which gps app can do this?

Joseph Reeves iknowjoseph at gmail.com
Mon Jul 6 17:58:59 CEST 2009

gvSIG Mobile 0.1.4 was released today, here's a guide that should help you:


Create a shapefile of your coast line (or download a shapefile for a
country) and you should be good to go.


Cheers, Joseph

2009/6/28 lanzo <lanzato at gmail.com>:
> Hi!
> I'd like to be using my FR on my little boat as marine GPS. I was curious
> if, in your opinion, it could be possible to constantly show  the distance
> between me and the nearest point on the coast line. This would be important
> because in my country (and i guess everywhere) there are rules about the
> little boats distances from the coast and I cannot overcome 3 nautical
> miles.
> I know it should be possible to show the distances between my present
> position and any given point, but what about something always displaying the
> distances between my position and the nearest point on the coast?
> is there maybe any more in-topic forum where i can ask this?
> Thank you very much for any answer!
> bye! :)
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