SailNet Community - View Single Post - What GPS to use
Thread: What GPS to use
View Single Post
post #10 of Old 11-20-2013
arisatx
Senior Member
 
arisatx's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Hilton Head Island
Posts: 311
Thanks: 8
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
Rep Power: 11
 
Re: What GPS to use

Quote:
Originally Posted by MarkSF View Post
The GPS will give you COG and SOG, but if you want speed through the water, you'll need a knotlog/paddle. If they are both nmea2000, you can use the plotter to display the speed from the paddle.

In fact if you buy a DST800, it'll give you speed and depth. Another $250 though.
.. and temperature, useful in crossing the Gulf stream etc...

Regards,
Ted
V42#186
s/v Little Wing
arisatx is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome