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post #30 of Old 09-24-2012
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Re: The iPad thread! who uses an iPad for sailing?

I took mine on a two-week cruise in the summer, and glare was never really an issue. Maybe it's because I wear polarized sunglasses?

I did have one issue. We had the sun over our shoulder for the afternoon of the hottest day of the year. At around 4 pm, the pedestal-mounted iPad announced that it was going to take a coffee break - it had overheated in the sun. I took it below, put a fan on it, and it came back to life in about 10 minutes. I was briefly kind of scared.

I have been using iSailor, which I thought was pretty good, now the latest version (1.5) is a huge leap forward in ease of use and functionality.

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