Electronic Charts for Boating:
Electronic charts are digital versions of paper charts and all of the data used comes from NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association). Electronic charts can be viewed on smartphones, tablets, computers or on a chartplotter. Chartplotters are the most used display method because they are waterproof and don't require internet. On larger boats, a laptop is often the preferred charting method.
Chart Selection: "What chart is right for my MFD?" -Tony A.
Selecting the right chart for your MFD can be significantly overwhelming. We get that there are so many options out there that it can be confusing on which chart to choose, utilize this article to help you pick whi