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A GPS Device Designed Specifically For Pirates (and Other Sailing Types)

GPS devices designed for land-lubbers work just fine on an engine-powered boat that can head straight across the water. But for sailboats who have to zig-zag — or tack — to catch the wind, The Sailing GPS is better suited as it understands that the quickest route from point A to B isn’t always a straight line. Your typical GPS calculates an estimated time of arrival assuming you...
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The Sailing GPS understands tacking ... and lots more (required reading if you sail)

Technology / Gadgets : Gizmag (3 years ago)

One of the problems of using GPS chartplotters on a sailboat is that it is extremely difficult to calculate accurate arrival times given the amount of tacking often involved. Now there's a purpose-built Sailing GPS that not only acc... Read Post

Design and types of GPS tracking units

Technology : Techi.com (last year)

A GPS tracking unit is a device which uses global positioning systems in determining the specific position or location of a person, vehicle or any other asset. The device is usually attached to the person or vehicle to be tracked an... Read Post

A GPS Device Designed Specifically For Pirates (and Other Sailing Types) [GPS]

Technology / Gadgets : Gizmodo (3 years ago)

GPS devices designed for land-lubbers work just fine on an engine-powered boat that can head straight across the water. But for sailboats who have to zig-zag—or tack— to catch the wind, The Sailing GPS is better suited as it underst... Read Post


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