Thursday, February 20, 2014

KVH mini-VSAT Broadband satphone

It is time to check the new KVH mini VSAT new technology and compare communications costs that have dramatically gone down compared to Inmarsat rates. Worth upgrading?

With mini-VSAT Broadband’s advanced spread spectrum technology, you get next-generation Satellite Communications today. Everywhere your vessel travels, you’ll experience always-on broadband, high-quality voice connections, and fast Internet and e-mail access - all with flexible plans and airtime 1/10th the cost of other solutions.

TracPhone® V3ip - World’s smallest maritime VSAT - Please see or donwnload hereafter documents.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Yanmar Engine lifting

Engine coming out the companion way.
Engine smooth landing
Time for a good engine refit. Sandblast mounts and steel supports. Check for cracks and paint.
Dismantle engine, refit and paint.

Mast unstepping

Laurent installing the slings around carbon mast of
Swan 60-028 CIGNO ROSSO
Time for a rig check before the season starts
Coming out
Quite a tall mast actually ;-)
Not much space left around