Navionics will be teaming up with Angler's Marine to help bring better mapping to DVL and we need your help!
Have you often wondered how to get better mapping of offshore spots and rockpiles? Navionics SonarCharts is the answer. You can win a Navionics map cards (charts) just by submitting a sonar log by weigh-in during the Angler's Marine Owners Tournament this Saturday night at DVL. At this years the Boat drawing Meeting I will be on hand to show the sonar logging participants how to record logs on their units and make a contribution to the So Cal maps.
To learn more about SonarCharts™ today, go to www.navionics.com/sonarcharts
, and find tutorials on how to record sonar logs at http://www.navionics.com/en/plotter-tutorial
. Once sonar logs are recorded and saved, I will collect all the cards, upload them into our system, to generate new SonarCharts™ in about one week. Raymarine WiFi plotters can also upload directly through the Plotter Sync feature embedded in Navionics mobile apps for iPhone and iPad. Navionics now accepts multiple formats of sonar logs as contributions to SonarCharts™. This includes Humminbird (DAT and GPX on all models, ION and Onix compatible within summer), Lowrance (GPX), Raymarine (SDF, GPX, NMEA), Simrad (GPX), and Garmin (ADM).
Ok, so here are the basics of How Do You Help Contribute to Better Mapping of DVL Waters?
1. Learn how to record sonar logs at the Boat Drawing Meeting from Ricky Shabazz
2. Record a valid sonar log while you’re out fishing the Angler's Marine Owners Tournament and turn in your cards or data by weigh-in
a. You are then entered to win a Navionics Plus map card
3. We will upload the logs for you and In about a week, enjoy the fruits of your labor with brand new maps of DVL waters