-The Biminis,“Gateway to the Bahamas," and "Game Fishing Capital,” is steeped in legend and lore; pirates, & rum-running history, are forever tied to Ernest Hemingway, who resided in Bimini for several years.
-An effortless, 25-minute flight, Bimini, is a few hours by boat or yacht from Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Freeport, and Nassau. The Biminis, with its countless-shades-of-aqua-water, is one of the Bahamas top Out Island destinations.
-What This App Offers-
• Bahamas Bliss: Bimini-IGuide, provides the definitive, insider source, with all original content, written by the author with over 35 years of traveling to these remote islands of the stream.
• 1650 + photos; star and vibe ratings.
• As a first-time visitor or returning traveler; you’re guided to the latest events and little-known secrets: where to stay-(from fab to funky,) the best in dining, unusual, historic sites, and where to play on untrammeled beaches.
• Each of the App’s 150 + entries has its own photo slide show, a helpful write-up; with interactive links, YouTube videos, built-in maps, hours and days of operation, and cost.
• Sort entries by various categories: Accommodations, Attractions, Bakeries/Food/Restaurants,
Bars/Nightlife, Best Beaches, Historical Sites, Island Personalities, Marinas, Shopping, Transportation, Water Sports, and a nifty search feature.
• Explore swimming with wild, Atlantic Spotted Dolphin
• Snorkel or dive the famous Bimini Road (possible site of the mystical isle of Atlantis)
• Find the big, fast, angling catches: marlin, sailfish, tuna, wahoo, and bonefish.
• Dive with Caribbean Reef and Lemon sharks
• Tour the world-famous Shark Lab
• Kayak through the beautiful mangroves and flats
• Handle the harmless, indigenous, Bimini Boa
• Munch on sweet Bimini Bread
• Discover the freshest Conch salad, and best lobster spots
• Dance with the best bands with original island music
✭Welcome to the unique adventure island...special in its own way.✭
★ About the Author ★
Sandra Davis is a travel photojournalist, based out of Fort Lauderdale, FL. She has been exploring the Bahamian Out Islands, Caribbean, and Mexico in words and pictures for over 35 years. She's even spent some time in the southernmost town of the US: Key West-hangin with Buffett-guitar in hand, under the giant sea grape tree at Louie’s Backyard.
A fan of Hemingway's novel, "Islands in the Stream," brought Sandra to the setting for the novel, The Biminis, in 1979; aboard the famous amphibious airline, Chalks International. Walking through Hemingway's history, advanced her interest in The Biminis, and in all of the Bahamas Out Islands, and its character filled history.
Sandra has been a contributing features editor for Elite Traveler, Travel Weekly, Skywriting's, Caribbean Beat, ShowBoats International, Professional Travel Guide, Caribbean Lifestyle, and contributed to five Fodor's Travel Guides: Bahamas-Out Islands, Bermuda, USA-Florida, and Caribbean Ports of Call.
★ About Sutro Media ★
This guide is published in partnership with Sutro Media. By enabling local writers to share their expertise on mobile phones, Sutro Media is making it easier and more fun to explore the world!
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Download topo maps for the US and many other countries in advance, so you won't need cell coverage for navigation. Use storage memory for maps.
Use GPS waypoints from GPX or KML files, or enter your own coordinates using longitude/latitude, UTM, MGRS, or grid reference. Using GOTO makes a waypoint a locus for navigation.
This uses many publicly available map sources as free downloads. Some additional content available as an in app purchase:
-Accuterra Topo Map Source for $19.99/year. This can be purchased and used with or in instead of the free sources.
-Digital Globe Subscription allows offline storage of high res satellite imagery for much of the world.
- Boundary maps for 12 western states from the Bureau of Land Management(BLM) Overlay for topo maps valued by hunters.
-GMU boundaries in some states
-Lake Contours in several states.
