SeaMap US HD by lukassen (iPad)
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Released: May 31, 2011
Version: 1.4.1
Size: 21 MB
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SeaMap US HD

lukassen
[ This app is no longer available for download ]

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Support for iOS7 and the 4 inch iPhone

What is Sea Map?

Sea Map is a map viewer that supports NOAA (www.noaa.gov) maps for planning and light navigation purposes.
The maps can be downloaded from the NOAA servers bringing you the freshest maps of the US waters to your device. Since you can select which maps to download you will never waste space on your device on maps you are not using.

What can and can't you do with Sea Map?

Every mariner knows you should use certified charts for navigation, hence you should not rely on Sea Map to be your primairy and only source of chart material.
That beeing said, Sea Map is a great utility and with 5 different zoom levels you can get crispy clear details of every map that is out there, and by storing the maps on your device you can use SeaMaps when you do not have a data connection.

What Maps are used in Sea Map US?

Unlike it's European counterpart SeaMap US uses the official NOAA raster charts. This means you have access to over 1700 charts covering the US, Alaska, Hawaii etc. It totals over 20Gb of chart data stored in over half a million files. You can select the maps you want and simply download them on your device.

How can I get a better/newer map?

We'll do the hard work for you, and update our servers with the latest maps. All you need to do is download it.

What's new in version 1.4.1
Application version: 1.4.1
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* Fixed rotation behavior on iOS6
* Several fixes on iOS7
* Upgraded to library 2.7.7

Framework version: 2.7.7
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* Added new Splitview Controller
Our verdict: Meh!
  • SeaMap US HD is a poorly rated app (2.5-star).
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