Cleaning up the oceans

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Name: cleaning up the oceans Why I like this app: It’s not an app but very cool Description: For decades we have heard about all of the garbage floating around in the oceans. I heard stories about garbage patches as large as Texas. One of the obviou... Read More »

Compass Eye

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Name: Compass Eye Why I like this app: It lets you practice taking fixes in a different way Description: This app was Cruising World’s app of the month. It’s a very accurate compass that is fully gimbaled and can be used in any orientation of your... Read More »

Dark Sky

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Name: Dark Sky Why I like this app: It gives you minute by minute weather updates and warnings Description: I know that I have written about several weather apps but remember, when boating, weather is everything. This app is interesting in a couple of... Read More »

Ampy

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Name: Ampy, a mobile device charger Why I like this app: It’s a way to charge your mobile device Description: Ampy is a device that is about the size of a deck of cards and weighs about the same as a smart phone. To charge the charger or your device... Read More »

WhatsApp

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Name: Whatsapp Why I like this app: Free phone calls anywhere in the world Description: Whatsapp is being billed as the app to replace Facetime and messaging. I think it is really more than that. The thing that I like the most is that you can make cal... Read More »

Sailing & Boating Forum app

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Name: Sailing & Boating Forum app Why I like this app: Great for almost all boaters Description: The Sailing & Boating Forum app allows access to the Cruisers Forum website. This app/website has a tremendous amount of information for all types... Read More »