This sailing, boating & marine app aims to give all sailors, boaters & fishermen the knowledge they need to help them navigate safely. Always available on your phone or tablet, both for quick reference and learning, it's with you when you need it.

50 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR NAVIGATION distils over 50 years experience of navigating a whole range of craft from high speed power boats and lifeboats to ships and sailing boats. This app is your passport to practical navigation techniques at sea that will get you safely to your destination whether in fine weather or foul.

Once you have the important basics of navigation, you'll want to translate them into practical techniques to use on the water and for passage planning before going to sea. Packed with practical ways to make navigation safer, easier and better, 50 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR NAVIGATION is an app for everyone - whether driving a powerboat or sailing a yacht. Packed with expert tips it covers:

- Practical preparations
- Visual and electronic navigation
- Using depth, tides and currents
- Paper or electronic charts
- Night and fog navigation
- Collision avoidance
- Radar navigation
- Making a safe landfall
- Harbour navigation

Take our exclusive interactive quizzes and test your knowledge of the international rules and regulations.

Reacting correctly to fast changing situations on the water is essential for the safety of your crew members, your boat and yourself.

This test-yourself series of multiple choice questions helps you check your knowledge. You’ll be against the clock, so get ready!

App authored by Dag Pike, one of the world's most experienced navigators and creator of a number of apps as well as written articles for leading nautical publications worldwide.

- Simple and easy to use for quick reference.
- Expertly drawn illustrations and photographs accompanied by clear, concise descriptions.

What’s New

Version 1.1.2

This update is signed with Apple’s latest signing certificate. No new features are included.


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37.2 MB

Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Rated 4+
© Adlard Coles Nautical and The Other Hat 2016


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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