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pauljohnson1222 06-27-2009 08:13 AM

Charting..
 
I have used Garmin Bluecharts on my PC. I like to build routes on the PC and downloaded them to an Etrex Garmin handheld. This all has worked well from my style.

Garmin seems to be eliminating Bluecharts on a CD and going with the SD cards.

What is the best software for a PC to display charts, Marina's etc., build routes, and then down load them to a garmin(With charts)

Any ideas?

Paul

sailingdog 06-28-2009 11:12 PM

The Garmin software will still be able to do that AFAIK.

pauljohnson1222 06-29-2009 06:48 AM

PC Charting with Garmin
 
What software? I talked to Garmin and they said there is currently no Garmin PC Software that provides the ability to do routes on a PC with Charts on their SD cards. You can do it on your chart plotter, yes. But I like small hand helds and that is a pain.


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