What are the best boating apps?

Boating for leisure or for fishing has been a hobby for a lot of people. From planning and navigating, finding fishing spots, learning how to tie knots, all of it is now available on applications for boating. These apps would definitely assist in making your boating trip hassle-free. 

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      #1United States Coast Guard

      United States Coast Guard

      The official United States Coast Guard application has 24/7 access to information and resources for the public that enjoys boating. It contains the boating safety laws, requirements, filing float plans, and many more features. 

      Apps

      Android, iOS

      Free

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      #2Animated Knots

      Animated Knots

      Animated Knots by Grog LLC is an app designed to teach in learning how to tie different kinds of knots. It contains a step by step photo animation or a frame by frame version of learning how to tie each kind of knot. 

      Apps

      Android, iOS

      $1.99

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      #3FishWeather

      FishWeather

      FishWeather is a wind condition and forecast app ideal for fishermen. It has real-time wind reports, free forecast anywhere on earth, onsite reports from fishermen, tide reports, cloud maps, forecasts, nautical charts, and many more. 

      Apps

      Android, iOS

      Free- with in-app purchases

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      #4Boat Ramps

      Boat Ramps

      Boat Ramps is an app made by Red Sky Engineering, LLC. It is designed for finding and locating boat ramps all over the world. It has detailed information about the ramps and marinas like phone and email addresses. 

      Apps

      iOS

      Free

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      #5Garmin ActiveCaptain

      Garmin ActiveCaptain

      Garmin ActiveCaptain is an app that connects to your Garmin chart plotter, charts, maps, and the ActiveCaptain community. It provides you with unlimited access to cartography and allows you to purchase maps and charts. 

      Apps

      Android, iOS

      Free- with in-app purchases

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      #6Marine Ways

      Marine Ways

      Marine Ways is a boating navigation and planning application. It has charts provided by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and New Zealand's charts given by Land Information New Zealand. 

      Apps

      Android

      Free

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      #7Amazon Shopping

      Amazon Shopping

      Amazon Shopping is the app version of the Amazon website where people can buy all kinds of different things. Has a 1 click order feature, allows users to shop by department, includes all features that the shopping website contains. 

      Apps

      Android, iOS

      Free

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      #8Boat Master

      Boat Master

      Boat Master by Tommy Vaux is a boat parking and navigation simulator. There are different boats and varying environmental conditions. It is designed to mimic the conditions of berthing a real boat as close as possible. 

      Apps

      iOS, Android

      Free- with in-app purchases

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    Summary

    Best What are the best boating apps
    RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
    1United States Coast GuardApps 16 Free
    2Animated KnotsApps 11 Paid
    3FishWeatherApps 11 Free
    4Boat RampsApps 3 Free
    5Garmin ActiveCaptainApps 2 Free
    6Marine WaysApps 2 Free
    7Amazon ShoppingApps 2 Free
    8Boat MasterApps 1 Free
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