Fugawi X-Traverse and GPSNavX™ Announce New Theyr Weather Support Services

Fugawi X-Traverse manufacturer, Northport Systems Inc., and iNavX™ navigation application designer, GPSNavX, recently announced that the Fugawi X-Traverse chart and content web services now supports Theyr Weather for the iNavX App for the Apple iPhone™, iPod touch™ and iPad™. Offering high-quality weather and ocean forecast data, Theyr Weather provides fingertip access to fast, accurate and affordable forecasts worldwide. iNavX users with an X-Traverse software subscription now have access to standard and high-resolution premium options for exceptionally reliable forecast data at home, on-the-go or while underway for planning safer and more enjoyable on-the-water excursions.

“We are pleased to offer market-leading Theyr Weather data to our X-Traverse subscribers who use iNavX on their mobile devices,” said Robin Martel, president of Northport Systems. “It is a great enhancement to the wealth of features offered on the X-Traverse service. We are so confidant users will enjoy Theyr’s precise forecasts, we plan to make it available with our Fugawi Marine 5 navigation software for the PC later this year.”

iNavX, a Practical Sailor’s Editor Choice product, allows users with X-Traverse software to subscribe to Theyr forecasts and receive precise pressure, precipitation, wave, wind/wave, air temperature and tidal stream information. Delivering detail that is clear and visually attractive, the weather data is depicted using color, contours and scales that are quick and easy to understand. Theyr Weather is available in high-resolution and standard resolution options to best meet boaters’ needs. The standard service provides Global Forecast System (GFS) data at 0.5-degree resolution, while the premium service provides both GFS and Nonhydrostatic Meroscale Model (NMM) high-resolution data.

Pricing and Availability:
Available now from Fugawi X-Traverse, Theyr Weather standard resolution data is available for $3.99 per month or $9.99 for a year. The premium high-resolution subscription is priced at $6.99 per month and $19.99 a year. A Fugawi X-Traverse 12-month data subscription is available for US $10.00 and entitles users to view charts on two devices, including iNavX on Apple mobile devices, Fugawi Marine ENC™ software for Windows® PC, and GPSNavX and MacENC™ software for Apple. iNavX can be purchased from iTunes for $49.99. For more information on Fugawi X-Traverse or iNavX, or to learn more about please visit www.x-traverse.com or www.inavx.com.

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