Starlink is finally useful aboard
Starlink is a great option to stay connected while at anchor or at the dock. There are still some challenges, but combined with a cellular router, it makes a powerful solution.
Peplink Maritime Antennas
Peplink's new Maritime series of antennas prove to be well built, have lots of coverage for various bands, and are a prime contender for any marine setup.
Kaos initial internet setup
My first revision internet setup for Kaos including multiple 5G cellular links, domes, marine grade antennas, access points and more.
Initial projects on Kaos
I've installed new lighting, batteries, and dealt with challenges around the electrical system. I began my electronics conversion, and have replaced my toilets. Even more projects are on the horizon.
Kaos is a 1994 Symbol pilothouse yacht that became part of our family in January 2022
Hurricane Chinook hydronic heating system
The Hurricane Chinook hydronic heater is a compact, multi-function system with instant hot water and other useful features.
Rendezvous is for sale!
Rendezvous, an Ocean Alexander 420 Sundeck motor yacht, is for sale!
Peplink MAX BR1 Pro 5G initial impressions
The Peplink MAX BR1 Pro 5G is a powerful router capable of excellent performance on both 4G and 5G, and is a top pick for internet connectivity on a boat.
Using Starlink on a boat and in a marina
Starlink is still a very new technology, and not ready for being used underway or at anchor. However, in a marina it might work OK.
New Peplink antenna testing
There have been a lot of new cellular antennas that have come out in the last few months from Peplink. I've been testing some of them for a while, and have some interesting findings.