SailNet Community - View Single Post - PC as chartplotter?

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  
 
View Single Post
  #3  
Old 12-04-2004
WHOOSH WHOOSH is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Posts: 1,120
Thanks: 0
Thanked 4 Times in 4 Posts
Rep Power: 13
WHOOSH is on a distinguished road
PC as chartplotter?

Gerhard''s exactly right; this is very common on boats.

Based on how you stated your question, I''ll bet you would appreciate reading a boat web site I just visited today.

www.yachtvalhalla.net/articles/imagelogs/imagelogs.htm is an article the Cap''n wrote on how to illustrate ship''s logs using chart segments from the laptop but refers you to Sea Clear II software, which is one of the free navigation software products out there today. (Mind you, the software does all the clever stuff but you still need the chart media, usually on CD for laptops).

BTW, an interesting site: the author is a retired Army officer who''s been cruising non-stop in the W Pacific for many years now on his Fuji 32.

Jack
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
 

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:22 AM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2015 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.