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Offline Ulua

open cpn charts
« on: March 07, 2013, 03:27:17 PM »
http://opencpn.org/ocpn/
a good place to look at charts online.
85  17 Sea Ranger
2009 Honda 90
There's a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot.  ~Steven Wright

Offline GregE

Re: open cpn charts
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2013, 06:32:57 PM »
I'm having trouble doing a map search.   :hoboy:
Greg
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Offline Ulua

Re: open cpn charts
« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2013, 06:59:23 PM »
Greg, Have you installed any charts after downloading cpn?
85  17 Sea Ranger
2009 Honda 90
There's a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot.  ~Steven Wright

Offline GregE

Re: open cpn charts
« Reply #3 on: March 07, 2013, 08:32:28 PM »
hmmmmmmmmmmm  didn't see a download button.   :redface:
Greg
Osprey 26 LC Kodak;  Arima SR 19 HT; SL 22 Honda 225
http://www.sagecreekforums.com/phpforum/index.php
Sold:  Arima SE 16 WeeBait; SH 15 WeeBoat;
SR 21 NoBait;  SL 22 ReBait

Offline Ulua

Re: open cpn charts
« Reply #4 on: March 07, 2013, 09:05:25 PM »
Greg, navigate to here to download charts:
http://www.nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/staff/charts.htm
here is the directions to install them:
http://opencpn.org/ocpn/installing_charts
It's a little frustrating to get everything working (I'm no puter wiz) but great once everything is up and running.

Tony
85  17 Sea Ranger
2009 Honda 90
There's a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot.  ~Steven Wright

Offline GutZ

Re: open cpn charts
« Reply #5 on: March 09, 2013, 11:48:32 AM »
This seems to skip a few steps ...

http://www.charts.noaa.gov/OnLineViewer/PacificCoastViewerTable.shtml

but maybe not the same thing?
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