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What’s on my Boat App

What’s on my Boat? Apparently, that’s a good question. With the amount of stuff we have and need aboard our boats these days it can be hard to keep track of it all. Sailor Adrian Stanway, the developer, says “Users … Continue reading

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Annapolis Boat Show Introduces New App

The Annapolis Boat Shows released the 2013 mobile app for iPhone, iPad, and Android that not only allows customers to quickly and easily purchase tickets for the United States Powerboat Show, Annapolis Brokerage Show and the United States Sailboat Show, … Continue reading

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Nv Charts Launches New ‘Virtual Chart Shop’ Website

Nv Charts announces the launch of www.nvcharts.com, a new interactive web site and e-commerce site for all of the company’s charting and navigation products, customer service, and all things ‘Nv’. The new website features an improved homepage design, cleaner layout of … Continue reading

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Tech Talk: Windfinder Apps

BWS’ Scott Akerman recently used this app while sailing in Maine came away impressed… Windfinder apps are for kitesurfers, windsurfers, surfers, sailors, and paragliders who want real time observations and accurate forecasts. With windfinder apps you can always find the … Continue reading

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Nobeltec TimeZero App Version 1.2 Now Available

This is great news for both existing users of the app and for customers who are currently considering installing it on their iPad. Version 1.2 includes many useful new features, as well as improvements on existing ones: data exchange, camera … Continue reading

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Seafarers Can Help Track Effects of Climate Change

Seafarers are being encouraged to take part in a unique global study, using a mobile phone app to record the effects of climate change. The marine phytoplankton account for approximately 50% of all photosynthesis on Earth and, through the plankton … Continue reading

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Anchor Drag Alarm App

Here’s an interesting new anchor drag alarm app that may help you sleep better… Boat Sentry was designed by a cruising boater who wanted more options and visuals than was available from the multi-function display screen, the most expensive electronics … Continue reading

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NV Charts Releases a New Navigation App

Motor boaters, sailors, and cruisers who want to ride the cutting‐edge crest of navigation with mobile devices can now take advantage of NV charts App, a new, simple‐to‐use free app now available from NV charts. The new NV charts App … Continue reading

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Try the Beta Version of MyNOAACharts

As recreational boaters gear up for a summer of fun on coastal waters and the Great Lakes, NOAA is testing MyNOAACharts, a new mobile application that allows users to download NOAA nautical charts and editions of the U.S. Coast Pilot. … Continue reading

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Boat Trader’s Innovative New App

The Boat Trader iPad app is designed to make searching and finding a boat easier. It was developed using technologies that animate the widest selection of boats for sale in the U.S. Users can now access more than 150,000 boats … Continue reading

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Man Overboard App

The Man Overboard App for iPhone from Intelligent Maintenance is super simple to use. Hit the MOB button. Use the on-screen coordinates to call in to the Coastguard. Follow the big on-screen arrow to get back to the MOB point. … Continue reading

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SailTimer

The SailTimer family of products are unique among GPSs in realizing that sailboats often tack to their destination, which affects the distance and travel time.  If standard GPS chartplotters don’t know how far your tacking route is, how can they … Continue reading

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Sea Tow App

Help never looked like this before. Contact Sea Tow for On-water Assistance, PLUS access Tides, Weather Forecasts and Radar, GPS, Course Over Ground, Speed over Ground, Compass and Sea Tow locations – all with Day/Night Mode and all from a … Continue reading

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App Combines Weather Data and NOAA Charts

Weather Services International has introduced a weather and tides app for the iPad and iPhone that delivers much of the information that professional meteorologists would get at their workstations, but it is geared to mariners and presented as overlays on … Continue reading

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Magic Boat Beacon, Now Available for Android

Good news for Android-using sailors: You can now use your devices to keep a watch on nearby boats, and let other boats, family and friends know your current location, using Boat Beacon Maps and AIS systems. The Boat Beacon app, … Continue reading

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