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post #4 of Old 12-12-2012
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Re: Gps navigation advise

Originally Posted by MarkofSeaLife View Post
I don't have paper charts on this boat and would never sail with anyone that uses them. They are unsafe and obsolete.
I can therefore assume that you won't be sailing with the US Navy, the British RN or other major Navies/Shipping lines anytime soon. Your boat your choice, not my problem.

Robes, The GPSMAP® 78 Handheld GPS is a good unit and the price is right. The reason that the write ups are similar between models is that they all do the same thing, they calculate your position from a series of satellites and display it in various formats. If you can actually plot the Lat/Long from a Gps onto a chart that would put you in the top 5% of boaters.


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