Argo’s autoroute feature will automatically create a quick and safe route for you based off of your boat’s draft. It’s important to make sure your boat information is properly set up in your Profile before using autoroute because Argo uses the boat’s draft and buffer to make sure the route is deep enough for your boat.

To plot your own route, use manual routing mode

1. Press the Directions Button Autoroute Icon

Found in the top menu next to Search. You can also tap any place on the map and then choose “Create Route” Take Voyage Icon from the place preview screen.

1. Press the Directions Button Autoroute Icon

Found in the top menu next to Search. You can also tap any place on the map and then choose “Create Route” Take Voyage Icon from the place preview screen.

2. Switch to Autoroute Mode

In the bottom left corner there is a toggle with options and . Make sure that the option with the “A” is toggled on (colored blue). The app will remain in the mode last used, but you can change it at any time.

If you want to plot your own route or if Argo does not have depth data for your area, choose the for manual routing mode. Learn more here.

2. Switch to Autoroute Mode

In the bottom left corner there is a toggle with options and . Make sure that the option with the “A” is toggled on (colored blue). The app will remain in the mode last used, but you can change it at any time.

If you want to plot your own route or if Argo does not have depth data for your area, choose the for manual routing mode. Learn more here.

3. Choose Your Destination

Search for a place or select from Port of Origin Port of Origin Icon, History History Icon, Favorites Favorites Icon, and Choose on Map Choose on Map Icon. Once your start and destination points are selected Argo will automatically create a route.

Note: If you are on the water, Argo will use your current location as the starting point. If you prefer a different location, once the preview screen has loaded tap on My Location and choose a new location.

3. Choose Your Destination

Search for a place or select from Port of Origin Port of Origin Icon, History History Icon, Favorites Favorites Icon, and Choose on Map Choose on Map Icon. Once your start and destination points are selected Argo will automatically create a route.

Note: If you are on the water, Argo will use your current location as the starting point. If you prefer a different location, once the preview screen has loaded tap on My Location and choose a new location.

4. Preview the Route

Check out the ETA (Estimated Arrival Time) and distance.

Tap on the Swap Icon icon to swap the Start and Destination Points.

4. Preview the Route

Check out the ETA (Estimated Arrival Time) and distance.

Tap on the Swap Icon icon to swap the Start and Destination Points.

5. Make Sure the Route is Safe

Argo color codes the route based on whether it is safe for your boat to pass. Make sure to zoom in.

Blue – Proceed

The water’s depth is safely above your draft and the buffer you have set up in your Profile Profile Icon.

Yellow- Caution

The depth is within your buffer.

Red – Do Not Proceed

The depth is less than your draft. Argo can’t find a safe route.

5. Make Sure the Route is Safe

Argo color codes the route based on whether it is safe for your boat to pass. Make sure to zoom in.

Blue – Proceed

The water’s depth is safely above your draft and the buffer you have set up in your Profile Profile Icon.

Yellow- Caution

The depth is within your buffer.

Red – Do Not Proceed

The depth is less than your draft. Argo can’t find a safe route.

6. Save the Route

If you don’t want to take a voyage right now, you can save the route to your Captain’s Log to take later. Press the “Save” button, add a title and a description for the route, then it’ll be added to your Captain’s Log.

Save Route

Save Route

6. Save the Route

If you don’t want to take a voyage right now, you can save the route to your Captain’s Log to take later. Press the “Save” button, add a title and a description for the route, then it’ll be added to your Captain’s Log.

7. Start the Voyage

If you want to take the voyage, press Start Voyage Button.

7. Start the Voyage

If you want to take the voyage, press Start Voyage Button.

8. End and Save the Voyage

Once you’ve reached your destination, press “End Voyage” to finish the voyage and save it to your Captain’s Log. You’ll be prompted to give the voyage a name and description.

If you don’t want to save the voyage to your Captain’s Log, simply press ‘Cancel.”

8. End and Save the Voyage

Once you’ve reached your destination, press “End Voyage” to finish the voyage and save it to your Captain’s Log. You’ll be prompted to give the voyage a name and description.

If you don’t want to save the voyage to your Captain’s Log, simply press ‘Cancel.”