Thanks for trying out the Huon River Navigation App! In order to get the most out of it, we urge you to read the entire first page before proceeding to use the rest of the app.
This web app is intended only as a GUIDE to assist in navigation.
The information provided is accurate to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. It has been compiled from various local sources in an effort to provide some form of guidance to assist in navigating upstream from the Huon Yacht Club, and we accordingly cannot and do not warrant the accuracy of any of the information provided. All normal navigation precautions should be taken.
You should use official government charts AUS795 and AUS173 from Port Huon South. To the best of our knowledge, no official chart exists for areas upstream from the Huon Yacht Club.
This is a web application, meaning you don't 'install' the app.
Instead, click the relevant button below for instructions to adding it to your device's app list for quick access in the future and a full screen experience.
Please note that you do need a data connection for the Huon River Navigation App to work at this stage. We are working on offline availablility, though in the meantime it uses very little data and there is good mobile coverage with Telstra & Optus on the Huon River.
Franklin Marine has developed this navigation aid to help the boating community safely navigate the upper reaches of the Huon River.
Although Franklin is the third oldest port in Tasmania, it seems that it never made it onto the cartographer's list.
The Huon River is under the jurisdiction of TasPorts; there are very limited navigation marks.
MAST has committed to more navigation marks in the Huon River in the near future.
When on your phone, it is important to remember that the three lines in the top left corner are how you get the menu to appear. (see below)
Sometimes the web app may seem unresponsive, for time periods ranging from 10 to 30 seconds while loading new pages.
This happens because there is a lot of data for both our server and your device to process.
Please don't be alarmed if you are presented with a white screen for up to 30 seconds.
The Huon River Navigation App is constantly being updated and improved. If you have any suggestions about how we could make it better, or find any bugs - please email us and let us know.
Franklin Marine and Marina are here to help you - feel free to call ahead on (03) 6266 3768 should you require any further assistance making it up river.