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Old 14 November 2012, 07:32   #1
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New Garmin 721/751

Very cool

Panbo: The Marine Electronics Weblog: New Garmin GPSMap 741sx, 741, etc.; signs of what's to come?

https://buy.garmin.com/shop/shop.do?cID=148&pID=119868

Built in wifi and new design, wonder how long it will take to filter up to the bigger screens!
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Clever improvement, but the only benefit of wifi as I understand it is for transferring routes from Garmin mobile on your smart phone. With the larger plotters its probably easier to plan your route on the plotter than on a smart phone in the first place.
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Clever improvement, but the only benefit of wifi as I understand it is for transferring routes from Garmin mobile on your smart phone. With the larger plotters its probably easier to plan your route on the plotter than on a smart phone in the first place.
Not true. Not only because lots of people have ipads nowadays anyway, but because of the convenience that planning a route in the pub the night before then instantly transferring it into the plotter in the morning gives
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