Originally Posted by JonEisberg
How are your electronic charts more accurate than the properly-updated government paper equivalent they are based upon?
Simple answer Jon - I update my chips monthly with a simple download that takes 5 minutes. How often do you update paper?
As a radioman in the navy I tracked the thousands of hydrolants (messages to up date charts) and watched the quartermasters (navigators) doing the updates. I have no intention of doing that, and most sailors don't either.