App Directory

The following apps were selected as both marine specific and general resources that will help you in management, sales and overall productivity. Click the operating system your tablet uses for more information on the app or to download. For any suggestions on apps to include in this directory, email editor@boatingindustry.com.

Management

Sales & Marketing

Productivity

Consumer

 

Management

Analytics HD/ Analytix HD

Operating System: Android, iOS
Price: Apple- $6.99, Android- $1.99

The former for the iPad and the latter for Android systems; both allow you to monitor your Google Analytics data for your website remotely. Both display an abundance of reports generated from your site, including presenting such info in full-screen charts. Although both are similar, Analytics HD gives you access to approximately twice the number of reports as the Android version.

Base App

Base

Operating System: Android, iOS
Price: Free, monthly fee from $0-$45

Base lets you save all of your customer interactions in one place, followed by automatically organizing related deals, emails, calls, tasks, notes, etc., all in a universal contact card. You are able to instantly update where you stand on each deal on your tablet. You can also create and appoint tasks to monitor your progress with each prospect.

Tracking allows you to visually see where your strengths and weaknesses are in your workflow. For no monthly fee, users can create up to150 deals in a given month.  Starting at $15/month, there is no monthly limit of deals that can be tracked at one time.

Bill-Minder

BillMinder

Operating System: Android, iOS
Price: $1.99-$2.99

BillMinder simplifies your life by bringing all your bills into one manageable place. You will know at a glance which bills need your attention. You can also track your expenses with comprehensive charts and graphs.

Brewster

Brewster Address Book

Operating System: Android, iOS
Price: Free

Brewster is a social address book that keeps your contacts up-to-date. Build a complete collection of all your contacts by merging social profiles across multiple services and easily share up-to-date contact information with friends.

Boat Cloud

Operating System: Android, iOS
Price:
Free

BoatCloud Mobile allows your marina customers to make reservations from their mobile device 24 hours a day. Customers are also able to add in concierge requests, like if they want beer and ice on the boat when they arrive. With the BoatCloud software at the marina, operators are given the reservation details and are updated as boat tasks have been completed by their staff.

Concur

Operating System: Android, iOS
Price: Free

Concur’s Easy Money Expense Manager is a great app for when you have to monitor expenses on the road, especially for expense purposes. Transaction input can happen quickly by photographing receipts or choosing from its vast receipt store, eliminating the need for storage. The approval of expense reports can also be done electronically.

HootSuite for Twitter & Facebook

Operating System: Android, iOS
Price: Free

HooteSuite is the most well known of the social media management apps available on your tablet. Its main advantage is the ability to update all social media from one program, as well as the ability to access that program on the go. For the free membership, users can update up to five social media profiles, schedule future posts and see quick reports. For $9.99 per month, you get more features and can manage as many social media profiles as you would like.

QuickBooks

Quickbooks Online

Operating System: iOS, Android
Price: $124.99/year or $12.99/month

Stay productive, organized, and connected with the No. 1 cloud accounting solution for small businesses. Try the app free for 30-days, no credit card required. You’ll get the app and full access to QuickBooks on the web. Get sales tasks done on the go, like managing customers, estimates, invoices, expenses, vendors, payments and sales receipts right from your mobile device.

LinkedIn

Operating System: Android, iOS
Price: Free

The professional networking site LinkedIn is the perfect way to stay in touch with associates while traveling. In fact, many use the website over business cards – if you meet someone at a trade show, you can add them instantly to your network with the app, making the immediate connection.

You are also able to stay in touch with people at other companies, enabling you to possibly recruit a new employee without being tethered to a computer.

Meeting Mapper

Operating System: iOS
Price: $6.99

Using a user-friendly interface, Meeting Mapper allows you to literally map your meetings by identifying the information you need to ensure its success, including documenting the role and opinion of each participant and identifying any action items or next steps, which it will automatically schedule.

PrintCentral

Operating System: iOS
Price: $6.99

PrintCentral allows you to print from your iPad using a Wi-Fi or Bluetooth-enabled printer. Users are able to print out emails, as well as any documents from other apps. According to reviews, it is the superior option to PrinterOn.

PrinterOn

Operating System: Android, iOS
Price: Free

The app is usable on Android tablets and free, but there is an annual fee to make your home printer accessible to your tablet. Users will also gain access to PrinterOn’s network of print locations, which include hotels, libraries, airports, etc. You can search for these locations using GPS.

