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“Affordable” Satellite SOS and Texts

Affordable is a relative term, isn’t it?  Is about $25 a month affordable when you get the ability to call for help when you are in serious need?  It’s a thought that crosses my mind as I ponder a somewhat risky adventure.  I really don’t want to find myself facing […]

CBS Sunday: Classic Boats

The YouTube video says, “Conor Knighton takes us on a ride aboard some classic wooden motorboats, whose sleek lines and elegant fixtures hark back to a golden era of maritime recreation.”

The Boat Builder – a movie

The reviews have been pretty good, though the trailer makes it seem more than a little formulaic.  Have you seen it? Youtube says, “A bitter old hermit known around town as ‘Captain Crazy’ reluctantly agrees to help a young orphan avoid the local bullies so long as he agrees to […]

Student’s Electric Boat Competition

There’s way too much talk and not enough boat, but these youngsters have built an interesting craft. The Youtube video says, “The TU Delft Solar Boat Team is a team consisting of 25 students from Delft University of Technology. The team builds hydrofoil boats that run on solar energy. Esmeé […]