About & Pics

Description

“You name it, it’s in here. Covers every boating situation. This book is both informative and entertaining.”--Latitudes & Attitudes

“John Vigor is the answer guy if you’re having onboard arguments about nautical terminology or the science of sailing in general, and his new book lives up to the promise in its title.”--Good Old Boat
Whether it’s boat maintenance, navigation, boat handling in all kinds of weather, or the physics of how boats function, every sailor and powerboater needs a comprehensive go-to source for specialized information. Now you have it with the Practical Encyclopedia of Boating:

 • Addresses virtually every aspect of powerboating and sailing in 500 entries
 • Covers seamanship and boat handling, navigation, routine boat maintenance, boat design and building, and nautical reference data
 • Ranges from vital techniques--such as recovering overboard crew and measuring distances off--to essential concepts like reading the water and sky and evaluating a boat’s seaworthiness
 • Includes numerous cross-references and an exhaustive index to direct you quickly to the right entry and to unify related topics
 • Makes delightful browsing as well as a source of sound guidance for practically any boating situation

NEW! With the addition of a convenient Home page, a sleeker and more intuitive visual layout, as well as innovations in the speed of searches you can delve right in faster and easier than ever!

Also includes advanced search and language tools that have become the staple of quality language apps from MobiSystems, Inc.

SEARCH TOOLS - effortlessly find words thanks to a clear, functional, and easy-to-use interface.

Intelligent search integrates several tools to match or suggest what you are looking for:
 • Search autocomplete helps find words quickly by displaying predictions as you type
 • Keyword lookup allows you to search within compound words and phrases
 • An automatic ‘Fuzzy filter’ to correct word spelling, as well as ‘Wild card’ ('*' or '?') to replace a letter or entire parts of a word
 • Camera search looks up words in the camera viewfinder and displays results
 • Use our Voice search when you don't know how an entry is spelled
 • Share word definitions via installed apps on your device
 • Swipe-to-delete functionality in the Recent and Favorites menus.


LEARNING TOOLS - engaging features that help you further enhance your vocabulary.

 • ‘Favorites’ feature to create custom folders with lists of words from the extensive library
 • ‘Recent’ list to easily review looked-up words
 • ‘Word of the day’ section to expand your vocabulary daily
 • Home screen widget provides random words at a glance
 • Split screen support for Android 7 allowing you to use dictionary together with other apps

***This is a fully functional trial version***

Get MORE by purchasing the full version.:

 • Permanently unlock the complete features list
 • Offline mode - look up words without an internet connection
 • Premium Support – Get expedited support for any app-related issues
 • Ad-free

 Free in Google Play

Screenshots

The Encyclopedia of Boating screenshot 1The Encyclopedia of Boating screenshot 2The Encyclopedia of Boating screenshot 3The Encyclopedia of Boating screenshot 4The Encyclopedia of Boating screenshot 5The Encyclopedia of Boating screenshot 6The Encyclopedia of Boating screenshot 7The Encyclopedia of Boating screenshot 8The Encyclopedia of Boating screenshot 9The Encyclopedia of Boating screenshot 10The Encyclopedia of Boating screenshot 11The Encyclopedia of Boating screenshot 12The Encyclopedia of Boating screenshot 13The Encyclopedia of Boating screenshot 14The Encyclopedia of Boating screenshot 15The Encyclopedia of Boating screenshot 16The Encyclopedia of Boating screenshot 17The Encyclopedia of Boating screenshot 18The Encyclopedia of Boating screenshot 19The Encyclopedia of Boating screenshot 20The Encyclopedia of Boating screenshot 21The Encyclopedia of Boating screenshot 22The Encyclopedia of Boating screenshot 23The Encyclopedia of Boating screenshot 24

Version History

Launched Jun 10, 2014 (almost 5 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 7 months, on average.

Jun 27
2017
(Current)
Version 8.0.250

Version 8.0.250:
• Complete visual overhaul
• Significantly improved search speed
• New Home view for quick access to the most frequently used functions
• Now Swipe to delete entries from the Favorites and Recent menus
• Ability to recover deleted entries in the Favorites and Recent menus with the new Undo button.
• Favorites now has a ‘Sort by’ function.
• Bug fixes

Jan 19
2017
Version 7.1.199

Version 7.1.199
• Improvements as per user feedback
Version 7.1.195
• Completely redesigned user interface and experience
• Android 7 enhancements
• Split screen support for Android 7 allowing you to use dictionary together with other apps
• Ability to share word definitions
• ‘Word of the Day’ feature
• New improved camera search
• Many fixes and improvements

