Marine GPS Navigation Tutorial
GPS Navigation is used everywhere, but marine GPS needs more understanding for correct safe use. Learn to get easier, quicker fixes and to avoid the common pitfalls, by using this interactive teaching program. Covers set-up, installation and professional methods.
Setting Up the Right Way
Your GPS is very versatile, but you must choose the right settings, or you can make serious navigation errors. Learn the correct way to set up your system.
Typical Controls & Displays
Marine GPS sets offer many different displays of the available information. Find the most helpful read-out for any situation. Learn to use the ideal functions.
HDOP, GDOP, WAAS, SA & EGNOS are typical of the many acronyms around GPS accuracy. Untangle the mysteries and ensure you get the best fix possible.
Installation & Initialisation
Correct installation and first-time operation mean less hassle and faster time to initial fix. Ensure your system is reliable and gives you the right information.
Get faster, more reliable position fixes with these proven methods. Less time at the chart table means more time on deck, in full command of your vessel.
Planning your passage is vital for safety and a legal requirement. Learn the essential information which you must include when you plan any boat trip.