Find a selection of articles on the use of the iPad and tablets in navigation
Voile Magazine No. 215 - November 2013
Comparison between tablets and plotters costing less than 1000 €: "In the long term it is likely that only the sensors (wind speed, AIS etc.) will be specific to the nautical world [..] and for all the rest it will just be consumer electronics : tablets and computers "
Voiles et Voiliers No. 512 - October 2013
review of 5 navigation applications for iPad
Voiles et Voiliers No. 509 - July 2013
Comparison of 8 waterproof cases for iPad.
Conclusion: "When we look at the results point by point, Andres Industries's case emerges has a clear lead of this comparison. It is well thought out and, with its accessories, proves well suited to sailing. Only its price gives food for thought"
Neptune Yachting No. 199 - November 2012
A special article about new possibilities to display motor data on iPad with SeaSmart devices and NMEA200
Bateaux - No. 652 - September 2012
Comparison between 3 iPad waterproof cases : Topoplastic (note: 10/20), Lifedge (12/20), and iPad Case (note 17/20!)
Conclusion: "we are in the presence of a true navigation tool designed for cruising and has nothing to envy to a central conventional navigation [...] except that the size of the screen, its fun interface, mobility and cost give him several steps ahead of the systems existing".
Voiles et Voiliers No. 483 - May 2011
Article on the crew of M34 Courrier Dunkerque preparing its racing season:
"The navigator keeps around his neck an iPad in a waterproof pouch that communicates in Wi-Fi with the onboard computer and uses tablet cockpit "