20 TRACKER 5100/5100i/5500/5500i Installation and Operation Manual
To go to the waypoints display, press DISP and select
Waypoints (see right).
The waypoints display is a list of the waypoints that
have been entered, each with waypoint symbol,
name, latitude and longitude, distance and bearing
from the boat, type and display option.
9-2 Managing waypoints
Warning: Do not create a navigation waypoint
on land or in dangerous water.
9-2-1 Creating a new waypoint
Creating a new waypoint from any display
Press . A new waypoint is created at the boat
position with the default name and data. To
change the default data, (see section 9-2-3).
Creating and editing a new waypoint from the
1 To create a waypoint at the boat position, press
ESC to switch the chart to centre on boat
mode (or press , see above).
Or, to create a waypoint at a different point,
move the cursor to that point on the chart.
2 Press MENU and select New waypoint.
3 A new waypoint, with the default name and
data is created.
9-1 Waypoints display
A waypoint is a position of interest that is saved by
the TRACKER, for example a fishing spot or a point
on a route. The TRACKER can have up to 500
waypoints. A waypoint can be created, changed or
deleted. A waypoint has:
A name (up to eight characters).
An icon showing what kind of waypoint it is.
The available icons are:
A colour (TRACKER 5500, 5500i) for the
waypoint symbol and name on the chart.
Normal: A normal waypoint can be
navigated to or included in a route.
Danger: A danger waypoint is a point to
avoid. If the boat comes within the danger
radius of a danger waypoint the unit can
sound an alarm (see section 13-6).
A display option:
Controls how the waypoint is displayed when
the Waypoints setup option is set to Selected
(see section 13-2):
Off: The waypoint is not displayed.
Icon: The waypoint icon is displayed.
I+N (Icon and Name): The waypoint icon
and name are displayed.
If there are many waypoints, use this feature to
select which waypoints are displayed on the
Note: the other choices for the “Waypoints”
setup option are “Hide all” (no waypoints are
displayed on the chart) and “Show all” (all the
waypoints are displayed on the chart) (see