When you buy Skipper for $0.99, you get a simple, easy-to-use NOAA online chart viewer, to use for planning and consulting charts and satellite imagery on shore.

For $11.99 a year, you unlock the full power of Skipper, on all of your devices – offline charts, data back-up and sync, ActiveCaptain, weather & tides, and so much more. We think you’ll love the app, but you don’t have to believe us – we set up Skipper so you can try out the entire breadth of Skipper’s features before you decide:

Best Offline Charts on the App Store

  • seamless mosaic of official NOAA charts, created on-device
  • smallest possible download size for official rasters, download all US charts in less than 2 GB
  • overlay charts on great base maps, including MapBox cloudless aerial, the most up-to-date OpenStreetMap road maps, or USGS topos

Seamless Online/Offline Data Collection

  • Skipper syncs your waypoints, routes, tracks, and photos between your devices, and backs up to the cloud
  • flip a switch and it just works, and new devices can be synced with no hassle
  • use to manage and share routes, tracks, and photos

ActiveCaptain Integration

  • view and contribute to the best marine location database in the world
  • information about marinas, anchorages, hazards, and local knowledge
  • new reviews near you every day
  • leave reviews and ratings in Skipper

Weather & Tides

  • offline tide graphs and charts, past, present, and future, calculated from NOAA tidal constituent data
  • online weather data from Wunderground
  • NEXRAD overlays, with animation, time stamps, and controls
  • wind, temperature, other vital stats
  • current conditions, hourly, and daily forecasts

Beautifully Designed, Built, and Supported in California

  • fully and individually optimized for all sizes of iPhone and iPad
  • pixel perfect retina graphics
  • created and supported by people who care

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