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OpenCPN - Downloading and Using

Event Date:Tuesday, April 05, 2016
Event Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
RSVP by: Monday, April 04, 2016
Individual Price: $10.00
Location (View Map) : Waterfront Alliance
217 Water St, 3rd Fl (elevator: 133 Beekman St.), New York, NY 10038


Learn the basics of Open CPN, free Navigational software for your computer or Android Mobile device.  In this seminar we will demonstrate:

  • Installing and configuring OpenCPN on you PC, Mac or Android Mobile Device
  • Installing free NOAA Charts to be read by OpenCPN
  • Setting Up GPS and AIS to "talk" to your computer and OpenCPN
  • The basics of Navigation with OpenCPN
  • Setting, modifying and deleting waypoints
  • Tide and Current prediction.
  • Route planning with tidal support.


OpenCPN is a free software (GPLv2) project to create a concise chart plotter and navigation software, for use underway or as a planning tool. OpenCPN is developed by a team of active sailors using real world conditions for program testing and refinement.

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