Boating World Magazine has a roundup of nine chartplotters. Some of them have been highlighted on this weblog before. They discuss the following brands and models: Navman Tracker 5110, Raymarine RC400, Garmin GPSMAP 178C, Lowrance iFinder H20, Standard Horizon CP 175 C, SI-Tex ColorMax 6, Magellan eXplorist 200, Furuno NavPilot 511 and the Eagle SeaCharter 480DF.
“Instead of spending hours charting a course on a map and praying your compass and navigational skills are up to the task, you can take advantage of the latest GPS systems and whiz through the bearing know-hows to find your way to whatever destination you want. These nine new navigation electronics have everything you need.”