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Old 14 July 2007, 17:11   #1
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Wife Swapping!!

Ah, got your attention. What I meant to say was 'Route Swapping'.....

Following my recent venture into converting Magellan Waypoints & Routes into Lowrance Waypoints & Routes (See Electronics Forum), wouldn't it be useful to have an area on the forums, where members could share GPS Waypoints & Routes for others to download? This could save endless hours planning out your own, and provide a quick & easy way to get the info you need when planning a 'spur-of-the-moment' weekend get-away.
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Old 14 July 2007, 17:27   #2
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Ah, got your attention. What I meant to say was 'Route Swapping'.....

Following my recent venture into converting Magellan Waypoints & Routes into Lowrance Waypoints & Routes (See Electronics Forum), wouldn't it be useful to have an area on the forums, where members could share GPS Waypoints & Routes for others to download? This could save endless hours planning out your own, and provide a quick & easy way to get the info you need when planning a 'spur-of-the-moment' weekend get-away.
Great idea but would you trust somebody else's wpts without checking them anyway?
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Old 15 July 2007, 01:39   #3
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Great idea but would you trust somebody else's wpts without checking them anyway?
Of course not!! But, then again, I don't trust even my own routes without carefully checking them before use!

I just thought it might be useful to be able to download someone's, say, Falmouth to Penzance route, then modify it to suit my needs - Lunch in Helford, then inside the Manacles....
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Old 15 July 2007, 03:45   #4
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yes i think its a great idea even if the tecnical stuff isnt used it gives great forsight to where a good day out can be had for us who like to venture to other areas
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Old 15 July 2007, 08:30   #5
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Good idea, I have thought that a good addition to Ribnet would be a diary section such as the one on Forces of Nature (a windsurf / kitesurf site).

Using a similar format, route (waypoints)- weather - slipway used - pub visited - beer drunk overall trip rating - etc would be a valuable resource.

I've no idea how complicated it would be to construct but it would add to an already great site
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Old 17 July 2007, 07:00   #6
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Yep.
Like the destinations bit particularly if you can find some nice places to visit.
We did Hurst and Keyhaven at the weekend - it was lovely! well worth a visit if you are down west wight and the tide is right.
I am looking for some good places to land without having to swim ashore or sit in crowded marinas.
Next trip, langstone maybe?
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