The Float Plan App, Version 2 E-mail
Monday, 07 January 2013 13:54
 
Going Boating?  Let someone know.  File a Float Plan in about 60 seconds with your iPhone.  Inshore, offshore, or near shore, kayak, power boat, large vessel, or sailboat, The Float Plan App is an easy add-on to your safety gear. The Float Plan App takes a traditional, extremely useful concept, into quick and easy steps. By providing the pedigree info of your boating adventure to your loved ones, The Float Plan app will give them more peace of mind and also help rescuers obtain your party's location if an unsightly event occurs.
 
*Give Safety This Holiday Season
Miss that perfect gift for your boating, kayaking, or sailing enthusiast?  The Float Plan App is easy to gift through iTunes.  Instructions on how to do so here.
 
Version 2 is now live.  Here's what we've added: 
 
    AMAZING NEW FEATURES: 
  • Added iCalendar integration - automatically sets up reminders to cancel your float plan and let your loved ones know you’ve returned safely 
  • Added Trace Route functionality - now provide your loved ones with an image of the route you expect to take. 
  • Split out Power/Sail Boat options vs. Paddle Boat options 
  • Added options specific for Paddle Boats (kayaks, canoes, paddle boards) 

    We've also done the following (listening to your feedback): 
  • Resolved App Crash / Save issues 
  • Now add a Boat Photo to your Float Plan 
  • Adjusted work flow so Captain Info is only required once for multiple boats 
  • Added DOB to Captain Info 
  • Added confirmation of Launch / Destination GPS coordinates 
  • Added Land Vehicle Info 
  • Added Email information. Now includes boat photo, traced route image, land vehicle info, automatically CCs anyone chosen from contacts in your float plan passenger list and hyperlinks to GPS coordinates. 
  • Improved, customized social setup preferences 
  • Improved Multiple Selection boxes 
  • Improved Settings Page 
  • Updated for iOS6

 

 

 

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