ChartKits are full color reproductions of government and private charts. Individual 22" x 17" charts are spiral bound into easy-to-use regional compilations. Full size ChartKits cover a complete region. Features include GPS datums, Lat/Lons, distances in nautical miles, aerial photos of harbors and anchorages in popular destinations.
ChartKit Companion CDs are GPS Ready
ChartKit Companion CDs include “Offshore Navigator Lite” GPS positioning software. Offshore Navigator Lite’s GPS features include:
Real-Time Positioning: Connect a USB GPS to your PC to see your boat’s position right on the chart. As you move, the vessel icon moves as well.
Data Windows: Data Windows display key GPS data such as Lat/Lon, COG, and SOG. They also instantly calculate course information such as Cross-Track Error and Range and Bearing to the next waypoint.
Transfer Waypoints from PC to GPS: Transfer waypoints directly from your PC into popular GPS receivers. Say goodbye to the task of keying waypoints in one by one.
The West Advisor
The West Advisor articles have answered boaters' questions and provided solutions to boating problems for more than 20 years. West Marine has compiled one of the Web's most comprehensive collections of technical boating information articles.
- A must have
- Clear, well printed
- Not As Waterproof As Expe
- Up to date
- Backup to Electronics
- Reference material
- Seagoing library