Jan 18
2017
Version 7.1.195

Version 7.1.195
• Completely redesigned user interface and experience
• Android 7 enhancements
• Split screen support for Android 7 allowing you to use dictionary together with other apps
• Ability to share word definitions
• ‘Word of the Day’ feature
• New improved camera search (with support for Catalan, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Latin, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish and English)
• Many fixes and improvements

Jul 28
2015
Version 4.3.136

Version 4.3.136
* Bug Fixing
Version 4.3.103 features:
* Improvements

Mar 04
2015
Version 4.3.128

“You name it, it’s in here. Covers every boating situation. This book is both informative and entertaining.”--Latitudes & Attitudes

This is a fully functional trial!



“John Vigor is the answer guy if you’re having onboard arguments about nautical terminology or the science of sailing in general, and his new book lives up to the promise in its title.”--Good Old Boat
Whether it’s boat maintenance, navigation, boat handling in all kinds of weather, or the physics of how boats function, every sailor and powerboater needs a comprehensive go-to source for specialized information. Now you have it with the Practical Encyclopedia of Boating:


 • Addresses virtually every aspect of powerboating and sailing in 500 entries
 • Covers seamanship and boat handling, navigation, routine boat maintenance, boat design and building, and nautical reference data
 • Ranges from vital techniques--such as recovering overboard crew and measuring distances off--to essential concepts like reading the water and sky and evaluating a boat’s seaworthiness
 • Includes numerous cross-references and an exhaustive index to direct you quickly to the right entry and to unify related topics
 • Makes delightful browsing as well as a source of sound guidance for practically any boating situation


A SEARCH TOOL


featuring search autocomplete to help you find words quickly by displaying predictions similar to the terms you're typing. You also get enhanced search extras including:


 • A quick search of words while you type.
 • A 'fuzzy filter' for when you are not sure of the correct spelling of a word.
 • A 'keyword' search for finding key words within compound words.
 • A wild card search function ('*' or '?') which can replace a letter or entire parts of a word.
 • Download dictionary definitions locally for offline word lookup.


A LEARNING TOOL


including a number of features that help you further enhance your vocabulary:


 • A 'Favorites' feature to create custom folders with lists of words from the extensive library, including cross-curriculum words.
 • History list to help you easily review looked-up words.
 • Discover more using the included special language notes.
 • See words in context with example sentences.
 • 'Word-of-the-day' feature with dedicated homescreen widget.

Jun 10
2014
Version 4.3.103

“You name it, it’s in here. Covers every boating situation. This book is both informative and entertaining.”--Latitudes & Attitudes

This is a fully functional trial!



“John Vigor is the answer guy if you’re having onboard arguments about nautical terminology or the science of sailing in general, and his new book lives up to the promise in its title.”--Good Old Boat
Whether it’s boat maintenance, navigation, boat handling in all kinds of weather, or the physics of how boats function, every sailor and powerboater needs a comprehensive go-to source for specialized information. Now you have it with the Practical Encyclopedia of Boating:


* Addresses virtually every aspect of powerboating and sailing in 500 entries
* Covers seamanship and boat handling, navigation, routine boat maintenance, boat design and building, and nautical reference data
* Ranges from vital techniques--such as recovering overboard crew and measuring distances off--to essential concepts like reading the water and sky and evaluating a boat’s seaworthiness
* Includes numerous cross-references and an exhaustive index to direct you quickly to the right entry and to unify related topics
* Makes delightful browsing as well as a source of sound guidance for practically any boating situation


A search tool


Featuring various search options to help you find the words you need more easily, including:


* A quick search of words while you type
* A 'fuzzy filter' for when you are not sure of the correct spelling of a word
* A 'keyword' search for finding key words within phrasal verbs
* A wild card search facility which can replace a letter or a group of letters


A learning tool


The dictionary app includes a number of features which help you to expand your vocabulary further:


* A 'Favourites' feature allows you to create your own categories and lists of words
* Your last visited words are all saved in your 'History', so that you can quickly look back at recently checked words
* Discover a new word every day with the 'Daily' feature
* Ability to have dictionary Word of the Day as a widget on the device home screen
* See words in context with example sentences
* Online and offline modes supported, the offline mode allows you to download the whole dictionary and work independently from data connections

Previous 3 versions
1

Total Ratings

5
0
4
0
3
0
2
0
1
1
95

Total Ratings

5
47
4
18
3
8
2
5
1
17