Apps & Tools
Boaters Checklist GPS
Never again forget the most important items you need to have a great day on the water! This app is great not only for being prepared, but for documenting the exact location of that lucky fishing spot, or shallow sand bar.
Boat Load puts the most important boating information in the palm of your hand and it’s always ready when you need it. Boat Load streamlines everything you need to ensure safe and enjoyable seafaring. You’re the captain—now, meet the perfect first mate.More Information
Boat Ramps from TakeMeFishing.org is an exciting new app that lets you quickly locate and get directions to more than 35,000 boat ramps throughout the U.S.More Information
Boaters Pocket Reference
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 457 illustrations, 94 photographs and a myriad of charts and graphs.More Information
Boating Suite–Log Book
Boating Suite is designed to help you manage all aspects of your boating life—log your trips plus track your fuel, maintenance and expenses. It will even help you remember stuff with its handy To-Do and Shopping Lists!
Need to know what the marine forecast is before you go boating or during your boating trip? The Boating Weather App for iPhone and iPod Touch is the answer. This intuitive app will show you the wind speed, surf and wave height for your coastal zone in the United States. Marine weather data is provided by the National Weather Service (NOAA).
BoatUS offers an easy GPS locating service app for your boating tool bag.
Charts&Tides (East Coast)
Charts&Tides is the first full resolution, seamless charting iPad app for marine navigation with full compatibility for the iPhone.More Information
Clinometer – level and slope finder
This professional tool called Clinometer is the most precise (all you can get with some calculations) slope measurement tool for the iPhone/IPod Touch. It can be used for simple applications like aligning a frame as well as for more sophisticated fields of applications where an arbitrary slope needs to be measured exactly.More Information
Cast the line with a just a flick of your wrist. With a skillful combination of bait, location, and technique you'll hook a fish -- now you just need to reel it in! Reel carefully to avoid snapping the line and losing your fish. Larger fish are strong, and won't be hauled in easily!
Inshore, offshore, or near shore, the Float Plan app is an easy add-on to your safety gear. The Float Plan app takes a traditional, extremely useful concept, into quick and easy steps. By providing the pedigree info of your boating adventure to your loved ones, the Float Plan app will give them more peace of mind and also help rescuers obtain your party's location if an unsightly event occurs.
Friend Mapper will change the way you connect with your friends!
Friend Mapper displays your position plus up to 23 friends' positions SIMULTANEOUSLY! LIVE! That's up to 24 people on the map at the same time!
iFish USA - The App for Fishing in America
Now you can easily access detailed information on over 120,000 Lakes, Ponds & Reservoirs throughout America. Get real-time Lake Reports, Weather Conditions and Best Fishing Times. Review and mark your favorite HotSpots, Record your Catches, store license information and learn tips, tricks and techniques. The all-in-one App for Anglers !
The International Game Fish Association, the world’s foremost global authority on record-breaking fishing, brings you the App anglers have been asking for. Search IGFA angling World Records, plan your trips, identify your catch with our Species ID section, log your catches, find the nearest IGFA Weigh Station, track your Slam Club progress and more all from this must-have App!
iKnots makes learning the most important boating and climbing knots simple and easy. Clear animations and explanations make sure you remember how and which knot to use.More Information
iNavX Marine Navigation
iNavX™ brings the freely available, official and up to date NOAA RNC raster United States waters marine charts to your iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Included detailed chart coverage: West Coast, Gulf Coast, East Coast, Great Lakes, Alaska, Hawaii, and US Virgin Islands.More Information
Lake Michigan Marine Fuel Prices
Want to save money on fuel for your boat this season? With Seafaring Solution's "Lake Michigan Fuel Marine Fuel Prices", you can do just that.More Information
Avast, Matey! The perfect pocket reference for all things nautical! A Sailing, boating and marine glossary of terms right at your finger tips.
NOAA Buoy Data Reader
NOAA Buoy Data Reader allows you to retrieve weather data from NOAA's National Data Buoy Center. It also provides tide predictions for the US.More Information
RaftUp and enjoy your adventure together! For the social outdoor adventurer who also enjoys added safety while on the water. The free RaftUp iOS & Android app allows you to interact with points-of-interest, get real-time water information from the USGS, quickly add friends or locate other RaftUp users, businesses or events. There is also an SOS feature that can immediately notify and share your location with nearby users, friend’s/family users, and in some locations 911.More Information
SailingApp is like no other Sailing tool on your iPhone or iPad. You pay for it one time for one or both devices. Valuable information for all skill levels with new and informative reference material and tools every week! Everything is edited by a USCG Captain. All you have to decide is “Where Will it Take You...”
SailSim is dinghy/yacht sail simulator that can be used as a learning and teaching aid for sailing.
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 single App.More Information
Ship Finder HD
Ship Finder HD provides near real time “virtual radar” AIS maps. It’s easy to use and is an amazing app for anyone interested in shipping, cruising and sailing in ports and locations across the world.More Information
Speed is a drop-dead simple speedometer for iPhone that uses the location data from the GPS to provide a near-accurate representation of how fast you're actually traveling.More Information
Swell Advantage is all about fun, simple and social boating! We allow you to see your family and friends out on the water, including their heading and speed. Custom notifications when family and friends get on the water. Sharing is never active on land. With a glance, the intuitive Navigation Ring allows you to see your speed, heading, course due to drift, and distance to any location.More Information
Tide Graph uses the harmonic predictions from thousands of US coastal stations and presents them in a fun and interactive graph. You also get an intuitive graph that shows sunrise, sunset, moonrise, moonset, and moon phase at a glance. Save recent locations, find locations using GPS location, and save graphs for later.
Vessel Safety Check
The application will walk you through the features you have on your boat as well as your boating locations and provide you with the required items for your specific vessel. The application is based on the current requirements required by “Federal Safety Requirements for Recreational Boaters” as well as the Vessel Safety Check criteria used by the United Sates Coast Guard Auxiliary and the United States Power Squadron.More Information
The easy-to-use app includes detailed listings for over 3,700 marinas and boatyards. Coverage from the Bahamas to Maine and the Great Lakes to the Texas Gulf Coast. Waterway Guide has been the cruising authority since 1947.More Information
WindGuru has finally arrived on the iPhone!
For all you Salty Dogs and Surf Dudes, probably the best weather site is now available from your iPhone. Wind, wave and weather data can be accessed for almost 3000 spots around the world, from wherever you are in the world.