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Garmin BlueCharts

Want to use your Garmin handheld GPS or marine chartplotter on the coastal waters around the UK, Europe or anywhere else in the World? With a compatible Garmin device and a BlueChart you can.

BlueChart g2 HD or BlueChart g2 Vision HD?

Both Garmin BlueChart g2 HD and g2 Vision HD provide the same marine cartography charts. The difference is g2 Vision HD version offers additional information such as auto guidance and aerial photos of ports and marinas.

Please note: g2 Vision HD features such as aerial photos are not compatible on all Garmin handheld GPS units, please see the compatibility below.

Garmin BlueChart g2 HD and g2 Vision HD Charts

BlueChart g2 HD and g2 Vision HD Bluecharts are ideal for use with Garmin devices.

PLEASE NOTE that Garmin Handheld GPS do not accept g2 Vision HD Bluecharts whereas all Garmin Marine Chartplotters devices accept both g2 and g2 Vision BlueCharts.

There are four different sizes of Bluecharts available - these are small, regular, large and extra large. The larger the chart, the more area is covered without the need to change or buy additional charts. We suggest buying the chart(s) that provide the coverage for your sailing, fishing, yachting needs. Read more about g2 Charts here. Read more about g2 Vision Charts here.

BlueChart Small Charts

BlueChart g2 HD and g2 Vision HD small charts provide a limited yet fairly substantial area of waters around the British Isles and Europe. View the latest Blue Chart g2 small charts.

BlueChart Regular Charts

BlueChart g2 HD and g2 Vision HD regular charts are ideal if you'd like to explore more of the coastline than where your boat/vessel is moored. View the latest Blue Chart g2 regular charts.

BlueChart Large Charts

BlueChart g2 HD and g2 Vision HD large charts are perfect if you'd like to sail, fish, etc right around the UK, mediterranean all with one chart. View and buy the latest Blue Chart g2 HD large charts.

BlueChart Extra Large Charts

BlueChart g2 HD extra large charts are perfect if you'd like to sail, fish, etc across a vast area of water. View and buy the latest Blue Chart g2 HD extra large charts.

Latest BlueCharts

To ensure you receive the very latest version of the Garmin marine chart for your device, which is currently V2017 (V18.5) our Garmin BlueCharts are made to order and despatched same day* by our Plymouth based official Garmin marine distributor SMG Europe. *Orders placed Monday to Friday before midday (UK time).

IMPORTANT: Because all BlueCharts are made to order (custom made at time of purchase) they cannot be cancelled once ordered nor returned for refund. Therefore, please ensure that you are definitely ordering the correct chart and that you have checked that is compatible with your device.

All of the Garmin BlueCharts available from ActiveGPS come supplied on preprogrammed plug-and-play SD/microSD Cards that insert directly into your Garmin devices SD/microSD Card slot. What's more all g2 HD and g2 vision HD charts purchased from ActiveGPS come with a FREE new chart guarantee valid for 12 months after purchase, learn more here.


Garmin BlueChart Compatibility

BlueChart g2 HD maps are compatible with the following Garmin handhelds and marine ChartPlotters:

Garmin Montana range, Oregon range, Dakota 20, eTrex 20/30, Vista HCx/Legend HCx, GPSMAP 60Cx/CSx, 62s/62sc/62st/62stc, 76Cx/CSx, 78/78s, nuvi 550, echoMAP series, GPSMAP 400, 500, 600, 700, 4000, 5000, 6000, 7000 and 8000 series.


BlueChart g2 Vision HD maps are compatible with the following Garmin marine ChartPlotters:

Garmin echoMap series, GPSMAP 400, 500, 600, 700, 1000, 4000, 5000, 6000, 7000 and 8000 series.

Garmin Montana range, Oregon range, Dakota 20, eTrex 20/30, Vista HCx/Legend HCx, GPSMAP 60Cx/CSx, 62s/62sc/62st/62stc, 76Cx/CSx, 78/78s and the nuvi 550 can also read g2 Vision HD charts but only for the chart data and not the g2 Vision HD features.

Please note: Older Garmin units required a datacard rather than SD/microSD, we no longer stock Data Card versions of the Blue Chart.

All Garmin BlueCharts are supplied on preprogrammed microSD card inside a full size SD card adaptor - Learn how to install Garmin BlueChart maps SD/microSD Card onto your Garmin marine chartplotter/handheld GPS device.

Not sure whether your Garmin marine or handheld system will be compatible with marine blue charts on preprogrammed microSD/SD cards? Simply email us, or use the online form on our contact us page and provide us with the unit's model, part and serial number normally located on the underside of your Garmin product. We'll then reply with the relevant webpage of available bluecharts for you to browse.

We also have a Garmin map Frequently Asked Questions page where you can ask a question and read questions and answers posted by other customers.


Looking for Garmin BlueCharts for North America?

Our sister website ActiveMariner.com has Garmin US and Canadian BlueCharts including the Bay of Fundy in the north right down to the Southeast Carribean. To view all of the North American charts click here.


Why buy from us?

We are official Internet Retailers of Garmin products and we sell genuine Garmin accessories and maps. We purchase from the Garmin UK distributor. We do not buy on the grey market and we do not sell counterfeit products. You can rest assured that by purchasing from ActiveGPS you will receive the full support of Garmin.

Page last updated: 14th November 2017

Garmin BlueCharts

BlueChart Deliveries ONLY

We offer UK, Europe and Worldwide deliveries. Garmin BlueChart orders are despatched at 3.00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. We need to receive your BlueChart order on those days by 1.00pm. When possible we may despatch orders received after that time. No BlueChart orders are despatched after 3.00pm and no orders are despatched on Saturday or Sunday.

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