i-Boating: Marine Charts & Gps by Bist LLC (Universal)
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Released: May 30, 2015
Version: 85.0.0
Size: 57 MB
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i-Boating: Marine Charts & Gps

Bist LLC
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.

►FEATURES
√ 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.

► MAPS
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.
√Australia
√Germany: All BSH Charts.
√Europe Inland Rivers:Donau/Dunaja,Rhine,Garonne,Moselle,Drava,Sava,etc
√Norway
√Finland
√Sweden
√Croatia
√Ukraine(Black Sea)
√Caribbean
√New Zealand
√Spain
√Brazil
√Argentina
√Cyprus
√Falklands
√Seychelles& Mauritius
√Denmark
√Malta,Cyprus & S. Mediterranean
√S. China&Malaysia
√South Africa

►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

►GPS FEATURES
√ Auto Follow
\t* Real Time Track Overlay
\t* Predicted Path Vector
\t* Course Up(Text stays upright)
\t* Speed & Heading
√ Route Assistance With Voice Prompts
\t* Prompts when approaching a boating route marker
\t* Continous distance & ETA updates
\t* Alerts when sailing/boating off route
\t* Alerts when boating in wrong direction
√ Record Tracks

►TIDE & CURRENTS
\t* For US, Canada, UK, Germany & New Zealand
\t* High/Low Tides
\t* Tidal Current Prediction
\t* Active Current Stations

► SHARING
\t* Share tracks/routes/markers on Facebook & Twitter
\t* Export tracks/routes/markers as compressed GPX files.

Sample Charts
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
MIAMI HARBOR
Minnesota lakes - Kabetogama,Minnetonka,Waconia,Leech,Mille Lacs
Lake Keowee,Jocassee,Hartwell,Greenwood,Lake Murray
Mark Twain,Ozarks,Table Rock
Lake St.Clair
Lake Kentucky
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
DULUTH-SUPERIOR
MONHEGAN ISLAND-CAPE ELIZABETH
ONTARIO - CLAYTON-FALSE DUCKS ISL
Winnipesaukee
MIAMI-MARATHON,FLORIDA BAY
CAPE MAY-FENWICK ISLAND
MISSISSIPPI RIVER-GALVESTON
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
HURON
TAHOE
CHESAPEAKE DELAWARE CANAL
PLEASE NOTE: Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.

What's new in version 85.0.0
- Compiled with latest version of Xcode
- Incorporated feedback from customers
- Online maps are now default. (Offline still supported incl. strict offline mode)
- Plan routes using online maps and then download just cell covering your cruising area.
- Around 1K new lakes added in Wisconsin, Michigan, Saskatchewan and Wyoming
Screenshot #1 (iPhone)
Our verdict: Good
  • + i-Boating: Marine Charts & Gps is a highly rated app (4.5-star).
  • + The app is free.
  • + i-Boating: Marine Charts & Gps is currently ranked #98 in free Navigation apps for iPhone, as well as #51 in free Navigation apps for iPad.
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