RightSignature

Operating System: iOS, Android
Price: Free

RightSignature allows you to upload a PDF or Microsoft Word file, specify recipients and then send the form to a client via email. Once the client receives the form, he or she can sign the document using their mouse or finger directly on the tablet. The signature is legally binding, as is the case with all signature apps.

Once you receive the signed document, it is placed in your own online archive, which is secure and tamper-proof. The status of each form is also tracked in this archive.

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Sales & Marketing

Bayliner

Bayliner

Operating System: iOS
Price: Dependent on manufacturer

Using the Bayliner Dealer Sales Application, dealers can show the Bayliner product line to customers, while also collecting leads. The app’s features and assets are tracked and controlled using Jester Communications’ proprietary AMS (Application Management System).

Beneteau iPad app

Operating System: iOS
Price: Dependent on manufacturer

Developed by Jester Communications, the Beneteau-specific app allows dealers to showcase the model lineup, including photo and video galleries, dealer locator, product information and boat configurator.

BlueWaterFinance

Blue Water Finance

Operating System: iOS, Android
Price: Free

Blue Water Finance helps marine dealers sell more boats by getting more deals financed. The Blue Water Finance Boat Loan Calculator app gives you the freedom to adjust different loan amounts, loan terms and interest rates to find the right amount to fit within your budget. Then, quickly and easily, submit your loan application directly to Blue Water Finance.

CamCard

Operating System: Android, iOS
Price: Free – $11.99

CamCard reads business cards and save instantly to phone contacts. It syncs all your cards across smartphones, tablets, computers and the web app. Brand new AR Card feature allows you to better demonstrate yourself, your products and company by adding various contents in text, graphic, video, audio or file formats. A free version is available, or an enhanced version is optional for a price.

Chaparral iPad app

Operating System: iOS
Price: Dependent on manufacturer

Developed by Jester Communications, the app made specifically for Chaparral allows dealers to showcase the model lineup, including photo and video galleries, dealer locator, product information and boat configurator.

GoToMeeting

Operating System: Android, iOS
Price: Free

GoToMeeting allows users to easily launch or join in with a meeting remotely. While in the meeting, you are able to present presentations or reports to all remote attendees.

Hatteras

Hatteras Yachts

Operating System: iOS
Price: Dependent on Manufacturer

The Hatteras Yachts Dealer Sales Application showcases Hatteras’ model lineup with photos, videos, specifications, product information and more. Dealers can use it to share content and builder documents with clients.

iNstall

iNstall

Operating System: iOS
Price: Free

iNstall is a marine installer’s virtual toolbox — providing instant access to many of GEMECO’s technical resources and diagnostic tools so that you can get the job done right the first time. Marine electronics dealers and repair specialists will appreciate the ability to solve installation, wiring and product selection issues while onboard.

Kadey-Krogen

Kadey-Krogen Yachts

Operating System: iOS
Price: Free

The Kadey-Krogen Yachts app gives a glimpse of what it’s like living the Kadey-Krogen dream. Beautiful photos, maps, stories and articles show slices of the lifestyle of Krogen trawler yacht owners from Alaska to the South Pacific, to anywhere in the world that the oceans beckon.

Keynote

Operating System: iOS
Price: $9.99

The presentation app was designed specifically for the iPad. Keynote allows you to completely build presentations using only your tablet by infusing your presentation with visually appealing graphs and animations. You can even edit presentations originally created in PowerPoint. You are able to present the slideshow full screen directly on your iPad as well.

Lagoon

Lagoon

Operating System: iOS
Price: Dependent on manufacturer

The Lagoon Dealer Sales Application allows salespeople to show customers photos, videos and more. Leads can also be created and collected in the app.

MasterCraft iPad app

Operating System: iOS
Price: Dependent on manufacturer

Developed by Jester Communications, the app is still in the process of development, but currently Mastercraft dealers are able to utilize photo and video galleries to showcase models.

Meridian

Meridian Yachts

Operating System: iOS
Price: Dependent on manufacturer

The Meridian Yachts Dealer Sales Application includes videos, photos and specifications that salespeople can show to customers. Content and builder documents can also be shared with clients.

NMMA

NMMA

Operating System: iOS
Price: Dependent on manufacturer

The NMMA Sales Application showcases the NMMA’s upcoming events and boat shows. The app includes photo galleries, forms, videos, event information and more.

