American Sailing Association
By American Sailing Association
This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.
The American Sailing Association (ASA), the largest association of sailing schools in the United States, is proud to present the official iPhone application for the sailing lifestyle, designed to suit sailing novices and old salts alike. This feature-rich app has four major functional tabs: Position, Log Book, Reference and Online resources.
All sailors will love the position function, which instantly displays position, speed and bearing, and can email not only your precise position, but also a link to a map displaying it to anyone instantly.
The Log Book allows users to record the details of a voyage in as much or as little detail as desired for later reference—great for building a sailing resume or to preserve the details of a memorable sail.
The Reference tab contains information useful for both beginners and experienced sailors. The leading Reference feature is a set of 13 two-minute, high-quality videos produced by ASA demonstrating key sailing skills such as tying spring lines, adjusting sail trim and docking. Other features include illustrations of basic sailing knots, signal flags, navigation lights, buoys, glossary of over 250 sailing terms and an ASA Standards summary.
The Online section provides instant web access to an extensive set of weather resources and ASA Twitter and Facebook pages. Links to the ASA website are included to easily access its Store and lists of ASA Schools, Charter companies, Sailing Clubs and Flotilla adventures.
Disclaimer on compass: The indicated bearing, speed and location are approximate and should not be used for navigation.
Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.
What's New in Version 3.2
Stopped Location Service popup from happening multiple times.
Just a bunch of links to their website
I can't believe they charge for this. It's not even an app - it's just a bunch of links to their website that make you exit to the app and load their web page. Such crap.
Great concept. I assume the hours logged are tracked by ASA officially. Not too clear on that. Unable to upload photos in logbook.
- Category: Lifestyle
- Updated: Apr 22, 2016
- Version: 3.2
- Size: 5.2 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: American Sailing Association
- © American Sailing Association
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.