GET ONBOARD WITH E-CHARTING
by Mark and Diana Doyle
The book everyone should read before bringing a laptop aboard. The complete reference book explains the components of an electronic charting system, including hardware, marine instruments, electronic cartography, and charting software. It is written for both beginning and advanced electronic charting navigators and covers broader marine computing topics such as Internet connectivity, supplemental software options, and online nautical resources. It’s in full color with over 100 screenshots and illustrations, and a CD of trial software. Twenty-six chapters include 16 in-depth product reviews with 28 feature comparison tables summarizing 81 software features and functions and includes 34 informational sidebars for more technical detail, and over 100 troubleshooting and power-user tips, a complete index, and a glossary of 463 navigation, electronic charting, and general computing terms. SC, 2008, 232 pgs. SW 1.6 lbs.