i-Boating: Nautical / Marine Charts & Fishing Maps
By Bist LLC
This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.
This App offers access to Marine Charts for USA,Canada,UK/Ireland,Germany,Netherlands/Holland &
Europe Rivers (Danube,Drava,Rhein etc). Coverage includes NOAA marine vector
charts,freshwater lake maps,USACE inland river maps (HD/1ft/3ft bathymetry
included where available),charts derived from UKHO & CHS data. First marine GPS app to have route assistance with Voice Prompts for marine navigation. You can create new boating routes or import existing GPX/KML routes. It supports Nautical Charts course up orientation. Includes Tide & Currents prediction.
√ Beautiful & detailed Hardware/GPU accelerated vector charts (text stays upright on rotation)
√ Long press to query the details of Marine object (Buoy,Lights,Obstruction etc).
√ Customizable depth(Ft/Fathom/Meter) & distance units(km/mi/NM)
√ Customizable Shallow Depth.
√ Record tracks,Autofollow with real-time track overlay & predicted path vector.
√ Voice Prompts for marine navigation (requires GPS )
√ 1ft / 3ft depth contour maps for anglers for selected lake maps.
√ Supports GPX/KML for boating route editing/import.
√ Tide & Currents prediction.
√ Seamless chart quilting of marine charts
√ Enter or import Waypoints.
It includes unlimited updates for 1 year.
√USA: The maps include coverage of all NOAA marine vector charts (ENC),USACE inland river maps,freshwater lake maps for more than 7K lakes. The charts include HD/1ft/3ft bathymetry where available.Incl. NOAA raster where ENC not available.
√Canada:Incl. CHS data(incl. major Lakes).
√UK/Ireland: Derived from UKHO charts.
√Germany: All BSH Charts.
√Europe Inland Rivers:Donau/Dunaja,Rhine,Garonne,Moselle,Drava,Sava,etc
√Malta,Cyprus & S. Mediterranean
►ROUTE MANAGEMENT / TRIP PLANNING
√ Create New Route/Edit Existing Routes
√ Move Points
√ Add points to an existing route leg
√ Delete / Rename points
√ Import GPX,KML & KMZ files
√ Plot/Edit Routes
√ Enter Waypoints
√ Share/Export Routes,Tracks&Markers
√ Reverse Routes
√ Auto Follow
* Real Time Track Overlay
* Predicted Path Vector
* Course Up(Text stays upright)
* Speed & Heading
√ Route Assistance With Voice Prompts
* Prompts when approaching a boating route marker
* Continous distance & ETA updates
* Alerts when sailing/boating off route
* Alerts when boating in wrong direction
√ Record Tracks
►TIDE & CURRENTS
* For US, Canada, UK, Germany & New Zealand
* High/Low Tides
* Tidal Current Prediction
* Active Current Stations
* Share tracks/routes/markers on Facebook & Twitter
* Export tracks/routes/markers as compressed GPX files.
SUGARLOAF KEY-KEY WEST
PORT RICHEY TAMPA BAY - CLEARWATER HBR
EAST BAY-WEST BAY FLORIDA
ST JOSEPH,ST ANDREW BAYS
INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY MATECUMBE-GRASSY KEY
CHESAPEAKE BAY CAPE CHARLES-NORFOLK HARBOR
ANCLOTE KEYS-CRYSTAL RIVER
ST JOSEPH SOUND
Minnesota lakes - Kabetogama,Minnetonka,Waconia,Leech,Mille Lacs
Lake Keowee,Jocassee,Hartwell,Greenwood,Lake Murray
Mark Twain,Ozarks,Table Rock
KEY WEST-THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
SAN PEDRO CHANNEL
LAKE MICHIGAN STONY LAKE-POINT BETSIE
APALACHICOLA BAY-CAPE SAN BLAS
EAST CAPE-MORMON KEY
CAPE HENLOPEN-INDIAN RIVER
CHESAPEAKE BAY CAPE HENRY-THIMBLE SHOAL LIGHT
MONHEGAN ISLAND-CAPE ELIZABETH
ONTARIO - CLAYTON-FALSE DUCKS ISL
CAPE MAY-FENWICK ISLAND
CAPE CANAVERAL-KEY WEST
DELAWARE RIVER WILMINGTON-PHILADELPHIA
FLORIDA KEYS SOMBRERO KEY-SAND KEY
SAN PABLO BAY
RAINY LAKE BIG ISLAND MINN-OAKPOINT ISL ONT
INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY - BISCAYNE BAY
EVERGLADES NTL PARK - SHARK RVR-LOSTMANS
CHESAPEAKE DELAWARE CANAL
PLEASE NOTE: Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.
What's New in Version 71.0.0
-Support for Norway tide stations.
So after being intrigued by the simple but elegant app logo I was greeted by a prompt to download maps as there were no maps installed and after tapping yes I thought everything was fine. I spent about 1 minute trying to figure out the apps features when the app just crashed and I was sent back to the home screen. As I thought it was because the app couldn't handle me navigating through the map too quickly I tapped on the icon again and was greeted by the same prompt (would you like to download any maps) and after tapping yes I tried to figure out more about the app for the second time. But again the app cashed about 1.30 minutes after the prompt . This happened repeatedly till I lost all hoe in using the app. Definitely a thing which the developers ave to fix. By the way I am on an IPad 4.
Great app to pre plan boating excursions
I have been using other mapping apps (designed primarily for road use and land measuring) to manually calculate distances on water and estimate fuel consumption. I accidentally discovered this app and tried it out. I found the mapping features to be fairly intuitive and the ability to store routes, waypoints, and their respective time and fuel consumption values to be a great resource and time saver. Basically You can plan/chart a course at your convince (away from the boat's plot charter) then navigate the course and let the vessel's plot charter record the course. Or you could use the app to plan, plot, and navigate without needing a plot charter on the boat if you have adequate cellular service.
No Maps Available
I'm not sure what all the 5 star ratings are about. I kept clicking on regions to download freshwater lake maps (Large lakes with ports like Lake Coeur D'ALene, Pend O'rielle and Dworshak Reservoir in Idaho). Nothing comes up...just errors stating there is no data. Don't waste your time on this app.
UPDATED: The developer contacted me about how to download the maps, which was helpful. I was clicking too long and holding down the tile too long. So I did a short click in the region where I wanted a map to test out the app. (Lake Coeur D'Alene area). It highlighted that area, but downloaded a map (my one free download of course) for the Columbia River in Washington instead. Nothing in Idaho shows up except for Priest Lake which is not where I go fishing. Something is off on your Idaho mapping system. Not going to try this again...if I can't see the detail of the lake I want before I purchase, I'm not going to buy it.
- Category: Navigation
- Updated: Feb 27, 2017
- Version: 71.0.0
- Size: 52.3 MB
- Languages: English, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Norwegian Bokmål, Russian, Swedish
- Seller: Bist LLC
- © 2013 Bist LLC
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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