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…