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    gps app. how to plan a trip ?

    hey guys. a friend of mine and i plan on making a trip from the rappahanock out to maybe va beach or further. how do i go about planning. is there an app or a map that will show marinas/restaurants/bars/hotels on the water ? i need to plan on fuel fill ups and lunch and stuff. thanks

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    NJ -> MD Jet ski trip fuel mileage champ carguy89's Avatar
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    May 2011
    There is no app to covers what you're looking for. But activecaptain is close since it's recommendations by locals, and local boating/fishing forums will help. I've used those as well as Google Maps to plan my long trips.

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    I use Navionics. It's worth the investment if your devices screen is visible in the sun.

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    04gtxsc's Avatar
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    Plus one on Navionics. Have used it a number of times and is accurate. You do have to pay for it though.

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    DrivingZiggy's Avatar
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    I use Garmin HomePort, free download with my Garmin. It's really the only thing I've ever used, so I can't even tell you if it's any good or not. What I can tell you is that I would not get the 640 again. I thought it was the right one for me, but it really isn't any easier to read than the 78sc and has much less memory. I guess the only benefit is that you can add a transducer to activate the depth finder on the unit.

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