Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Marco Island Florida
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I don't know if this belongs in the off topic section of sailnet or not, but since throwing out the anchor and reading a book is one of my favorite parts of sailing I figured I wold post it here.
Does anyone recommend a particular ereader? I have heard two trains of thought on which one to buy. Most people say that the one to get is Amazon's Kindle. This is primarily because it is the coolest and the most high tech device there is. Other people say to get the Borders Kobo because it is the simplest, looks the most like real paper and ink and therefore it is also the easiest on the eyes. The other big advantage of the kobo is that you can download epub files (free books) or check them out from the library like any other book.
Also has anyone use the Calibre software app on a Kindle so that you can check out library books or other off copyright books. I have heard that with this software it will eliminate my above mentioned issues.
Really this is a sailing question. Being cove'd out and reading go hand in hand...