Cruisers Forum
 


Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on Cruisers Forums. Advertise Here
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 21-02-2010, 07:57   #1
Registered User

Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: North Carolina,USA
Posts: 4
Send a message via Yahoo to lilbella
I Need to Buy a GPS ?

I am new to sailing i just got my boat.
I need a GPS and Depth finder.
Can any one help me to find out and easy one to learn.
i dont even know how to sail yet,I have never been on a sail boat yet,lol
but i did buy a 32 foot Pearson so i need to buy a gps thanks for your help
lilbella is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 21-02-2010, 08:15   #2
Registered User

Join Date: May 2009
Location: Victoria
Boat: S2 35c
Posts: 113
If your short on cash get a fishfinder/plotter combo like the small Lawrance M-68c sonar/map unit's . Everything you need including charts for $350, You can shoot the sounder right threw the hull.








Maggie-K is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 21-02-2010, 08:31   #3
Registered User

Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: North Carolina,USA
Posts: 4
Send a message via Yahoo to lilbella
doe's the gps charts update by themselves .
I look at a lot online and they say they have sd card slots but card sold sep.
do i need to buy charts on the card.
and how acurate is the sounder. my boat is a 32 foot and i just need to buy sails but i will motor it form sc to wilmington nc around 90 miles then get the sailes i need to let the marina get them for me
lilbella is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 21-02-2010, 15:17   #4
Registered User

Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: between the devil and the deep blue sea
Boat: a sailing boat
Posts: 20,448
We use, the Garmin 72. Wery simple, very good, very inexpensive.

b.
barnakiel is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Furuno GPS - 'GPS Week Number Rollover' bitman Navigation 0 25-11-2009 03:53
Buy Cheap and Refit Yourself or Buy Turn-Key? Tspringer Dollars & Cents 43 22-06-2009 04:30
Group buy of HX850S HAND HELD VHF GPS bene505 Marine Electronics 7 18-04-2009 15:55
Buy cheap & repair ... or buy expensive and go? j9gillik General Sailing Forum 22 23-10-2007 14:02

Advertise Here


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 02:15.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2024, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2024, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.