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C-MAP® Updates Cartography for Europe

Improved Shaded Relief of Ibiza

Viareggio, Italy (1 May, 2024) – C-MAP®, a leader in digital marine cartography and cloud-based mapping, today announced a major update to its European charts. These updates include extended inland coverage for Northern France, over 200 new lakes added for France, and improved High-Resolution Bathymetry and Shaded Relief across parts of coastal Europe and South Africa.  

“We are excited to roll out this new update to our C-MAP users in Europe, significantly transforming their navigation experience,” said Jakob Svensson, C-MAP Product Manager. “Our cartography team is dedicated to sourcing new data and continually enhancing and improving our charts.” 

The new data improves the DISCOVER™, REVEAL™ and X Generation charts from C-MAP and is available for free for anyone who has purchased a chart in the past year and subscribed to C-MAP. The new charts will be available to purchase from 21 March, and you can view the latest charts for your location online at

 Updates for European Charts 

  • Improved High Resolution Bathymetry and Shaded Relief across parts of coastal Europe including France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, and Belgium.
  • Inland bathymetry and standard data improvements across Northern France and Netherlands including Canal Rijn, Nieuwe Rijn and others.
  • Improved shorelines, & updates to over 6,303 bridges and 1,100 locks across Northern France inland waterways.
  • Significant improvements to 230 French Lakes with new or improved shorelines, and new bathymetry including Lac d’Orient, Lac D’ Auzon amongst others.
  • Standard updates, including updated information on marinas and port plans, Notice to Mariners (NTMs), latest ENC, and paper charts from official sources. Standard updates apply to all charts including Max, 4D, DISCOVER, REVEAL and X Gen charts within the EMEA portfolio.

The new updates are available now in DISCOVER and REVEAL, as well as DISCOVER X and REVEAL X charts, with Shaded Relief and Satellite Overlay only available in the REVEAL product tiers.

About C-MAP®

C-MAP® is part of Navico Group, a division of Brunswick Corporation’s (NYSE: BC), and is a leader in digital marine cartography and cloud-based mapping, offering one of the world’s largest marine navigation digital chart databases. C-MAP’s portfolio includes the DISCOVER™, REVEAL™, and 4D™ chart ranges, which integrate with fishfinders and chartplotters from the leading marine electronics brands, and via the C-MAP App available on the App Store and Google Play. For more, visit 

About Navico Group

A division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), Navico Group is the world’s leading supplier of integrated systems and products to industries ranging from marine to recreational vehicle and beyond. The Navico Group portfolio is comprised of industry-leading brands in power management, digital control & monitoring, networked devices, and marine electronics. Some of the many brands that make up Navico Group include: Ancor, Attwood, B&G, BEP, Blue Sea Systems, C-Map, CZone, Lenco, Lowrance, Marinco, Mastervolt, MotorGuide, Progressive Industries, ProMariner, RELiON, Simrad, and Whale.