Robert Forsman writes "My uncle tells me that Harbor Branch will have one of the first SeaNet kits. SeaNet is a project to extend the internet to ships at sea. Quite a feat considering that you have to point a satellite dish at a satellite ... from the deck of a heaving boat. Maybe 5 years from now you'll be able to get email from your buddies in the navy while they're underway, or receive email while on that ``getaway cruise''. " Not a boater myself, but I know plenty others who will appreciate this.
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