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Autoroute on Navionics
Who else is using the autoroute feature on Navionics on their cell phones?
I have been playing with it on my S8 and it is pretty amazing. You enter in your vessels parameters. Has a search function to find start and end location. Let it do its thing. Within about 60 seconds it generates a detailed route based on your vessels parameters. The only thing left for you to do is fly the route to make sure it hasn't done anything wonky.
I have been playing with some pretty complex routes, like 100 miles down the Florida Gulf ICW and it seems to pretty consistently generate an efficient useable route.a route like this would probably take me about 12 hours of study and manually entering way points. And this is all with my cell phone which I can keep powered up for quite a while with a 20000 mah battery and about 5 watts of solar.
Here are some screen shots I took of a 90 mile route from Cape Haze Florida to Everglades City. It takes me down the Florida ICW and into the 10000 islands.
I think my old Garmin GPSmap60csx will be retired to back up status.
Last edited by Arcb; 11-14-2019 at 06:51 PM.