Monday, December 7, 2009
When I got Reboot she had a Raymarine ST-50 radar unit. This was a LCD black and white unit that I had previously had on the original Reboot, a Catalina 30 that had been built in the 1980's. Yesterday with the help of Maury of Gyspysails we got the new 18" Garmin HD radar dome mounted. We also moved the radar dome location from a pole on the stern to on the mast between the first and second spreaders. This should give us a lot more range for low lying targets. Today we are shifting locations again so I should have an opportunity to see how it works out on the water.
Just got back from a visit to an Indonesian Coast Guard patrol boat. Very beautiful. Immaculate. Great fun with lots of selfies with crew. B...
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...