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post #1 of Old 02-08-2007 Thread Starter
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Ever seen a chartplotter that can display wind direction etc??

I recently bought a Raymarine C80 for another boat. It's really cool because it lets me segment the screen in a variety of ways to show different data. I can have 1/2 the screen be chartplotter and the other half be data fields, or I can have 1/3 the screen be chartplotter and divide the remaining space into two boxes; those being a fishfinder or depth. The possibilities seem endless. What it can't display is a graphical representation of a wind speed and direction indicator. If it could, I'd buy a second C80 (or E80) for my sailboat. I asked Raymarine about this because it seemed like such a good solution for applications like mine since both devices support SeaTalk and NMEA. To my surprise, they don't have any such initiative underway.

Has anybody seen a chartplotter that lets you include a wind speed and direction indicator on a segment of the screen?
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