Top 10 Boating Mobile Apps
Mobile technology increasingly helps us access and share information. There are now hundreds of mobile apps designed to improve your boating experience. With so many available, we’ve compiled a list of the best boat related mobile apps which you can download today.
Using real-time data, WeatherBug allows you to access the world’s largest network of weather and lightning sensors for the most accurate and fastest forecasts, allowing you to stay safer on the water.
The highly dependable WindGuru website is now available on the go, allowing you access wind, wave and weather data for almost 3000 spots around the world.
Sun n Moon (£0.69)
Sun n Moon accurately calculates data for any location on earth for: sunrise/sunset and moonrise/moonset in simple animations of the moon’s phases.
Nav Clock (£0.69)
Allowing you to access astronomical, nautical, and civil sunlight times, pressure and density altitudes/ceilings and barometric pressure at the touch of a button.
As long as you have your mobile, you’ll have a flashlight with strobe and SOS functions, just incase.
Using your phone’s inbuilt camera, this app will ensure you always know angle of inclination of your boat.
Emergency Distress Beacon (Free)
Offering you peace of mind, this simple application, when activated, allows you to send out a distress beacon with your current location to rescuers.
Measuring speed and acceleration, this app gives you everything you’ll need to know in easy to read graphs.
Anchor Alarm (£3.99)
This app allows you to set and monitor your position relative to an anchor point. Your distance from the point, and bearing to the point is simply displayed and if your current position strays too far from that set point, an alert will sound.
Navionics: Marine: Europe HD (£44.99)
The Daddy of boating apps!
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Article by Jack Bartrop