Auckland, New Zealand Vesper Marine, a leading manufacturer of innovative marine safety products, announced today its exclusive marketing partnership with NavPlay, an interactive Apple iPad navigation app for recreational boaters. Under the terms of the agreement, customers who purchase a Vesper Marine XB-8000 or Vision touchscreen Class B AIS transponder will receive a voucher for a free 90-day worldwide subscription to NavPlay. Vesper Marine customers can activate the subscription at any time and use the NavPlay’s app on their iPad for their next cruise to safely manage navigation activities such as planning, routing, autopilot, data recording and weather forecasts.
“With the inclusion of NavPlay, Vesper Marine customers receive a complete AIS package no one else can provide—one of our industry-leading AIS transponders, WiFi connectivity and a complete navigation app that is full of great features and a lot of fun to use,” said Jeff Robbins, CEO, Vesper Marine. “NavPlay offers a fresh and very cool approach that is unlike any other marine navigation app, and is a perfect complement to our unique transponders. I know our customers will enjoy everything our new solution has to offer!”
“We are thrilled with the opportunity to partner with Vesper Marine,” said Andrea Buralli, sales and marketing manager, NavPlay. “NavPlay’s emphasis on a customized and enhanced navigation experience is a perfect fit for Vesper Marine’s safety-savvy customers.”
The innovative NavPlay app manages all navigation activities on an iPad, allowing users to plan routes with a complete set of dedicated easy-to-use features anywhere, at any time. On-board, it ensures that boaters never miss an alarm, weather alert or turn. NavPlay also provides the unique ability to create an automatic log book, and insert photos and videos which can be shared with friends directly within the app. Compatible with downloadable C-Map by Jeppesen charts, NavPlay provides a complete charting table on the iPad, the ability to create routes by simply moving a finger across the tablet’s screen, and full autopilot control when used with a compatible system.
To activate the free Vesper Marine subscription to the NavPlay service, customers simply follow the directions in their Vesper Marine product packaging.
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