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Old 10-06-2013
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Re: Charting a course

I guess we approach this differently on Guenevere than most of the posters.

We normally cruise full time, or for months at a time so we are not in a hurry to get something into our plotter.

What we do is have a final destination in mind. Knowing that it might change along the way.

I then plot the route with many way points to our first destination. This is normally a days sail away in closed in water, or for open water overnight trips. Then, once at anchor we rest and I then plot the next days trip the evening before we depart. It's a relaxing exercise for me and the next trip is fresh in this old mind.

I do LOVE OpenCPN and keep it handy on a new tablet handy below. I am also excited about the Active Captain and especially the Interactive Cruising Guidebook feature!!! I am using it now to do some rough planning for our next cruise.

Greg
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