Find a selection of articles on the use of the iPad and tablets in navigation
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 "
review of 5 navigation applications for iPad
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"
A special article about new possibilities to display motor data on iPad with SeaSmart devices and NMEA200
The best marine apps for smartphones and tablets.
6 pages of test of iPad in boating
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".
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 "
The iPad arrives on Figaro racing boats
"When they need a precise mapping, for example when they are close to the rocks, they can take the iPad on their lap.