BFSGeekZone 07 : iPads as Primary Chartplotters II

A sweeping, smack-happy follow-up to our previous video on the subject. Join our new game of “Smack/NoSmack” where you get to judge the tinfoil-hatted forum Chuckleheads for yourself – based on the in-depth facts and evidence I provide. If they are completely-yet-confidently wrong – as they usually are – smack ’em…rhetorically, of course.

Leave your Smack/NoSmack votes and comments below (either here or in on Youtube) for each item! And let me know if you have any comments or suggestions for other great tech for sailors.

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WARNING: Chucklehead feelings were definitely harmed in the making of this video. Viewer discretion advised.

The Banstick Coup de Grace!

Good gravy I’m glad that’s finally over! That was freakin’ excruciating!

Imagine being handcuffed in a small room full of old, bitter, incontinent, neutered dogs that are given free reign, then told to not blame the dogs for the bites and fluids all over you. After all, “you shouldn’t have gone into the room – that I let you in”.

That’s some fine “moderation” there, eh?

My crime? Here it is…

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iNavX and SEAiq Comparison…

Here is a post from Sailnet with my good friend, Colemj, where we are discussing the differences between iNavX and SEAiq. I’d just said I didn’t think SEAiq was nearly as good as iNavX. Colemj then explained why he used and liked it. And since Colemj is definitely NOT an idiot – and actually HAS an open mind and TONS of first-hand experience with this stuff – I listen…


Hey Mark – thanks for your input. Yours is an opinion/viewpoint I definitely respect.

I guess I should qualify my comments a bit. My newer iPad is at the office so I downloaded the Free SEAiq app (which gives you a trial of the full USA version) on my iPhone8 and that might have been part of the issue in terms of display. (Note: I had to do this because SEAiq is only available for iOS 10 which the iPad2 doesn’t support – where iNavX supports both).

So first let me address the info I found on this (which shaped my opinion) and then what I saw (which made me draw the above conclusion).

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