There are a variety of logbook options for chartplotters, for events on
specific voyages ("Great White Whale sighted off the port bow"), for
saving tracks/waypoints/courses, recording your fuel consumption, and
even scheduling maintenance for your vessel.
have features that are especially attractive to boats with a common
owner, for exchanging information or getting a "big picture". At this
time, there is no standard for exchanging recorded tracks, but you can
generally assume that it is possible, if sometimes complex, to exchange
tracks and waypoints between different copies of the same brand, and
perhaps model, of chartplotter.
In general, PC-based
chartplotters can store much more information than can self-contained
When you have a lot of trips, waypoints and tracks to manage, there is one freeware tool to help
: NavPak Companion.