-Content from US TrailMaps including:
-ATV, Whitewater, and Equestrian Trail Maps
See the menu under More-> "Purchasing AddOns". They can be shown on top of topo maps.
You may try the DEMO version to make sure you like the maps in your country.
About topo (topographic) maps: Topo maps show terrain through color and contours, and are useful for navigation offroad. Topo maps and GPS can be used for hiking, hunting, kayaking, snowshoeing, & backpacker trails.
You can create your own maps with Mobile Atlas Creator, or specify a custom tile server. Built in sources include:
OpenStreetMaps from MapQuest
OpenCycleMaps showing terrain worldwide
US Topo Maps from Caltopo and the USGS
USTopo: Aerial Photography with markup.
Canada Topo Maps from Toporama
Marine maps: NOAA RNC Nautical Charts (coastal)
USGS Color Aerial photography
Topographic Maps of Spain and Italy
Topo maps of New Zealand
Japan GSI maps.
Many of the above sources are generally free to use.
Use offline topo maps and GPS on hiking trails without cell service. The GPS in your Android phone can get its position from GPS satellites, and you don’t have to rely on your data plan to get maps. Have more fun and safe GPS navigation in the backcountry.
Use as a geocaching navigator by getting a pocket query as GPX.
Besides geocaching, use GPS for recording tracks and GPS waypoints on your trip, all the while tracking your GPS quest on topographic maps. It may replace your Garmin handheld GPS.
Here are some of the outdoor GPS activities BackCountry Navigator has been used for:
As a hiking GPS both on hiking trails and off trail.
Camping trips to find that perfect camping site or the way back to camp with GPS.
Hunting trips for hunting wild game in rugged areas.
Doing recon for a hunt or as your hunting GPS
Fishing: make it your fishing GPS.
Search and Rescue (SAR).
Trekking the Pacific Crest trail or other long term hiking.
Kayak and canoe treks on inland lakes and streams or marine, coastal waters.
Backpacker trips: using topo maps of wilderness areas and national forests for navigation on trails with the GPS in your rucksack or backpack.
Snow sports including snowmobiling, skiing and snowshoeing.
Find your own ways to have fun in the outdoors. Be a maverick by venturing beyond cell service boundaries with your GPS. Become a pro at navigation with GPS for the outdoors.
BackCountry Navigator has been on WM devices and preloaded on the Trimble Nomad outdoor rugged device. This Android version is more flexible, featured, and fun. Create a memory with maps.
For a one time fee, this a great addition to the outdoor gear you bought at Cabelas, REI, or another outdoor store. Many have found the Android GPS in a phone or tablet to substitute for a Garmin GPS or Magellan GPS, such as the Garmin GPS units Montana, Etrex, or Oregon. Android can be your handheld GPS.
- MARINE WEATHER
- ANCHORING SHARING
- LOG BOOK
- SHIPS TECHNICAL SPECS
- ANCHOR ALARM
- SAIL MAGAZINES
A shared sea is much safer and shared experiences are much more intense. This is the philosophy of Social Sailing that enhances this nautical GPS able to provide chat connections with sailing crews world over to share experiences.
SailPro simultaneously indicates your route while showing the other ships sailing in nearby waters, making it possible to chat with the other crews; you can also share photos and comments of the most beautiful harbours. Consult WikiSailing at any time for the most complete archive of technical information on all models of sailing ships.
NAUTICAL GPS NAVIGATOR
The SailPro marine Navigator uses your smartphone’s GPS signal to pin-point the location of your ship on the map and calculate all the other on-screen indications.
- Route plotting
- Compass route
- Relative velocity
- Distance to destination
- Estimated time of arrival
- harbours and ports selectable on the map
- Estimated route calculation (distance between two points on the map)
- On-map route tracking
SailPro is an extremely easy and intuitive marine navigator: the central image spins so that the ship’s bow is always aligned with the point of destination.
