12 posts categorized "Sailing"

June 16, 2008

Energy Saving Devices

Two solar devices on the back of my boat.

The solar mat trickle charges the batteries when the boat's at anchor. I rarely use the engine for anything but getting on or off the mooring or dock (unless the cr More...

February 04, 2008

Kindle Travel Test


January 24, 2008

tSolar Use and Disuse

On the Island of San Francisco in the Sea of Cortez (Gulf of California) there are salt pits, an ancient marvel of solar engineering. The pits are rectangles of about fifty feet by twenty five and dug two or three feet int More...

January 22, 2008

Small World at Sea

Resource conservation and tactical tradeoffs were a sub-theme of our sailing week on the Sea of Cortez. Unlike the Caribbean and other places we’ve rented boats, there are no restaurants or stores to stop at where we were More...

January 19, 2008

Out of Touch

As faithful readers can tell from my lack of posts, there really are no Internet connections available north of La Paz in the southern Sea of Cortez (Gulf of California) – or at least I haven’t found any yet. We haven’t be More...

January 17, 2008

Out of Touch

If you see this post (and there's a good chance that you will), it means that I really couldn't find a good Internet connection in the Sea of Cortez north of La Paz and resisted the temptation to sail to connectivity.

In fact, posts have been on autopilot all week.


January 13, 2008

Going Sailing



June 19, 2007

The Home of the Prime Meridian


May 11, 2007

Life Rafts Today

Practical Sailor says it concisely:  “Today, the l More...

April 15, 2007

Dollars or Cents – WiFi to the Rescue

Bvimapbrad32 Calling home from the Caribbean can b More...

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