Navionics vs cmap

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Navionics vs cmap

Postby Redhunter » Sun Nov 04, 2018 4:22 pm

Hi folks,
Can anyone pls tell me the difference between navionics card and cmap? What's the difference, and which one is a better option for local vic?
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Re: Navionics vs cmap

Postby Kimtown » Sun Nov 04, 2018 4:39 pm

Never heard of cmap but will have a squiz

But navionics is very good and user friendly imo but that's not to say cmap isn't better.

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Re: Navionics vs cmap

Postby Kestrel » Sun Nov 04, 2018 6:48 pm

Good question and I too look forward to the feedback!
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Re: Navionics vs cmap

Postby Brett » Sun Nov 04, 2018 7:06 pm

This is a good question, as Garmin purchased navionics around 12months ago I believe, which is why cmap has become a lot more popular. Navionics is still ahead of cmap I believe, but the more people that use cmap, the better it can become.

My thoughts anyway.

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Re: Navionics vs cmap

Postby re-tyred » Mon Nov 05, 2018 2:35 am

I have installed both many times over the years. Not much in it really. They tend to leapfrog each other as each improves their product.
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Re: Navionics vs cmap

Postby STriplett1997 » Mon Nov 05, 2018 10:48 am

I trust navionics with my life.



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Re: Navionics vs cmap

Postby Redhunter » Mon Nov 05, 2018 10:56 am

Thanks everyone for your input. Navionics seems to be the winner.

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Re: Navionics vs cmap

Postby Sinsemilla » Mon Nov 05, 2018 11:27 am

The word with a lot of offshore game skippers is that cmaps is much more accurate with their contour lines/depths.

I use cmaps and it's spot on.

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Re: Navionics vs cmap

Postby purple5ive » Mon Nov 05, 2018 7:15 pm

since garmin has purchase navionics, all new lowrance units are coming equipped with cmap already installed (on most good models anyway) so i think its only a matter of time before it gets on par with navionics who used to be top dog
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