If all regular troubleshooting has failed, delete the file NCCRkey_2.nky under the folder C:/Users/{{Windows Login Name}}/AppData/Roaming/Navionics and have the Internet enabled during a new import attempt.


September 12, 2018

Find the appropriate raster charts sub-folder and delete the quilted chart file Index.FX5c; then start Fugawi Marine 5 and let it rebuild the quilt.


August 31, 2015

How to Download Charts from Fugawi.com to Various PC and Mac software

January 7, 2019

Fugawi Marine 5's system requirements evolve over time. Generally, when Microsoft discontinues mainstream support for a version of Windows, Fugawi Marine 5 conforms to that. For example, Windows XP with any Service Pack and the original Windows 8.0 are no longer supported -- though Windows 8.1 and higher are fully supported for Fugawi Marine 5 use.


September 12, 2018

An explanation of Fugawi Software End of Life.


January 8, 2019

Under rare cirumstances, Fugawi Marine 5 may development difficulties getting Theyr Weather data delivered. There is no easy fix an end-user of the computer can do; reporting the issue to support@fugawi.com is required.


March 4, 2016

Click the menu File | Import Fugawi 4 Data.


October 21, 2015

Configure Fugawi Marine 5 under File | Settings | Connections tab, then File | Settings | Weather (GRIB).

June 8, 2015

While a viewing a route in details or viewing waypoints in folders, click Transfer | Export to Document, then click to either export or email in any of the offered file formats.


October 27, 2015

Use the Raymarine plotter's menu My Data | Import / Export | Retrieve from Card but remember that imported routes are initially invisible on a chart.

August 21, 2015

Technical issues and software coding license changes made it necessary for Fugawi Marine 5 to cease importing the BSB charts found on Canadian Hydrographic Services (CHS) DVD discs.

Follow the standard CHS instructions for authorizing their charts to your computer. Then copy the files within the BSBCharts folder and paste those into a Fugawi Marine 5 Charts sub-folder named as you prefer.


July 22, 2016

Some end-users of the software attempt to run it on computers configured by government or businesses that use FIPS 140 cryptography modules. This triggers a double error condition in the software ending with a forced halt of the software. To fix this issue, a computer administrator would need to relax a FIPS related setting or choose not to deploy the software on the given computer.


August 16, 2016

When clicking Charts | Install Navionics Charts From Media Card, the "..." browse button needs to be pointed at the top-level Navionics card drive letter, not a sub-folder.


April 25, 2018

Walk through of a typical successful import of a typical Navionics media card (nTag enabled) into Fugawi Marine 5 or Voyage Planner using the menu Charts | Install Navionics Charts from Media Card. A follow-on section describes how to open the Navionics charts from their assigned sub-folder.


April 25, 2018

The Fugawi Marine 5 menu Settings | Vessel requires your AIS unit's MMSI Number as per defined for your vessel.


February 9, 2016

To declare a route active for navigation reference, right-click that route on a chart and select Navigation | Routes{Route name}. To revise the next waypoint to steer to, right click on the waypoint and select Waypoints | {waypoint name} | Route Point Navigation.


May 18, 2016

It is best to do a fresh install of compatible charts into Fugawi Marine 5 rather than trying complex, error prone ways of transferring / sharing chart files used in older 4.5 software.


October 21, 2015

Right-click on a desired point on a chart, select Measure Distance, then drag the mouse pointer (view Cursor panel) to a second point. Or view navigation bar Range panel. Or view the details of a route or track to see the columns for range and bearing.


February 2, 2017

A Windows Registry edit (for moderate to advanced skilled Windows users) is needed to clear the way for a normal software installation.


August 31, 2015

The company that produced Digital Ocean charts has long ago dissovled and so no company can activate their chart products for use with any charting software. Time to purchase new charts that are compatible with Fugawi software.

June 25, 2015