Over Hill Sailing Club
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Adirondacks NY
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Re: Best iPhone and iPad apps for sailing
Take you PC in the cockpit when its rolling and the weather is bad. or to lunch at a table in the Cafe.
Let me know how that works out for you
Both have uses that work in different conditions
Actually, I have some padeyes placed to secure the Toughbook right under the dodger. It works out pretty well and is not sticking way up above the pedestal, ready to snag lines as some nav clusters seem to be. Many of the pedestal-mounted GPS units do
look very nice but most are above my budget for new stuff. Having a big hi-res touchscreen right there in front of you has got to be nice if it can be mounted in such a way as to not get in the way when it gets rough and rolling.
Alberg 35: With a philosophical flourish Cato throws himself upon his sword; I quietly take to the ship.