Thursday, February 7, 2008
Spent some time surfing today. Ran into a site called Sailfast Chicago. http://www.sailfastchicago.com/ They appear to be focused on the Chicago sailboat racing scene which of course at the moment like Milwaukee is frozen out (lol!) It is a pretty well developed site in that it has a lot of software stubs (e.g. its own wiki) and hooks (e.g. to a messsage board that has some limited use.) Apparently it has been around for a while. I will check back in a few weeks and see if there is anything of particular interest to share. In the meantime you may want to check it out for yourself.
Can send.email but not receive. Sat phone terrible. Between IO and Pacific sats. Every once in a while enough connectivity to send. Waiting ...
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...