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Good app to have on land, and on water. A lot of safety, weather, info at your fingertips. A float plan that you can email to up to 3 recipients ... a very underutilized safety feature. If you boat within cell service area you can even use it to call for help. Andy and Apple versions ... http://www.uscg.mil/mobile/
Some links and downloads that can be useful to all boaters in USA. Recommend downloading the US Aids to Navigation System brochure, PDF (see below). USCG BOATING SAFET HOME (resource center) http://www.uscgboating.org/default.aspx USCG BOATING SAFET REGULATIONS (confusing, links to ALL regulations and laws) http://www.uscgboating.org/regulations/default.aspx USCG BOATING SAFET NAVIGATION RULES (some good resources and links) http://www.uscgboating.org/regulations/navigation_rules.aspx - US Aids to Navigation System Brochure, PDF (good reference, minimum of what a boater should know) - http://www.uscgboating.org/assets/1/workflow_staging/Publications/486.PDF USCG NAVIGATION RULES ONLINE (somehow confusing organization but available online) http://www.navcen.uscg.gov/?pageName=navRulesContent - USCG Navigational Rules - International and Inland, Corrected Nov 2011, PDF (the letter of the nav rules) - http://www.navcen.uscg.gov/pdf/navRules/CIM16672_2D_NavRules_111123.pdf - USCG Boat Crew Seamanship Manual, September 2003, PDF (the spirit and application of the nav rules, and more) - http://www.uscg.mil/directives/cim/16000-16999/cim_16114_5c.pdf Hope this helps ...