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What exactly went wrong when navigating with the GPS?
Well, WEMSAIL seems to cover the bases well here:
How we hit the rocks
Fundamentally, if you pick a destination on a GPS, you risk not noteing every obstacle between your departure and your destination, due the limitations of the GPS display. Do your naviagation on a chart, use the GPS only to verify location and present course to the next mark.
Last edited by sailingfool; 09-30-2009 at 05:16 PM.