Coastal Explorer - Download Only

Coastal Explorer™ is a sophisticated and full-featured, yet very easy to use navigation software package designed specifically for the pleasure boater. This online purchase upgrades your trial to a full Coastal Explorer License which you can use immediately.

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With support for more charts and chart formats than any other recreational navigation system, route planning features with multi-level undo capability, integrated gazetteer and guide books, virtual instrument display, and obstacle alerts, Coastal Explorer will help you make your next cruise safer and more enjoyable.


  • Includes a Complete Set of US Charts in both Raster and Vector Formats
  • Fast and Clear Raster Chart Drawing
  • Elegant Vector Chart Presentation
  • Compatible with Many Electronic Chart Formats
  • Quilt Vector, Raster, and Photo Charts Together Seamlessly


  • Multi-level Undo and Redo
  • Powerful Searching
  • ETA Calculator
  • Integrated Gazetteer, Coast Pilot®, Sailing Directions, and other Guide Books
  • Route Obstacle Checking
  • Integrated Weather Forecasts
  • Tide Level and Tidal Current Predictions
  • Import Routes Created with Other Programs


  • Compatible with most GPS Receivers and Auto Pilots
  • Customizable Full-Screen Cruising Mode
  • Virtual Instrument Displays
  • Voice Alerts
  • Charted Obstacle Detection
  • AIS and MARPA Target Display
  • Day, Twilight, and Night Modes


  • Interfaces with NMEA 0183 and NMEA 2000® equipment
  • Works with industry standard BSB, S-57, and S-63 chart formats
  • Imports and exports routes and waypoints in many different formats
  • Works with GPS receivers, speed-logs, electronic compasses, depth sounders, AIS receivers and transponders, wind and weather sensors, and many more devices.
  • Can be upgraded to a full Multi-Function Display with Radar, Fish Finder, and Engine Monitor