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My Boat Show Events from Show Management

Posted: 16th Jan 2015

Written by: Lauren Williams

MyBoatShow is the official events app for The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), The St. Petersburg Power & Sailboat Show, The Yacht and Brokerage Show in Miami Beach (YBS) and The Palm Beach International Boat Show. Read More

What do Captains Think of Multiple Yacht Ownership?

Posted: 14th Jan 2015

Written by: Great Circle Systems/ Darren Mayhead

Multiple yacht ownership is a growing trend in the past few years. Sometimes, owners buy several vessels that travel in a fleet. In other cases, a large yacht tows a smaller tender or sportfish, both of which have to be managed an... Read More

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

Migrate Vessel Computers from Windows Server 2003 by July 14, 2015

Posted: 6th Nov 2014

Written by: Great Circle Systems/Darren Mayhead

Did you hear the news? Microsoft is officially ending support for Windows Server 2003 on July 14th, 2015. 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

Yacht Electronic Technology Projects: The 80-20 Rule

Posted: 17th Oct 2014

Written by: Great Circle Sytems - Andy Levy

You might not be familiar with the term "80-20 Rule," but I'm sure you've seen it in practice. Also called the "Pareto Principle," the "Law of the Vital Few," and the “Principle of Factor Sparsity," it states that in many instance... 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

3 Ways Yacht Management Software Makes Fractional Ownership Easier

Posted: 28th Aug 2014

Written by: Amy Levy

If you manage, captain or crew a fractionally owned vessel, you need to put a great deal of effort into back-office management. That's where yacht management software comes in. 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

Protecting Your Yacht Computers from PUPs

Posted: 23rd Jul 2014

Written by: Andy Levy

Over the past few months, you may have heard some chatter about “PUPs.” Not surprising. “PUP” is a fairly new term, but it’s something we yacht computer users need to know about. 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

Yacht Management Software: How Much Does it Cost?

Posted: 20th Jun 2014

Written by: Scott Strand

You're ready to do the legwork necessary to organize life on your vessel, but a major question remains before you can make a commitment to purchase a program: what does yacht management software cost? 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

Inmarsat comments on Inmarsat-5 launch schedule

Posted: 25th May 2014

Written by: Inmarsat via London Stock Exchange

Inmarsat announces that the global launch of GX services may be delayed after a Proton launch vehicle failed shortly after lift-off, resulting in the loss of its satellite payload. Read More

MTN launches new ‘Maestro’ service

Posted: 14th May 2014

Written by: Daniel Shea

As the demand for bandwidth increases, so does the toll on communications systems. In answer to this, MTN announced the launch of its new “Maestro” solution. Read More

Protecting Yacht Computers From the Heartbleed Bug

Posted: 7th May 2014

Written by: Great Circle Systems

Have you heard of the Heartbleed bug? It’s something that everyone with yacht computers-actually everyone who uses any type of website requiring a password-should know about. 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

Nobeltec TimeZero Odyssey: The best all-in-one solution for marine navigation

Posted: 29th Apr 2014

Written by: Nobeltec

Have you heard of Nobeltec TimeZero Odyssey yet? This all-in-one navigation software has been designed for use on a PC by a team of experienced engineers. 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

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