Monthly Archives: August 2013


I’ve been taking it easy the past several weeks due to a sore right shoulder.  My best guess is I injured it loading/ unloading the kayak after a long paddle.  Jim and I had worked up to doing between 15-18 … Continue reading

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The Spot GPS Messenger (Gen2)

I went by our local West Marine store and grabbed the last Gen2 Spot GPS Messenger they had.  It was discounted at $89.  Not bad. Spot had some initial problems with some units not meeting battery performance and messaging standards … Continue reading

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Decided On a Solar Charger…

Picked up a Joos Orange.  Here’s a quick video: Links: Joos Orange- Powermonkey Extreme-… SealLine iPad Case-… Apple Lightning 30 Pin Adapter-… Sanyo USB Charger-… Sanyo Eneloop AA Rechargeable Batteries-… Category People & Blogs

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Solar Power Options

I’ve been trying to choose between a couple different solar charging products for this trip. Keeping all the electronic devices topped off is important. Looks like it’s boiling down between the Joos Orange (pronounced “juice”) and the Powermonkey Extreme. Both … Continue reading

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Updated Hurricane Outlook

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scaled back its Atlantic hurricane season forecast today saying they expect between 6-8 hurricanes. That’s down from the 7-11 hurricanes mentioned in the May outlook report. While this is a bit of good news … Continue reading

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Teaser Clip

Just some fun stuff I’ve been working on. Marc

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