WaveTrax, the world’s most fully featured marine logbook app for iPad and iPhone from RiverIsle, remains at the forefront of the evolution of the traditional marine logbook with its launch of a new version.
Established as a leading application in the field, WaveTrax 1.0.6 now features additional key functions which make both the app and the website even easier to use for sailors, including:
A live dashboard to mark changes in mode between motoring, motor-sailing and sailing, allowing a range of enhanced information to be accessed, including cumulative engine hours for the boat. Every time the mode is changed, the colour of the live track alters so the length of time spent in each mode can be viewed at a glance, plus an entry is made into the users marine logbook.
A new GPS Alert to avoid poor GPS reception at the start of a journey, and a new GPS Signal Strength Indicator on all Map Screens to improve the accuracy of tracks.
As well as a new layout featured on specific screens, improved editing functionality from the app, and an auto-screen lock, which disables when downloading large files in the Saved Maps function.
RiverIsle, a UK app development company, launched the app to offer users the ability to permanently record and capture their voyages in a convenient and secure digital format.
Proving to be a real alternative to the expense and limitations of the paper logbook, the WaveTrax app and its user website allow all the information that is usually recorded within a paper logbook to be managed, enhanced, presented and shared via social media.
Paul Cuss, director of RiverIsle said, ““Following feedback from our users across the world, we are delighted to launch WaveTrax 1.0.6 which successfully addresses the requests of many of our correspondents and continues our quest to revolutionise the marine logbook. We particularly feel that users will appreciate the capability to view the different modes of travel via the track colour, so they can note and interpret the figures for engine hours and times of other modes.
“It is our aim with WaveTrax to take the paper logbook into a comprehensive digital format in a way which increases the value of logbook keeping for all boaters and also adds some fun to a task which may have been tedious for some people. The trend of using electronic devices onboard is growing and is already proving invaluable to many boaters. We have noticed that tablets in particular, due to the wider screen, are being used to automatically create a logbook using WaveTrax, but also for general internet communications and multiple apps while on board.”
WaveTrax 1.0.6, which is currently free on 30-day trial, can be downloaded through the iTunes store, or via the WaveTrax website.
For more information, visit WaveTrax.