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Sailing computer (waterproof)

Using a computer for marine navigation offers many advantages compared to spending thousands on an MFD display. However, using one in an open sailboat cockpit can present additional challenges. Most computers are not designed to be exposed to the elements. Water can short them out. Bright sun makes their glossy displays impossible to read. I supply rugged Panasonic Toughbooks which make for an excellent waterproof sailing computer! Read on below, where I discuss some of their advantages and list some of the models I offer.

10 or 13 inch waterproof sailing computer with marine charts

  1. My sailing computers are waterproof and have metal cases. They are designed to be used outside in the elements.
  2. I have supplied over 3000 units for marine navigation in the past 10 years. Close to 1000 of them were for sailing.
  3. The 10 inch units have a rotating swivel display and can convert into a tablet for easy mounting or viewing. This is by far the most popular model for sailing that I supply.
  4. Midrange and premium units have bright outdoor viewable screens which can be viewed in direct sunlight.
  5. I offer native 12V power adapters. No need for an inverter!
  6. I supply excellent waterproof GPS antennas with great signal strength and accuracy.
  7. Marine charts for anywhere are available! I supply a good number for circumnavigation or crossing the Atlantic and the Pacific.
  8. Yacht racing is also something I’ve supplied a number of units for. You can run Expedition, SquidX, and get GRIB files.

Please contact me with any questions, or to order a unit!

Popular sailing computer models

10 inch waterproof sailing computer with marine charts & GPS chartplotter convertible tablet 10 inch waterproof sailing computer with marine charts & GPS chartplotter 13 inch waterproof sailing computer with marine charts & GPS chartplotter

Please contact me with any questions, or to order a unit!

Why use a navigation laptop as a chart plotter?

My navigation laptops can be much more affordable than GarminLowranceSimradB&GFurunoHumminbirdRaymarineSi-Tex. I will also support the GPS laptop your purchase forever! Furthermore, I believe that some of the commercial chart plotter brands gouge their customers. Large companies force their clients to upgrade. They stop supporting older units with chart and software updates. In addition, they charge outrageous fees for simple things like a larger screen size. I don’t do any of these things, and never will – guaranteed! Moreover, please take a look at other advantages as well. A GPS laptop can offer a compelling alternative to major brands!