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What is the difference between the BlueChart g2 HD and g2 HD Vision mapping?

Both g2 HD and g2 HD Vision Maps can be used on Garmin chartplotters and handheld devices. However, g2 maps provide you with the basic information for you journey on water whereas g2 HD Vision maps equip you with more advanced information incuding aerial views of ports and harbours and also auto-guidance technology. Read more about the differences below:

BlueChart g2 Mapping

The BlueChart g2 maps include the essential information to help you navigate the waters. You can see the exact position of your vessel on the water as well as the surrounding waters. You will also get access to further information including coastal features, anchorages, obstructions, waterways, tidal stations, currents, contour depths and fishing charts.

BlueChart g2 HD Vision Mapping

However, if you want more information than BlueChart g2 mapping then you may like to purchase g2 HD Vision maps instead. The g2 HD Vision maps are equipped with extra information including high-resolution satellite imagery, above and below the waterline 3D perspectives and Auto-Guidance technology. You will also get overhead, aerial photos of ports, 'views from space', harbour, marinas and waterways and coastal roads (up to 5 miles inland) as well as points of interest (restaurants, lodging, entertainment and more). Whats more you will also see navigational landmarks and marine landscapes and it features Fish Eye view which provides a 3D view below the waterline displaying depth and contours from bathymetric chart data.

Page last updated: 9th June 2017

BlueChart Deliveries

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