Friday, October 21, 2022

Visualize GPX files in the browser over Marine Charts

One of our team members built a GPX file visualizer using the i-Boating Web API.

You can  try the viewer yourself at the link below:

Simply click on the "Choose File" button on the top. Point it to your GPX File and that's it.

Monday, August 29, 2022

i-Boating Comprehensive Marine Weather Forecasts with harsh patterns highlighted

The latest update for i-Boating includes support for comprehensive marine weather forecasts. You can now animate forecast overlays on the map for the following prediction parameters. Forecast overlays can be customized using comfortable parameters to highlight harsh patterns.

  • Wind
  • Wave Heights
  • Precipitation
  • Pressure
  • Air Temperature
  • Gust
You can also customize weather overlays using comfortable weather settings. If the forecast does not match your comfortable settings, the harsh patterns are highlighted on the map.

Marine Weather Forecast Overlay

Harsh Weather forecasts highlighted

Comfortable Weather Settings

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Night mode /Dark mode in i-Boating.

 The latest update for i-Boating includes support for night mode color schemes. The update is available on all platforms - iOS, Android, Windows and MacOS.

Here is how to enable it.

  • Tap menu/more button and select Settings
  • Scroll down and change color scheme to "Dark"
  • Tap Save

I've included a few screenshots in night mode.

i-Boating Night / Dark Mode

i-Boating Night / Dark Mode

i-Boating Night / Dark Mode

Friday, April 1, 2022

America's Great Loop

 The i-Boating app includes detailed HD charts for America's Great Loop.  including

  • Atlantic & Gulf Intracoastal Waterways
  • Great Lakes
  • Canadian Hertz Canals
  • Inland Rivers of America's Heartland

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Automatic Boat Routing - Slip to Slip

 The latest version of i-Boating includes support for automatic boat routing between points. Simply enter the boat's draft and the app will find the best route between the two points It is available on all supporting platforms including Windows, MacOS, Android & iOS. You can even try it on the web on our marine navigation chart viewer website.

This is what the i-Boating Routing Engine would automatically do:

  • Avoid Known Obstructions / Hazards
  • Safe for Boat's Draft: All route legs going through shallows are marked in red
  • Optimized for Fuel, Distance and Time
  • GPS Enabled Route Assistance with Voice Alerts
  • Fuel , Time Estimator
  • All Features available with manual routes - save, share, re-edit etc.

Monday, March 14, 2022

Bassmaster Elite at Lake Marion and Moultrie, SC

 Bassmaster Elite is back on  Santee Cooper Lakes, SC from Mar 17-20. Competing anglers would have access to Lake Marion, Lake Moultrie and the Diversion canal that connects the two lakes. The general consensus seems to be that this will be a shallow water contest. You can follow the coverage of the event online at

i-Boating teams has been working to improve the coverage quality of these tournament lakes. The latest version shows all fish attractors, channels, HD contours, recommended track, navigation buoys, boat ramps, marinas etc.

Thursday, March 3, 2022

Bassmaster classic 2022 at Lake Hartwell, Greenville, SC

 Are you going to be following the Bassmaster classic 2022 this weekend (Mar 4 - Mar 6)?  Its in Lake Hartwell, Greenville, SC.

Start shallow or deep? The general consensus seem to be that best bite will be in shallow waters.Is there any  particular elite angler that you are rooting for?

The i-Boating fishing app has been consistently improving our coverage for Lake Hartwell Topography over the years. 

Thursday, February 24, 2022

Are you following Major League Fishing Events this week?

 Are you following the major league fishing events this week (Feb 20 - Feb 27, 2022)?

The following events are on:

1. Toro Stage Two at Lake Fork, TX

2. Toyota Series at Lake Guntersville

3. Abu Garcia College Fishing Open at Lake Chickamauga

The following are scheduled for this weekend:

Phoenix Bass Fishing League at Lake Lanier, Santee Cooper, Pickwick Lake and Lake Ouachita

You can find all these lakes with Hi-Def contours in i-Boating.

I've included below a screenshot for Lake Fork Contour Map with Fish Attractors marked.

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Europe Inland Lakes ENC Charts.

 Do you know that we have been steadily adding ENC charts for EU inland lakes?

Here is the latest update Lake Zurich ENC Chart. The update includes HD bathymetry for Lake Zurich, aids to navigation, obstructions, recommended tracks and other marine chart layers (marinas, boat ramps etc.).

Please let us know if your lake is not covered by i-Boating and our cartography team will work on adding it.

Lake Zurich ENC Chart