Prestige iPad app

Operating System: iOS
Price: Dependent on manufacturer

The app made specifically for Prestige yachts was developed by Jester Communications and it allows dealers to showcase the model lineup, including photo and video galleries, dealer locator, product information and boat configurator.

Robalo iPad app

Operating System: iOS
Price: Dependent on manufacturer

Developed by Jester Communications, the Robalo-specific app allows dealers to showcase the model lineup, including photo and video galleries, dealer locator, product information and boat configurator.

Sea-Ray

Sea Ray

Operating System: iOS
Price: Dependent on manufacturer

With the Sea Ray Dealer Sales Application, salespeople can get the latest information on Sea Ray sport boats, sport cruisers, sport yachts and yachts with high-resolution images, HD videos and more.

Ship’s Log by Mercury Marine

Operating System: iOS
Price: Free

The app is a great resource for boaters, who are able to capture and share operational boat data while creating a lasting record of their boating experiences. Boating data includes vessel and engine details, captain and crew information, location, current, weather and more.

Sportsman

Sportsman Boats

Operating System: iOS
Price: Free

The Sportsman Boats Dealer Sales Application is the ultimate mobile sales tool, used to showcase their model lineup. The app includes photo galleries, specifications, videos, product information, a customized boat builder, and more. Dealers are able to create and collect vital leads.

Square

Operating System: Android, iOS
Price: Free, 2.75 percent fee per transaction

Square turns your mobile device into a device for credit card transactions. Once you sign up, Square will send you the free credit card reader, which attaches to your tablet. From there, swipe your customer’s card and have them sign with their finger right on the tablet. Customers then receive their receipt (which you can customize for your business) digitally or you can connect a printer.

Next-day deposits go directly to your bank account. HOWEVER, Square holds any funds for 30 days after more than $2,002 in transactions were completed without a credit card within a seven-day period.

Triton

Triton Submarines

Operating System: iOS
Price: Free

The Triton Submarine Consumer Application was developed by Jester Communications. It allows users to view Triton’s full model lineup of submarines and support vessels. The app includes photo galleries, specifications, videos, virtual tours, product information and a submarine configurator.

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Productivity (i.e. Note taking, project planner, calendars, dropbox)

Battery Doctor Pro and JuiceDefender

Operating System: Android, iOS
Price: $0.99 and free

The Battery Doctor Pro and JuiceDefender were designed for Apple and Android products, respectively. They are both very valuable and proven to add hours to your tablet or phone battery on either operating system.

Dragon Dictation

Operating System: iOS
Price: Free

Dragon Dictation is a voice-recognition application that allows you to speak, rather than write-out, text messages, emails or notes to yourself. The dictation software also allows your to speak postings on Facebook or Twitter, rather than fumble with the keyboard.

DropBox

Operating System: Android, iOS
Price: Free

The Dropbox mobile app syncs with your Dropbox account to make any file accessible from your mobile device. You are also able to upload any pictures and video captured by your phone to your Dropbox account, which allows you to share the files with your coworkers instantly.

Evernote

Operating System: Android, iOS
Price: Free, $4.99/month $44.99/year

The app allows you to compile notes, pictures, audio, travel itineraries and more into one place and makes all accessible from any device. It also seamlessly syncs voice recordings, pictures and video. Also, all notes taken are completely searchable and can be shared with coworkers or even social media followers.

Google Drive

Operating System: Android, iOS
Price: Free, with five gigabytes of free storage

Google Drive allows you to upload all your documents (from various computers or mobile devices) on to one place. The cloud storage then allows you to access those same files from whichever device you are using, including your tablet. By pairing the ability to access these files with an app like Polaris Office, you can also edit a document on the road.

Note Taker HD

Operating System: iOS
Price: $4.99

Note Taker HD has replaced the notebook for many iPad users. It allows you to write notes, to-do lists and even make sketches of designs or mock-ups. It even allows you to view a PDF, which you are able to make notes on or even sign if it is a contract. All notes can sync with your desktop through iTunes or be emailed to a colleague. Purchase a stylus to make note taking on it even easier.

OfficeTime

Operating System: iOS
Price: $7.99

OfficeTime provides an intuitive way to track the time you spend on tasks and expenses while at the office or on the road on both your iPhone and iPad. Syncing with your Mac or PC, the app allows you to get cross team reports, track by project and category, run multiple timers, export to Numbers or Excel and much more.

