However, I like to do my passage planning on my laptop which has a much larger, clearer screen. In this mode you can add or insert additional waypoints by left clicking on part of the route displayed on the screen. However, I find it to be very useful for planning trips to new areas and creating routes and waypoint lists for areas that I sail regularly. Please note that in all modes except zoom, right clicking the mouse button will center the screen on the current cursor position Panning. Click on Status Bar to turn this function off. SOB supports the following C-Map chart formats: It is important that the driver is installed correctly.

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For example, selecting Coast Guard, the window will be: Simply installing a nav program and electronic charts on your laptop does not comprise an ECDIS solution.

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E-mail Address if applicable. D Table of Contents 1. Select the Move User point icon on the toolbar and click and drag the User point to the new position. Thank you for choosing C-MAP I also have a Bytestor Multicard reader ussbcc reads dozens of different formats but not, of course, C-Map n.

To move the waypoint, click on the Move User Point icon, left click while dragging the waypoint to the new position, then release the left button. Sexually explicit or offensive language.


The XML format is complete and contains all the information of the points. All almanacs and data are built in, and the help file is useful and informative.

ubcc The description can be edited. Available with MAX compatible chartplotters. Having exhausted various routes to interrogate various cards – the one factor that limits it is the way the card and reader works.

This dongle allows the use of your Licensed Chart files on multiple computers.

Your registration will be confirmed with C-MAP upon receipt. These are not high resolution images because I obtained them using the Prnt Scrn key to capture what was displayed on my monitor. Agree re the much clearer and larger screen on the laptop, but during the trip from UK to Portugal, I changed the passage plan “on the fly” a few times, whilst at the helm, no autopilot, and fairly hefty following seasand found it quite straightforward.

In fact, every planning function of your chart plotter is now easy to do on your PC. Zoom mode is used to change the scale of the chart. I suppose what I am saying is that my experience suggests that it cant be done without at least buying a second card.

Two examples of the screen display are shown below. Richard, yes I have tried and still have a version of SOB.


To see trip reports of the locations sailed, click here. Reis is the author of this excellent program. But I don’t expect to have to buy my charts twice.

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To select which Route to view on the screen, simply check or uncheck the box next to the Route name on the left hand side of the window. The Scale value in Nautical Miles indicates the horizontal distance across the screen.

Delete All All the User points will be deleted. Print mode is used to print a copy of the chart that is currently being displayed. At this stage, UserCards are not supported with this patch.

Delete Selected Deletes all User points selected from d-map list. Advertisements or commercial links. Also, in this mode if you move the cursor over a navigational aid, a small window appears in which the marker number, and light and sound characteristics are shown. A prudent mariner will maintain his the vessel’s chartplotters with the latest available cartography for the waters being navigated. This reader is easily identified as it has “Jeppesen” included in its logo.