from goincruisin on 1.27.09Hello John:
Summer holidays have always had magic attached to them. For me it was perhaps something akin to entering a fantasy world, as our home was on a bay in the west of Ireland. There I could go out sailing and exploring in the family dinghy almost every day I was home. The w ...
from goincruisin on 3.1.08So, what is wrong with using a laptop? I used a cheap HP for years as our primary Nav system using Fugawi software - its photo graces a back issue of CW! I still have it and it does still work fine. We now use a Panasonic Toughbook laptop which is waterproof, dust proof, etc. In addition to that ...
from goincruisin on 3.1.08We have had great success with the Panasonic Toughbook, we also have one of their tablets, which takes over the host PC. both are built to mil specs and can take a soaking, etc. we have mor on this on coastalboating.net
from goincruisin on 3.1.08we opted for a 30 year old boat for two reasons: they were built in the days where one used solid fibreglass construction. Our hull is well over an inch thick, which is very comforting. The other reason was aethetics. We are not in love with the beamy blunt ended modern boats. You can read about ...
from goincruisin on 3.1.08Though we have not tried fractional sailing (we have our own boat), we have been invited to speak at the introductory seminars with Pinnacle Yachts and spoke with several of the (satisfied) new 'Captains'. It was our understanding that you 'buy in' on an annual basis paying a ...
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