Reduce Data Usage and Save Money While Cruising

Reduce Data Usage and Save Money While Cruising

If you are travelling and relying on cellular and/or satellite-based Internet for your communications, there are a several easy things you can do to reduce how much data your devices use on a day-to-day basis.  If you implement the following changes, you can...
Starlink for RV’s Available Now: What it Means For Boats

Starlink for RV’s Available Now: What it Means For Boats

Just about a week ago, our prior post described the latest updates from Starlink including current network status, coverage, and the new portability feature. The newly announced Starlink for RVs expands on portability with some additional flexibility. A Bit of...
Streaming Video through Slow & Expensive Connections

Streaming Video through Slow & Expensive Connections

Optimizing Streaming Video for Use Over Slow or Expensive Connections Are you trying to stream movies and tv shows on your boat? Does it use too much cellular data? Do you have trouble streaming on the Marina Wi-Fi? Hoping to use satellite Internet for streaming but...
Accessing the Web via Low-Bandwidth Satellite Connections

Accessing the Web via Low-Bandwidth Satellite Connections

Have an Iridium handset or Go, Fleet One, Pilot, Certus 100/200/700 or other low bandwidth and/or high cost/MB satellite connection?  Wanting to find a way to access the web with that connection?  While a slow satellite connection won’t grant you access to the...
Change Video Conference Settings to Save Money on Data

Change Video Conference Settings to Save Money on Data

Video Conferencing consumes ALOT of data. If you are using Zoom, Teams, or Google Meet services there are some ways to reduce the data usage.  Sea-Tech has done some testing with Video and Audio calls with Zoom and Google Hangouts as well as voice calls with Skype....
Changing Wi-Fi Settings On Your Device to Save You Money

Changing Wi-Fi Settings On Your Device to Save You Money

One of the challenges cruisers have with Internet usage on board a boat, especially one with a below decks Wi-Fi network that has access to the Internet through cellular and/or satellite networks is that many devices like to upload and download data in the background...
Can I use Starlink on my Boat?

Can I use Starlink on my Boat?

Short Answer is: No, you can’t really use Starlink on a boat, yet! But let’s talk about what it will take to get there and when you might expect it to be available. Full disclosure: Sea-Tech Systems is a satellite services provider, we also have Starlink...
Shortening Antenna Cables in your Sea-Tech Systems Kit

Shortening Antenna Cables in your Sea-Tech Systems Kit

Several of our Sea-Tech SSB, WiFi, cellular, and satellite communications kits come with pre-made antenna cables, with lengths sometimes selectable during ordering.  However, Sea-Tech knows that estimating cable lengths is difficult in a boat and most often our...
How do I get high-speed Internet on my boat like s/v Delos?

How do I get high-speed Internet on my boat like s/v Delos?

(note: this article was updated for 2021 on 01 Mar 2021) If you are a subscriber of Sailing SV Delos YouTube channel you may have seen their recent episode showing their new high-speed satellite Internet installation.  In the video, Delos crew are joined by a team...
Reduce Data Usage and Save Money While Cruising

9 Ways To Save Money On Cellular and Satellite Internet

If you are traveling and relying on cellular and/or satellite based Internet for your communications needs, there are a several easy things you can do to reduce how much data your devices use on a day-to-day basis.  If you implement the following changes, you can...

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