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Raymarine Combo Packages.

I decided to look at the complex solutions of other marine electronics manufacturers and begin with Raymarine combo packages. In order to have some reference point, I will try to compare with the Lowrance boat box bundle. Here is an option offered by Outback Marine Australia  – Raymarine Multifunction Display – a-SERIES DOWNVISION AND SIDEVISION PACKS – a128 DownVision &…
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Small Boat Radar Systems Becomes More Advanced and Cheaper.

It is exactly one year as I started my GPS navigation site and since that I almost never touch a small boat radar systems. It is time to correct this deficiency. A marine radar on the ship is essential navigation equipment when to know how to use it properly. The next generation Raymarine Quantum Radar with CHIRP (chirp pulse compression…
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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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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 boat 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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The First Successes and Mistakes of my Boat Trip.

To get satisfied of boat trip the proper safety procedures have to be made. Power boats are feeling great on the rough sea if you are skilled enough to handle properly it. The most important are to be familiar with powerful engines. When you know how to operate properly, you can sail safely. All the time you have to keep…
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My Experience with MaxSea Navigation Software.

 MaxSea  Marine navigation software is the next what appears in Google searches. I have some practical experience with this nautical program which I would like to share with you. About five years ago I had adventures voyage on JEANNEAU Prestige 36 pleasure craft from Riga on Baltic sea to Lowestoft UK East coast. It was very instructive, exciting and sometimes…
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