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Old 03-16-2017, 01:51 AM   #1
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The USCG mobile app

THE U.S. COAST GUARD MOBILE APP

Safe boating needs in one free easy app!
The USCG Boating Safety App features include:

Find the latest safety regulations;
Request a vessel safety check;
Check your safety equipment;
File a float plan;
Navigation Rules;
Find the nearest NOAA buoy;
Report a hazard;
Report pollution;
Report suspicious activity;
Request emergency assistance.

https://www.uscg.mil/mobile/

Any comments from those having experienced this free app?

Compatible with android et iPhone iOS 8.2 and later., iPad, and iPod touch.The app contains the rules of the road... and more....

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Old 06-04-2018, 03:45 PM   #2
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I just found out about this app today. Did a search here to see if someone had already recommended it. This thread is pretty old, so I'm resurrecting as a PSA.
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I have had it for the past couple of years. We use the Buoy info a lot!!!
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A couple years ago I tried to send an ATON discrepancy report and between the app not being all that user friendly for that particular item and then the followup from the USG which was more painful than the app....I deleted it.


Maybe its much better now so I will take another look at it.


I have the rest of the info generally on other much more user friendly apps.
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