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Re: Ipad as sailing instrument....

Originally Posted by BarryL View Post

IMHO, you are betting off using something small, cheap, waterproof, and designed for boats than you are using an iPAD......
While I don't necessarily advocate the iPad as primary navigation, I continue to feel it is the single greatest piece of cruising technology to come along in decades. Navigation, anchor alarm, bookshelf system manuals, email, movies, pandora radio, weather, radar, research, communication, skype, internet access, games.... oh yea and sailnet. For the money, its a dozen devices in one.

They sell a waterproof cover for $30.

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