Logbook App

Sailing App for iPhone and iPad

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Your Cruising Log Book
Many Unique Features
Time Saving

Feature Overview

Shows iPhone with a recorded track in front offshore the croatian coast.

Autogenerated Logs

Unique Tracking.
Your personal Chartplotter.

Recording can be done automatically in the background, even when the app is closed. Use your iPhone as always, Logbook gets all the work done - quietly in the background. Adjust the distance between the waypoints. You can choose between ¼, ½ or a full seamile. Besides the GPS position Logbook collects plenty of other useful information. For example: Date, Time, Weather, Swell, Heading, Course over Ground, Speed over Ground, GPS Accuracy, Distance to the last waypoint, Engine Hours and more.

The position of the yacht is relative to designated objects on shore.

Geoencoding

Reading WGS84 Coordinates? That's pain!
Useful Location Expression.

Knowing a GPS position is good, but can you remember where 43° 30,205'N and 16° 11.380'E is?

Logbook can help! Like humans, with reference to significant landmarks and islands, Logbook writes your position referring to these places. Of course, the postition in WGS84 format is still available.

Notice:
Geoencoding needs an active and working internet connection from your iPhone. The geoencoding feature may be not available in some regions. Check if the area of your next journey is covered. Prior to two weeks of your journey inform us about the planned area of your sailing trip. If you are lucky we can cover the area for you.

iPhone shows the selection of cloudiness.

Weatherdata

Weather changes constantly...
We log it for you.

Every log record gets the weather by downloading from the internet, according to your position. The weather data contains:

  • Actual weather, sunny, calm, foggy
  • Air pressure
  • Wind direction
  • Wind force
  • Cloudiness in degree
  • Air temperature
  • Water temperature
  • Precipitation
  • Significant wave height
  • All weather data can be entered manually or can be adjusted afterwards.

    Weather data queries require a working data connection and may not be available for your position or in your country. It depends on the weather source and data connection. Different weather sources can be set within the settings dialog of the Logbook application.

    iPhone with Logbook App on the maneuver menu

    Maneuvers

    Log repeating maneuvers with only one fingertip.

    "Took in the sails and parked the ship in the box". And now writing the logbook? Not anymore! With quick maneuver recording you log each of your maneuvers within seconds. See and add to the extensive list of presets.

    Example:

    tack, jibe, reef, heaved to, anchored and more.

    The entire listing is customizable with your own preferred maneuvers - and even combinations of manouvers are possible. Everything is built to save your time on writing your logbook.

    Statistics with a lot of value.

    Statistics

    How many sea miles ave you done today?
    What day was your best day?

    Paper based logbooks can't do that. Logbook app gives you the most detailed overview of all your collected records.

    Digging into details:

  • Statistics overall
  • Statistic for each day
  • Elapsed time in hours
  • Distance traveled in sea miles
  • Average speed in Knots
  • Amount of logs
  • Engine hours
  • Sailing hours
  • Harbor hours
  • Share your position.

    Sharing

    Tell you loved ones, where you are.

    Your friends and family can see where you're sailing. Anytime - if you want!

    With one touch within the app you generate a unique link. Share this link with others, and they can track you on the Logbook website. The Link is available for about 60 days and gets automatically deleted afterwards. Notice: The URL is generated by a randomize function. Guests of the website have no access to your track if they don't have the URL from you.

    Example track from year 2013 in Croatia.

    Measuring the sea.

    Tools

    Currency converter or packing list.
    Tools for everyday life.

    Packing list:
    Never forget anything. With a wide already filled list of things, you have a good overview what to take on your journey. Needless to say: You can add and delete items or rearrange them.

    Currency converter:
    A simple currency converter, with realtime exchange rates from the European Central Bank.

    Safety briefing:
    Don't forget to tell the crew important things on board. Logbook helps you to do so.

    Heeling:
    Measure the current heeling and save the result with just one fingertip.

    Quiz:
    If you feel bored sometimes, we implemented a funny Lighthouse quiz.

    Display shows the nautical sunrise and sunset.

    Astronomy

    Sunrise and sunset.
    Now you know, when the sun goes down.

    According to your position, we calculate the sunrise and sunset time.

  • Nautical dawn
  • Sunrise
  • Sunset
  • Nautical sunset

    The calculation works even offline, without any internet connection.

  • iPhone with arrow that shows the export capabilities.

    Export

    Various export-formats
    Because it's your collected data.

    It's your trip, it's your data. We won't trap your data in the app. Various export formats give you a wide range of possibilities to process your collected data on tools like Google Earth or Garmin Devices. Even printing out on paper is possible, to add your signature and hold it in your hands.

  • Export to CSV Format (e.g. Excel)
  • Export to PDF File
  • Export to GPX (for GPS Applications)
  • Export to KML (Google Earth)
  • Export the entire database in SQLite format for developers and advanced users.

    Send all the exported formats directly from your iPhone via email. So you can make a backup of your data, even when you are still on the journey.