Mapping

Get the most out of your Lowrance display with highly-detailed maps.

Whether you're spending the day fishing on the lake, cruising on the coast or off-roading through the desert, enhance your experience with detailed maps for your Lowrance cartography units.  If you're wondering which maps will work with your Lowrance graph, check out the compatibility chart.

Map Compatibility Chart for Lowrance Graphs


Insight Genesis Custom Mapping

Insight Genesis® empowers boaters to create custom contour maps of their favorite fishing and boating areas. Whether mapping previously uncharted waters or ensuring surveyed water details are accurate and current, Insight Genesis delivers a new level of personal mapping for boaters. After creating a FREE Insight Genesis account, users can create their own maps by following a simple three-step process ─ Record, Upload and Use.

Three-Step Process

  1. Record a sonar log
  2. Upload the sonar log to insightgenesis.com to create your custom map
  3. Use - Your custom map is available for immediate use

In addition to creating custom maps, users can download millions of acres from around the globe via the community-generated Social Map. Since users continuously add content, the Insight Genesis Social Map provides the most up-to-date snapshot of marine contour mapping with up to 1-foot high-resolution contours. For anglers wanting more, we offer a Premium subscription that includes privacy settings and adds exclusive vegetation and bottom composition layers to your maps.

To unlock the power to create and download custom maps, create a Free Insight Genesis account at www.insightgenesis.com.


US Inland Lake Maps

Lake Insight

Check the Lake List for Your Favorite Lakes!

Lake Insight Pro

U.S. inland lake coverage, including the Great Lakes with detailed fishing and navigation information.

Lake Insight HD East

Advanced detail Eastern U.S. inland lake maps for fishing and cruising, with high-definition shaded relief that provides an enhanced view of underwater structure.

Lake Insight HD West

Advanced detail Western U.S. inland lake maps for fishing and cruising, with high-definition shaded relief that provides an enhanced view of underwater structure.


US Coastal and Offshore Maps

Nautic Insight

Nautic Insight Pro

Advanced U.S. coastal and offshore maps with detailed navigation and fishing information.

Nautic Insight HD East

Advanced detail for the Eastern U.S. coastal and offshore sea maps for sailing, cruising and sailing with high-definition shaded relief that provides an enhanced view of underwater structure.

Nautic Insight HD West

Advanced detail for the Western U.S. coastal and offshore sea maps for sailing, cruising and sailing with high-definition shaded relief that provides an enhanced view of underwater structure.


US Offroad Maps

Topo Insight

U.S. land-based coverage designed specifically for our off-road enthusiasts and racers for usage on all-terrain vehicles, snowmobiles, etc., for off-road navigation.

Topo Insight HD

Our highest definition off-road geographically focused maps with satellite imagery from the U.S. Geological Survey with resolution down to 8m and exceptional 3D land elevations. See enhanced navigation layers with preloaded trails, street networks, and points of interest.

Topo Insight PRO

Easy-to-understand off-road wide coverage maps with improved roadwork detail and new color-palette selections. PRO versions are based on 1:24k source data with 30-foot topographical lines, plus Open Street Maps points-of-interest, roads and trails


World Coastal and Offshore Maps

 

C-MAP Charts for Lowrance Graphs

LET C-MAP CHARTS BE YOUR GUIDE

Whether you spend your time on the water fishing, cruising or sailing, C-MAP charts provide accurate, up-to-date information, unique features and specialized content to enhance every boating adventure.  

