Technology Matters-Boating Apps

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The Boat Ramp app finds the closet place to launch your boat.

It provides directions to more than 50-thousand U.S. boat ramps and marina s.

That makes it especially useful if you’re visiting a new area.

The app has an easy-to-use interface, contact info for boat ramps and marinas.

The app is free for iOS.

The U.S. Coast Guard app is good for boat safety and emergency info.

You can enter a float plan, get local navigation rules and weather updates.

You can even report hazards or pollution in the waterways

It was designed for recreational boaters, so using the app isn’t difficult.

The app is free for iOS and Android.

When it comes to navigation, the app called INAVX (I-NAV-X) is a top choice for many.

Fully enabled with one-touch access, you get detailed marine charts and maps from multiple providers.

It also provides up-to-date boating conditions with forecasts that includes currents, winds, and swells.

The app is free for iOS and Android.

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