Full Featured Navigation App

Intuitive drag and drop route planning allows you to easily create or adjust your routes to your daily plans and even share them with your friends.

A Complete Product Range

Our Products are a "combipack" containing both print and digital charts. Be fully prepared for your adventure.

NV Pedia Digital Harbour Guide

Harbour infromation is available the app and you can comment the information online with the NV Pedia service.

More Charts Available

NV Charts provides a wide coverage of highly detailed cartography. Covering all Bahamas, Caribbean, Cuba, and North Western Europe.

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nv charts‘ intuitive marine navigation app provides dynamic navigation experience using all tools and seamless chart display so you can navigate safely and enjoy nv charts‘ superior up-to-date marine boating charts and geocontent.


Frequently Asked Questions

iOS, Android, Mac OSX und Windows
Supported systems and devices
iOS Devices iOS 12 required.
Following devices fulfil the requirements:
Recomended: GPS (Apple devices only have a built in gps with cellular versions)
iPhone 6 und (not vector chart compatible)
iPhone 6 Plus (not vector chart compatible)
iPhone 6s (not vector chart compatible)
iPhone 6s Plus (not vector chart compatible)
iPhone 7 und iPhone 7 Plus
iPhone 8 und iPhone 8 Plus
iPhone X
iPhone Xs und iPhone Xs Max
iPhone Xr

iPad Air (not vector chart compatible)
iPad Air 2
iPad (2017)
iPad (2018)
iPad Mini 2
iPad Mini 3
iPad Mini 4
iPad Pro (1. Generation)
iPad Pro (2. Generation)
iPad Pro (3. Generation)
Android - Android 7 or higher
- Opengl ES 3.2
- 2 GB RAM (for vector chart we would recomend more)
Tested Android Devices Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0
Nexus 6
oneplus 6
Other devices that fulfil the requirements but have not been tested:
Samsung S6,S7,S8,S9,Note8,Tab S4, Sony Z4
Windows Windows 7 or 10
- DirectX 11 or higher
- 4 GB RAM
OSX 10.14 (Mojave) (vector chart compatible) or 10.13 (High Sierra) (not vector chart compatible)
Following devices fulfil the requirements:
Vector chart compatible devices:
MacBook (Retina)
MacBook Air: Mid-2012 oder neuer
MacBook Pro: Mid-2012 oder neuer
Mac Mini: Late 2012 oder neuer
iMac: Late 2012 oder neuer
iMac Pro
Mac Pro: Late 2013 or newer, Mid-2010 to Mid-2012 if a Metal-capable GPU is available.
Sure, in addition to our Videotutorials you can also find a manual as a pfd file
Manual NV Charts App
Obviously there is a great choice between different brands and devices
We think that generally users are more satisfied with high end devices
One thing your would need to find out is what operation system (OS) you prefer. This could be IOS, Android, Windows or Mac
For general planing and route preparation, especially at home, it might be interesting to install the app on your Windows or Mac desktop.
For mobile devices the is quite a bit of a price range at which they are available. When looking closer though, you will find that devices with comparable hardware usual also have the according price tag.
Here are some Ideas:

Apple iPad Air (2019)
only the LTE Version has built in GPS!
€ 690

Apple iPad Pro 11 or 12.9(2018)
Large display size gives a great overview when out on the water. 6 GB RAM
Only the LTE Version has built in GPS!
€ 1000 / € 1200

Galaxy Tab S5e LTE
- built in GPS

€ 490

Samsung: Samsung has devices in store with very different quality levels. Have a look at the Android version that will be delivered and if this is the latest version available. Generaly we can recommend:
Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro Serie
Samsung Galaxy Tab S Serie
Samsung Galaxy Tab Note Serie

We can NOT recommend the Galaxy Tab Series.
e.g.: GALAXY Tab 4 10.1 Wi-Fi
You can use your account on up to 5 different devices.
This lets you have your charts and routes or other information shared on all your devices such as telephones, tablets and desktops.
It is important that you always use the same email to activate the app on a new device. This way you will immediately have all you data at hand.
To download your chart data on a new device, simply go to charts > My charts and select the region you like to download.

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NV Charts
Carlshöhe 75 Eckernförde, 24340 - Germany
+49 4351 860 990