In 2014, when my sweet husband competed in his first Everglades Challenge, it was nerve-wracking to try to follow his progress. Although the personal tracker (required by the competition's rules) was working, the device had a tendency to flip over and stop transmitting to its satellite. So the team would drop off the map for some chunks of time.
This year, I am very happy to say the tracker is on track!
A little modification to the deck is proving to work quite well -- the SPOT nestles into a recessed cup on the back deck, clipped into place.
I post this 14 or so hours into the race, and while there are no other boats in their division (three-person team in a monohull), they are at the front of the pack. The WaterTribe site tracking map has been up and down, though here's a screenshot from a few minutes ago...Click on the map for the link.
Keeping fingers crossed.
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