InDepth - Argo News You Should Know

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This has been a BIG year for Argo, not only in terms of the number of new boaters joining Argo, but also how much the Argo app has improved! Here’s a look back at some of our biggest news from 2022.

Argo App Growth

Since our initial launch 3 years ago in September 2019, Argo has experienced tremendous growth in popularity! From November 2021 to November 2022, the number of users doubled to 100,000! And, our boaters went on 108,146 voyages using the Argo app!

If you’ve been with us from the start, thank you for continuing with us on this journey. And if you are new to Argo, WELCOME ABOARD!

Premium Version

Our biggest release this year was the introduction of the Premium version, giving boaters the option to upgrade for advanced features for just $19.99 per year. This included downloadable Offline Charts in case connectivity is lost while on the water, and an extended 7-day Marine Weather forecast with daily and hourly conditions for weather, wind, wave height and tides.

New Navigation Features

New Social Boating Features

Argo users are Boating Better Together with new social boating enhancements! These new features include:

  • New Affiliation Filter to see boaters on map with same Marina or Club
  • Green border added to boater icons with same Affiliation as you
  • Improved Create a Post
  • New Post View with direct link from notifications
  • Ability to edit your post comments
  • Ability to see who liked your post
  • Added more info to Notifications, Messages and Ahoys
  • Improved Push Notifications and Notification badges

We also upgraded the Argo website with an interactive Features page and a new integrated search for our Feature/Tutorial/FAQ Support pages. We also added a Quick Start Guide Video to assist new users.

Quick Start Guide to Argo Boating App

And you can expect even more exciting new features from Argo in 2023!

From the entire Argo crew,
we wish you a Happy, Healthy New Year!