There are ways to get to the boat without the port forwarding. The setup depends on having a proxy someplace. For serveral year I used the ultravnc repeater. It was a chore to setup but it worked for years.
Now I use gotomypc, expensive but easy.
If you left an ebay notebook on the boat you could just connect to it with gotomypc or one of its clones.
Sorry, but most of these would require some sort of port forwarding on the router, since the incoming request would have to be delivered to the computer.
Also, a proxy server really doesn't help in most cases.
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a boat to the sea you don't love, she'll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps
her going when she oughta fall down, tells you she's hurting 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.
—Cpt. Mal Reynolds, Serenity (edited)
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