Make Charts on Google Earth with GE2KAP

Make Charts on Google Earth with GE2KAP Paul Higgins and his trusty sidekick Whitey authored the program GE2KAP.  This free software allows you to make charts with Google Earth overlays.  The result is an amazing combination of photo-real land detail and waterways that are navigation charts. GE2KAP is not an OpenCPN plugin. This is a […]

Open Source Software on the Seven Seas

Open Source Software on the Seven Seas Mauro Calvi is the founder of, a user-sourced repository of boating points of interest and cruising information. He’s written a rather glowing article for about OpenCPN; going as far as naming it a sailor’s dream toolkit. “Open source navigation tool OpenCPN is changing boating for weekend […]