Welcome to NZ's Marine GPS Chartplotter Info Centre
Everything you need to know about Marine GPS Chartplotters...
A Marine GPS Chartplotter has many applications and uses.
First and foremost a chartplotter will allow you to identify your position in relation to anchorage zones, marine reserves, different channels, shipping lanes, and the like. It will allow you to know exactly where the water hazards are. It And also a chartplotter allows you to view certain underwater details including reefs and other underwater rises and drop offs. Travelling during the night or in foggy conditions will not be a hindrance for you to go back home safely, as the chartplotter can still give you directions back to where you started.
Your magic fishing spots
Chartplotters are also helpful during fishing trips; it can mark the fishing spots and give you easy coordinates to follow. During drift fishing, chartplotters also have the ability to record your drifts and help you to accurately return to the start of your successful drifts.
Even in sailing activities, there are certain types of GPS chartplotters for that. Cruising and Racing GPS chartplotters can provide you helpful information to help improve your sailing performance.
One of the most important application of your GPS chartplotter is the safety measures it can provide. With this tool, you will always have an idea of your exact position and thus you can easily notify authorities in cases of emergencies and other water related accidents.