PROFILE (social sailing)
Register your profile on SailPro for access to all of the features that social sailing has to offer.. Share your seafaring passion with other crews. Whether you’re an amateur or simple ship hand onboard a large yacht or meager kayak there is no difference at all. We have all taken to the sea for one same reason: to live strong emotions and the zest of that endless blue that always keeps us going.
CHAT (social sailing)
There just might be other crews available for chat while you’re out in the open seas or docked at any given port. Maybe you just want to send a quick greeting, exchange weather conditions or provide safety indications. SailPro notifies you of crews available for chat by indicating the other ships on a graphic map. You’ll never feel lonely again at sea. Simply deactivate the geolocalization feature to enjoy your privacy.
Chat offers a messaging tool for users geolocalized on the map at a customizable distance from your ship, allowing you to send chat requests and save preferred contacts.
ANCHORING SHARING (social sailing)
You are anchored in an exquisite harbour that calls for a snap, comment and share your picture with other seafarers; or check SailPro getting back to land for the closest harbours reported by other users and see pictures, comments and other information.
Enjoy all the advantages of social sailing by sharing your experiences with other sailors.
LOG BOOK (social sailing)
Save all of your routes and photos to share them with friends.
SHIPS TECHNICAL SPECS (WikiSailing)
Check WikiSailing whenever you want fir the most extensive archive of technical information on all models of sailing ships. Quickly consult the technical specs of any model that has caught your eye, along with pictures of ship exteriors and interiors.
Il vous est indiqué les heures de marées haute et basse, et une visualisation de la hauteur d'eau.
A l’installation on vous propose de vous géolocaliser pour vous indiquer les ports les plus proches de chez vous. Un autre port peut être choisi par la suite.
En cliquant sur le crabe vous aurez des informations supplémentaires (coef, amplitude, marnage) et aussi pour les plus expérimentés: appréciation de l'incidence de l'amplitude et du coefficient (courant fort, moyen, faible), en accord avec la règle des douzièmes sur la marée en cours.
Nous avons souhaité que cette application reste résolument simple pour un large public. Le but est de pouvoir visualiser en un instant s'il reste du temps pour aller à la pêche au crabe ou rentrer ! sortir son bateau pour le caréner! Prévoir une petite sortie en mer...
En aucun cas elle ne se substitue à l'application du SHOM que nous vous invitons à consulter pour pour plus de précisions.
Cette application est payante afin de régler son abonnement aux flux du SHOM annuels + redevance sur téléchargement et reverser les dons à l’association citée (+ les redevances à Itunes et Android).
En téléchargeant cette application vous contribuez à soutenir une association pour la faune marine et particulièrement les tortues Luth (voir notre site www.top-maree.com) pour plus d'informations.
Aidez nous à améliorer cette application en nous laissant des commentaires.
For the Renter
This app is geared towards the renter. We allow the renter to sign up for a GetMyBoat account, search boats worldwide, message boat owners, and submit reservation requests. Renters can choose from thousands of boats worldwide.
For the Owner
At this time, we do not offer any of the boat owner functionality in this app. If you are an owner and would like to list your powerboat, kayak, catamaran, jet ski, sailboat, yacht, or any other watercraft on GetMyBoat, please sign up and add your boat via our website: www.getmyboat.com.
Go Ahead, Make Waves.
Our flagship sea kayak center kayak more tomorrow Ålesund is located in the heart of the city at Notenesgata 3 where we have dock space both in Brusundet and in the South harbor right next to the cruise ship terminal.
· Shop by species or browse today’s catch
· Buy direct off-the-boat or from seafood market, restaurant or even by mail order!
· Use CrabLine to call, text, or email to reserve your crab or seafood
· Includes price, directions, recipes, and more
FishLine lets you know where you can purchase fresh, locally-harvested seafood at 12 California ports with more to come. Provides info on purchasing directly off-the-boat from fishermen and from local seafood markets, farmer's markets, restaurants and cafés, as well as by mail order. By enabling fishermen, markets and other local providers to post seafood information directly to FishLine, this app provides a direct line of communication to customers, with product information instantly available for viewing. And FishLine enables crowdsourcing by also allowing consumers to post info on seafood they find for sale.
