App of the Month: SailGrib

This new app for Android devices offers a simple way to get weather info from just about anywhere, for just about anywhere.

SailGrib app

This new app for Android devices offers a simple way to get weather info from just about anywhere, for just about anywhere. Through a free service called Saildocs, you send an email requesting the weather data you want, and then you receive a return email with the relevant grib files. The data is then overlaid on a map, which is available offline. SailGrib can also be used with sat phone email services like XGate or Iridium's AxcessPoint

For more info, visit www.sailgrib.com. SailGrib is available from Google Play as a limited free version or you can purchase the full version for $6.49.