OnCourse - boating sailing

OnCourse - boating sailing

By MarineTraffic

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Improve your expertise at sea with OnCourse, the brand new boating and sailing navigation assist from MarineTraffic, the worldwide leader in vessel tracking.

OnCourse helps you stay conscious of the visitors around you, plan your voyages, whereas sharing your position with your friends and family members through the MarineTraffic Live Map. Also, you can have interaction with the boaters’ neighborhood and have enjoyable with the new thrilling Virtual Reality feature.

Increase your awareness while sailing

- Plan and monitor your voyage*

- Calculate the optimal route*

- Add your individual customisable waypoints to the map

- Collision detection avoidance whereas crusing, with AIS

- Additional info throughout crusing (time to next waypoint, subsequent ETA, ultimate ETA, distance bearing to waypoint)

Share your position on MarineTraffic.com and have interaction with the boaters’ community

- Report your personal place even when your boat is not equipped with an AIS transponder, in order that your friends and family can observe you in close to real-time

- Track a selected boat in a race or keep in touch with friends’ boats while cruising

- Identify different vessels that are crusing in the area (provided that they transmit their positions)

- Upload photographs of your boat for all of the community to see

Have fun!

- Recognise vessels by using the Augmented Reality tool*

- Try out the model new Virtual Reality characteristic and watch everything from a unique perspective (requires a VR headset)*

Very low knowledge and battery consumption

All standard items of measurement supported

(*) Available solely with OnCourse Plus subscriptions

Note: OnCourse is not AIS, OnCourse simulates the information transmitted by AIS transponders; however, it only transmits information by way of the Internet and never over AIS radio-frequencies. The info transmitted by OnCourse just isn't visible by the AIS receivers of other vessels. It will only be displayed on the MarineTraffic website and apps. As such, OnCourse is a self-reporting software that doesn't substitute AIS transmissions and it's not, by any means, associated to the safety and navigation tools of a vessel.

Intended use

Provided that Internet connectivity is out there, the vessel's positions will begin being reported as soon as the OnCourse software is launched on your mobile device. Note that the positions will continue being reported even when the app is working within the background! It is necessary for use only when the gadget is on board a vessel and it must be turned off each time the system leaves the vessel!

How to make use of OnCourse - Registration Required

Registration for a MarineTraffic account is required in order to begin reporting your place through the applying. The particulars of the vessel (such as vessel's name, call-sign, dimensions, vacation spot, ETA, etc) must be also configured when using the app.

Email notifications

In order to avoid undesirable position reporting, MarineTraffic will ship e-mail notifications at your registered e mail address, each time your app is energetic. This serves as a reminder that place reporting ought to solely be lively if you finish up at sea and have to be turned off when on land.

Disclaimer

This software is to be used for informational causes and as navigation help. This is not a substitute for the nice seamanship practices, the onboard navigation and safety instruments required by relevant laws.

Continued use of GPS working within the background can decrease battery life.

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