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Re: 2011 Global Regatta

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Originally Posted by ccriders View Post
Why are the race marks listed in hddd.ddddd* and not hddd*mm.mmm'? It seems confusing to have to be changing the units for the GR and back again for normal navigation. Which setting do most people use? Is it different for racing vs cruising?
You should be able to set the units in your GPS device. Decimals are "the new black" in coordinates these days.

No one's mentioned any problems with this in the past races.

Here's a translator that makes it really easy:

http://cmilono.users.sonic.net/GPS/ConvCoord.html

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