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Patent Issued to for Navigation Assistance Method & System

Monday, June 25, 2007

Boca Raton, FL --, the internet's only FREE Online Marine Navigation Service and Water Enthusiast Portal, announced today that the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office has issued Patent No. 7,209,829 to Kenneth Litvack and Harry Sangha, founders of

President Harry Sangha commented, "This is a very exciting time for NavQuest." Mr. Sangha continued, "it is important to NavQuest to protect our intellectual property and ensure that our one of a kind online marine navigation products stay relevant, and on the cutting edge of technology."

Patent Abstract:

This invention relates to a method and an associated system for providing navigational assistance to marine wayfarers. More particularly, this invention relates to a method and associated system for assisting marine travelers in planning routes between trip start points and trip end points. Well-known services exist for providing automobile drivers, via the global computer network known as the Internet, with road maps and even recommended routes for travel over highways and roads from a start address to a destination address. Boat users, however, have not been privy to such a service. There is a need for such a service, namely, an Internet-mediated navigation assistance service that provides waterway travelers with marine maps and recommended routes between trip start points and trip end points.

Gaspare Marturano, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, said, " continues to receive glowing reviews from boaters and water enthusiasts from around the globe. Our online service gives users of every level a new and exciting tool for marine navigation, which was not easily available before the launch of"

About NavQuest, Inc.

Founded in 2003, is the designer and developer of expert marine directions, navigation & business geographic software for online, wireless & proprietary electronic navigational devices. is the creator and owner of a digital route network for waterways providing safe routes for mariners. has a world class management team with direct knowledge of the industry, extensive research experience, and unique administrative skills.

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