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Description

The free all-in-one ActiveCaptain™ app provides a powerful connection to your Garmin chartplotter, charts, maps and the ActiveCaptain community for the ultimate connected boating experience. Wherever you are, you’ll have unlimited access to your cartography, be able to purchase new maps and charts, and have access to the Garmin Quickdraw™ Contours Community. Connect to the ActiveCaptain community for up-to-date feedback on marinas and other points of interest. Smart notifications¹ on your chartplotter screen keep you connected with everyone else. Plan a trip or pre-fish a lake, and ActiveCaptain will automatically sync with your chartplotter. Even view and control your chartplotter from your smartphone or tablet while you’re on the water.

This app is not recommended for non-Garmin chartplotter owners and is not intended to be a standalone navigational app. The included basemap is not useable without purchasing additional charts/maps.
- OneChart™ lets you access all your Garmin unit pre-load and accessory card charts and maps from your mobile device and purchase new ones
- Receive smart notifications¹, such as calls and texts, on your chartplotter display when paired with the app
- Connect to fellow boaters with the ActiveCaptain community for up-to-date feedback on marinas and other points of interest
- Make, save and transfer routes and waypoints between the app and chartplotter
- Easily upload and download the latest Garmin Quickdraw Contours content from the community
- Download software updates and notifications from the app to your Garmin devices
- View and control your chartplotter from your smartphone or tablet

¹See compatibility matrix - https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/p/573254#devices

 Free in Google Play

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Oct 31, 2017 (about 1 year ago).

Releasing new versions every about 1 month, on average.

Nov 25
2018
(Current)
Version 14.0.232

New and improved UI to make ActiveCaptain simpler and easier to use.
OneHelm: Access the advanced controls and capabilities offered by your on-board systems such as underwater lights, digital switching, and more on your mobile device.
ActiveCaptain Community 2.0: New and improved display of ActiveCaptain Community marker content.
Dynamic Lake Level: Adjust your LakeVu maps to reflect changes in lake level.

Nov 12
2018
Version 14.0.219

New and improved UI to make ActiveCaptain simpler and easier to use.
OneHelm: Access the advanced controls and capabilities offered by your on-board systems such as underwater lights, digital switching, and more on your mobile device.
ActiveCaptain Community 2.0: New and improved display of ActiveCaptain Community marker content.
Dynamic Lake Level: Adjust your LakeVu maps to reflect changes in lake level.

Nov 11
2018
Version 14.0.214

New and improved UI to make ActiveCaptain simpler and easier to use.
OneHelm: Access the advanced controls and capabilities offered by your on-board systems such as underwater lights, digital switching, and more on your mobile device.
ActiveCaptain Community 2.0: New and improved display of ActiveCaptain Community marker content.
Dynamic Lake Level: Adjust your LakeVu maps to reflect changes in lake level.

Aug 19
2018
Version 13.0.96

Internet on the Boat: Now you can stay connected to the Internet while connected to chartplotter Wi-Fi.
ActiveCaptain Community Improvements:
- Set your ActiveCaptain Name. Claim the name you want other users to see when writing reviews and comments.
- Ratings & Reviews: Easily add ratings and reviews for marinas and anchorages.
Other minor bug fixes & improvements

Jul 11
2018
Version 12.1.204

Corrects an issue related to GPX import/export
General bug fixes and improvements

Jun 10
2018
Version 12.0.174

Deliver ActiveCaptain Community content to compatible chartplotters
Add speed and course overlays to Chart tab
Add Quickdraw Community viewer to Chart tab
Add Depth Range Shading for charts that support the feature such as LakeVu HD Ultra
Add new localizations
Correct an issue that could result in waypoints being relocated when added to a route
Correct an issue related to GPX import
Allow use of coarse (non GPS) location
Other minor bug fixes and improvements

Mar 08
2018
Version 11.1.71

Corrected problem preventing connection from Android 8.x devices to Garmin chartplotters.
Corrected application not finding GPS position at first install.
Other app stability related fixes.

Feb 12
2018
Version 11.0.44

- Fixed a problem that caused charts on external SD cards to disappear.
- Improved status messages for plotter sync operations.
- Add missing information to ActiveCaptain Community bridges and locks.
- Show wifi/cell data choices on mobiles with data-only cell connections.
- Display notification when Quickdraw upload finishes successfully.
- Fixed a user data export problem on Pixel 2.
- Numerous minor bug fixes and improvements.

Jan 04
2018
Version 10.3

General stability improvements and bug fixes for Android 8.1.

Dec 19
2017
Version 10.2

General stability improvements and bug fixes.

Nov 01
2017
Version 10.1

Corrected an account login problem related to new account creation.
General stability improvements.

Oct 31
2017
Version 10.0

All-in-one app for the ultimate connected boating experience. Manage your marine experience from nearly anywhere.

Previous 3 versions
45

Total Ratings

5
28
4
3
3
3
2
3
1
8
480

Total Ratings

5
250
4
60
3
44
2
34
1
96