Go Back   Cruiser Log World Cruising & Sailing Forums > Cruising Forums > The Bosun's Locker > Power & Electronics
Cruiser Wiki Click Here to Login

Join Cruiser Log Today

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 02-19-2009, 07:26 PM   #1
Rear Admiral
Join Date: May 2008
Posts: 333

Over the years we have always carried two computers on board. The PC for all our charting software and a Mac for the freelance work. Till now - never the twain did meet and they sat side by side like the Hatfields and the McCoys.

Joy oh joys! the new Mac intel laptops have arrived and we have just picked up a replacement for my dented, scratched and ailing powerbook. The new laptop MAC's can now be booted in PC mode - running Windows XP (we wouldn't touch Vista with a barge pole!). Have now installed all our navigational software and charts on the newest member of our lil crew as a backup system. It even talks to the PC

Still some debate on whether the powerbook fell into the galley sink or was pushed, but until forensics are completed and all witnesses are interviewed the ME will have to live with a 'death by misadventure' finding - cause I'm pleading the 5th!

Fair winds,


mico is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-19-2009, 08:06 PM   #2
redbopeep's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2007
Home Port: Washington DC
Vessel Name: SV Mahdee
Posts: 3,236

Good luck with all your "new toys" onboard for your adventure soon to start!
"Do or do not. There is no try." - Yoda

What we're doing - The sailing life aboard and the Schooner Chandlery.

redbopeep is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Seychelles Coast Guard Attack Pirates MMNETSEA Regional Piracy 11 04-12-2010 11:19 PM
Couple Injured In Tobago Attack MMNETSEA Regional Discussions 0 08-04-2009 02:47 AM
Pirates Attack Tug MMNETSEA Regional Piracy 0 05-29-2009 09:47 AM
Pirates Attack Yacht Off Venezuela Lighthouse Regional Discussions 5 10-05-2008 05:51 PM
Pirates Attack S/V Tir Na Nog MMNETSEA Regional Discussion Topics 2 04-18-2006 12:34 AM

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

RV & Travel Trailer Communities

Our RV & Travel Trailer sites encompasses virtually all types of Recreational Vehicles, from brand-specific to general RV communities.

» More about our RV Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

All times are GMT. The time now is 05:00 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2024, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.0