“How to” videos online….

You will be well aware of the many videos of various quality that are available on YouTube and on Google Video . The following sites…

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Xmas gadget list 2009

It seems that my gadget Xmas gift list is getting more and more popular each year. I know a lot of the items are geeky…

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“I want my VMG” why are we in Dire Straits?

In a previous post I complained about the inability of expensive chart plotter devices to calculate proper routes by assessing the correct Course to Steer…

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Hail, high winds and Natural Navigation

I have just been on a 1:1 course with Tristan Gooley aka the Natural Navigator. This was an inspiring and highly practical introduction on how…

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Navigating the Ocean Floor with Google Earth…

I have a lote of respect for Google – even though some may characterise them as the Evil Empire2 (you all know who EE1 are:-)…

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