without having to periodically load more sections to the Garmin during the ride. Is that correct?That is correct. You can load the entire set of tracks once for the entire trip.
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it will give me turn by turn direction for the entire ride Bar Harbor, ME to Key West, FLPay close attention navigation notes. Specifically, "Do not rely on turn-by-turn instructions. While they work most of the time, they give false confidence of their reliability. There are many areas where the device does not calculate the route correctly. This will vary depending on device, base map and apps. We highly recommend you simply follow the track line on your screen to avoid incorrect turn prompts."