Saturday, January 19, 2008
I have been following a very interesting set of posts on computers for sailboats. Pretty much everyone I know assumes the solution is a laptop. But some posters over at Sailing Anarchy have started with a different idea - a very small desktop. The advantage is that the unit is much cheaper than a laptop. Since it is also smaller it can be mounted in a location more protected from the elements. You can link to the prototype concept here: http://www.rjjconsulting.com/sailing/obcomputer.htm
For some reason Reboot always has two and only two flies buzzing around. Never three..kill one, another shows up. Weird Fair winds and follo...
PRECISE NAVIGATION! The passenger steamer SS Warrimoo was quietly knifing its way through the waters of the mid-Pacific on its way from ...
Proving it is not easy to get internet and phone service that keeps working in Indonesia. Fair winds and following seas :)
There has always been a great interest in knowing how much to budget for the cruising life. The answer is always "it depends." I t...