Radar Images for Weather on your phone..and much more…

The Memory Map application for mobile phones and PDA’s is fantastic example of software development for mobile devices. This application has been around for some…

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Your chartplotter doesn’t know Course to Steer

I use a Raymarine C120, it can display tidal flow and even “animate” the flow over time, it is fully interfaced to my instruments for…

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Accesing the internet while sailing..

Of course you can simply browse the internet directly using a modern phone with GPRS. But even my Samsung i780 is a sloth when using…

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Using MARPA instead of AIS…

Returning to Brighton from Dieppe recently I realised that the AIS was not working, but had not time to fault trace or fix it so…

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“No Ais” – on Raymarine C and E Series

It is annoying that the Raymarine C and E series which have an AIS interface have no displays to show whether AIS is actually working…

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