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.
A few days at Oro Bay
Oro Bay on the south end of Anderson Island in the Salish Sea is a beautiful anchorage with a nearby park, quiet privacy, and wonderful views.
Netgear Nighthawk 5G first impressions
The Netgear Nighthawk 5G is an expensive upgrade to the Nighthawk line with moderate 5G support and some other interesting features.
New Verizon data plans
Verizon has added new data only plans to their lineup for both pre-paid and post-paid customers. This is great news for those folks needing VZW coverage.
Working remotely from the boat
Working remotely from the boat requires a good system with multiple connections and cellular plans, redundancy, and good WiFi.