OnboardOnline reviews Yachtie - Yacht Tracker for iPhone/iPad

OnboardOnline reviews Yachtie

The kind folks at OnboardOnline have published a review of Yachtie this week.

OnboardOnline.comIf you’re constantly on the go, moving between regions of the world, it’s nice to be able to track it in some way. This can be especially important for those of us that spend our lives adrift. Whatever the motivation – logistical, professional or simply to keep friends and family informed on our whereabouts – having that information easily and readily available is nice for any sea-going individual.

In the 15th century, this was done by use of rudimentary compasses to gauge direction, chip logs to measure speed, and astrolabs to determine latitude on error-infested charts. Using all of this, some basic calculations and a good bit of reasoning, sailors were usually able figure out where they were in the world and put this information in their logbook for future reference.

Nowadays, all you need to do is turn on your iPhone and Yachtie does this for you instantly. The app uses GPS information from an iPhone or iPad location tracker, which can be made public or restricted to a private group of users.

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