being safe on the water was never so easy!
eFloatPlan $0.99 (IOS 4.0+)
Last minute float plan? No problem.
Now you can file your boating float plan from anywhere you can send an email. No more getting to the boat and realizing you forgot to submit your plan and no more papers. eFloatPlan takes all the boating information you would normally include on a float plan and stores it on your iPhone. Now, with just a few taps you can compose and send a float plan from where ever you are.
How about forgetting to close your float plan after a great day on the water? eFloatPlan will remind you to do that as well.
What is a float plan?
A float plan is a document describing a vessel's intended voyage. It contains detailed information about the vessel, the safety equipment on board, crew members, passengers and the intended itinerary. Float plans are given to a reliable person who will contact local authorities if a vessel misses a scheduled check in. It contains the answers that Search & Rescue units will need in an actual emergency.
The Coast Guard strongly recommends boaters, both commercial and recreational, to file a float plan for every voyage. In an emergency situation, your float plan will be the first tool used by Search and Rescue.
A float plan is the one piece of safety equipment you should always leave behind.