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easyJet Mobile

Posted: 13th Jan 2015

Written by: easyJet

easyJet just got easier for iPhone and iPod users with this FREE easyJet app. You can search, book and manage your flights all in the palm of your hand. Accessing your travel information on the go has never been so easy! Read More

Best Social Apps 2014

Posted: 9th Jan 2015

Written by: Lauren Williams

With a new year comes the inevitable development of new technology, including apps. But first we want to make sure you haven't missed out on any of the gems 2014 had to offer, with a focus on social apps. Read More

Strides: Goals & Habits Tracker

Posted: 9th Jan 2015

Written by: Pure Signal

Strides is the easiest way to track all your goals and habits in one place, with custom reminders and beautiful charts to keep you motivated and on track. Read More

App Review: Uber

Posted: 2nd Jan 2015

Written by: Lauren Williams

No matter where you are in the world, most people like to have a drink when they go out. Although those of you on charter may have to delay it, sooner or later, your time will come. Read More

XE Currency

Posted: 30th Dec 2014

Written by: XE.com Inc

Convert every world currency with the XE Currency App – Free Edition. It offers live proprietary currency rates, charts, and even stores the last updated rates, so it works when the Internet doesn't. Read More

Talking Translator

Posted: 30th Dec 2014

Written by: Smart Mobile Software

Voice Translator let you translate what you say in more than 60 languages. Read More

MedAire Sea to Shore

Posted: 5th Nov 2014

Written by: MedAire

Yachties may now confidently explore new destinations with the support of MedAire, the global travel safety provider. The MedAire Sea to Shore app for iPad is the first of its kind, delivering medical and travel safety information... Read More

Medaire Trip Ready

Posted: 23rd Oct 2014

Written by: MedAire

Assess and mitigate travel and safety risks for crew and passengers on your upcoming trips. Pilots and flight departments can see the medical and travel risk ratings, local time, current weather, and Notams for each destination on... Read More

App Review: Fitbit Flex

Posted: 5th Sep 2014

Written by: Lauren Williams

Depending on what kind of boat you work on, exercise is either par for the course or really difficult to fit in. The same goes for sleep. Fitbit flex helps monitor and motivate you for healthier habits. Read More

INTELSAT

Posted: 6th Aug 2014

Written by: Intelsat

Intelsat is the leading provider of fixed satellite services worldwide. Intelsat supplies video, data and voice connectivity for leading media and communications companies, Internet Service Providers and government organizations. Read More

From LinkedIn to Tinder; Apps to Help and Hinder!

Posted: 1st Aug 2014

Written by: Lauren Williams

We all know apps are useful, but have you ever thought about what they could do for your yachting career? Amongst the Angry Birds and Candy Crush lie the social and yacht-crew specific apps to help you on your way. Read More

OOW Colregs Revision Apps

Posted: 2nd Jul 2014

Written by: Lauren Williams

Are you swotting up for your Officer of the Watch? You'll want to read on; some of these apps could help you pass the much dreaded Oral Exam. Read More

Y.CO

Posted: 5th Jun 2014

Written by: KoffeeCup

The Y.CO app is a unique platform designed to enhance the experience of luxury yachting. The app provides users with up to date information on a vast selection of luxury yachts available for sale and charter worldwide Read More

Great language-learning apps

Posted: 27th May 2014

Written by: Daniel Shea

Whether you’re going for fluency or brushing up on some basic phrases before your guests arrive, we suggest five great language-learning apps to help you get where you want to be. Read More

New Boat Paint App

Posted: 3rd May 2014

Written by: International Paint

The International® Boat Paint Guide has gone digital! The Boat Paint Guide includes product information and paint systems from International®. Find out everything you need to get your boat looking beautiful and sailing smoothly. Read More

Vivino: A World of Wines in a Stew's Pocket

Posted: 30th Apr 2014

Written by: Lauren Williams

Vivino is an app with so many different functions it's hard to know where to begin, but it's easy to see that it's a valuable tool for stews on yachts. The idea is this: 'Take a photo of any wine label to tap into the wisdom of m... Read More

What’s on My Boat?

Posted: 27th Apr 2014

Written by: Daniel Shea

How many times have I put something somewhere and then can't find it again. Luckily there's an app to get you organized (as long as you know where you put your phone). Read More

Marine Navigation

Posted: 25th Apr 2014

Written by: Ronald Koenig

Marine Navigator Lite is an offline navigator using raster navigational charts (RNC's) to plot your position in real time. Read More

Yachting World Storm Sailing Techniques

Posted: 24th Apr 2014

Written by: Yachting World

In this 12-part series with Yachting World, round the world racer and renowned expedition sailor Skip Novak explains the fundamentals of preparing and sailing safely through heavy weather conditions. Read More

App Review: Evernote Hello

Posted: 2nd Apr 2014

Written by: Lars Liedberg

Have you ever found yourself racking your brain to remember someone’s name the next time you see them? Evernote’s mobile phone and tablet app Hello is there to help you. Read More

App for Crew Hours of Work and Rest

Posted: 26th Mar 2014

Written by: Andy Levy- Great Circle Systems

Triton Administrator has now has an app which tracks seafarers' hours of work and rest, making record-keeping and following MLC regulations easier on board your yacht. Read More

8 Mobile Apps for the Constant Mariner

Posted: 17th Mar 2014

Written by: John Matsuya- Bizshark

Sailing technology has come a long way since sextants and moon compasses. In fact, some of the most useful boating technology out there now comes in app form Read More

New App Enables Access to Shipping Fleet Data

Posted: 13th Mar 2014

Written by: Handy Shipping Guide

From a name that in the world of shipping is bordering on the prehistoric,Lloyd’s Register Marine has created an app to enable access to ship and fleet data from anywhere in the world. Read More

How Sailors Become Scientists

Posted: 24th Feb 2014

Written by: Sarah Peake

Scientists at Plymouth University’s marine institute in England have embarked on a project that could become one of the biggest collaborations of seafarers of all time. Read More

Pocket

Posted: 21st Feb 2014

Written by: Lars Liedberg

In today’s world of information overload it’s becoming harder and harder to keep up with the things you really want to read online. Then along comes Pocket. Read More

Sochi 2014 - Olympic Apps

Posted: 9th Feb 2014

Written by: Daniel Shea

The Winter Olympics are finally here. The opening ceremony kicked off the Games on Friday in Sochi and revealed a stunning display of visual pomp and grandeur. We’re going to present you with a series of apps that maintain that fo... Read More

8tracks

Posted: 29th Jan 2014

Written by: Lauren Williams

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 with varying functions and features. Read More

Marine Mate

Posted: 31st Dec 2013

Written by: Sail-World.com

This free smartphone app gives water users across New Zealand easy access to all the information they need when heading out onto the water including tides, rules and regulations, VHF channels, speed limits and marine reserve areas... Read More

2Do: An app that will nag you till it’s done

Posted: 27th Dec 2013

Written by: Daniel Shea

A boat, at one level, is a series of tasks. The bigger the boat, the more comprehensive the series of tasks becomes. You have regulatory checklists, maintenance checklists, culinary checklists, operational checklists. You have a c... Read More

WhatsApp: A Must Have!

Posted: 11th Dec 2013

Written by: Daniel Shea

Okay – so WhatsApp is nothing new. But – even if this review brings WhatsApp to only a few new users – it will be worth it. Why? Because WhatsApp is just that great. Read More

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