FishLine includes features such as using your smartphone's GPS to find the nearest port, boat or market with fresh seafood for sale, so if you are on vacation or are near several ports, FishLine will help you figure out the closest outlet with the fish you want.
FishLine also features extensive material on Central California fishermen gathered by the Faces of California Fishing project, including fishermen bios, stories, poetry, recipes and pictures.
FishLine is financed in part by a grant from the Central California Joint Cable/Fisheries Liaison Committee.
This is the first release of FarmLine and we plan to add crowdsourcing so that both farmers and shoppers can share what is available at your favorite Farmers' Markets, Farmstands and CSAs.
And please use the "Changes?" button on the App to let us know about new Farmers' Markets or changes to existing ones.
And find us on Facebook at www.fb.com/FarmLineApp
Thank you for using FarmLine!
WHEN: Sunday, April 27, 2014. Open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
WHERE: Half Moon Bay (CA) Airport (9850 N. Cabrillo Hwy), located on Highway 1, 5 miles north of Highway 92, 20 miles south of San Francisco.
ADMISSION: $20 for adults, $10 for ages 11-17 and 65+, and $5 for kids age 10 and under. Parking is included in the admission price.
- An opening military Color Guard to kick off the festivities.
- The west coast's biggest, baddest gathering of the world's coolest cars.
- Magnificent military aircraft including the P-38 Lightning, B-25 Bomber, C-47 Skytrain, P-51 Mustang, Hawker Seafury and F-4 Corsair plus YAK Russian fighters and an impressive array of T-6 and T-28 military fighters and trainers.
- Super sleek speed machines, streamliners and hydroplanes in “World Record Wonderland”.
- Jaw-dropping flyovers by historic military aircraft throughout the event.
- A special display and parade of vintage police cars.
- "Dynojet" dynamometer engine performance testing.
- A special display of antique wooden boats.
- A multitude of Ford Mustangs to celebrate the iconic muscle cars' 50th anniversary.
- An array of nostalgia dragsters to honor the former Half Moon Bay Drag Strip.
- “Mustang Madness”, a spectacular display of America’s Premier World War II Fighter.
- The one-of-a-kind Blastolene Brothers extreme, mega-modified machines.
- The KISS Tribute Harley, a rolling tribute to one of rock’s most enduring and iconic bands.
- Aerobatics great Eddie Andreini doing fly-overs in his bi-plane, YAK Russian fighter and P-51.
- Ultra thrilling rides in helicopters, bi-planes, Beech 18 and T-6 military trainers.
- Refurbished fly-wheel engines from the Early Days Gas Engine & Tractor Association.
- Fabulous food and drink with Half Moon Bay Brewing Company’s special Motor Head Ale.
- Half Moon Bay Pilots Association Saturday Tri-Tip Dinner at the Andreini Family Hangar (April 26, 5:30 pm). This year’s dinner will feature a special tribute to Half Moon Bay's Eddie Andreini, recently named to the International Council of Air Shows Hall of Fame and one of the top stunt pilots in the world, along with live music and Linda Andreini’s famous barbecue tri-tip. Tickets are $30 per person, available at the door. Parking is on the airport field; enter off Capistrano Rd.
Download the official app of the Laguna Beach Visitors Bureau, you’ll find all things Laguna Beach. Weather, tide tables, real-time trolley & bus info via GPS. Watch stills come to life. Hotel and restaurant guide with activity information at your fingertips. Preview the events calendar for what’s on in town.
