TAG: Charts

Oblivious anchor dragging, & Camden chart update
I'm generally quite reluctant to fault fellow boaters when things go wrong, because I've made about every mistake possible myself at some point, and probably will again.  But what I hear about this scene, captured in part on YouTube, is ...
Lowrance DSI , & Navionics goes MicroSD (Raymarine included)
Last week Lowrance announced the Elite-5 DSI and some related fishfinder/plotters, and while they're unabashedly aimed at freshwater fishermen, there's at least two things of interest to others.  DSI stands for DownScan Imaging, which seems to m...
Camden NOAA chart changes, the questions
So I've done more research into the various small issues I've noticed regarding recent NOAA chart changes to Camden Harbor (discussed most recently here).  Let me emphasize small, and also my appreciation of NOAA as an agency with vast tasks ...
Alliance for Safe Navigation, & chart reality questions
The photo is from a BoatUS press release discussing how it, NOAA, and several other organizations are concerned that many boaters are using outdated charts.  They've even got a survey going (quick and easy), and I bet the results will ...
Simrad Insight HD charts, & 2.0 firmware
The Simrad NSE12 prototype is back in the lab, and will soon be back on Gizmo at the heart of an extensive SimNet/Ethernet test system. Only now it's running recently released 2.0 firmware and it's loaded with the HD ...
Navionics NavPlanner2, from Fugawi
I've always liked the idea of route planning software, but Navionics NavPlanner was somewhat troubled from the start.  Hence it seems like great news that ...
Garmin BlueChart g2 & g2 Vision 2010, lots new?
Today Garmin announced that updated 2010 g2 and g2 Vision BlueCharts are now available, apparently with some interesting changes.  If you recall, the company ...

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