This selection of apps is not for landlubbers; if you love to sail, consider downloading the following apps with maritime themes.
Navy SEAL Fitness ($1.99) This app features a workout for those serious about getting fit without cutting corners. Extensive information and videos are included. ( Score: 99/100)
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Assassin’s Creed Pirates (Free)* In this game, you can try your hand at conquering the seas, flying your own Jolly Roger and competing with a world of other virtual pirates. (Score: 98/100)
World Of Navy Ships ($1.99) This naval-combat game is based on 20th-century warfare, with a wide variety of naval vessels to command and take to battle. (Score: 96/100)
Battleships World (Free) This game is based on the classic Battleship board game. Compete with your friends or with players worldwide for the top leaderboard rankings. (Score: 95/100)
Navy Boat Parking Simulator Game (Free) In Navy Boat Parking, the gamer must bring enormous vessels into various ports and park them without damaging them. (Score: 94/100)
Sea Battle 2 (Free)* Sea Battle 2 is a “find-the-ship” game where you endeavor to blow up the ships of your opponents — but you’ll have to find them first. (Score: 95/100)
Pacific Fleet ($5.99)* This turn-based game features the naval battles of World War II, with the opportunity to play U.S. or Japanese forces. (Score: 94/100)
Naval Clash Battleship (Free) This “find-the-ship” game features mines, radar, different types of fleets and hand-drawn graphics. (Score: 93/100)
Seabook (Free)* Seabook is an encyclopedia of maritime knowledge for sailors, featuring serious topics such as navigation, engineering, laws and safety. (Score: 93/100)
Sailing Ship Live Wallpaper (Free) With this live-wallpaper app, you can decorate your phone’s screen with vistas of beautiful wooden ships at sail on various seas. (Score: 87/100)
*Available on Apple and Android.
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