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  1. DeepFrz
    Thanks for your comments and Friend request. I am happy to accept. To make you feel real good I went for a walk in the falling snow yesterday. However most of it did melt away as soon as it hit the ground.

    Oh, by the way, Oysters have always been on my dream list. I just don't like the trend that they and Hallberg/Rassy are following.
  2. Ded reckoner
    Hi, Kenomac.

    Thank you for the answers you provided to my questions. I appreciate the benefit of your experience. I think you have saved me from wasting a lot of time looking at that boat and perhaps even serious consequences from a purchase.

    My impression is that your sentiments are almost universal on CF. I haven't dug through all the archives yet, but there was a thread recently on center cockpits. For budgetary reasons, the poster specifically requested a mass production boat. Conspicuously missing among the 4 dozen or so brands favorably mentioned (and, actually, not mentioned at all) were Hunter and Beneteau. I was surprised at the omission of the latter since a few days ago, in a different thread, I thought Dockhead had commended Beneteau as an authentic blue water boat.

    Anyway, thanks again. I appreciate you taking the time to enlighten me.

    Regards,
    Ded reckoner
  3. Dockhead
    Yes, and I have just bought an Icom 802 SSB with Pactor modem. It's not installed yet, but I'm looking forward to it. Every long-distance cruising boat should have a radio shack, it seems to me.
  4. Dockhead
    Hi Ken:

    I primarily use mobile telephone internet while cruising. I have a Globesurfer III internet terminal with antenna mounted on first spreader. This distributes the internet connection by WiFi. I use T-Mobile in the UK which is brilliant. In France, I use Orange. It works great -- almost like WiFi at home.

    I also have a Ubiquiti Bullet high power WiFi access point. This is also mounted up at the first spreader. I can connect to WiFi access points miles away with this. Sometimes seaside restaurants have WiFi; if you eat there, they give you the code. Then when you get back to the boat at anchor, you can still pick up the signal.

    I also have a Globaltel sat phone hardwired. The previous owner of my boat installed it; I have never used it.

    That's about it!

    Cheers, Cameron
  5. Dockhead
    Indeed. We weren't anchored near you, by chance, in Havelet Bay in Guernsey, end of July? U.S. flagged Oyster 53, very beautiful boat, we spent a lot of time admiring her.

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  • About Kenomac
    Vessel Make/ model
    Oyster 53 Cutter
    Vessel Name
    Orinoco
    Location
    Somewhere in the Mediterranean
    Occupation
    Commercial Real Estate
    Interests
    Cycling, Road & Velodrome Racing, Sailing

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