There is a wide range of tidal apps available, but choose carefully, as not all provide the same coverage

Tidal data is getting easier and cheaper to download. Sam Fortescue reviews the latest options in an increasingly crowded market and choses the best tidal apps for sailors

Best weather apps. A man holding a smart phone with a weather app open on it

Weather data is getting easier and cheaper to download. Sam Fortescue reviews the latest options and chooses the best weather apps for sailors

Boat cameras

The latest boat camera tech uses machine learning to help protect, manoeuvre and navigate our vessels. Sam Fortescue investigates

There are plenty of sailing apps to choose from, covering charting, cruising guides and charters. Credit: Cruising Association

With the high cost of marine electronics, phone apps offer a plethora of affordable navigation data at your fingertips, says Sam Fortescue