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Used Marine GPS for Sale, Why Not?

Sometimes purchasing a used marine GPS for sale could save much money especially when for brand new GPS Chartplotter price is over $1K. Not always the latest and high priced models are the best choices. Producers have their own tricks to attract customers unfortunately sometimes with totally unusable new features just to raise the unit prices. Not every time those…
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Furuno Marine GPS Continues to be a Favorite Brand For Professionals.

Furuno GPS was the first receiver I met in my job as a navigating officer on merchant ships. I had undeservedly forgotten to mention one of the marine electronic manufacturer giants as Furuno Electric Co. Furuno is a Japanese company established in 1951. Main products are marine radars, GPS, fishfinders and other marine electronics. It was in the beginnings of…
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Quick Look to the Lowrance GPS Fishfinder Combo.

I don’t want to say that Lowrance GPS fishfinder combo is the best on the market, but definitely, it is one of the Top brands in the marine industry. Lowrance Electronics is the U.S. in 1957 established company. The Company is a manufacturer of consumer sonar and GPS receivers, as well as digital mapping systems. Headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Lowrance employs…
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I Prefer to Choose GPS for Sailboat from Raymarine, Garmin or Humminbird.

It is not so easy to make the best choice for GPS for boat with integrated fishfinder to fit in the budget. Here on the Baltic Sea sailing and boating season is about to open. Boats are prepared for next voyages and regattas. Recently I have been asking for helping and advice regarding GPS for boats selection. I was asked…
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The Backup Option for Boat GPS Equipment is Essential.

The final post of my adventurous sea voyage and why GPS for boats needs a backup, read below. From the very young ages, I have been taught, that the Sea should be respected. I have always tried to follow it. Often, this also applies to everyday matters. Every sailor knows that obtaining high accuracy ship’s position leads to safer sailing…
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Expected Short Stopover in Den Helder The Netherlands Turned into the Two-Day Unforgettable Stay.

So we are underway to the Den Helder The Netherlands. It is home to the country’s main naval base and in any other way a great place to be. Calculated distance and ETA to „Koninklijke Marine Jacht Club“ is 145 nautical miles. After first twenty glorious flying mode sailing, I slowed down to about 15 knots. I expected busy fishing…
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Kiel Canal Transit and Lessons Learned on the Way to Den Helder Holland.

I decided to resume Kiel Canal transit very early in the morning but had to cancel departure from friendly marina’s company. Dense fog covered navigation fairway, so, in any case, no pleasure craft movement as stated in Kiel Canal Pleasure Craft Instruction. Had breakfast, rechecked fuel calculations and assume that not needed to refueling here, smarter will take fuel in…
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Next Stage to Kiel Holtenau Includes Inshore Sailing.

Now my marine voyage entering in more exciting, inshore sailing and busy ship traffic area. We are leaving wonderful short stay in Leba. Say goodbye to Polish Border Guards and full steam towards Stralsund in Germany. Leba- Stralsund. Calculated distance 164 nautical miles ETA (expected the time of arrival) next morning after 8 a.m. to fit in Stralsund Gas Station…
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My Sea Voyage Story on Jeanneau Prestige 36.

As already promised, I’d like to write more or less detailed overview of my sea voyage as a skipper on Jeanneau Prestige 36 power boat. Who knows, maybe my information given in those posts, could be helpful for next sea voyages in any place of the world. It took place in Summer of 2009 and route was from Riga, Capital…
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My Conclusion Is That iTrack 2.0 Fits as GPS Tracker for Boats.

Product: iTrack 2.0 GSM GPRS GPS Portable Tracker Price: The manufacturer: ElectroFlipp LLC, USA Cheapest place to Buy: Amazon.com Dimensions and Weight: 4 x 3 x 2 inches/1 pounds Guarantee: One year My Rating: 8.5 out of 10 ______________________________________________________________ More and more people are looking for GPS tracker for boats and another vehicle to sleep sweet and live more peacefully. GPS…
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