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post #5 of Old 10-23-2013
JonEisberg
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Re: NOAA To Stop Printing Nautical Charts

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Originally Posted by Dave_E View Post
My first reaction was "OH NO". But... in my early learning sailing days, charts and basic instruments were all we had. Then comes the techno-geek erra. You really don't "need" a paper chart anymore unless you want one.
Or, unless you need one...

Your imagination is lacking, if you can't envision a situation where a paper chart might be a really, REALLY nice thing to have... :-)
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