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As the season has progressed, I find myself looking at the Netbook more and more instead of the Garmin handheld. Fortunately its screen is bright enough that it is viewable in full daylight. OpenCPN has some really cool features, such as the ability to launch it twice and do a split screen where one is a wide view (for picking up AIS traffic) and the other is a zoomed in view (for seeing local obstacles).

Here's a pic of what I have in the cockpit:

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