Category: Technology


Alternatives to the Raspberry

In today’s post we are going to see how to give an old computer a new life. This will allow us, for example, to turn it into a real cheap alternative to the Raspberry Pi, but it will also be a good complement to be able to use it as a navigation plotter on the boat, or as Radar for boats and airplanes, in the […]


Waterproof flying drone

In this post we are going FISHING for BONITO in the Bay of Biscay, although the main thing we are going to have to fish for is our new FLYING DRONE when it CRASHES into the WATER in a shot… Luckily it is a Chinese flying drone and aquatic that nothing happens because it crashes in the water and that can land and take off […]


New life for the electronics of our boat

Greetings sailors,Today we are going to reuse and modernize all the electronics of our boat thanks to our Rapsberry with Openplotter, interconnecting NMEA 0183 and Seatalk devices to be able to access their data from any device (Tablet, Mobile, Computer, Navionics, OpenCPN) and anywhere. And all thanks to connecting it with our Raspberry Pi with OpenPlotter. A world of possibilities to rejuvenate the electronics of […]


The cheapest AIS emitter on the market, for your boat

Greetings sailors,Today we are going to test the cheapest AIS transponder that I could find and which of course is Chinese. In fact, total Chinese. Officially they call it a locator for fishing nets, specifically “SOCOTRAN Net Locator“, but we will see that it is actually a perfectly functional AIS transponder, to which we will be able to incorporate the identification information of our boat […]


Chasing Dory, the cheapest underwater drone. In-depth test and review.

Greetings sailors,Today we tested the cheapest underwater drone (ROV) we have found, the Chasing Dory. And not because it is the cheapest it is, far from it, bad.Today we add a submarine to our ship! Join us in this test, which ends up becoming an almost epic story in our video. Know the main details, tips and links to buy it in this post. Chasing […]