Plotters, MFDs & Radar

The open source app Posterazor from SourceForge allows you to cut and print a downloaded NOAA chart and create your own color chart booklet.

Printing Your Own Charts While on Board

I am a novice sailor, but after taking a few more courses, I plan to buy a 30- to 50-sailboat with a few other aficionados. Two questions:

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Vesper Class B AIS Sea Trial

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