Lowrance offers more compatible mapping solutions than any other marine electronics manufacturer.

Cartography / Mapping - Lowrance

Whether you are spending the day fishing on the lake, cruising on the coast or heading offshore, you will have more options making it easier to find just the right map for your interest.

Create your own custom maps with Insight Genesis

Insight Genesis™ is an exclusive online service that allows you to create FREE customised maps based on your own survey data.

It is as easy as uploading a sonar log from your Lowrance chartplotter to the Insight Genesis website. Within minutes you will receive a link to view your customized contour map with the option to purchase a download for your Lowrance chartplotter.

Lowrance Insight Genesis Mapping

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Insight Genesis is available in the following countries: Australia, Mexico, Belgium, Netherlands, Canada, New Zealand, Denmark, Norway, Finland†, Portugal, France, South Africa, Germany, Spain, Greece, Sweden†, Ireland, Switzerland, Italy, U.S., Luxembourg, United Kingdom.

† Insight Genesis is restricted to inland use in both Sweden and Finland due to government and military regulations. Logs from coastal territorial waters of these two markets will be rejected by the system.

Lowrance Navigation Planning

Plan Your Journeys with Insight Planner

Laptop Insight Planner softwareInsight Planner is the ultimate PC software for marine navigation planning with Lowrance chartplotters.  Create waypoints, routes, and points of interest (POIs), on a wide variety of supported cartography platforms such as Insight, Navionics, and raster charts using the BSB format.

Compatibility Chart Cards



Powerful plug-and-play electronic charting choices for supreme navigational awareness. Simply insert into your Lowrance HDS chartplotter for the greatest detail possible.

Three levels of Navionics charts are available are available:

  • Silver - Charts are bundled with select chart plotters to provide out-of-the-box usability with an enhanced basemap. Read More
  • Gold - Features include a clear, easy to use, familiar paper-like display of all detail available from the best nautical charts, plus tides and currents, port plans, marine services with phone numbers and navigation aids. Read More
  • Platinum+ Multi-dimensional marine charts take the boating experience to a whole new level. With Satellite Overlay, 3D View, Port Photos, SonarCharts™ and Community Edits, Platinum+ offers innovative features and a perspective well beyond those available from traditional charts. Read More

C-MAP charts by Jeppesen

Lowrance now compatible with CMAP chart cards
When you choose C-MAP you get the best charts using the most reliable sources around the globe, from a company committed to safe navigation.

Three levels of compatible C-MAP charts are available:

  • C-MAP MAX-N Wide - Enhanced chartcard with harbor and approach chart detail, detailed marina charts and coverage of inland rivers and lakes.
  • C-MAP MAX-N Local - With the same features as MAX-N Wide, MAX-N Local charts provide smaller coverage areas at a lower price point for cost conscious consumers.
  • C-MAP Max-N Bundled Data Service – Sold exclusively in bundles with HDS Gen2, Gen2 Touch and Elite-7 series chartplotters and combination fishfinder/chartplotters. Features include nav aids, bathymetric contours, spot soundings and more. Coverage is all of continental Europe including the Mediterranean as well as Scandinavia and Iceland.


nv-chartsIf you require a chart for the Baltic, Mediterranean, Caribbean, Cuba, Bahamas or U.S. East Coast, nv-charts have the solution. The digital charts look identical to nv-charts paper version, so if you're familiar with those, you'll instantly master navigating with these.

Professional Development Tools

Toolkit Partners

Lowrance has partnered with some of the top independent map developers in the world to bring you even more content choices. Looking for snowmobile trails in Canada, coastal charts of Korea or inland lakes in South Africa? These products and many more can be purchased directly from the Toolkit Partners for use on your compatible Lowrance products.