Laguna Beach invites you to feel the warm sun and sand, to dip your toes in the cool blue surf and to surround yourself on emerald green canyons. Laguna Beach is nine miles of marine reserve halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego. Enjoy ocean wildlife with dolphins, sea lions and more just offshore. It’s no ordinary place…and there’s nowhere else on earth quite like it!
Soak in the sun, hike among 20,000 acres of wilderness, kayak among wild dolphins, take a walk on the wild side in our celebrated tidepools, enjoy an interactive art lesson, join a drum circle, participate in a session of laughter yoga, go local at the farmer’s market, enjoy a leisurely stroll along the cliffs in Heisler Park, or just sit and gaze at endless blue skies that meet the horizon along the sparkling blue Pacific.
Laguna Beach – California Dreamin’ at its best.
iMenlo Park contains a wealth of features including:
- Chamber & City Event Calendars
- Shopping & Services Directory
- CalTrain Timetable
- Real Estate Listings
- Local Library Search
- Local Information & History
- Check Your Voter Registration & Polling Place
- KCEA Radio
- Local Weather & Tides
- Traffic & Transit Info
- Community Info
- Public Safety, including SMC Alerts & Fire Dispatch
Menlo Park is a city of beautiful, tree-lined neighborhoods and active commercial districts. Located conveniently between the major metropolitan areas of San Francisco and San Jose, Menlo Park is home to more than 30,785 in its 19 square miles. The stunning natural surroundings of the city afford views of the San Francisco Bay to the east and the Pacific Coastal Range to the west. Menlo Park’s climate is moderate to warm, with an average of 265 sunny days a year. The city retains a bucolic flavor and was declared Tree City USA for its abundance of trees.
Menlo Park’s residents reflect a range of backgrounds and interests and tend to be well-educated and engaged in community life. Its many young families are served by excellent public and private schools, while residents of all ages enjoy the City’s 13 parks and numerous recreational facilities. The city’s close proximity to Stanford University and Menlo College provide a multitude of academic, cultural and athletic event opportunities. The arts and leisure activities of the major urban areas of San Francisco and San Jose are close by. These and many other amenities contribute to Menlo Park’s outstanding quality of life.
Located in the heart of Menlo Park is a downtown featuring unique and upscale shops and restaurants. Set in a pleasant, pedestrian-oriented atmos-phere, Menlo Park’s downtown area attracts locals and visitors alike. Known as the “Venture Capital” of the world, Menlo Park is well-situated to benefit from and help shape new technologies and markets originating from the Silicon Valley. The city hosts such major employers as SRI, Sunset Publishing, the US Geological Survey, OfficeMax Regional Distribution Center, Tyco Electronics and Facebook.
We're working to improve iMenloPark all the time so please let us know if there are any improvements or additions we can make.
- find restaurants, hotels, shops, and services
- check out the surf report, tide tables & weather forecast
- ride Molly the Trolley to get around
- see what's happening on the event calendar
- and so much more
The seaside village of Morro Bay is a picture-perfect getaway for travelers seeking outdoor adventures and a gorgeous natural setting. Located along scenic Highway 1 midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, Morro Bay is easy to reach and hard to leave. Once you experience the beauty and charm - not to mention the fun you’ll have kayaking, biking, fishing, beachcombing and just plain relaxing - you’ll wonder why you’d ever go anyplace else.
Of course, with its busy harbor and active fishing industry, Morro Bay is known as the place in San Luis Obispo County to savor local seafood, including local oysters and fresh salmon. Surrounding farms and vineyards yield a bounty of outstanding food and wines served with flair at Morro Bay’s renowned harbor-view restaurants. For many, it’s the antiquing, shopping and browsing the art galleries that pulls them in. Of course, capping it off is Morro Bay’s friendly, laid-back style - a warm and welcoming backdrop to the vacation of your dreams.
