Friday, April 22, 2016

Check Out These 5 Boating Apps!

Apps are the wave of the future. They allow you to do almost anything you can do on your desktop computer via a mobile device. Now there are numerous apps available for boating safety, checklists for boating gear, maintenance and fuel expense trackers, and more! Next time you are boating at the Lake of the Ozarks, install some of these nifty boating apps to your mobile device:

Boat Propeller Calculator

Turn your mobile device into an invaluable tool applicable for any performance boating application. Marine Propeller Calculator enumerates propeller slip or any of the related variables, propeller Pitch, Gear Ratio, Engine RPM, or actual speed. Propeller slip refers to the difference between actual and theoretical forward movement of the boat. Get this app on Google Play.

Boat Ramps

If you travel with your boat, this app from will help you quickly locate and get directions to more than 35,000 boat ramps throughout the United States. Boat Ramps has an easy-to-use interface and provides a list of ramps close to your location or any address, zip code or city you enter into the application. Once you've found the boat ramp you are looking for, the app can even provide you with directions to the desired ramp. They have recently added an option to allow you to submit a new ramp or marina. Get this app on Google Play and the App Store.


Stay connected while you are on the water. One push of a button connects you to the nation's largest network of on-water towers with over 300 ports nationwide. This app is free to all boaters and is available from the App Store and Google Play.

  • Easily call for a tow on the water or road and BoatUS will know your location
  • View your latitude & longitude (even out of cell range)
  • Display your Membership card for discounts at marinas and other businesses
  • Find BoatUS Member Discounts, Towboat Ports, and West Marine Stores near you
  • See your current tide chart, as well as weather information and forecast for all your favorite boating locations
  • Take and share photos of your fun on the water
  • Share your location, raft up anchorage or favorite fishing hole via Facebook, text or email

Boat Essentials - USCG  Safety Gear

This is a simple checklist app to help you identify the safety items you are required to have onboard your boat and make suggestions on other items that will make your boat safer and more comfortable. This app also contains features to help you maintain your boat and buy supplies for your boat. Download this from the App Store.

iFish USA - The App for Fishing in America

Now you can easily access detailed information on over 120,000 lakes, ponds, and reservoirs throughout America. Get real-time lake reports, weather conditions, and best fishing times. Review and mark your favorite hotspots, record your catches, store license information and learn tips, tricks and techniques. This all-in-one app for anglers can be found at the App Store!

Find Your Next Boat at Iguana Boat Sales

Boating apps can change the way you plan your outings on the water. We have only touched the surface of apps for boaters. If you love boating at the Lake of the Ozarks, stop by Iguana Boat Sales and check out our inventory of new and pre-owned boats today!

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