Southampton, UK – B&G®, the world’s leading sailing navigation and instrument specialist, unveiled its B&G App last summer and has followed up with a new release with updates offering a range of safety and navigation enhancements, personalised notifications plus the anchor alert safety feature for premium subscribers.
The B&G App, is available on both the Apple Store for iOS and Google Play for Android, and now offers satellite overlay view for premium subscribers, enhancing situational awareness with the option to choose between full view or land-only. In addition, sailors can select the transparency level of the layer.
Another popular update for sailors is the weather overlay on the charts which includes key data such as wind, gust, precipitation, air temperature and pressure. During route planning, users can see what weather is predicted at a specific time and location during the route, opting for the weather overlay both from main charts or during route creation.