17 responses

  1. Tim at PredictWind
    May 4, 2011

    Great List!
    You’ll need to add the PredictWind app once apple approves us! ha

    • Jason
      May 4, 2011

      What wind model are you going to be using? MM5? WRAMS (like Sailflow)?

      • Tim at PredictWind
        May 5, 2011

        Not MM5 or WRams, but a Proprietary model licensed to PredictWind. Developed over 30 years by a team of research scientists and tested on ACUP campaigns.

        You could say its pretty good 😉

      • Sherwy
        May 11, 2011

        Any idea on a release date Tim?

      • Tim at PredictWind
        May 12, 2011

        We are aiming to get Apple approval in June. It’s bit more complicated than the android store!

        Android app was released in march: https://market.android.com/details?id=com.predictwind.mobile.android

  2. Daria Blackwell
    May 6, 2011

    You missed what I consider the top app in both apple and droid formats: Navionics charts.

  3. Bevan
    May 12, 2011

    Nice Joan, cool page! you could make it look more useful if you can add links of maps or Appstore for the above list of maps.

    It saves lot of time for the user to find the map! Good Luck!

  4. iFirst31.7
    September 29, 2011

    I use simple and easy-to-read Marine Instrument Display for iPad. Shows basic GPS data and heeling.

  5. Micky
    October 11, 2011

    MID Wifi is better as it shows the Nmea data as well.

  6. Marty
    December 22, 2011

    This list is missing a great simulator – Little Sailor
    http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/little-sailor/id430948592?mt=8
    See if you like it!

    • Bert Livingston
      January 3, 2012

      I do. Impressive!

    • Nicolas Brooks
      May 2, 2012

      Highly recommended. A must-have for me

  7. Nick
    July 12, 2012

    I’ve recently completed and published a “Sailing Primer” as an iBook for the iPad.

    It’s a basic introduction to sailing for novices that helps get them started. Terminology plus basic skills and suggestions on where to get more information.

  8. Toine
    November 30, 2012

    there’s a new sailing app for weather called Sailgrib that is very good!! you should take a look 😉 not sure it’s on the AppStore though

  9. Jens Juul Christensen
    January 13, 2013

    I made a small sailors app that can do travel, distance and speeds calculations. Also distances to horizon and visibility of a lighthouse can be calculated.

    Learned all these calculations when attending sailor school but decided to make an app that can handle it as soon as i started developing on my own

    My app is in App Store:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/marine-tool/id587744217?mt=8

  10. guillaume
    May 24, 2013

    You should also give a try to Marina Mobile. It allows to create a virtual regatta by placing buoys on a map, and then go racing on your boat. The app records everything (speed, heading, when you pass along one of the buoys you’ve placed on the map…). Then you can share your race and get a ranking among your friends. It comes with some nices features too: augmented reality, morse translator/emitter, compass…
    Designed mainly for Switzerland, but works anywhere else – and it’s free.

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