Windria is a new sailing application that helps you plan your sailing route according to optimal winds. It is the world’s most accurate wind map. It informs its users about winds, temperature, waves, currents, pressure, etc. Windria provides information for the Adriatic, Ionian and Aegean Sea with the precision of 1 km and for the rest of the world with the precision of 5 km.
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A new smartphone application called Bavaria+ is an app that provides you with information about your Bavaria yacht and offers you tips about how to use different systems on your vessel. In the app’s shop, you can find spare parts for your yacht. In development is also a part that introduces users to tricks regarding handling and maneuvering your yacht. Read more!
CROdolphin_little is a smartphone application which enables its users to send a message to a monitoring database when they spot a dolphin. The application has been designed by a team in Croatia with the main purpose of protecting dolphins in the Adriatic. Every yachtsmen or person who chartered a yacht can contribute to their protection if they get lucky enough to spot these magnificent creatures.
Sentinel Marine Solutions, a small innovative company from Croatia developed a “babysitter” for your yacht during the wintertime. Sentinel is a revolutionary, sophisticated, simple and efficient system with a central unit and a series of sensors placed on your yacht. The owner is alarmed of any change of state through a mobile application.
Estonian developers called Shaka company presented their revolutionary devices known as Shaka Wind Meter and Shaka Weather Station. The device looks like a small key chain in the shape of propeller. The software that does the measuring is available online as a free application.
A new online nautical guide for the most popular sailing destinations in Europe – Greece, Turkey, Croatia – is called mySea. It is a database with more than 25.000 points of interest for sailors and travelling enthusiasts. Anyone can upload new data accompanied by a real photo. mySea will soon be available as an application for your smartphone.
SailSim is an application that simulates sailing conditions on the screen of a smartphone or tablet that uses iOS. You can adjust and customize all the parameters that matter for your sailing and the application will calculate it and show you the effects of your maneuvers. This application is available at the App Store.
Sailbot Sailing Instrument is a simple and not too expensive application that turns your smartphone or a tablet into a helping sailing instrument. The application is especially useful for those whose sailing boat isn’t equipped with sophisticated sailing instruments and which initial purpose is not racing.
Man overboard situation happens more often than we think and is more dangerous than we think as well. Even with low boat speeds a person fallen off could be quite away from the boat in less than a minute. Some more sophisticated GPS devices are equipped with MOB (man overboard) button which, when pushed, which saves the position and guides helmsman to the spot where the button is pushed.