sQuiddio the Must-Have Plugin

sQuiddio the Must-Have Plugin from Mauro Calvi “Thanks to users like you, squidd.io is quickly becoming the most complete, comprehensive and up-to date source of cruising information in the world.” With the sQuidd.io plugin you can view all the sQuidd.io destinations for a specific area directly on your OpenCPN charts. Find marinas, anchorages, docks, yacht […]

Crowd Sourced Guides Compared

Crowd Sourced Guides Compared Seasoned cruiser Roger J. Jones, s/v Reboot, compared three crowd sourced cruising guides. He writes, “When traveling by boat (or for that matter any mode of transportation) a constant question is: “What is at my potential destination?” For years the source of this information was “cruising guides”, books with information about […]

Open Source Software on the Seven Seas

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