A chief stewardess stands near the transom, impatiently tapping her foot as the yacht enters the port and draws slowly towards a rusting commercial dock. She squints her eyes: are there people waiting on the dock? She hopes so, they’ve been at sea 20 days and there’s only 18.5 hours until the guests arrive...
Racing sails aren't cheap, only lasting three years at peak performance. So what happens to them after they're replaced? A new industry is reconditioning sailing history for a new life.
We all know apps are useful, but have you ever thought about what they could do for your yachting career? Help or hinder? Read a review
Renowned racer and expedition sailor Skip Novak explains the fundamentals of sailing safely through heavy weather. Read more
Flight planning and travel risk management just got a whole lot easier with MedAire's comprehensive risk assessment app. Read more
Y.CO's app provides users with up to date information on luxury yachts available for sale and charter worldwide. Read more
The official events app for the Miami Yacht & Brogerage Show, FLIBS, St. Petersburg Power & Sailboat Show and The Palm Beach International Boat Show. Read a review.
This is the most useful wine app we've found for yacht stews. An excellent tool since you can never know too much about wine! Read a review.
Are you swotting up for your OOW? These apps could help you pass the dreaded oral exam! Read a review
A well designed app series for all lighthouse fans, photographers, yachtsmen and sailors. The app is combined with a free Photo Sharing service. Read a review.
Eight mobile apps offering a high-tech solution for a problem you didn’t even know you had! Read a Review.
In today's world of information overload, it's harder and harder to organize what you want to read online. Along comes Pocket. Read a review.
Just because you’re stuck scrubbing down the hull or manning a late-night watch does not grant you an automatic excuse to be negligent in your sporting life. Read a review
For all you Salty Dogs and Surf Dudes, a great weather app. Wind, wave and weather data can be accessed for almost 3000 spots. Read a review.
International's Boat Paint Guide has gone digital! Everything you need to know to keep your boat beautiful and sailing smoothly. Read a review
Looking for something on your boat? At the chandler and can’t remember what it was you wanted? Here's an app for you! Read a review.
If you become easily bored with the music you own, there's now a plethora of apps and sites which allow you to stream pre-made playlists. Read a review.
MarineTraffic displays real-time positions of ships worldwide. It covers a huge number of important shipping routes. Read a review.
Vacation Awaits – This app now offers a new way to search for and reserve luxury yacht charters simply and quickly. Read a review.
Reduce the risk of port state control detentions with this app's interactive checklist. Read a review.
The DC Wire Sizer is the most complete and comprehensive marine DC wire-sizing tool available. Read a review
Discover the New Diving Dude: The Scuba Diving World in 6 Squares. Diving Dude Team brings you an amazing update of the best app for Scuba Divers. Read a review.
Between countries, between tax codes, between currencies, between banks? Imagine if there was an app... Read a review
WhatsApp Messenger is a smartphone messenger available for iPhone and other smartphones, allowing for cross-platform messaging without all the hidden fees. Read a review.
From a simple checklist to full-blown projects, 2Do is useful task manager that keeps you organized. Read a review
A free new smartphone app gives New Zealand water users easy access to any information they need when heading out onto the water. Read a Review
Following on from MLC 2006, the developers of Triton Administrator have created a new web app you might need! Read a review.
No more racking your brain to remember someone’s name! Evernote’s mobile phone and tablet app Hello is just the ticket. Read a review
For fluency or just for brushing up, here are five great language-learning apps to help you get where you want to be. Read a review
Yachtie lets you share your yacht's position and keep track of where your boating friends and family are. Perfect for co-ordinating rendezvous or just staying in touch. Read a review.
One-stop Boat and Ship navigation and seamanship resource. A dozen apps in one – from unit converter to boating regulations. Read a review.
AroundMe is a great app for finding local businesses and bars when you arrive in port - or anywhere else for that matter! Read a review
Here are some of the best apps for you to follow the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi! Get live video, stats, medal counts and much more. Read a review
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