SailNet Community - View Single Post - ipad as instrumentation...
View Single Post
post #36 of Old 01-12-2014
Senior Member
jackdale's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Calgary, AB, Canada
Posts: 9,298
Thanks: 35
Thanked 76 Times in 71 Posts
Rep Power: 9
Re: ipad as instrumentation...

Originally Posted by Minnewaska View Post

On the other hand, I think its the greatest single advancement in marine electronics I've ever seen.
Most know that I am a paper chart kind of guy. But I do have a Win 8.1 tablet that will do everything an Ipad will. My Asus Vivo Tab Smart cost less that my wife's Ipad Air.

Laptop based navigation is in many standards that I teach. I also have most lessons and some presentations on PowerPoint.

The tablet stays below. I use a Tree Frog Pad to keep it in place on a nav table.

ISPA Yachtmaster Ocean Instructor Evaluator
Sail Canada Advanced Cruising Instructor
IYT Yachtmaster Coastal Instructor
ASA 201, 203, 204, 205, 206, 214
As I sail, I praise God, and care not. (Luke Foxe)
jackdale is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome