Sailmate is a navigation app for leisure boaters with the most reliable nautical charts on the market, provided by the Finnish Transport Agency. Sailmate offers unmatched usability and a great user experience for leisure boaters.
Browsing the nautical charts is free of charge with Sailmate. You can access official charts in all sea- and freshwater areas in Finland, as well as a large database on marina locations and their services. The Sailmate charts are exact unprocessed raster copies of the printed official nautical paper charts.
By registering to the service you can open a navigation service package, which features the basic functions required to use the service as a navigation aid. The navigation package also enables offline use, which means that you can download the charts to your device and use them without internet connection.
If you register and create a Sailmate account now, you will get the navigation package free of charge for test use until the end of 2016. Later on you will be able to subscribe to the navigation package, and other upcoming useful features as options of the Sailmate service. Now you have a chance to try out Sailmate totally free of charge, no strings attached!
Free of charge usage includes the following features:
Browse and zoom the nautical charts (on-line use, internet connection required).
The charts are unprocessed copies of the official Finnish nautical charts.
The charts are updated according to publishing schedule of the Transport Agency.
The raster maps are not subject to such zooming or processing errors, which are common in vector-format charts used normally in plotters.
Comprehensive database of the Finnish guest marinas linked to the map
Covers all sea- and freshwater areas in Finland. The only minor exceptions are the series S: Saimaan kanava (Saimaa channel) and some freshwater charts in the Kymi river area (446, 447, 452).
The navigation package adds the following features:
Off-line use, possibility to download the charts to your mobile device (can be used without internet).
Location indication based on the GPS of your device.
Course indication line.
Heading in degrees.
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Finnish Transport Agency's licence no. 1908/1024/2013 WARNING: The Finnish Transport Agency has not verified the information within this service and hence does not accept responsibility or liability for its accuracy, nor for any changes made to the product after completion."
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