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At the marina: wifi

Coastal cruising: laptop data card

Blue water: satellite phone

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There is alot of info here already. Search this site.
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Hey BS,

Didn't we just go through a whole thing here on sailnet where the old timers got castigated for telling newbies that they should search the archives because the issue had already been discussed ad nauseum.

While I agree that there is a lot of good info in the archives, what is the point of a forum if you aren't willing to answer the newbie's questions and welcome them here?

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NautiG, I stay away from off topic and politics I must have missed that. I was not slamming him, I just dont have the time to pull it up for him and thought he may not know it is there. Just passing along info
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BS,

I stay away from that stuff too. But sometimes I get drawn into the politics of sailnet, as some of the moderators and others can attest.

The search function for sailnet is notoriously awful. I think it's best to provide a link to a thread that answers a newbie's question, or to answer it yourself.

My answer was terse, as was the newbie's question. I would have answered in more detail if he asked, but apparently he is gone. At least for the time being.

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Im still her (sorry to tell you that) im new to this, no need for the attitude, only asking a simple question only simple answer needed
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Whig, no need to be sorry.

Hope I answered your simple question!

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