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Re: Chart Plotter vs Software + Laptop or iPad???

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Originally Posted by BreakAwayFL View Post
Don't you have any concerns about sea spray wetting the laptop? I had planned on the laptop being inside, which of course isn't as convenient...
We have not had a problem. The dodger provides good cover from top and sides. If we get caught in conditions that are so bad that everything is battened down, I know how to read and use a paper chart for navigation. I put the chart in a waterproof chart thingy. Depending on where we're going our route was already plotted on both the electronic and paper charts before we left the dock/anchorage.
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