As of August 22, 2017 we have ceased sales of Fugawi Marine 5 software, due to declining Windows PC software sales combined with evolving chart formats and hardware.  We would like to thank our Fugawi Software customers for their patronage over the past 20 years.

Final Release Version: 5.3.0.11



Installation instructions:

  1. Download the setup file from the above link to an easily accessible location like your Windows Desktop.
  2. Double click on the setup file to start the installation process.
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation process.
  4. Run the program. The program will ask for the serial number. Input the serial number now or the software will not work.
  5. Once authenticated online, the software can now be used.
  6. Reading the Help file (Help | Contents) is highly recommended

Fugawi Marine 5

Change Log :

Ver 5.3.0.011

  • Added new German Translations
  • Added new German Quick Start Guide
  • Added new German User Manual
  • Fixed popup waypoint icons feature;
  • Fixed failure of popup menu with multi waypoint/route items
  • Fixed failure on import Waypoints/Routes/Tracks data


Ver 5.3.0.010

  • Fixed switch between "Depth Units" for Navionics Charts.


Ver 5.3.0.009

  • Fixed Cross Route navigation.

Ver 5.3.0.8

  • Fixed an issue with display of Magnetic data on map correctly
  • Fixed an issue where CTS and COG would not display in Magnetic.
  • Fixed an issue where compass instrument data would fluctuate constantly


Ver 5.3.0.7

  • Added option Settings/Navigation/"Direction Display" COG/HDG (FM5)
  • Added dynamic change of chart names on switching to auto load charts
  • Fixed failure on auto load of chart
  • Fixed translation of NMEA2000 messages: PGN129794; PGN129025
  • Fixed COG display in Navigation Info: True or Magnetic;
  • Fixed HDG display from Heading PGN;
  • Fixed edit of Waypoint Coordinates switching East & West or North & South
  • Fixed memory problem with "Navigation on Navionics Charts" (FM5)


Ver 5.3.0.6

  • Added new option for manual selection of COM ports
  • Fixed an issue that prevented selection menu from appearing on Navionics maps

Ver 5.3.0.5

  • Fixed a bug that caused overlapping of quilted charts
  • Fixed a bug that would not allow Virtual COM ports to be detected

Ver 5.3.0.4

  • Fixed a bug that would cause crashing if waypoints were dragged across folders

Ver 5.3.0.3

  • Fixed NMEA 2000/AIS field "name" failure;
  • Added option to set Boat MMSI instead of Boat Name. MMSI used to avoid AIS self collisions.

Ver 5.3.0.1

  • Added a new NMEA0183/2K log simulator

Ver 5.3.0.0

  • Added new automatic port detection/selection utility
  • Added new port monitoring utility
  • Added new instrument dashboard displays for Sail, Motor and Dual Monitor
  • Added Setup/Connections/"Use NMEA 2000 AIS" option.
  • Added new wind and engine instruments
  • Improved NMEA Input/Output drivers via Actisense
  • Fixed calculation of "Trip Distance"

 

Ver 5.2.1.1

  • Added Setup/Connections/"Use NMEA 2000 AIS Beta" option
  • Added graphical display of tides and currents data for Navionics charts
  • Added "Start Demo" button on Activation dialog
  • Fixed folder naming by Product Name with symbols: \/:*?"<>|;
  • Added support for Navionics cards bundled with MFDs

 

Ver 5.2.0.7

  • Added support for NMEA 2K AIS devices
  • Added ability to add existing waypoints to a new route being drawn on map
  • Added ability to control bad data error messages from NMEA 2K AIS
  • Added support for detecting AtoN (Aid to navigation stations) in AIS
  • Improved reading of NMEA 0183 AIS devices
  • Fixed a bug that would cause crashing when route points were relocated on the map
  • Fixed import of KMZ coordinates without altitude
  • Fixed FSH backup issue with routes without waypoints
  • Fixed import of FSH files with waypoints in groups
  • Fixed import of Raymarine GPX files with water temperature and depth
  • Fixed issue with incorrect detection of speed in tracks with certain GPS devices


