November 7, 2017 | Version 1.4-upd
No option to Navigate when using app, have to fully exit app to look at general watch data. If this had the features of the original Quatix watch it would be fantastic. This app and the Quatix 3 are no good for serious sailing
August 13, 2017 | Version 1.3-upd
Crashes watch on the start every time
August 9, 2017 | Version 1.3-upd
Fairly good app for single dinghy races if you just need to have a countdown to start and record the gps track.
Would be good to have a time of day screen available or the ability to configure screens/data fields
June 10, 2017 | Version 1.3
Pinging the start line forces you to ping the port end first. Sometimes that is not practical. Heading and speed are also important during a start sequence. It takes too many button presses to exit the device. Why can't I edit the data fields and pages? Why can't I access Navigation to input waypoints or courses?
June 8, 2017 | Version 1.3
I have been using this app for dinghy racing. So far I've only used the start timer. It works well for that purpose. However, the problem that I have is that it seems impossible to reset the timer between races. I just keep mashing buttons until it finally gets me to a screen that allows me to exit the entire app and restart it. Its not even obvious how to exit the app. Usually do not have time to focus on watch for several minutes trying to exit the application while sailing around waiting for next start. I have downloaded the GPS tracks and they looked accurate. That is a nice feature.
March 24, 2017 | Version 1.2
I've only played with this so far while travelling in a car but its a nice concept. it would be good to have an optional map/track plot.
Strangely since updating this app today it is now called "Sail Race" on my F3HR, but it still has a cruise mode.
I plan on using this for kiteboarding and can see a lot of potential for plotting tacks to maximize upwind travel.
January 23, 2017 | Version 1.1-upd1
On my fenix3 once launched the App can't be stopped! Please fix this bug.
December 24, 2016 | Version 1.1-upd1
Garmin, why this app is not like other apps you developed e.g Walk, Run, Bike, etc, can be selected under "Navigation" functions of Fenix 3. There's waypoints and route/course stored in the device. Now I have to use "Row" as activity instead.
I am not sure whether it's because you try to protect the Quatix 3 product line or what. But really frustrating.
December 9, 2016 | Version 1.1-upd1
the app work good in my quatix 3, but I don t understand, what to say
LIFT, pleasse if samebody can to explicate to me? thanks.
October 29, 2016 | Version 1.1-upd
As the other reviewers state, the main app driving this "sailing" watch should be the Sail app. It is so underwhelming. The IQReceiver App offered the chance to transfer waypoints but is only available on android and is by a nonfunded developer. It looks like this is what is causing the IQ screen error because it won't allow real time data collection at the same time. I have turned it off to see if it stops the error. However, Garmin are at risk of having to refund a lot of Quatix 3's as they are very expensive and not yet fit for purpose. Get moving Garmin. The clock is ticking!
September 19, 2016 | Version 1.1-upd
At first it worked fine. Now the IQ is messing up this app. With the error.
Please fix the d problem.
September 11, 2016 | Version 1.1-upd
I bought quatix 3 because of its sailing apps. Unfortunately the sail app doesn't work. At all. It keeps crashing although I have the latest updates. I am usually doing match racing and that's why I bought it as soon as I read the sail app capabilities. For me it's worthless if I can't use the sail apps in a 600 euro sailing watch...
September 5, 2016 | Version 1.1-upd
Ok now i am confused. I bought the Quatix 3 for its marine biassed functionality. However within the Sail/cruising app there is no option to set and track a gps destination (along with logging other useful parameters) i find myself having to use the bike app with wrong units for marine application. Why no marine specific nav function on a marine watch??? Crazy!! Or have I missed something??
September 4, 2016 | Version 1.1-upd
Un passo indietro rispetto alle funzionalità che aveva il germinazione quatix 1. I motivi sono spiegati bene in recensioni precedenti a questa. PERFAVORE IMPLEMENTARE AL PIU PRESTO!!!!
September 4, 2016 | Version 1.1-upd
This application promises a lot of things, but is a fact that crashes for multiple sides, even it is impossible to exit the app without shutting down the fenix 3 HR.
Being Garmin who signs the app, that should work better, much better. Please, update properly
August 24, 2016 | Version 1.1
I really want this to work and it more or less does. However, it crashes ever time I attempt to change the race timer from the preset 5mins. Please look into and update. Thanks.
August 17, 2016 | Version 1.0.3-upd
This app is probably a good starting-point to serve the sailing community amongst quatix 3 users, but it is far away from the functionalities originally known from the first quatix.
there is just ONE way to enter a start-line: on the spot by manually marking both the start-boat and the corresponding buoy! So you HAVE to drive along the start-line before you are able to use that app at all. if you compare that weak functionality with the one from previously known app you will be surprised. you could use manually entered waypoints, waypoint projections etc. to define a start-line. Hope Garmin will find it's way back to the point where it already had been...
DURING a race: there is NO possibility to use this app to navigate towards a buoy defining the race course. There is just the tacking-assistant (whoever knows what-for) and datafields for race-timer, total distance, etc. which can be configured within their settings.
there is no possibility to define wapoints (buoys) or a finish-line. the start-line is the only element with coordinates in that app.
NO chart display.
NO heart-rate monitoring.
Good thing is, it works with LiveTrack.
In other words: it is not really bad, but definitely NOT ok.
But is almost ridiculous to try to sell a special wearable (quatix 3) with this app as a killer-argument.
So please Garmin: IMPROVE! FAST!
July 16, 2016 | Version 1.0.3-upd
Got the IQ! error on my quatix 3. Whats that? Works one out of ten times or so.
July 5, 2016 | Version 1.0.3-upd
It have a problem closing the app.
It would also be great for it to allow and record heart rate data.
June 20, 2016 | Version 1.0.3-upd
Works perfect on my Fenix 3. I haven't tested all features yet but everything works perfect so far...
June 7, 2016 | Version 1.0.3-upd
Not compatible with my Fenix3, IQ! error.
June 5, 2016 | Version 1.0.3-upd
There are some problems in ending this app. It is unknown which unit is used for distance - nautical miles necessary. For a sailing app it would be more helpful to have an easy man over board function than a tacking assistant which is impossible to leave. A nautical field would be desired at least to give an indication of deviation of a desired course and the distance in relation to waypoint.
June 5, 2016 | Version 1.0.3-upd
Doesn't even start on my fenix 3. I get an IQ! error.
June 4, 2016 | Version 1.0.3-upd
Does not allow to set data fields like any other app. And for being a sailing app cannot believe does not show a map! Expected A LOT more, especially now with Quatix 3. Will probably choose Running option for sailing as it gives me greater flexibility.
May 31, 2016 | Version 1.0.3-upd
not working at all. displaying "IQ!"