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Old 30-01-2014, 06:33   #1
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using Maptech Pro

Just got Maptech Pro charts off of e-bay. great detailed charts of everything. i know the charts can be downloaded off the gov web site but that would be a lot of downloading to get from key west to maine. the box mentions it also can show the topographical bottom of the ocean we're sailing over but i can not find how to get that. the tech support and update phone numbers are all disconnected. does anyone use this program and give some advice, please!?
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Old 30-01-2014, 06:50   #2
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Re: using Maptech Pro

Call 978-536-7709 or 978-537-7000 maptech support

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Old 30-01-2014, 07:06   #3
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Re: using Maptech Pro

From the Maptech site...


On August 29, 2008, Maptech, inc., makers of navigation products for marine, land, and aerial use officially shut its doors after nearly 20 years of business. This has been a very hard and stressful time for its 75+ employees. We worked together as a family for many years and we were all saddened to see it close.

Fortunately, nearly all of Maptech's products (and many of its employees) have found new homes. While I may not be able to respond to your specific email request, please allow me to direct you to the folks that may be able to assist you.

Maptech's Land Navigation division, including products such as Terrain Navigator and Terrain Navigator Pro, as well as the popular online Mapserver, has been purchased by We have also reached agreement to continue to host the historical USGS map collection. For technical support for these products, please email us at '' or call 406-294-9994. Sales inquiries may be directed to 800-627-7236. Web site:

Maptech's Paper ChartKit division, including the ChartKits, Waterproof Chartbooks, Embassy Cruising Guides, and Companion CDs (featuring Offshore Navigator Lite and included with most ChartKits and Chartbooks) are now serviced by Richardsons' Charts. They can be reached at 800-873-4057 or 508-990-9020. Web site:

The CAPN, the popular professional navigation software, is now offered by Star Technologies. They can be reached at 703-759-2933. Web site:

Maptech's digital marine offerings, including Offshore Navigator, Chart Navigator, and Chart Navigator Pro are serviced by KPM Marine. Reach them at 978-834-9953 for technical assistance or 978-834-9950 for sales inquires. KPM Marine also maintains a limited inventory of parts and cables for Maptech's Sea Ray Navigator and i3 Touch Screen Navigation Systems.

Finally, Pocket Navigator has been discontinued. However, you may be able to get limited service and upgrades through its original manufacturer: Memory-Map. They can be reached at 607-216-9195. Web site:

Thank you for your interest in Maptech's products. I wish you well in your endeavors.

-Ed Lecuyer
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thank you. i haven't gotten thru to those phone numbers. One of them had a stranger answer and didn't know anything about map pro.
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