I'd recommend the Garmin GPSMap 76 series instead. They have the advantage of being able to load the BlueChart nautical charts and FLOAT as well. Also, the control ergonomics are a bit better IMHO.
I have the Garmin 76CS as my only handheld...but do own two other Garmins, one for the boat chartplotter, the other is for car navigation.
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You know what the first rule of sailing is? ...Love. You can learn all the math in the 'verse, but you take
a boat to the sea you don't love, she'll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps
her going when she oughta fall down, tells you she's hurting 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.
—Cpt. Mal Reynolds, Serenity (edited)
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