If there’s no depth data in your area or if you want to plot your own route, then you can use Argo’s manual routing option. If you want Argo to create a route for you, use autoroute.

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1. Press the Routing Button Autoroute Icon

Found in the top menu next to Search. You can also tap any place on the map and then choose “Create Route” Take Voyage Icon from the place preview screen.

Note: If there is no way to autoroute based on selected start and destination you will get a suggestion to use manual routing. 

1. Press the Routing Button Autoroute Icon

Found in the top menu next to Search. You can also tap any place on the map and then choose “Create Route” Take Voyage Icon from the place preview screen.

Note: If there is no way to autoroute based on selected start and destination you will get a suggestion to use manual routing. 

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2. Switch to Manual Routing Mode

In the bottom left corner there is a toggle with options and . Make sure that the option with the “M” is toggled on (colored blue).

The app will remain in the mode last used, but you can change it at any time. Learn more about autoroute mode here.

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manual mode

2. Switch to Manual Routing Mode

In the bottom left corner there is a toggle with options and . Make sure that the option with the “M” is toggled on (colored blue). The app will remain in the mode last used, but you can change it at any time.

If you want to use autoroute, choose the . Learn more about autorouting here.

manual confirm location

3. Add Your Start Point

Set your start point by tapping the desired location on the map. You can also tap the input field at top to Search for a place or select from Home Port Port of Origin Icon, History History Icon, Favorites Favorites Icon, Choose on Map Choose on Map Icon or Enter Coordinates coordinates.  Tap “Confirm Location” after you’ve set your start point.

You can also optionally set your end point at this time using the destination input field.

3. Add Your Start Point

Set your start point by tapping the desired location on the map. You can also tap the input field at top to Search for a place or select from Home Port Port of Origin Icon, History History Icon, Favorites Favorites Icon, Choose on Map Choose on Map Icon or Enter Coordinates coordinates. Tap “Confirm Location” after you’ve set your start point.

You can also optionally set your end point at this time using the destination input field.

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manual add points

4. Add Additional Points

Tap the map to add points to your route.

4. Add Additional Points

Tap the map to add points to your route.

additional points

manual remove points

5. Remove Points

If you want to remove a point tap the icon in the bottom left-hand corner. You can only remove one point at a time, starting with the most recently added point.

To remove all of the points tap the icon.

5. Remove Points

If you want to remove a point tap the icon in the bottom left-hand corner. You can only remove one point at a time, starting with the most recently added point.

To remove all of the points tap the icon.

remove points

6. Complete the Route

Once you’ve added all the points press “Complete Route.” If you did not manually set your end point, Argo will use your last point as an end point.

manual remove points

6. Complete the Route

Once you’ve added all the points press “Complete Route.” If you did not manually set your end point, Argo will use your last point as an end point.

complete route

7. Save the Route

If you don’t want to take a voyage right now, you can save the route to your Captain’s Log to take later. Press the “Save” button, add a title and a description for the route, then it’ll be added to your Captain’s Log.

7. Save the Route

If you don’t want to take a voyage right now, you can save the route to your Captain’s Log to take later. Press the “Save” button, add a title and a description for the route, then it’ll be added to your Captain’s Log.

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manual start voyage

8. Start the Voyage

If you want to take the voyage, press Start Voyage Button. For more details on taking a voyage check out the Voyage tutorial. If you don’t want to save the route to your Captain’s Log, tap the back arrow in the upper left to go back to the Home screen.

8. Start the Voyage

If you want to take the voyage, press Start Voyage Button. For more details on taking a voyage check out the Voyage tutorial. If you don’t want to save the route to your Captain’s Log, tap the back arrow in the upper left to go back to the Home screen.

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