Ver 5.2.0.6

  • Fixed a bug that would cause software to crash when moving route points


Ver 5.2.0.5

  • Fixed issue with track recording causing crashes


Ver 5.2.0.4

  • Fixed issue with multi-segmented track data in chart library


Ver 5.2.0.3

  • Added ability to display data in true and magnetic bearing
  • Fixed a bug that would not change units on a path when switched in settings
  • Fixed a bug that would not allow export of data in FSH format


Ver 5.2.0.2

  • Fixed a bug that caused incorrect readings when using commas instead of decimals


Ver 5.2.0.1

  • Added a new Barometer Instrument
  • Added new measurement tool when drawing routes on the map
  • Added Advance setting for applying Keel Offset to depth instrument
  • Fixed a bug that would display incorrect time of creation with USR files
  • Fixed a bug that would not allow waypoints to be created via the Search location tool


Ver 5.2.0.00

  • Added new data library interface
  • Added search bar for searching items in open folders
  • Added ability for list sorting in each library
  • Added multi-select features for hiding and exporting items
  • Added ability to export and print data library tables in PDF and CSV format
  • Added a new hint box for easier drag and drop of elements across the libraries
  • Added a new export mechanism via right click in the data library
  • Improved start up performance of Fugawi Marine 5
  • Improved element display on map for better performance
  • Improved loading of library elements for better performance
  • Improved connectivity to Raymarine MFD’s via WiFi
  • Fixed a bug that would not read data from certain GPS units

 

Ver 5.1.0.13

  • Urgent Update: Fixed issue where customers were unable to access their X-Traverse charts.
  • Improved memory usage of Navionics Smart Geo Core Engine.


Ver 5.1.0.12

  • Added import tool  for importing Fugawi 4 Data (Waypoints, Routes, Tracks)
  • Added option to select boat icon and size settings and an additional Fugawi icon.
  • Added support for GGA and VTG NMEA 0183 GPS sentences
  • Added special icons for Navionics Navigational and Bathometric charts in chart library
  • Added option to invert route or track from data library or map
  • Fixed Chart Quilter from closing suddenly when unable to locate the World Base Map in specified folder
  • Fixed Instrument Depth units resetting to feet every time
  • Fixed issue where trip computer on the instrument panel would report very large unreadable values
  • Fixed waypoint editor hint message
  • Fixed a bug that caused folders in Data Library to disappear when an object (Waypoint, Route or Track) had no  name
  • Fixed a bug which would generate  multiple error message on renaming a route
  • Fixed a bug that would not allow users to activate the software manual activation page


Ver 5.1.0.11

  • Fixed coordinate problem: switching "S" to "N" and "W" to "E" when format is "Degree, decimal Minutes” or “Decimal Seconds" and the Degree value is set to “0”
  • Fixed problem where routes would not update correctly on updating position of any route point in the data library
  • Fixed problem with settings where the Input and Output would erase each other on being set

 

Ver 5.1.0.10

  •  Fixed Map menu icon sizes for Laptops and Tablets


Ver 5.1.0.09

  • Added support for night display mode
  • Added option to delete all waypoints from all routes without confirmation for each route.
  • Added Settings/Serial Port Configuration Dialog
  • Added Show/Hide option for all selected Waypoints/Routes/Tracks inside data library
  • Added support for GPX files created with Raymarine extensions
  • Improved support for 3rd party Grib files. (Files from Grib.us are now supported)
  • Optimized data library editing allowing faster deletion of large waypoint sets (folders/routes)
  • Fixed data reading from AIS devices. "SI-TEX" and “True Heading” devices now supported
  • Fixed issue with waypoint data not being saved in details panel
  • Fixed random lock-up of "Data Library" panel
  • Fixed export of Routes and Tracks to GPX format for Garmin software
  • Fixed sort order for decimal fields in AIS Grid

 

Ver 5.1.0.07

  • Query circle for Navionics charts will now disappear on closing the information tab
  • Fixed overlapping of Navionics charts with same ID (.nv2 and .nv3) on Platinum + cards
  • Fixed an issue with selection of Navionics Tide and Current Query date
  • Fixed the settings to Show/Hide the Navigation bar