Highlights include:

C-MAP MAX-N+:

High Resolution Bathymetric (HRB) charts for coastal areas help anglers target ledges, canyons and other fish-holding bottom features

Dynamic Tides & Currents provide important information on tidal flow/water movement that can influence both fishing and general navigation

High-Resolution Aerial Photos and Harbor and Approach Details enhance situational awareness when navigating coastal waters or entering unfamiliar inlets and harbors

Marina Info/Port Services helps traveling boaters enjoy “smooth sailing” worldwide

Sport Fishing Data (U.S. Only) gives anglers valuable information on wrecks/reefs, Fish ID photos, localized sport fishing rules/regulations, state records and more

Marine Protected Areas, provide boundary and detailed information on Marine Parks and other areas where fishing may be prohibited or restricted

Custom Depth Shading makes it easy for boaters to distinguish different depth ranges while fishing or navigating

Dynamic Raster Charts provide the traditional look of paper charts with the ability to "open up" important information on chart objects such as NavAids or hazards

Leading Bahamas coverage using trusted Bahamas Explorer and Wavey Line charts

Multi-Language Charting gives boaters around the world chart information in their local language

Local and Wide coverage areas to suit every boaters needs and budget

C-MAP MAX-N

Available in Local and Wide coverage areas, MAX-N provides boaters with accurate C-MAP chart detail, including Depth Areas and Contours, Spot Soundings, NavAids, Light Sectors, Wrecks/Obstructions, Anchorage Areas, Small Craft Facilities and more.


Navionics Charts and Maps

Navionics

Navionics, always at the leading edge of technology and innovation, offers the best detailed cartography and the most comprehensive global coverage. All Navionics charts include 12 months of free Freshest Data, with over 2,000 updates daily, available with a simple download from navionics.com.

NEW Navionics+ provides all-in-one content for marine and lakes: Nautical Charts containing the essential cartographic reference detail; SonarCharts™, an HD bathymetry map reflecting the ever-changing conditions of sea, lake and river bottoms; and Community Edits contributed by users. Coverage regions are wide, just select and download the areas you need. US & Canada is all in one region, couldn't be more convenient!

NEW Navionics Updates enables customers who already own a Silver, Gold, Marine & Lakes or HotMaps Premium card to update their charts and upgrade to Navionics+.

Platinum+ marine charts include Nautical Charts, SonarCharts™, Community Edits and exclusive Platinum features that offer extra viewing options and added details for the richest content, including 3D rendering of depth elevations and seabed areas with satellite overlay, and over 35,000 photos of harbours and marinas.

Gold offers Nautical Charts, with all the essential cartographic reference detail, including port plans, safety depth contours, marine services info, tides & currents and navigation aids presented in an easy-to-use, interactive display, plus Community Edits.

North American Lake Charts

HotMaps Platinum offers more than 18,000 lakes, exclusive one foot contours on 2,500 HD lakes, and underwater structure like road beds, bridges, stumps, culverts and creek channels, and detailed shorelines with boat ramps and docks. Includes Nautical Charts, SonarCharts™, Community Edits. Satellite overlay and 3D view on the most popular HD lakes.

HotMaps Premium offers Nautical Charts on up to 18,000 lakes, including over 2,500 HD lakes, updated underwater structure and detailed shorelines. Includes Community Edits.

Learn more at Navionics.com.

If you received a Navionics card bundled with your plotter, click here.


Insight Planner

Lowrance Cartography Toolkit

Insight 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 Gold and Nav+, C-MAP MAX-N and raster charts using the BSB format.

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Insight Map Creator

The free Insight Map Creator (IMC) software allows a consumer to create unencrypted .AT5 formatted maps for use on all current Lowrance multifunction displays and chartplotters.

  • Convert paper charts into a raster .AT5
  • Create .AT5 formatted vector maps from OpenStreetMap data
  • Generate vector maps from bathymetric data to create custom contour maps by converting data originally processed through Dr. Depth

Download Insight Map Creator now for free!


Professional Development Tools

Lowrance Cartography Toolkit

The Navico Cartography Toolkit provides commercial mapping developers with the tools needed to build vector and raster maps which can then be sold directly by the Toolkit partner or through the Navico Insight Store.

For more information on the Navico toolkit or to request a license agreement please contact your Lowrance, Simrad or B&G sales representative or send an email to toolkit@navico.com.


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.

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