Resources – Guides & Helpful Links

Franklin Marine is dedicated to helping you get the most out of your experience on the water.

We’re constantly working on a number of resources for you to improve your experience – from keeping your Raymarine software up to date to a weekly “Fishing & Boating Show” to a web application developed specifically to help you make your way up the Huon River – and you will find them all here in one easy-to-navigate-place.


Franklin Marine has developed this navigation aid in co-operation with Sarox to provide you with an easy and free way to access the limited information of the route from Port Huon to Franklin by water.

Click the logo below to be taken to the web application.

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The Fishing and Boating Show

If you’re a subscriber to the Franklin Marine email newsletter, or enjoy reading the articles in our knowledgebase – we’ve got something for you…

The Fishing and Boating Show is Laurence’s weekly radio show on Huon and Kingston FM. The show follows the same style as our knowledgebase articles, but in podcast format with a wide variety of great music.

Each week, the archives are uploaded to our website for you to listen to anytime on any device.

Click here to listen LIVE on Saturdays at 12noon and Mondays at 5pm – On your computer or with the TuneIn App »

Click here to listen LIVE on Saturdays at 12noon and Mondays at 5pm – On your iPhone, iPad or Android – No app required »

Raymarine Software Updates

One of the great features of Raymarine Marine Electronic products is their constant research and development into making existing equipment do more for their owners. This is delivered in the way of software updates.

In the past, software updates on any device – let alone a Chart Plotter – have proved to be less than simple.
Luckily, Raymarine have developed a quick and easy process for updating your device and getting free access to these new features.

Click the links below for step-by-step guides on updating your Raymarine Software.

aSeries »

eSeries »

Dragonfly »

Navionics Updates

On Navionics+ and above you can receive the latest soundings of many bays, rivers and fishing spots that have been sent in by the boating community, cross-referenced by Navionics and then made available as an update to your chart.

Click here for a step-by-step guide to updating your Navionics Chart and getting the Freshest Data »

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