Boater's Pocket Reference

Boater's Pocket Reference

By Double Dog Studios

  • Category: Reference
  • Release Date: 2009-07-24
  • Current Version: 4.1.2
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 102.93 MB
  • Developer: Double Dog Studios
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
  • App Ratings:
    4.5/5 ( 212 App Reviews)
  • Price:
    $4.99
Boater's Pocket Reference App Ratings: 4.5
4.5
Based on 212 App Reviews

Boater's Pocket Reference iOS App Details

Hundreds of pages of boating information on your iPhone,iPod Touch or iPad! The Boater’s Pocket Reference caters to all levels of boating expertise with a wide variety of content including 800 illustrations and photographs and a myriad of charts and graphs. Boater’s Pocket Reference is a popular and useful printed book and the app is even better. Handy, Fact-Filled Boating Guide Boater’s Pocket Reference offers handy, how-to-do-it information and reference facts, figures, formulas, graphs, and tables about boating. Who needs this book? New boaters: This app provides an extensive introduction to all aspects of boating. Experienced boaters: A great reference and memory jogger. Everyone who wants to make their boating safer and more enjoyable. Features: * Piloting and Navigation—including the use of charts, GPS, radar, and sonar. * Communications—VHF, SSB, satellite. * U.S. and Canadian Coast Guard boating regulations * International, U.S., and Canadian Navigation Rules (Rules of the Road) * Understanding aids to navigation * Understanding weather—air movement, fronts, clouds, weather maps. * Boat types, design, and construction as well as boating terminology * The essentials of good seamanship—the basics of operating a boat. * Marlinespike seamanship—lines and knots—including 50 different knots. * Mechanical—engines and propellers. * Electrical—circuits, DC and AC wiring, batteries, chargers, inverters, lightning. * Boat trailering tips, techniques, maintenance, wiring. * General reference tables—time zones, holidays, weight and volume of liquids, and more. * Extensive unit conversion tables * Boating resources—organizations, phone numbers, web sites, including Coast Guard and Power Squadron. * Glossary of marine terminology. * Over 100 boating-related calculators. No boater can afford to be without this valuable and handy guide. About the Author Thomas McEwen is an avid boater and former mining engineer. Tom is also a member of the Boulder Valley Sail and Power Squadron in Colorado. You might also be interested in our other boating apps: - Navigation Rules - Boating Calcs - Seamanship - Ship Captain's Medical Guide

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iOS App Reviews

  • A valuable App for every boater!

    5
    By qcaptain
    This App is my go to for any question on boats from operations to conversion tables! Worth the money to buy.
  • Outstanding reference guide!

    5
    By htimsc01
    I’ve had this little book for about 15 years now, and while it may have been updated to reflect current technology, the basics will pretty much always be there. I’ve done a fair bit of offshore sailing and (you may think this weird), I read various sections of the book regularly as a way to pass time. E.g, the section on clouds - I can never remember the names of the various clouds - we’ll, there they are! I can’t speak highly enough or this reference. Thanks to the author!! I just bought this on-line version for my iPhone. There it is on the screen now. Also, if you’ve never seen or bought Grog’s knots - do so. Fabulously easy to fathom how to tie knots. Well done!
  • Useful for Boaters

    4
    By RickTheBugMan02
    Still exploring but I like what I've seen so far.
  • Great App

    5
    By Lonic25
    This has an incredible amount of information that any boater whether beginner or advanced. Definitely worth the cost of the app!
  • Most Excellent

    5
    By geminibill3
    More info than 4year university degree. + more. Love it. Bad weather, can't sail, read it.
  • Recommend

    5
    By captjeff58
    Great app. Lots of great info for both new boaters and Old Salts.
  • Great App - wealth of knowledge

    5
    By craig_g59
    This is a wonderful app. Has a great depth of knowledge. I'm not sure if this is an abridged version of the hard copy book version, but this has great tables and the various in-app calculators are great. Information is accurate and well organized. Well worth the money.
  • Great resource!

    5
    By RossFSU
    Lots of useful information is a very easy to access format. A+++
  • App Review

    5
    By Redfishrusty
    Amazingly easy to use with tons of info
  • Fantastic

    5
    By Unique name try 2
    This is an excellent book with all sorts of useful information. I've learned a lot!

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