Ocean Watch, tides app

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Name: Ocean Watch: tides app Why I like this app: This tides app has some of the best graphics that I have seen. Description: Yes, it’s another tides app. The graphics used in this app are excellent. There are over 3,000 stations worldwide. The app... Read More »

Maritime Calculator

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Name: Maritime Calculator Why I like this app: This app gives you fairly complicated calculations at your fingertips and very quickly. Description: This app provides very easy and quick calculations for a number of topics, not all used by everyone. He... Read More »

man overboard app

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Name: manoverboard app Why I like this app: A very quick and easy way to locate a person in the water. Description: This app allows you to use your mobile device as a man overboard device. Simply touch the MOB button on the app and it will direct you... Read More »

Fiber solar power

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Name: fiber solar power Why I like this app: This technology will provide us with ubiquitous solar power at a very low cost. Solar power fibers will be integrated into just about any structure. Description: Several months ago I wrote an article about... Read More »

USCG app

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Name: USCG app Why I like this app: This app is loaded with a wide range of information and services. In addition to lots of other stuff you can file a float plan and request emergency help. Description: This app has many different features including:... Read More »

WaveTrax

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Name: WaveTrax Why I like this app: Practice Sailor says that this is the best electronic logbook that they have seen. Cruising World selected it as their app of the month. Description: This app can be used by sailors and powerboaters. The app perform... Read More »

Smartphone Jacket Control

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Name: Smartphone Jacket Control Why I like this app: Control your smartphone by swiping the sleeve of your jacket. Description: Google and Levi Strauss have developed a jacket that will allow you to control your smartphone by swiping either sleeve of... Read More »

Tide Alert

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Name: Tide Alert Why I like this app: Sends you an alert for high or low tides Description: There are lots of apps for tides but this one has a couple of features that I really like. First, it gives you a nice display of the tides for one month. You c... Read More »

Maritime Calculator

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Name: Maritime Calculator Why I like this app: Gives you lots of different conversion options Description: This is sort of a catch-all app that gives you the ability to convert between lots of different units having to do with boating including: ... Read More »