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TakeFive
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Re: Handheld GPS differences

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...The most important feature is that after i give it a route it gives the BEST SAILBOAT information

If i am running a long leg down the sound dead upwind i want to know the best time to tack to cover it in the least time...
I am interested to hear how this works. Are you saying that it tells you when you should do each tack?
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It also grabs a nice track to look at later with all your speeds and bearings
I think all of Garmin's handhelds do this.


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