Upgrading VHF and AIS antennas
I have wanted to update my VHF antennas for a while, specifically to get a dedicated AIS antenna for my Class B transponder.
Rendezvous initial networks
In the last 4 months, I have been developing my overall network on board Rendezvous. I wanted a good WiFi/Ethernet network to connect me to the outside world, as well as a well developed NMEA 2000 network for marine equipment while underway. So far, here's what I have...
Major mast work
In the last year I have had a number of issues with items in or on Grace's mast. During a recent trip to Blake Island, the anchor light stopped working, and that was the last straw. It was time to dig deeper into fixing all of the issues.
Proper VHF ends are easier than you think
After years of using crimp-on VHF terminals, I found an easy and much higher quality way of creating quality radio connections. Master soldering skills not required!
Scouting trip to Lummi Island
A weekend trip up to Lummi Island to scope it out for future sailing visits, along with some drone flights and fantastic sunsets.
B&G V50 VHF radio and H50 wireless handset
I needed to replace a non-DSC VHF radio on my sailboat, and needed a helm station too. B&G offers a state of the art VHF radio with wireless handset that worked out perfectly.