So whether you are spending the day fishing on the lake, cruising on the coast or off-roading through the desert you will have more options making it easier to find just the right map for your interest.

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Insight Genesis Custom Maps

Lowrance Insight Genesis MappingInsight Genesis allows you to create customized maps from your own survey data for free. It is as easy as uploading a sonar log from your Lowrance chartplotter to the Insight Genesis web site. Within minutes you will receive a link to view your customized contour map. The subscription upgrade allows you to download maps for use on your compatible plotter, overlay vegetation and bottom composition views, and access community data via the new Social Mapping Layer.

To learn more, check out our Insight Genesis blog.

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Third Party Compatiblity Chart Cards

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.

Two levels of compatible C-MAP charts:

C-MAP Max-N Wide provides additional C-MAP features such as detailed marina charts and coverage of inland rivers and lakes which are not included in the Bundled Data Service.

C-MAP Max-N Bundled Data Service – Bundled with HDS Gen2, Gen2 Touch, Elite-5/7 HDI series chartplotters and combination fishfinder/chartplotters. Features include nav aids, bathymetric contours, spot soundings and more. Coverage includes all of the Asia Pacific region including Australia and New Zealand.

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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

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.

NEW Navionics Updates enables customers who already own a Silver or Gold 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.

Navionics offers a worldwide coverage throughout our product range. In Asia Pacific in particular, we have comprehensive coastal charts, with increasing coverage of inland waters. With Navionics+, the new electronic chart standard (or Navionics Updates, the update kit), you simply select "Indian Ocean & South China Sea" or "China Sea & Japan".

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

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 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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