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Old 26-03-2009, 15:29   #1
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The fun thing about gps...

Most everyone has had the unsettling experience of sailing 'over' land using a GPS chart. Small misalignments, maybe a channel being a few yards off or something.

A friend took this photo while driving in California...


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Old 26-03-2009, 15:56   #2
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Must be one of those James Bond sailing cars!
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He should make a left turn. Doesn't he know that when reality and chart differ, one should always trust the chart?
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I did a contrary thing once - sailed using "dryland" TomTom GPS & paper charts.
It worked fine ! since that time I am in doubt about chartplotter necessity on board
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