If I understand the OP right, he wants to use the Ipad
, phone etc as his primary navigation
tool.I think that anyone who uses electronics
as primary in navigation is crazy, and I got stuck "in the channel" two weeks ago while doing just that at 0200 in the morning in a new to me area. Had to pull myself away from the chartplotter
, take a look around, do some bearings and then unstick myself. Once I paid attention to the visual markers, life went smooth.
Oh, but I would never do that- you say. And then you watch the chartplotter
above all else....
I see people buried in their electronics
all the time when I am sailing. Very bad habit, and they are often off course. (which makes them a danger