Polaris Office

Operating System: iOS
Price: 12.99

Polaris is one of the few apps that lets you open, edit and save word documents, spreadsheets and PowerPoint presentations. Even better, these files can be accessed using cloud-based services like Dropbox or Google Drive. On the road, you can open up a presentation saved in Google Docs or Dropbox with your iPad, make edits and then save it back to the cloud-based storage provider.

Quickoffice

Operating System: Android, iOS
Price: Free

This free app from Google lets you create and edit Microsoft Office documents, spreadsheets and presentations on your iPhone and iPad. Once you sign in with your Google Account, work can be saved in Google Drive, which gives you up to 15GB of free storage and lets you access your files from any mobile device or computer.

iAngler

Operating System: Android, iOS
Price: Free

Created by Angler Action, this app allows your customer to record and review each catch of  a fishing trip, allowing users to input data like the size of a catch, a picture of it and record where it was made. Furthermore, each catch recorded by fishers builds valuable information for recreational fisheries to better understand fish populations.

Boatersbook

Operating System: Android, iOS
Price: Free

Closely replicating its parent website, the app allows mobile users to search for marine businesses nearby, as well as what products and services those businesses sell. Currently, it has data records for 25,000 U.S. marine retail businesses and 6,000 trade/OEM companies.

BoatTrader

Operating System: iOS, Android
Price: Free

The Boat Trader application provides aGPS-enabled boat search and puts more than 100,000 new and used boats, yachts, sailboats and personal watercraft at your fingertips. Find a boat dealer in the Boat Trader Dealer Network near you.

BoatUS

Operating System: AndroidiOS
Price: Free

This app allows you to stay connected to BoatU.S.’s network of on-water and on-road towing service providers 24/7. By using the app with your smartphone, BoatU.S. dispatchers are able to automatically know your location when requesting assistance. Also, you are able to see your latitude and longitude and share that information with others using email, text or social media.

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Burns & Wilcox Marine Insurance Coverage

Operating System: Android, iOS
Price: Free

Designed specifically for retail insurance agents, this app, created by the Burns & Wilcox Marine Center of Excellence, offers you the opportunity to connect with our staff and submit recreational marine insurance applications.

Highlights:

  • Complete and submit a Burns & Wilcox recreational marine application through the app
  • Connect directly with Burns & Wilcox Marine Center of Excellence
  • Learn about Marine Insurance offerings
  • Upload and Send photos of the boat
  • Share our expertise with your clients and colleagues
GetMyBoat

GetMyBoat

Operating System: iOS, Android
Price: Free

Rent a boat or book a yacht charter with GetMyBoat, the world’s largest and fastest growing peer-to-peer boat rental and charter marketplace. From kayaks and catamarans in California to sailboats and yachts in Croatia, the GetMyBoat app allows boaters to quickly search and book boats to rent directly and in any location desired.

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Interlux Paint Guide

Operating System: iOS, Android
Price: Free

The Interlux Boat Paint Guide has gone digital with the launch of a free app for Apple IOS and Android smartphones and tablets, designed to make it easy to access Interlux product information and select the correct Interlux paint system.

MyNOAACharts

MyNOAACharts

Operating System: Android
Price: Free

MyNOAACharts, which can be used on land and on the water, has GPS built-in capabilities, letting users find their positions on a NOAA nautical chart. They can zoom in any specific location, or out for the big picture to plan their day of sailing.

Navionics Boating

Operating System: Android, iOS
Price: Free

Created by Navionics, the leader in content and location-based services for the recreational boating and outdoor markets, Navionics Boating offers the same great detail found on GPS chartplotters. Users can conveniently shop In-App for affordable charts of anywhere in the world, and have the ability to purchase and seamlessly merge additional coverage as needed.

Advanced feature upgrades such as Nav Module, Autorouting and Advanced Map Options are available across all regions providing added savings and convenience.

NavPlay

NavPlay

Operating System: iOS
Price: Free

NavPlay is created to Enhance the your Navigation Experience.

The NavPlay download fee makes user able to use all features in charting table and experience maker environments, plus the full access to NavigationBook.com site for backup and sharing data. It includes also a 15 days free trial period, with all other navigation environments and features active, to test and evaluate NavPlay before subscribe one of the 2 license options available.

