Boating Apps you should Download right now!

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Welcome Folks!! Are you looking into buying a boat? Or Maybe you own a boat but don’t know which app are worth checking out! Don’t worry I have you covered. Here is a list of my top 7 apps we have and why they are essential to boat life. Fair Winds! Have a wonderful Day!

If you are live aboard of just a cruiser you should have this app! It has a lot of great information for boaters.  It will allow you to look up the boating safety information for your state, file a float plan, and report navigation hazards. This app

The USCG Boating Safety App features include:

Find the latest safety regulations
•Request a vessel safety check
•Check your safety equipment
•File a float plan
•Navigation Rules
•Find the nearest NOAA buoy
•Report a hazard
•Report pollution
•Report suspicious activity
•Request emergency assistance

Navionics provides boaters with detailed nautical and sonar charts.  It has many features that improve navigation.  It is free to download and offering app purchases and a yearly subscription.

Get tides and currents near you fast and free.  Tide Times tells boaters of last and next tide and currents.  Also, gives you the sun and moon rise and set. 

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BoatUS provides many resources you need to take care of your boat. Offering expert advice on maintaining your boat, equipment recommendations and safety requirements, as well as consumer protection services and damage avoidance publications, BoatUS has you covered.

Great for checking local water levels, tide and current predictions, and other oceanographic and meteorological conditions.

This app allows you to browse free campsites around the US. I personally like the freecampsites.net but this post is about apps 🙂 You never know when you will want to pull out the camping gear and spend a day or two foraging the land. This website allows you to find safe and legal places to set up camp. 

Well there you have it!

These are Sailing Spyridon’s Favorite Apps to use while Sailing the world. We h0pe you enjoyed this article and if you have any questions feel free to email us! Fare winds folks! 

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