Transas iSailor – Marine Navigation, Chart Plotter and AIS Viewer | Best Apps and Games 7 December,2018

Transas iSailor – Marine Navigation, Chart Plotter and AIS Viewer

The application operates on iPhones and iPads utilizing built-in GPS or external BT GPS.

Supported devices (with iOS version 7.x.x and higher. Ready for iOS 8.x.x):
• iPhone 4 and higher
• iPad – 2ng generation and higher

Available Chart Folios cover coastal and offshore waters of North America, Latin and South America, Europe, Africa, Middle East, Far East, Asia, Australia & New Zealand.

iSailor is an easy-to-use navigational system developed for the amateur seafarers.
Intended for use on boats and yachts, iSailor provides a clear presentation of navigation information and electronic charts. Transas own TX-97 vector chart format supported by iSailor is recognized worldwide as one of the most accurate and reliable sources of navigational information. You can download your free version of iSailor software on iTunes Store.

All chart folios can be selected, purchased and downloaded via the iSailor app using its Chart Store section as per iTunes Store standard procedure for purchasing and payment.

Continued use of the GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease the battery life.

• Positioning system: iOS (Built-In GPS), NMEA GPS or AIS Class B (Optionally)
NMEA Heading and Rate-Of-Turn sensors (Optionally)
NMEA Echo Sounder with a graphical 2D echogram and Water temperature sensor (Optionally)
NMEA Wind Sensor, including True & Relative wind calculation (Optionally)
• Display of Charts, Routes, Track(s) and User Objects
AIS Target presentation. Target contours and dimensions (Optionally)
• Internet AIS Service (Optional subscription)
• Weather Service (Optional subscription)
• Tides and Tidal Currents (Optional subscription)
• Sailing Guides. Regional Marinas (Optional subscription)
• North Up, COG Up, Head Up and Route Up chart orientations
• Information on any vector chart objects
• Free cursor, Point-To-Point and Own ship referenced ERBL functionality
• Monitoring of navigational data: Position, Course (COG) and Speed Over Ground (SOG)
• Route creation by the graphic and tabular methods. “Go To” routes.
• Waypoint monitoring: Bearing to WP, Distance to WP, XTD, Time-To-Go and ETA
• Schedule information: Time-To-Go and ETA to any selected waypoint ahead

iPhone 6 Plus

• MultiUnits and MultiLanguage support
• Custom Track colours
• Day and Night chart palettes
• Alarm monitoring functionality

iPhone 6s

• Route, Track and User Object: Export/Import via GPX, KML and KMZ formats
• User Object sharing via: Facebook, Twitter, iMessenger, E-Mail

iSailor web site

Any questions? Feel free to contact us at [email protected]

Sincerely Yours,
iSailor team

In the new version 1.7.5 of Transas iSailor:

• NEW!!! Sailing Guides: USA Pacific. West Coast.
All the USA West Coast marinas, as well as anchorage places, fishing harbors, boat stations and customs harbors. These are annual subscription options (iOS 7.x.x or higher is required).

• NEW!!! Japanese language support.

• NEW!!! Autopilot drift compensation mode. This option makes it possible to compensate for the drift while underway in the autopilot mode. Heading data is necessary for drift compensation. In the Dodge mode it is now possible to monitor the temporary set heading line in the chart area. Corrected data is sent to the autopilot in NMEA messages.

• NEW!!! Ownship Headline function: OFF, By COG, By HDG.

– The length of ‘Text’ type user objects plotted on the chart has been extended up to 30 characters; the same is valid for Waypoint names.

iPhone 6

– If necessary, chart folio(s) can now be removed manually using ‘Swipe’ and ‘Delete’ commands in the ‘Chart Folios & Updates’ menu item. It is possible to restore afterwards all the folios purchased earlier for a device.
– A new setting in the ‘Chart Settings’ menu item: Zoom Buttons ON/OFF.
– The ‘Anchor Watch radius’ alarm setting value can now be set to up to 600 meters.

Minor bug fixes and other improvements.

© Transas Marine Limited