Project Description

You can let Argo record your track without having to start a voyage and get trip information along the way, such as time, distance, average speed and estimated fuel used. You can then save your track and trip information to your Captain’s Log.

Press Navigate Button

Found in the top menu. Then tap the Track button Track Icon.

navigation button

View Info When Recording Track

The following information are displayed when recording a track:

  • Track – your track (white) is displayed on the map and updated while enroute.
  • Trip Info – time, distance, average speed and estimated fuel usage are continuously updated while on your trip.
  • Adjust Map – You can pinch & zoom the map to adjust your view while enroute to see more or less map data details or move to view different areas on the map.
  • Save & Discard Buttons – Pull the lower drawer up & down using the grey bar in the center to get to the Save and Discard buttons.

Note: You can adjust the map view, units displayed and map data you see during the track (depth, buoys, marinas, etc.) by tapping on the Map Options Map Filter Icon icon.

view info

Use Navigation Features

The following navigation features are available while enroute:

  • Distance Scale – displayed in nautical miles, statute miles or kilometers.
  • Speedometer – current speed in knots, mph or kph. Tap to adjust settings.
  • Depth Gauge – depth (low-median tide) at your current location in feet or meters. Tap to adjust settings
  • Depth Finder Find Depth Icon – tap this icon and then tap anywhere on the map to reveal the depth at that location.
  • Compass – indicates north and by tapping on it you can change the map orientation from North Up to Course Up.
  • Location Indicator – shows your current location. Tap on it to toggle a heading line on and off. A heading line is helpful to keep your track aligned with the route.
  • Recenter Button Compass Icon – tap to center the map on your current location. This is also helpful to engage the auto-recenter feature to ensure you stay in the center while enroute . If you move the map, hit the Recenter button to re-engage this feature.
features

Create Report Pins

You can drop report pins while enroute. Tap on the Report Pinicon, found in the lower right hand corner, choose which type of report, add comments and a photo and then hit Save.

report pins

Save & Exit Track

Once you’ve reached your destination, press Save Track to save it to your Captain’s Log. You’ll be prompted to give the track a name and description. Then press Save & Exit.

Within the Captain’s Log you can tap the Take Voyage icon and it will convert the track to a route that can then be used for a return trip or a future trip.

If you don’t want to save the track to your Captain’s Log, simply press Go Back and then Discard.

save and exit

Resume Track

If you inadvertently close the app while record your track, you should get an option to Resume Track when you reopen the app. You will not lose anything from your track as long as your Location Settings are set for Always Allow. You can find these Location Settings in the General Settings for your device.

resume track