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  1. You could do that I guess but update rates could be an issue as I think you will find the NMEA0183 data only comes out at 1Hz. You will find that quite slow compared to normal display rates.
  2. Yep, just done that on a new Fast40 in the uk. They won't show B&G proprietary data e.g. Polars or Forestay so I send those via Expedition on the PC and an Actisense USB NMEA interface. Also need to be a bit careful setting up sources on the Garmins as the B&G masthead unit interface box sends out raw wind and in our case that was displayed by default rather than the damped and corrected wind from the B&G cpu. Once configured though all works fine - especially with custom channels coming from expedition.