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Old 07-09-2013
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Re: Need Opinion: Chart plotter, north up or course up?

Interesting that people say they go north up because of paper charts. From Scouts to university in geography I always oriented the map/chart to the course I wanted to follow rather than to north. Heck the m/c has true north at the top,not even magnetic.

On the boats generally have course up except in tight corners where I want the land features to stay in one place even I'd the course is changing frequently.
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