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PYS Ranks Top Downloaded Contributor on Navionics!

Navionics is the world leader in electronic navigation and the first to offer a navigation app that provides users access to boating articles published by the industry's most recognized magazines. Recently, Pacific Yacht Systems reached top spot as the most downloaded contributor! We regularly post articles about everything from marine electronics and electrical to cruising.

Boater's Picks for Favourite Apps on the iPad - Part 4: Connecting With Your Electronics

The great app ideas just keep coming! Thank you for your suggestions and recommendations. As a reminder from parts 1-3, I gathered a bunch of my boating friends and we talked apps. If an app was mentioned by three different boaters then it made the list. Many of these apps provide a free version; however, I have included the price for the full version.

Boater's Picks for Favourite Apps on the iPad - Part 3: Life on the Water

It's time for more awesome iPad apps. As a reminder from Part 1 + 2, I gathered a bunch of my boating friends and we talked apps. If an app was mentioned by three different boaters then it made the list. Many of these apps provide a free version; however, I have included the price for the full version.

Boater's Picks for Favourite Apps on the iPad - Part 2: Anchoring and First Aid

I am back with more of our favourite apps. As a reminder from Part 1, I gathered a bunch of my boating friends and we talked apps. If an app was mentioned by three different boaters then it made the list. Many of these apps provide a free version; however, I have included the price for the full version. Now let's talk about anchoring.

Boater's Picks for Favourite Apps on the iPad - Part 1: Organization On The Water

A recent check on iTunes showed over 140,000 apps for the iPad. The task of picking a favourite marine app seems daunting so we asked our boating friends. We didn't debate a navigation app because we all agreed that was Navionics. Nor did we talk weather apps, as that could be a blog all of its own. Simply, if an app was mentioned by at least three different boaters then it made the list. Many of these apps provide a free version; however, the full version price is included.

User Generated Content and the Boating World

"Friend me"? Not quite, but the social media ideas made popular by sites like Facebook have gained a foothold in the boating world. Industry leaders in navigational charts, Navionics, are utilizing peer-to peer concepts with their UGC (User Generated Content) that focus on personalized chart modifications and changes that can be shared between boaters.

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