Morro Bay’s 50th Celebration
During 2014 the City of Morro Bay will be celebrating a significant milestone, reaching 50 years of incorporation. We are excited to include the community and visitors in all aspects surrounding the 50th Celebration Year of Morro Bay’s “Landmark & Legacy.” We welcome you to join the special activities and events that will highlight Morro Bay's 50th celebration all year long. You can start by checking morrobay50th.com for the latest information.
Celebrate your independence all day long with Morro Bay’s unique 4th of July event. Activities happen all day long including: a skateboard race, live music, a bike parade, children’s activities, patriotic activities, and fireworks. Local food and beverage vendors will be onsite to fix your appetite needs. Events begin at 10 am. and end with fireworks at 9 pm.
Connoisseurs’ Marketplace, Menlo Park’s venerable festival of the arts marks its 27th year saluting the best of summer in supreme style … with live jazz, rhythm and blues, rock 'n roll, dance and party music with headliners The Big Dig and The Groove Kings, a juried show with contemporary fine art and one-of-a-kind crafts by 250 of America's best artists, chefs’ demos under a tent including famous TV chef and cookbook author Joanne Weir, artisan specialty food, health and wellness displays, a green products showcase, home and garden exhibits, festive food and drink with premium wine, microbrews, margaritas and mojitos, a collector car showcase, and captivating amusements, fun and games in the action-packed kids' fun zone. Admission is free. Presented by the Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce.
Feature-packed app includes the following:
- Directory of artists with pictures and contact info
- Food directory
- Artist booth locator
- Interactive map
- Music schedule
- Event information
- Sponsor info
What you will find is a vacation paradise just minutes from charming San Francisco and exciting Silicon Valley. Spend a day or a week with accommodations ranging from campgrounds to the 5-star Ritz-Carlton resort with activities ranging from surfing to hiking to links golf.
- Directory of Food & Drink, Lodging & Shopping
- Services Directory
- Half Moon Bay Recreational opportunities
- Share your favorite shops on Facebook
- Local Event Calendar
- CoastDrive Driving Times
- Local Surf Forecast from Spitcast.com
- Links to new FishLine app - buy fish & crab direct from the boats
- CoastSearch custom local search
- iCoastisde KHMB Radio AM1710 - listen anywhere*
- Half Moon Bay Review News & Weather
- Tide tables & Regional Weather
- Community Resources Directory
- Public Safety including SMC Alerts, Fire Dispatch, and Earthquakes
- Public transit departures
Brought to you by the Half Moon Bay Coastside Chamber of Commerce & Visitors' Bureau.
* Continued use of KHMB Radio Player running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life
The Pacific Coast Fog Fest is a celebration of sun, sand and surf that defines life on the coast and celebrates our marvelous coastal climate. The Pacific Coast Fog Fest each year promotes the City of Pacifica, attracts visitors, celebrates our community and raises funds for local community groups as well as the “Gift for Pacifica Fund.” We strive to lessen our environmental footprint by moving towards zero waste.
The Fog Fest was created in 1986 to promote Pacifica and to celebrate our marvelous coast. The last full weekend of September was chosen because historically the weather is unbeatable. The Fog Fest kicks off Saturday morning at 10 am with the Discover Pacifica Parade and Marching Band Competition. Then stay and enjoy our Arts and Crafts booths, Food and Beverage booths, Musical Entertainment, Family Fun Fest and a variety of other activities.
The CIP mobile app contains information on health and human service agencies plus community service, social and arts organizations serving San Mateo County residents.
Specifically, these are private nonprofit and public (government) agencies that provide direct services to the public. (The database does not contain information on for-profit businesses or private practitioners.) These organizations fall into the following service categories:
• Adult Protection and Care
• Commodity Services
• Child Protection and Care
• Community Services
• Developmental Disabilities
• Disabled Services
• Drug Abuse
• Emergency Services
• Employment / Training
• Family Planning
• Financial Assistance
• Individual and Family Development
• Legal and Criminal Justice Services
• Mental Health
• Organizational Support
• Recreation and Leisure