6 Super Boating Apps

You take your smartphone everywhere. It's an alarm clock, daily planner, and camera, besides being a way to communicate via voice, text, or social media. Make this handy tool even more useful by installing apps for boating and fishing. All these apps are available for iPhone and Android systems. 

The USCG app puts the resources of the U.S. Coast Guard at your fingertips. You can request a free Coast Guard boat safety check, create a float plan and send it to a friend, report hazards or suspicious activity, reach the nearest USCG command center, and more. Best of all, it's free!


BoatUS offers an app with which you can check the weather and tides, find TowBoatUS ports and life jacket loaner sites, store your BoatUS membership and boat insurance information, and share your location with friends via Facebook, text, or email.


swelladvSwell Advantage shows you where to dock, and lets you book your spot before you arrive. Marina owners can use the app to show boaters which spaces they have available, too.



Boatrax is a complete boat management app. Use it to create a boat snapshot with local weather, current fuel level, last trip information, upcoming trips, shopping and to-do lists, and more. Log and manage trips and keep track of boat maintenance, all for free. Get it at Google Play and the iTunes Store.



Fishidy gives you thousands of interactive fishing maps, species data, weather, fishing reports, and tips. Upgrade your app to access Fishing Hot Spots® and maps showing underwater structures. You can track your catches and share them with the Fishidy community.



All right, it's not an app, but our website is optimized for mobile viewing wherever you are. Browse our inventory, create your wishlist, and place your next order, all from your smartphone. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ and share your boating photos with us - we'd love to see what you're up to!

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