The OpenCPN remote control is based on an off-the-shelf numpad keyboard. I have mapped OpenCPN functions that I feel are the most important to the keyboard and printed stickers with icons for each of the functions.
One of the great things about OpenCPN is the ability to modify (or hack) it to your liking. The problem is that there is really not much documentation on how to do it except the brief instructions on vector palette on OpenCPN manual. Below are instructions on how to change the outlook of oeSENC (S-57) … Read More “OpenCPN hacks: visual changes to oeSENC vector charts” »
I wanted to create this site to help people like me, DYI boat and boat electronics and SW enthusiasts. However, the blog will also contain a lot of other stuff related to boating, like product reviews and boat selection tips. I have spend hundreds and hundreds of hours trying to figure out various things related … Read More “Welcome!” »
This blog discusses motor boats, boat selection, boating equipment and gear, boat electronics and software. There is also a lot of instructions and tips for people working on DIY boat electronics or open source boat software.