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  • Commented on vYacht wifi..... help
    Hey Sheldon, I think you may well be right. I have no idea how to set up PC to bridge networks via the ethernet connection...... and wouldn't have even thought it possible that my ipad connected to vYacht wifi, could...
  • Posted vYacht wifi..... help to Panbo Forum
    I have the vyacht NMEA wifi. It seems to be a great unit, unfortunately however, they don't seem interested in supporting the product at all. They were more than happy to answer all my questions until I actually bought one,...
  • Commented on Help & Advice pls
    Hey Dan, it's been a while..... finally got the boat back on the water in December, and having used the vulcan for a month, I have indeed written an appraisal and posted it on the Vulcan thread here; as you...
  • Commented on 2 new "standalone" 7-inch MFDs: Simrad Go7 and B&G Vulcan V7
    Strange.... it's still on the banner of the B&G home page...... maybe they read my appraisal and thought they better raise their game!!...
  • Commented on 2 new "standalone" 7-inch MFDs: Simrad Go7 and B&G Vulcan V7
    I Installed the Vulcan inside the wheelhouse of my Motorsailer where it is nice and safe, and planned to use my Ipad,in a lifeproof case mounted at the outdoor helm.. I have done this, but it is not the ideal...
  • Commented on Help & Advice pls
    I will certainly do that Dan, however the boat is undergoing a Major refit at the moment, and won't be back on the water until the end of August....
  • Commented on Help & Advice pls
    Thanks again Dan, I have decided to go with the B&G Vulcan.... the only downside, that it does not have an ethernet port, so not RADAR ready yet.... but I'm not in the Market for a RADAR just yet. I'm...
  • Commented on Help & Advice pls
    Thanks again Dan, I have decided to go with the B&G Vulcan.... the only downside, that it does not have an ethernet port, so not RADAR ready yet.... but I'm not in the Market for a RADAR just yet. I'm...
  • Commented on Help & Advice pls
    Thanks Dan, that looks awesome...... The guy was telling me that the Zeus 7 would cut out the need for an autopliot controller I think he said because the Zeus has a GPS built in..... He was suggesting U would...
  • Commented on Help & Advice pls
    She's a 33' Motorsailer, bit over 5 tonnes. I figure the Linear drive is also an emergency steering system, if a steering cable broke, a wheel drive autopilot would also be redundant.. a linear drive on the quadrant would still...
  • Posted Help & Advice pls to Panbo Forum
    My boat was struck by lightning, which cooked all the (very old) Electrics. I made an insurance claim, and I planned to put in minimal electronics with a Wifi router and use the ipad as the principal MFD. However, the...
  • Commented on B&G Triton, all-in-one N2K instrument & pilot keypad
    Great Reading guys.... I wonder if you are all still around?? My boat was recently struck by lightning, and ALL the electrics destroyed.... so I am starting from Scratch. I LOVE the B&G displays, but their Autopilots seem to be...
  • Commented on Garmin GMI 20, hand's on, surprises found
    Thanks for that Sparky, I'll check it out. I like the i70, but still haven't quite got my head around "seatalk" so tempted to go with straight NMEA 2000........
  • Commented on Garmin GMI 20, hand's on, surprises found
    Thanks for the great review...... but can you help me decide..... GMI20 or i70????...
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