If you are like many, your mobile device controls your life. You use your smartphone to talk to friends and family, text the people you know, keep up with social media, and entertain you when you’ve got a few minutes to kill. As a boater, you can use your tech device for a multitude of things, all with the touch, or tap, of a finger.
Here are some of the best apps for the savvy boater:
- BoatUS Towing
Think you may need assistance in the water? This app give you 24/7 access to help. Should you need it, the app gives your GPS coordinates to the largest towing fleet on the water.
- Boat Essentials – USCG Safety Gear
Wonder what kind of safety gear you should stow on board? Take a look at this handy app. Simply choose the type of boating you will be doing and it will tell you which items are essential.
- Boaters Pocket Reference
From boating information to illustrations, this application is perfect for novice and experienced boaters alike. Charts and graphs are helpful, as are photographs and nautical calculators.
Forget licking your finger and putting it in the air. This app will tell you the wind direction and strength no matter where you are in the world.
- Boat Ramps
It is always a good idea to know where you plan to dock but if you don’t, this app can help you out. Use it to find any of the more than 35,000 boat ramps listed across the nation.
- Float Plan
Creating a float plan is always a good safety idea. This app makes doing it extremely easy. With just a few, quick steps, you have a float plan to share with family and friends.
- Pro Knot
So you weren’t a boy scout. Don’t fret. Pro Knot will show you how to tie more than 30 useful knots.
- Whale Alert
If you will be traveling on the North Atlantic, consider using this fun application. It depicts active right whales, offering you tips on routes to avoid if you don’t want to run into one of the large mammals. It’s also good if your goal is to see one of these beautiful animals in its natural habitat.
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