Pack Octopus CMap

1 290,831 382,50 tx excl.

Intuitive and performant, Octopus provides an appropriate solution for cruising by offering more serenity and anticipation while ensuring a high-secure navigation.

This pack includes:

Octopus Cruising software + Routing + Dongle + 1 MW CMap



Comfort and safety along the navigation

Especially developed for cruising enthusiasts, Octopus helps you to anticipate your navigation serenely for best comfort and optimum safety along the voyage.

Routing calculation

Routing calculation can be customized according to the sailor’s preferences – fastest or most comfortable route for example – and a time of arrival can be set up.

A graphical display indicates the day/night periods to provide a safer navigation.


Wizzard assistant for real speed polar creation is provided. The function offers a more accurate and reliable routing that corresponds to the boat potential.

Mooring assistance

Graphical interface of the conditions to be expected on the chosen mooring area: weather forecast, sea level according to the tide, etc.

Multiple functions linked to safety such as MOB, AIS and alarms (AIS, mooring, arrival on coasts, custom alarms).

Additional information

PC Configuration

PC running under Windows 7 or 8 or 10 ('Ready for Windows')


1024X768 minimum

NMEA Connexion

NMEA 0183 connexion via port COM, USB or network

USB Slot

Dedicated USB slot for the dongle

DVD Drive

DVD drive for software and charts installation


Graphic memory : 256 Mo min


1,5 GHz mini / 2 GHz recommended

RAM Memory

2 Go mini / 6 Go recommended

System :

  • Multi-monitor software
  • Touch screen mode
  • Backup/recovery of settings, files and cartography
  • Automatic reload of the last environment on startup
  • Automatic detection of cable instruments
  • Automatic sending of waypoint data to the instruments displays
  • In/out communication with WIFI device

Navigation :

  • Calibration of instruments (log, compass and windvane)
  • Waypoints & routes management
  • Charts compatibility: electronic vector charts (C-Map MAX) and raster charts (SnMap, BSB)
  • Automatic creation of waypoint on C-Map buoy
  • Search tool on the chart for ports, waypoints or roadbooks
  • GRIB files download online and by email up to 16 days
  • NOAA, Predictwind, Tidetech and Great Circle direct interface
  • Global tide module
  • Tide charts compatibility: SHOM, Proudman (+ high resolution), Winning Tides
  • Display of weather and tide conditions on mooring
  • Display of the route on the opposite tack
  • Logbook (position, wind, speed and observations)
  • Roadbook with possibility to add visual annotations on the chart
  • Data export to Google Earth
  • Superimposition of georeferenced images
  • Meteogram
  • Import/export of GPX files
  • Sending calculated data to iPhone or iPad


  • Man over board tracking with drift calculation
  • Sart AIS MOB detection
  • Safety alarms: MOB, AIS, coast detection, anchor drag alarm
  • Custom alarms: depth, wind force and direction, wp, etc.
  • AIS Anti-collision system


  • Best route calculation while automatically avoiding coastlines
  • Routing in 2 clicks • Dual Routing: sailing and motoring
  • Integration of tide/current data in routing calculations
  • Possibility to set up min/max values in routing caluclation: wind speed/angle and waves height
  • Table of legs: routing(s) summary
  • Display of encountered conditions: wind, current, tide and waves
  • Best route calculation according to a given time of arrival
  • Display of day/night periods
  • Routing calculation of a route with several waypoints
  • Simulation of several simultaneous routings
  • Use of several GRIB files in routing calculation
  • Routing hypothesis on time of departure/arrival, max wind/waves
  • Statistics on routing: wind, points of sailing, comfort
  • Use of a different polar for day and night periods
  • Possibility to draw exclusion areas (Roadbook)

Polars :

  • Real polars calculation from navigation data
  • VPP polar diagrams creation
  • Sails use charts management (Sailect)
  • Possibility to correct recorded tracks

Functions Table

Routing Calculation

Download a GRIB file

Mooring Assistance

Several routings calculation