Boat Watch - Ship Spotting

Boat Watch - Ship Spotting

By Pocket Mariner Ltd.

  • Category: Travel
  • Release Date: 2013-07-29
  • Current Version: 2.2.2
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 24.33 MB
  • Developer: Pocket Mariner Ltd.
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
Score: 2.5
2.5
From 84 Ratings

Description

Ever wanted to know more ships and boats, or track a vessel around the globe? Boat Watch lets you spot and identify boats and ships in an instant. An optional In-App purchase even sends you alerts when a boat you track sets sail or arrives - perfect for people with loved ones at sea, for tracking ferries and rescue vessels - or following cargo across the world! Boat Watch is a free app, which offers... * Spot any boat or ship via real-time AIS network * See the name, type and destination of each vessel * Set any boat as a favorite, and track it on the map * Search and find boats and places * OpenSeaMap charts with buoys,lighthouses & shipping lanes Optional In-App Upgrade Purchases adds... * Full boat information - picture, speed, where its from, etc. * Show track for boat's journey * Set multiple favorite boats, to find them easily * Get alerts when a tracked boat arrives or departs * Augmented reality. View a ship and see its name and details Boat Watch now gives you the option to buy official NOAA nautical charts for the US, so you get the same view of the ocean as the ship's navigator. See the shipping channels, buoys, lights and hazards and why a ship is taking a particular route. Boat Watch is a Universal app, which works on iPhone and iPad. Our ship coverage is global and amongst the best in the world. You can find out how our system works and check our coverage here :- http://pocketmariner.com/coverage Pocket Mariner are committed to providing great customer service and continually improve our Boat Watch apps. If you have any questions please email us via help@pocketmariner.com and we'll be happy to help. NOT FOR NAVIGATION Boat Watch should only be used for basic navigation reference and should not be solely relied upon to determine precise locations, proximity, distance, or direction.

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Reviews

  • Slow, inaccurate

    2
    By RNSMIA
    Too bad the app doesn’t deliver. The concept is great, but it is slow and often completely inaccurate.
  • Unreliable.

    1
    By ddmmabb
    Downloaded this app for work purposes. At first (lite version) I had no issues. Once I paid for the full version, all of my troubles began. Again I use this for work purposes. There is a constant freeze or delay of ship movements or locations. At times the ships don’t even show up at all. Major waste IMO.
  • Cruiseship tracking

    2
    By sokar9
    Certain cruise ships dont show or show erratically
  • Dont track well!

    2
    By Guayoyo1
    Don’t know what they use to track ships but don’t work well, not even if the ship is a shore. I have been following the allure of the seas and for the past 2 days got no report, they had stopped in San Juan P R and in Haiti and still showing the ship in around St Thomas No reliable app!
  • Missing ships

    1
    By katherine salter
    If you offer a service make it accurate!
  • don’t waste your money

    1
    By Dont waste$$
    was not able to get much tracking info on the cruise that my son was on recently
  • I don’t think so...

    3
    By TGFBV
    Usually seems accurate. At the moment I am near Cleveland, and allegedly there are two vessels. One going from Sault Ste. Marie to Two Harbors (eastbound no less) and one going from Rogers City to Cheboygan (eastbound). WRONG!!
  • Where did the NOAA charts layover go?

    4
    By workonthewater
    I have used this app for months and loved it. It is a valuable asset for doing my job. I especially loved the NOAA chart layover. Yesterday, when I wanted to use my app all of a sudden the NOAA charts were gone. Restoring purchases didn’t bring them back, reinstalling the app didn’t do the trick and I don’t see any option to select the NOAA charts layover as I was able in the past. Please help!
  • Disappointed

    1
    By CJunette
    I wish I hadn’t of purchased this ap and the live view—- it doesn’t show anything “live” it’s historical views apparently and I e wasted $4.99 x2.
  • Didn’t work

    1
    By Daily reader no more
    I paid for the fancy version, and I should have just stuck with the marine traffic free website.

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