Ver 5.1.0.06

  • GRIB weather settings will now link to www.x-traverse/theyr
  • Fixed issue with creating new location for chart downloads


Ver 5.1.0.04 (Beta)

  • Added support for Raymarine Lighthouse II icons
  • Optimized memory usage for Navionics Smart Geo Core


Ver 5.1.0.02 (Beta)

  • Added a menu for selection of coverage area in weather settings
  • Enhanced weather selection by downloading wind data by default when Theyr Weather subscription is first activated


Ver 5.1.0.0 (Beta)

  • Added support for GRIB based weather forecast files
  • Added support for high resolution Theyr Weather subscriptions via Fugawi X-­Traverse
  • Added crosshairs to cursor for increased accuracy when selecting points
  • Enhanced rendering speed and display of Navionics maps
  • Enhanced program settings so that previous settings are retained during future software updates
  • Fixed issue that prevented some users from accessing the data library on program start up
  • Fixed an issue with saving custom layouts
  • Fixed an issue with the print function
  • Fixed an issue that caused the data folders to disappear from data library for some users
  • Fixed legacy folders created during setup by removing them.

 

Ver 5.0.0.79

  • Fixed a bug in Settings that caused the software to crash

 

Ver 5.0.0.78

  • Fixed Find Place Name/Address where latitude and longitude values were reversed

 

Ver 5.0.0.77

  • Fixed crash when Chart folder is no longer available
  • Fixed issue with export of waypoint icons for .USR 4 and 5 files
  • Fixed auto-find MFD settings
  • Fixed Find Place Name/Address
  • Fixed Import of Nobeltec GPX files
  • Fixed Settings|Distance units switch to Metric

 

Ver 5.0.0.76

  • Fixed application failure when the chart location folder or drive was not available at launch.

 

Ver 5.0.0.75

  • Fixed issue with download of waypoints from Fugawi X-Traverse
  • Updated help files
  • Fixed issue with tiling charts which cross the date line

 

Ver 5.0.0.74

  • Added a new Auto Chart Quilter – Each folder containing BSBs or Fx4’s is now automatically quilted as a background task
  • Added support for import of non-standard GPX files from SARMap
  • Enhanced KMZ files created by Fugawi so they can now be re-imported with routes and tracks preserved
  • Enhanced KMZ import to now convert paths to routes
  • Enhanced Lowrance .USR import to support trails with tens of thousands of points
  • Fixed GPS Simulator for use with international Windows setup

 

Ver 5.0.0.72

  • Added support to verify Windows user rights to access charts in a non-default location
  • Added Chart ID in Chart Library
  • Added Sort by chart name or scale in the Chart Library
  • Added international marine icons (red buoy and green buoy) as waypoint icons
  • Added a transparent centre to the waypoint default image to help in precise placement
  • Added support for import of KMZ files created by Navionics software
  • Added ability to point to a custom folder in the Fugawi Chart Quilter
  • Improved import of Lowrance to support .USR track points containing depth, temperature and speed
  • Improved routes and tracks to support large numbers of points
  • Improved map pan and zoom performance with large sets of routes, tracks or waypoints
  • Fixed import & export of Raymarine .FSH Name and Comment by ISO-8859-1
  • Fixed label of INDEX map in Fugawi Chart Quilter
  • Fixed non-intuitive activation failure message
  • Fixed AIS vessels which were not turning orange after x minutes with no signal
  • Fixed AIS vessel strike though to orient wit the heading of the vessel rather than horizontally
  • Fixed ENC to support users who manually unzip a NOAA ENC region

 

Ver. 5.0.0.71

  • Added support to Chart Quilter for the new DPI settings in Windows 8
  • Added km/h units to the Speed instrument
  • Fixed $GPGLL message process so vessel heading is not disrupted when GLL sentence is invalid
  • Fixed download percentage as displayed in the Progress Wheel during downloaded of charts
  • Fixed intermittent “blinking” of chart on screen when Settings|Chart|Autoload Charts is enabled
  • Fixed issue with GPS Input Icon disappearing after Settings change

