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an adventure in renewing the spirit and living the dream…on a sailboat

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Entries Tagged as 'Navigation'

The wonders of modern technology (a virtual “HI MOM!”)

January 23rd, 2010 · 4 Comments · Boat Work, On Safety, Preparing for the trip, The beginning

We are on the map!!  The AIS map, that is.  AIS = Automatic Identification System. It’s this super cool technology that’s required for all shipping vessels around the world and optional for little boats like us.  When you have AIS you can transmit and receive signals from all other AIS users and you can find […]

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Halloween, Navigation Lessons & Why I Love Matt

November 2nd, 2009 · No Comments · Funny, Our Route, Preparing for the trip, The beginning

I was going to write a post about our Halloween weekend, but Matt’s blog entry is just so…. awesomely perfect, I’ve decided to simply repost it here (with a few additions of my own)   🙂   This is just one of the many reasons why I love him:   MOVING FORWARD:  It’s Halloween night, and I found myself […]

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