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11-28-2017, 11:44 AM
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Posted By daveddd

The garmin auto-guidance works great. I just...

The garmin auto-guidance works great. I just find it much easier to route with Navionics, and wish they would output to the Garmin plotters.
11-28-2017, 09:13 AM
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Posted By daveddd

I use Navionics "dock to dock auto-routing", but...

I use Navionics "dock to dock auto-routing", but check each "leg" to make sure it is safe. I also check to see if its route is efficient in terms of distance. So far this has worked. I have also...
11-27-2017, 03:14 AM
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Posted By daveddd

Live is not the best word for me to use. The...

Live is not the best word for me to use. The maps, once downloaded do not require internet, but like other apps, if you have an internet connection, you can get weather into, tides, currents, etc. ...
11-26-2017, 05:27 PM
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Posted By daveddd

Navionics is a "live app". You can be out...

Navionics is a "live app". You can be out boating, and for example, during your route, you can look at restaurants along the route and find out more info, and call them, etc. You can look up any...
11-26-2017, 06:53 AM
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Posted By daveddd

I do that, and it does work. However, I find...

I do that, and it does work. However, I find Navionics far superior in capabilities, and ease of use.
11-26-2017, 05:40 AM
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Posted By daveddd

Great explanation. I am hoping that Navionics...

Great explanation. I am hoping that Navionics will eventually output to Garmin Chatplotters
11-24-2017, 01:48 PM
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Posted By daveddd

Garmin ActiveCaptain - dock to dock autorouting

I have been using the Navionics+ mobile app, which is amazing for route planning. It's dock to dock autorouting is fantastic and creates a safe route which may be reviewed and edited. Unfortunately...
10-18-2017, 11:22 AM
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Posted By daveddd

Thanks - I am taking a Coast Guard Auxilary...

Thanks - I am taking a Coast Guard Auxilary navigation course starting this weekend. I do not wish to be an idiot anymore :)
10-17-2017, 04:36 PM
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Posted By daveddd

yes, and I really to learn what all the markers...

yes, and I really to learn what all the markers mean on a map.
10-17-2017, 11:57 AM
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Posted By daveddd

Hi Moose My boat has a 34" draft with engines...

Hi Moose
My boat has a 34" draft with engines down. Regarding your 8" tide swing response should I add 8" to that = 42" when I enter my draft into the unit?
Dave
10-17-2017, 11:07 AM
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Posted By daveddd

Thanks - I will look for the setting on the unit...

Thanks - I will look for the setting on the unit which set the minimum draft for auto guidance. I need to take a course in navigation.
10-17-2017, 11:06 AM
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Posted By daveddd

Thanks Moose. I will have to look for the...

Thanks Moose. I will have to look for the setting that sets the minimum draft. I have a Pursuit S280 Sport 28 foot center console, so will have to verify what the setting should be for that. I...
10-17-2017, 10:43 AM
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Posted By daveddd

Garmin 7612 xsv autoguide led me aground

I put in a waypoint, and then chose "navigate to" which uses the autoguide feature. I was going to a marina in Key Biscayne FL at that waypoint. The unit plots out a purple line, which I followed...
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