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Re: Best iPhone and iPad apps for sailing

Originally Posted by smurphny View Post
.....All the talk about external GPS receivers really negates the whole idea of having one of these. I have a little Dell Mini and a Toughbook with nav software (Sailcruiser). They both use and external GPS puck but it's a PITA dragging the puck and wire around.....
While I highly suggest the 3G model to get the internal GPS receiver, the "puck" add-on for an Ipad has NO wire. One version plugs directly into and become attached to the Ipad. The other is bluetooth (ie WIRELESS) and would fit in your front pocket in less space than my keys.

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