C-MAP: Boating 4+

Charts, Planning & Navigation

Navico Norway AS

    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



The C-MAP® App is your perfect companion on Mobile, Tablet or PC, planning at home or navigating on the water. With the best, latest C-MAP charts – all in a free download, with online viewer. Highly accurate weather data, with full planning and navigation including Autorouting™, Tracks, Waypoints and thousands of Points of Interest.

The C-MAP App includes:

- FREE Chart Viewer – always access the most up-to-date C-MAP charts
- Unlimited Offline Map Downloads
- GPS & Full Navigation Mode
- Autorouting™ – find the best route to your favourite places
- Personal Waypoints & Track Recording
- Import & Export GPX Files – share your Routes, Tracks or Waypoints with friends
- Thousands of pre-loaded Points of Interest
- AIS & C-MAP Traffic – stay safe on the water with increased situational awareness and see where your friends are
- Marine Weather Forecast
- Weather Along the Route
- Weather Overlay
- Chart Personalisation
- High-Resolution Bathymetry
- Custom Depth Shading
- Measure Distance Tool
- Shaded Relief

C-MAP App updates on a continual basis, ensuring the latest, most up-to-date maps and with new features and functionalities added all the time!

The map browser and planning tools are available for free. You can also purchase a Premium subscription, to allow you to download unlimited offline maps, view your GPS position and access full navigational features.

Experience C-MAP App Premium for yourself, with a free 14 day subscription.

Payment will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase. Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. Account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period, and identify the cost of the renewal. Subscriptions may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user's Account Settings after purchase. Links to Your Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication, where applicable

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In-App Purchases update to add-on geographies (e.g. Denmark)

What’s New

Version 4.1.6

This release we’ve worked hard on fixing bugs and improving key features.

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
909 Ratings

909 Ratings

Jmac572 ,

Has some annoying bugs

App requests feedback too often, the pop-up interrupts me when I’m trying to use the app. When creating a route the auto zoom out is very annoying, if I zoom into an area I want it to stay there while I create the route. When tracking a route and trying to zoom in or out you have to hit the recenter button a couple of times to track your vessel movement, it should stay tracking your vessel movement while you are able to zoom in and out. While tracking a route the option to look ahead rather than keep the vessel icon center in the screen (like most chart plotters) should be available, I don’t need to know what the map looks like behind me, I’d rather see further ahead.

rellimnitsuj ,

Beautiful. Fast. Intuitive. Free!

I spent considerable time this past week trying out C-MAP and other marine navigation apps like iNavX, Navionics, Wavve, etc., in an effort to find the best one to run on my iPad while sailing. C-MAP was the hands-down winner so I felt compelled to write a review and let people know how great this app is.

First of all C-MAP stands in stark contrast to competing marine navigation maps because it’s uncluttered and the maps are super snappy and run butter-smooth on my iPad Air. You get intuitive options for distance/time estimating, mapping out routes, basic weather/wave/tide data, your GPS coordinates, even points of interest in the area... and it’s completely FREE! If you choose to upgrade (for just $19/year) you can even see more detailed weather forecasts and AIS traffic on-screen.

As a tech CMO and recreational sailor I have to tell you, this app has every single thing I was looking for and nothing that I wasn’t - some serious thought went into C-MAP, from its design and feature set to its user experience. The only other marine app I use (and don’t really need) now is PredictWind, just to get really granular on wind speed and direction. I happily deleted all of the other marine apps on the iPad. If you’re searching for a boating/sailing navigation app like I was, give this one a try. There’s really no need to look elsewhere.

Developer Response ,

Very happy to read this comment.
Really, thank you for the wonderful review and the 5 stars.
Enjoy boating with C-Map.

zenmoto ,

Best looking charts available

Embark has quickly become my favorite charts app. The cartography is top-notch and takes full advantage of a high resolution display. Updates are frequent, and the dev team is amazingly responsive. There are still some features I’d love to see (tidal currents, make it easier to find tide stations other than the closest and predictions farther out than a few days, track export), but they are continuously improving and I keep looking forward to seeing update notifications.

I just hooked my B&G MFD up to my account, and I’m loving the way that tracks and routes sync. That feature plus the solid auto-routing make planning a joy- no more standing at the helm fighting the smaller screen and less responsive touchscreen! Instead I can do my planning sitting in an easy chair at home while anticipating the trip!

Hats off to the devs for an app that is truly a joy to use!

App Privacy

The developer, Navico Norway AS, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Location
  • Contact Info
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

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