How Float Plan Registry Works
The Float Plan Registry is designed to make filing a float plan easy and convenient.
Once you register and complete your profile, filing a float plan takes only
a few moments.
1. Create Your Profile
Enter your vessel, crew, and emergency contacts into your
one time and use it on all your
- Vessel Profile -
Enter details about your boat such as name,
color, make, model, year, home port or usual launch location, etc. Profile as many boats as you wish and even
specify a default vessel.
- Crew Members -
Profile each member of your crew. Create as
many crew members as you need and specify which are your defaults.
- Contacts -
Create a list of your emergency contacts -
the people you'll share your float plans with. Your contacts
automatically receive an email with a link to your online float plans
when they are published.
Create as many contacts as you wish and even specify a default set.
2. Create & Share Float Plans
Use the powerful float plan wizard tool to
quickly create float plans, duplicate a previous plan, or even
create a new float plan by "joining" an itinerary location of a
virtual yacht club member.
Float plans are immediately delivered to your emergency contacts when they are
contact receives an email with a link to your float plan they can use to view your plan online. Any
updates to the float plan, including check-in status updates, are immediately visible
to your contacts.
You may also choose to share float plan itinerary information with members of your
virtual yacht club. Their
float plan itinerary information is also visible to you.
3. Receive Alerts
Automatic Check-in Reminders
If you activate Alerts for any itinerary destination on your Float Plan,
the system will automatically send you a check-in reminder
email and text message with the following options:
- Check-in - Tells the system (and your contacts) that
you've arrived at your destination as anticipated.
- Snooze - Like hitting the snooze button on your alarm
clock, this action tells the system to delay your check-in by an hour
each time you hit the snooze.
- Cancel - Tells the system you've changed your
mind, and sets the destination's status to cancelled.
Automatic Overdue Notices
If you activate Alerts for an itinerary destination on your Float Plan,
the system will automatically send overdue notices
to your contacts if fail to check-in by the
overdue-after date and time you specify.