Nautical Terms for iPad
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Avast, Matey! The perfect pocket reference for all things Nautical! A Sailing, boating and marine glossary of terms right at your finger tips.
No internet connection required, whether out on the water or watching the latest Pirates of the Caribbean movie, find out what terms like Boxhauling, Dunnage and Gimbleting mean in seconds!
The most comprehensive compilation of Nautical terms available for iPad.
* Massive Database
* Fast, Comprehensive Search
* Favorites, Recent and Random Features
* Clear, Concise Definitions
* Clean, Un-Cluttered Interface
* No Internet Connection Required
Not Worth It
Some very key sailing functions and maneuvers are not even listed. Other terms are either out of date or from other countries.
The first three terms that I attempted to find we're not found. They were terms used in a book about basic sailing. Even at 99 cents I'm feeling ripped off.
Many common terms missing
Caution!! This app will disappoint most yacht or dinghy sailors. Many sailing terms commonly used in N. America are not listed. Just a few examples of missing terms include:
• spinnaker • lift; lifted
• genoa • knock; knocked
• shackle • whisker pole
• to beat; beating • boom vang
• to pinch; pinching • in irons
• to come about • to lay off
• to head up