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If Hansel and Gretel had GPX data, the witch would still be alive.

Norman Cay Plane Wreck

What can you do with your GPX data? What is GPX data? Why should you care? If you’re on a sailboat with a chart plotter or multi-function device (MFD) and GPS, you probably generate GPX data whenever you move the boat. GPX data is nothing more than a collection of GPS waypoints that, when strung together, form a track.

Day 8 – Sint Maarten to Panama (Final)

Making Our Own Wind!

Did we make it?

We had to face the reality that we may run out of fuel before reaching water that was shallow enough to drop our anchor in.

If that were to happen, we would effectively be helpless. Without any wind to drive the boat forward, the current would sweep is east toward Colombia.

Not exactly ideal!