of boating applications.
Boaters everywhere can download the Plan2Nav application at no charge through the iTunes App Store and, with the included worldwide background chart, begin using it immediately on their iPad and iPhone devices. To unlock the full potential of this unique planning tool, boaters can purchase accurate, up-to-date Jeppesen charts with C-MAP 4D MAX content and features. Using the “Buy Chart” function in the app, boaters can quickly download expansive, full-featured chart coverage to optimize their navigation experience. Once downloaded, charts stay recorded on the device and are accessible even when no wireless connection is available.
- Depending on coverage, charts for Plan2Nav start at $19.99 and unlock many powerful features, including:
- Detailed harbor charts with Jeppesen’s exclusive C-Marina Port Database, marina diagrams and aerial images
- Dynamic Tides and Current Predictions for added safety, better fishing and more efficient cruising
- Detailed depth and land elevation data for a more informative, realistic chart presentation
- View charts in 2D or unique Perspective View format
- View accurate, up-to-date NavAid positions for safer navigation
With Plan2Nav, downloaded charts and a GPS-enabled device, sailors, cruisers and fishermen can enjoy many of the features found on familiar C-MAP based chartplotters. Plan2Nav operates in north up or course up orientation for fully rotating visualization, while its unique compass rose display provides an at-a-glance graphic presentation of your current heading. Speed Over Ground, Course Over Ground, Estimated Time of Arrival and Time To Go data help you stay on top of every voyage. The ability to download and overlay both five-day weather forecasts and satellite images (using Google Maps) provides an enhanced planning experience.
“Plan2Nav was developed as a unique way for boaters to have our advanced cartography at their fingertips and enjoy the C-MAP by Jeppesen experience while planning voyages,” said Francesco Altamura, Senior Product Manager. “For many, this might be their first introduction to navigation and our accurate, feature-rich cartography.” added Altamura.
Boaters can learn more about Plan2Nav by downloading it through the App Store, visiting www.jeppesen.com/lightmarine or visiting Jeppesen visit us at the Miami International Boat Show at Booth 1609 in the Electronics Pavilion in Hall D.
Jeppesen is a market-leading provider of vessel operations services and digital navigation solutions, based on worldwide vector chart data type approved to ISO19879, meteorological information and transmission technologies. Jeppesen offers a wide range of navigation and operations products and services to both recreational and commercial marine markets. Safety-conscious boaters and operators of vessels ranging from coastal to SOLAS class, rely on Jeppesen for innovative navigation solutions that improve safety and efficiency.
Jeppesen is a subsidiary of The Boeing Company. Jeppesen corporate information is available online at jeppesen.com.
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