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14 TRACKER 5100/5100i/5500/5500i Installation and Operation Manual
NAVMAN
3-2 Distance and bearing calculator
The distance and bearing calculator can plot a course
of one or several legs and to show the bearing and length
of each leg, as well as the total distance along the course.
The completed course can be converted into a route.
To use the distance and bearing calculator:
1 Press ESC until the chart display is displayed.
Press MENU and select Distance.
2 Move the cursor to the start of the first leg. It
does not matter if this point is a waypoint or
not. Press ENT.
3 To add a leg to the course, move the cursor to
the end of the leg. It does not matter if this
point is a waypoint or not. The display shows
4 To change the data display:
i Select Data setup.
ii Change a data field:
a Press the cursor keys to highlight the
field.
b Press ENT to display a menu of the
data that can be shown in the field.
c Select the data to show in the field;
select None to leave the field empty.
iii Repeat the above step to set the other data
fields. Press ESC.
Tip: If less than four lines are used, the
numeric data will take up less of the chart area.
5 To turn the compass display off or on:
i Select Compass.
ii Select Off or On.
6 Finally, press ESC to return to the chart display.
3-3 Goto
Goto is a simple way of navigating straight to one
point.
To start the Goto
1 Choose the point to go to:
To go to a waypoint or to any point on the
chart:
i Press ESC until the chart display is
displayed.
ii Move the cursor to the destination.
iii Press MENU and select Goto.
To go to a waypoint from the waypoints
display:
i Press DISP and select Waypoints.
ii Press or to highlight the
destination waypoint.
iii Press MENU and select Goto.
Warning: Make sure the course does not pass
over land or dangerous waters.
2 The TRACKER starts navigating to the
destination (see section 2-7). The chart shows:
The destination point marked with a circle.
The boat’s plotted course to the
destination.
Two CDI lines, parallel to the boat’s plotted
course (see appendix C, CDI).
To cancel a Goto
1 Press ESC until the chart display is displayed.
2 Press MENU and select Cancel goto.
the bearing and length of the leg, as well as
the total distance along the course. Press ENT.
4 To remove the last leg from the course, press
MENU and select Remove.
5 Repeat the above two steps to enter the whole
course.
6 To save the new course as a route, press
MENU and select Save. This also saves any
new points on the course as new waypoints,
with default names. If necessary, edit the route
later (see section 10-2-2) and edit any new
waypoints later (see section 9-2-3).
7 Finally, press ESC to return to the chart display.
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