Boating Safety Mobile Apps
The boating public can use mobile apps for many purposes, from safety checklists and local facilities, through to trip preparation and checking the weather.
The officially endorsed boating apps of TfNSW are:
Both apps include maps showing boat ramps, speed zones, navigational aids, and additional information specific to marine based activity. They also have access to a live data feed from Transport for NSW that will capture alerts, marine notices and campaigns which will be displayed throughout each of the apps.
These apps originated from the Boating Companion Innovation Challenge run by the Open Data and Innovation Team from Transport for NSW. The participants were given the following challenge: help recreational boat users make informed decisions for a safe journey. To find out more about the Boating Companion Innovation Challenge, visit the Open Data Hub.