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post #24 of Old 03-05-2014
Frogwatch
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Re: GPS Accuracy - how much is actually needed

OK, OK, I am almost convinced that chart plotters are nice. After considering the 4-5 times I have been really confused about exactly where i was I can see that a chart plotter would be nice.
Several years ago when we sailed from West End to Freeport, we wanted to go into a narrow channel east of the main Freeport channel and I just couldnt locate it with my binocs and didnt want to get in too close due to reefs. Suddenly, my daughters BF brought up his laptop to which he had a GPS connected and overlaid our track onto google earth. I was effin amazed.

So, do Ipads have built in GPS? I've never used a tablet computer.
That Lenovo Miix, does it run Win 8 or android? Could I get it with Win7 instead of Win8?

All this 21 century stuff is gonna kill me. Next they'll be putting flush toilets on boats.
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