The Complete Reference Guide to Electronic Charting & PC-Based Marine Navigation
by Mark and Diana Doyle
The book everyone should read before bringing a laptop aboard. This complete reference book explains
the components of an electronic charting system, including hardware, marine instruments, electronic
cartography, and charting software. Written for beginning to advanced electronic charting navigators. Also
covers broader marine computing topics such as Internet connectivity, supplemental software options, and
online nautical resources.
Full color with over 100 screenshots and illustrations and a CD of trial software. Twenty-six chapters that
include 16 in-depth product reviews with 28 feature comparison tables summarizing 81 software features
and functions. Also includes 34 informational sidebars for more technical detail, over 100 troubleshooting
and power-user tips, a complete index, and a glossary of 463 navigation, electronic charting, and general
computing terms. 240 pgs. Pub 2008.