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Old 21 April 2010, 01:42   #1
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Iphone Tide applications

Using the Atlantis technology Tide App , closest port to me is Pompey. Obviously it's free and seems to work ok, anyone recommend another?
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Old 21 April 2010, 09:53   #2
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Have a look at Marine Day Tides (by Tucabo & Imray). The free version only gives you today's tides, and let's you store your favourites - Cowes, Yarmouth, Lymington, Poole are all on there and it seems OK - not that I'm any sort of expert!
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Have a look at Marine Day Tides (by Tucabo & Imray). The free version only gives you today's tides, and let's you store your favourites - Cowes, Yarmouth, Lymington, Poole are all on there and it seems OK - not that I'm any sort of expert!
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I've got this one, works well I find.
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day tides is good

if you want a proper boating app tho get;

BOATIE

It gives you

tides

weather - including inshore forcast for next 24 hours, and also a synoptic chart

navigation - it gives you you gps position, COG & SOG and you can enter a waypoint to find out distance and bearing

rules of the road - day shapes/night lights on boats sound signals

weather terminology

beaufort wind scale

lunar calender

code flags (a-z)

VHF channels

IALA buoyage

and this is all for 3.99 may be even cheaper now

and then one other app is ichart, this app is basicly admiraty charts on your phone, iv got anglesey, and that cover the llyn peninsuala all the way to the great orms head, all together 16 charts.

that one is the most expensive at 40 but it shows you position on the chart and you can set waypoints too, and iv tested it and its pretty accrurate
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cheers, I'll have a look...
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day tides is good

if you want a proper boating app tho get;

BOATIE

It gives you

tides

weather - including inshore forcast for next 24 hours, and also a synoptic chart

navigation - it gives you you gps position, COG & SOG and you can enter a waypoint to find out distance and bearing

rules of the road - day shapes/night lights on boats sound signals

weather terminology

beaufort wind scale

lunar calender

code flags (a-z)

VHF channels

IALA buoyage

and this is all for 3.99 may be even cheaper now

and then one other app is ichart, this app is basicly admiraty charts on your phone, iv got anglesey, and that cover the llyn peninsuala all the way to the great orms head, all together 16 charts.

that one is the most expensive at 40 but it shows you position on the chart and you can set waypoints too, and iv tested it and its pretty accrurate
does it not drink the juice from your phone when using these apps and the location services. i worry that ill use them and the phone will then go flat which isnt good
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BOATIE & iChart
Navionics does both of those combined with charts for a wider area, the last time I looked it was down to 15 quid!

I just downloaded TidesPlan and regret it, the tidal graphs are no better than the Navionics ones.
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does it not drink the juice from your phone when using these apps and the location services. i worry that ill use them and the phone will then go flat which isnt good
Yes it does, I bought co-pilot SatNav for 25 and whilst its as good as Tom Tom if you use it for anything over an hour or so your nearly flat.No problem with the car charger of course.
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I've got one of the new HTC Desire's - billed as an Iphone beater. It runs the Android operating system - anyone seen a tide App?
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I've got one of the new HTC Desire's - billed as an Iphone beater. It runs the Android operating system - anyone seen a tide App?
Thats the problem, might be better than an iphone, but with no users there is nothing available. Joys of fashions, trends, marketing and herd mentality.

Though i do have an iphone.
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