Argo in the News

“Foulk, CEO of Harford County, Maryland-based defense contracting company SURVICE Engineering and founder of Argo Navigation, has been boating on the Bay in a series of Grady-Whites over the past 40 years. He realized the best hidden anchorages and dockside restaurants come by word of mouth, and was inspired to create an app that allows boaters to share insider knowledge with each other.”

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Chesapeake Bay Magazine

“Jeff Foulk wanted to be able to plan a boat trip on the Chesapeake Bay the same way he plans a road trip — using an app on his phone. But no one had yet created an app that would allow boaters to easily navigate waterways and figure out the best spots to visit. So Foulk created his own app. Argo launched in early September and already has nearly 200 boaters signed up.”

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Baltimore Business Journal

“The app is intended as a social platform to connect with others while out on the water, plan trips with fellow boaters, learn about popular boating spots and read reviews, and even log voyages and share them with family and friends. The app also has some navigational features so that you can plan the quickest and safest route, customized for your boat.”

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“I wanted boaters to have the ability to find out where their friends are on the water and share experiences with friends and family. I wanted Argo to use crowdsourcing to not only get the latest hazards, weather and map issues, but also find interesting places to go and see. I also wanted Argo to offer a clean, customizable map with point-to-point navigational capability.”

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