At Sea — May 2001
By Capt. Bill Pike
The Best and the Brightest
|Part 2: At Sea - May 2001|
hey, such hassles are over. At least for those of us who are stepping
into or already in the new paradigm of navigation—electronic cartography
and laptops, PCs, or dedicated chartplotters. Not only is navigation with
these new tools easier than ever before, but it’s also more efficient.
And it’s safer, too, not so much because of the helpful features
and extras that are part and parcel of virtually every electronic cartography
package on the market today, but because of some fundamentals that hardly
anyone seems to think about.
This article originally appeared in the January 2003 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.