 

Ver. 5.0.0.70

  • Added support for ignoring vector charts (Navionics and ENC) when Settings|Chart|Autoload Charts is enabled
  • Fixed Tides/Currents on Navionics chart query when date is changed
  • Fixed issue where vessel heading was set directly to the next waypoint when an invalid GPS value was received


Ver. 5.0.0.68

  • Added NMEA 0183 and 2000 log file
  • Added auto-arrange Instruments
  • Added persist settings Instruments
  • Added pinch zoom
  • Added tap-and-hold access to map context menu
  • Added touch support for rotation with compass on map
  • Added touch dragging of map
  • Added touch support for moving waypoints
  • Added tap map event, similar to a mouse left click on map event
  • Added double-touch, similar to mouse double-click, for Data Library folder expansion and item detail viewing
  • Added a check box to Data Library items to indicate multi-item selections via touch
  • Added a double-touch, like a mouse double-click, to NOAA downloader and Map explorer
  • Added waypoints, routes and tracks Data Import progress bar
  • Added extended labels and notification for Data Library export
  • Improved performance of touch rotation and zooming
  • Fix to ENC chart renderer where white squares displayed for some computer setups
  • Fix to Insight Store login where special characters such a ‘+’ in the email address would not allow successful login
  • Fixed track speed calculation for track point without valid date fields
  • Fixed export/import of .USR v3
  • Fixed Chart Quilter
  • Fixed Export to X-Traverse
  • Fixed occasional crash when NMEA port connected for extended periods
  • Fixed issues with data import
  • Fixed issue where dragging instrument panel stopped input of NMEA data

 

Ver. 5.0.0.0066

  • Added extended labels and notification for Data Library export
  • Fixed ENC chart renderer to avoid white squares displayed for some computer setups
  • Fixed X-Traverse login where special characters such a ‘+’ in the email address would not allow successful login

 

Ver. 5.0.0.0065

  • Fix to Chart Quilter
  • Added extended labels and notification for Data Library Export
  • Fixed track speed calculation for track point without valid date fields

 

Ver. 5.0.0.0060

  • Added support for virtual com ports
  • Removed restriction from allowing input from Garmin GPS 18 while other GPS data arriving from NMEA 0183 or 2000
  • Removed restriction from allowing NMEA 0183 input and output on the same port
  • Enhanced ENC chart settings to support tuning Text (Important and Other) on and off
  • ENC Chart query now displays results

 

Ver. 8.0.0.0059

  • When navigating and a new map tab is opened, navigation to next waypoint is now set automatically

 

Ver. 5.0.0.0058

  • Fixed issue with valid NMEA 2000 GPS data being ignored while NMEA output is enabled
  • Fixed issue with incorrect “Find Places” results when using non-English language versions of Windows
  • Fixed incorrect speed and time reporting in Track details
  • Updated Swedish Translations

 

Ver. 5.0.0.0057

 

  • Added “No GPS” message onto vessel icon when GPS signal is lost
  • Added BETA support for sending out NMEA 0183 messages ARB and RMB when in navigation mode for autopilot support
  • Added NMEA 0183 Output to up to two com ports
  • Fixed  instability when importing GPX files when program set to non-English language

 

Ver. 5.0.0.0056

 

  • Added the map scale to the distance scale bar
  • Fixed numeric editing of waypoint position

 

Ver. 5.0.0.0055

 

  • Added support for Export and Import of Lowrance .USR Ver, 2, 3, 4 and 5 files
  • Added icon matching for Lowrance .USR Ver. 2, 3, 4 and 5 files
  • Added support for Fugawi Chart Quilter with Windows XP
  • Performance improvement when importing large GPX files
  • Fixed error with editing routes and tracks when in non-English language
  • Fixed error due to changes in layout when upgrading software
  • Fixed crash when requesting details of a waypoint, route, or track for the first time when the data library panel is closed

 

Ver. 5.0.0.0054

  • Initial Release