In its full configuration with all features active (both on free trial period or subscription) and connected with onboard instruments (WiFi connection, TCP/IP or UDP, NMEA0183) NavPlay provides a simple and powerful interactive toll for management of all navigation aspects, for customers who want to use iPad on board.

Safe-Boating

Safe Boating

Operating System: iOS
Price: Free

Safe Boating is a must have app for all boaters on the west coast of Canada. Plan your next voyage with links to useful voyage planning resources such as tidal, wind, weather and fishing information.

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Scanstrut

Operating System: iPad iOS
Price: Free

Scanstrut’s app enables boaters, dealers or distributors the ability to find the recommended Scanstrut product for their installation needs.
Finding the right installation solution for marine instruments can be time consuming and confusing. Use the Scanstrut Product Finder app to help you find the best product for your boating needs.

Sea Tow

Operating System: AndroidiOS
Price: Free

The Sea Tow app is a great tool for your customers, with its ability to neatly display tide and weather forecasts, bearings, as well as offers a direct connection to Sea Tow’s 24-hour dispatch center.

Ship’s Log

Operating System: iOS
Price: Free

A modern twist on a venerated, centuries-old tradition, the Mercury Ship’s Log App and online community makes it easy to capture operational boat data and create a lasting record of your most memorable boating experiences.

The Ship’s Log web site allows you to organize, archive and share your mobile experience online. You can browse past logs, organize and edit information, and add details and photos in one accessible, secure location.

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Smoker Craft 2013

Operating System: iOS
Price: Free

Smoker Craft 2013 is the electronic showroom of the great line of Smoker Craft fishing boats for the 2013 model year. You will be able to search our models by Category, Series, and Model. Each model page is packed with feature pictures, videos, lists of features and options, and more!

It all started with our family’s love for boats and the water. In 1961, the first Smoker Craft boat was launched, marking the beginning of a tradition of quality and craftsmanship than can be achieved only through the pride and attention to detail that a family owned company can provide. We invite you to experience our Smoker Craft fishing boats.

Starcraft

Starcraft 2013

Operating System: iOS
Price: Free

Starcraft 2013 is the electronic showroom of Starcraft pontoons, runabouts, and fishing boats for the 2013 model year. You will be able to search our models by Category, Series, and Model. Each model page is packed with feature pictures, videos, lists of features and options, and more! Also included is a payment calculator. At Starcraft, we believe your best days are on the water, and we build boats that help you get the most out of them. For over a century, while other companies have come and gone, our family has continued to build a strong boating heritage. No matter where the waves take you, we’ll give you a hand. So climb aboard!

Sylvan

Sylvan 2013

Operating System: iOS
Price: Free

Sylvan 2013 is the electronic showroom of Sylvan pontoon boats for the 2013 model year. You will be able to search our models by Category, Series, and Model. Each model page is packed with feature pictures, videos, lists of features and options, and more! For decades, Sylvan has led the way with advancements in technology and features that have continually redefined the pontoon experience. Take a good look at these great models here, because once they’re throttled up, they go in a blur.

Sunchaser

Sunchaser 2013

Operating System: iOS
Price: Free

Sunchaser-2013 is the electronic showroom of Sunchaser pontoon boats for the 2013 model year. You will be able to browse our models by Category,

Series, and Model. Each model page is packed with feature pictures, videos, lists of features and options, and more! From our Cruise series to our Fish series, our pontoons are a great way to get your family on the water.

YachtWorld iPad app

Operating SystemiOS
Price: Free

The app allows you to access the more than 120,000 yacht listings on YachtWorld.com. You can search, browse and contact brokers, as well as save your searches and create a Favorites lists. Users are also able to easily compare models on the tablet.

Yamaha Outboards

Operating System: iOS, Android
Price: Free

A must-have app for current and future Yamaha outboard owners. Register your Yamaha outboard(s) to retrieve information about your warranty and receive reminders when it’s about to expire; view your outboard’s maintenance schedule; access local Yamaha outboard dealership information based on your current location; review the latest Yamaha performance bulletins and share them via email; connect with Yamaha though social media; view answers to Frequently Asked Questions; and track your outboard break-in progress to ensure maximum performance and longevity.

For any suggestions on apps to include in this directory, email editor@boatingindustry.com.