This tutorial will walk you through setting up your profile and adding your boat info so that Argo’s features, such as auto-routing Auto-Route Icon, can work properly.

Open Your Argo Profile

Open Your Argo Profile

Tap the settings icon, found in the top menu of Argo’s Home screen Home Screen Icon, and choose Profile from the list of options.

Open Your Argo Profile

Tap the settings icon, found in the top menu of Argo’s Home screen Home Screen Icon, and choose Profile from the list of options.

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Add Your Profile Info

Tap on the Edit Icon‘s to change your username, add a profile picture, add your boat info, and set up your interests.

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Add Profile Info

Add Your Profile Info

Tap on the Edit Icon‘s to change your username, add a profile picture, add your boat info, and set up your interests.

profile info

Why Add Your Boat Info?

Argo needs the following information in order for the auto-routing feature Auto-Route Icon to run properly:

Port of Origin Port of Origin Icon

Add your Port of Origin to your profile to make creating routes easier.

Draft and Buffer

Argo uses the boat’s draft and buffer (distance above your draft) to create safe color-coded routes for your boat.

Estimated Average Speed

Argo uses your boat’s estimated average speed to calculate an ETA (Estimated Time of Arrival) for all routes you create.

Why Add Your Boat Info?

Argo needs the following information in order for the auto-routing feature Auto-Route Icon to run properly:

Port of Origin Port of Origin Icon

Add your Port of Origin to your profile to make creating routes easier.

Draft and Buffer

Argo uses the boat’s draft and buffer (distance above your draft) to create safe color-coded routes for your boat.

Estimated Average Speed

Argo uses your boat’s estimated average speed to calculate an ETA (Estimated Time of Arrival) for all routes you create.

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Add Your Boating Interests

Want Details on Boat Info Fields?

Tap the question Icon icon to get more info on the boat info fields and how they are used by the app.

Buffer (required field)

The buffer is used to provide a margin of safety above your draft for autorouting. Route color is yellow if within your buffer and alerts you that water depth is getting close to your draft. Default – 2 ft.

Height

Argo will use the height in the future to help navigate and alert you of bridges with low clearance.

Fuel Consumption

Argo uses the estimated fuel consumption to determine the estimated fuel used on a voyage.

Want Details on Boat Info Fields?

Tap the question Icon icon to get more info on the boat info fields and how they are used by the app.

Buffer (required field)

The buffer is used to provide a margin of safety above your draft for autorouting. Route color is yellow if within your buffer and alerts you that water depth is getting close to your draft. Default – 2 ft.

Height

Argo will use the height in the future to help navigate and alert you of bridges with low clearance.

Fuel Consumption

Argo uses the estimated fuel consumption to determine the estimated fuel used on a voyage.

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Add Your Boating Interests

Add Affiliations

Add marinas and yacht clubs that you are affiliated with in order for you to more easily find other Argo boaters with the same affiliations. This will help you find and add friends.

Add Affiliations

Add marinas and yacht clubs that you are affiliated with in order for you to more easily find other Argo boaters with the same affiliations. This will help you find and add friends.

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Set Up Your Interests

Choose from a variety of interests – ranging from fishing and water skiing to boat mechanics. Argo will use this info to find fun boating opportunities for you.

Add Your Boating Interests

Set Up Your Interests

Choose from a variety of interests – ranging from fishing and water skiing to boat mechanics. Argo will use this info to find fun boating opportunities for you.

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