-- New Charts Bring Jeppesen's Trusted Chart Data and Features to Owners of Popular Lowrance, Simrad and B&G Navigation Systems
ENGLEWOOD, Colorado, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeppesen's new C-MAP MAX-N Wide cartography, designed for popular navigation systems from global marine electronics leader Navico, is now available to boaters worldwide through the Navico Insight Store and Jeppesen authorized dealers. MAX-N Wide is compatible with Lowrance Elite 7 and HDS Gen1, Gen2 and Gen2Touch, Simrad NSS, NSE*and NSO*, and B&G Zeus Touch Multifunction Navigators.
These advanced navigation systems have earned a loyal worldwide following across a broad spectrum of boaters, including fishermen, cruisers and sailors. The launch of MAX-N Wide will give users of these popular systems the benefits of pursuing their passions with Jeppesen's trusted worldwide chart database and features.
MAX-N Wide electronic charts provide navigators with both the accurate detail and expansive coverage areas boaters have come to expect from popular Jeppesen MAX Wide cartography. Now C-MAP MAX-N Wide gives legions of Navico customers access to Jeppesen's rich chart detail from official and up-to-date sources, including Depth Areas and Contours, Spot Soundings, NavAids, Light Sectors, Wrecks/Obstructions, Anchorage Areas, Small Craft Facilities and more. MAX-N Wide also provides clearly marked boundaries for Restricted, Caution, Fishing and Prohibited Areas —including California's expanding network of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs).
"MAX-N Wide is an evolutionary product that will continue to grow and offer boaters even more," said Ken Cirillo, Jeppesen senior business development executive. "Jeppesen and Navico are continually working together to bring additional innovative features and important data to boaters. This makes an investment in MAX-N Wide cartography today the first step in an exciting future journey."
MAX-N Wide will also offer Navico customers easy access to upcoming professional-grade navigation features, such as:
- Auto/Easy Routing
- Route Checking and Guardian (anti-grounding) Technology for safer navigation
- Exclusive Jeppesen High-Resolution Bathymetry for unparalleled presentation of bottom contour
- Dynamic Tides & Current Projections for enhanced fishing and safe, efficient navigation
- High Resolution Aerial Photos of inlets, harbor entrances and land features for improved situational awareness
- Marina Facility Info
In partnership with Navico, Jeppesen will continue to add new data layers and exclusive navigation features that have made C-MAP the leading choice of boaters worldwide for more than 20 years. Lowrance, Simrad and B&G customers who purchase MAX-N will benefit from an easy upgrade path to exciting product enhancements coming in 2014.
It is recommended that boaters check to ensure they have the latest software version with Lowrance, Simrad or B&G to guarantee full compatibility with C-MAP MAX-N.
MAX-N Wide charts deliver large coverage areas based on Jeppesen's popular MAX Wide chart titles and will retail for a special introductory price of $179 (USD) until Dec. 31, 2013. Beginning in 2014, the full retail price will be $199 (USD).
Boaters can purchase MAX-N Wide charts as a download from Navico's Insight Store (insightstore.navico.com), or order through Jeppesen's website for shipping on SD cards. In addition, MAX-N Wide will be available through authorized Jeppesen dealers and distributors.
To learn more about Jeppesen MAX-N Wide cartography for select Lowrance, Simrad and B&G navigation systems, visit your authorized C-MAP by Jeppesen dealer or visit online at jeppesen.com/marine/MAX-N.
*Available July 2013.
Jeppesen is a market-leading provider of vessel operations services and digital navigation solutions, based on worldwide vector chart data type approved to ISO19879, meteorological information and transmission technologies. Jeppesen offers a wide range of navigation and operations products and services to both recreational and commercial marine markets. Safety-conscious boaters and operators of vessels ranging from coastal to SOLAS class, rely on Jeppesen for innovative navigation solutions that improve safety and efficiency.
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Marine Communications Specialist