The BoatUS Towing app allows you to stay connected while out on the water. One push of a button connects you to the nation’s largest network of on-water towers with over 300 ports nationwide. The app is FREE for all boaters! Download it ...Read more
The BoatUS Towing app allows you to stay connected while out on the water. One push of a button connects you to the nation’s largest network of on-water towers with over 300 ports nationwide. The app is FREE for all boaters! Download it today!
App features: - Easily call for a on-water tow and BoatUS will know your location - View your latitude & longitude (even out of cell range) - Display your Membership card for discounts at marinas and other businesses - Share your location, raft up anchorage or favorite fishing hole via Facebook, text or email
About BoatUS: Often referred to as "AAA on the water," BoatUS has been delivering time, money and life saving services to recreational boaters nationwide since 1966. We fight for your rights on Capitol Hill, provide water and road towing services, low-cost marine insurance, discounts at boating businesses nationwide, and more! For more information visit www.BoatUS.com to join over half a million members that know it pays to belong.
Fast and Efficient Dispatch Pushing the "Call for a Tow" button connects you to one of BoatUS’s 24/7 Dispatch Centers who will know where you are based on your phone’s GPS. If you are a Member, they will also know who you are, what boat you’re most likely on, and what towing level you have. For Members who choose to buy Unlimited or Unlimited Gold Towing, BoatUS will pay the bill so you don’t have to!
Mobile Membership BoatUS Members can select the “Digital Member Card” option and an image of your Membership card will be displayed, showing your name, Member number, expiration date, and towing levels. By having the card right on your phone, it is easy to get discounts at marinas and boating businesses!
Map it Out At the top of your BoatUS Towing App, you will see your nautical Latitude and Longitude displayed. The app’s GPS function still works even when out of cell phone range. When in cell phone range, you can view your location on Google Maps. These features make it easy to relay your location over your phone or VHF radio in times of need!
Get Social Other features include the ability to share your location with friends and family. Sharing your location is helpful when trying to meet up with friends, share a good fishing spot, or advise friends of potential navigational hazards. You can also stay up-to-date with the latest BoatUS news by accessing BoatUS Press Releases from the app. Call 800-888-4869 or visit www.BoatUS.com for additional information.
This app requires some permissions to run: - Call Phone Numbers: Allows the app to place a call to BoatUS ONLY when you press the button in the app. - Send SMS Messages: Allows the app to send your location to your friends and family when you choose to do so. - Location: Allows the app to display your location on a map and provide a readout of your GPS coordinates. - Read Contact Data: Allows you to pick one of your phone contacts as an emergency contact. - Read Phone State: Allows the app to alert you if you are out of data range.
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UPDATED ON: Apr 29, 2013
INSTALLATIONS: 50,000 - 100,000
LATEST VERSION: 2.1
REQUIRED ANDROID VERSION: 2.0 and up
fine (GPS) location
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directly call phone numbers
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send SMS messages
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