Top 5 Boating Apps for iPhone
In this Tech-Savvy world, most boaters are equipped with a smartphone on their boating trips. Because technology is supposed to make things simpler, we have created a list of boat apps that really do make things easier for you.
1. Boater’s Pocket Reference Guide- $4.99
By Double Dog Studios
Hundreds of pages of boating information on your iPhone,iPod Touch or iPad! The Boater’s Pocket Reference caters to all levels of boating expertise with a wide variety of content including 800 illustrations and photographs and a myriad of charts and graphs. Boater’s Pocket Reference is a popular and useful printed book and the app is even better.
Everyone can use a little help every now and then. This app is a great quick reference guide for when you draw a blank. This app touches on everything from navigation to weather, rules of the road, and boat systems. Great essential Boating App to have!
2. Skipper- noaa marine charts- FREE
Skipper is mobile charts done right. A seamless chart-plotter, with data synced across all of your devices, and backed up to the cloud. Convenience and power, charts and weather, wherever you cruise.
This boating app is a great Chart-Plotter integrated with ActiveCaptain. Perfect All-in-One for navigating, tides, winds, and just finding places to stop for a bite to eat.
3. Hi Tide- $1.99
By Bad Basenji Software
Hi Tide is a top selling tide prediction application for the iPhone. Hi Tide provides fast and accurate tide predictions for over 2,800 locations along the U.S. East, West, and Gulf coasts, Alaska, Hawaii, and other U.S. territories.
If you’re ever looking for a great strictly Tide Chart boating app, Hi Tide is the one we would suggest. It is EXTREMELY ACCURATE, and covers a wide selection of locations. Great Graphics!
4. SailFlow- FREE
SailFlow is a mobile application to locate, monitor, analyze, and share wind data whenever, wherever, and however you want it. With over 50,000 weather stations for real-time observations and our forecast system for observations anywhere in the world we make it easy for you to find the wind data you’re after no matter where you are. SailFlow is essential equipment for sailing!
This boating App is the perfect example of sailors coming together to help one another. Not only does it use weather stations in order to give decent information, it also uses word of mouth from other sailors to ensure the MOST ACCURATE information.
5. Boating Suite- $4.99
By Boating Suite, LLC
BOATING SUITE is a professional and full-featured app for iOS that is designed to help you manage all aspects of your boating life. But it’s not just a boating app. It’s the first and only app designed by boating enthusiasts, for boating enthusiasts.
Now you have a single app to log your trips plus track your fuel, maintenance, expenses and manage your boat(s). It will even help you remember stuff with its handy To-Do and Shopping Lists!
This App is the ultimate app for Logging, Provisioning, and Ensuring every boat trip goes smoothly! No one wants to go out for a day of fun and then realize something essential was left behind. This app helps you stay organized for all your outings!