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Enjoy these sailing and science adventures on your ebook reader (available in mobi and epub formats)

Error of Expectations ebook

Error of Expectations €5

Interval of Surprise ebook

Interval of Surprise €5

Megabeast Perception ebook

Megabeast Perception €5

The Complete Series of all three ebooks.

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How do I stop Mac OSX and other programs from doing background uploads and downloads while I am cruising?

It's important to keep your Mac OS, browsers and apps up to date with the latest security and improvements. BUT doing this while connecting to the Internet with a Satellite Phone or a mobile phone while cruising can be really expensive and may have a Domino Effect; Update the OS then some of your apps (including our guides) might not work until you update them, too.

Also, when Mac updates the Operating System it will invariably change the allow apps from "anywhere" that you had to select to allow our crusing guides to run back to run apps only from the Apple Store. You need to keep changing this back again if the guides won't run. This can be a royal pain if the guide quits when you are in a remote anchorage with poor Internet reception.

Here's how to tame your Mac and Apps from munching your mobile data useage.

1. - CRITICAL - When you get back to port and have a good Interconnection again reverse these instructions to resume your normal backups.

2. Stop Mac Icloud handoffs

Click on the apple icon and select "system preferences" then click on the General tab. Uncheck the box that allows handoff between the Mac and your iCloud devices.

Mac uploading behind the scenes

3. Turn off Sending User Data to Apple

Click the back arrow on the General Tab window then select Security and Privacy

settings windows 10

Then click on Diagnostics & Usage. Click on the pad lock on the bottom of the screen, enter your password, then unclick the two boxes that allow sending diagnostic and usage data to Apple.

Windows 10 Settings WiFi

4. Turn Off Auto Updates

Click on the back arrow in the Security window then select the App Store icon.

Windows 10 WiFi metered connection

Uncheck the box that allows Automatically checking for updates.

Windows 10 Privacy

 

 


Turn off Auto Updates for Google Chrome and Firefox

Disable Auto Updates for Google Chrome on Mac OSX -

Note this also disables updates in any other Google apps on your Mac - like Google Earth.

1. Shut down Google Chrome.

2. In Finder go to Applications and double click on the Utilities folder. Then select the Terminal Icon. This brings up a text window where you need to copy and paste this statement:

defaults write com.google.Keystone.Agent checkInterval 0

Click on the Enter key.

3. Exit out of Terminal and restart Google Chrome.

Re-Enable Google Chrome Auto Updates when you are back from your cruise.

1. Shut down Google Chrome.

2. In Finder go to Applications and double click on the Utilities folder. Then select the Terminal Icon. This brings up a text window where you need to copy and paste this statement:

defaults write com.google.Keystone.Agent checkInterval 18000

Click on the Enter key.

3. Exit out of Terminal and restart Google Chrome.

Disable Auto Updates for Firefox on Mac

Firefox at least will let you set up the browser to notify you when an update is available, but won't download it and install it untill you say it's OK.

Click on the menu icon in the top right of the tool bar and select Options. Then click on Advanced and select "Never Check for Updates" or "Check for updates, but let me choose whether to install them".

You may have other apps uploading and downloading in the background.

If you have other apps that auto update they might or might not tell you about it. Check their options and turn off any "feedback" "data use" or other updates that might be lurking in the apps.


 

IF YOU ARE IN NOUMEA

Call Richard 87 95 63 to purchase the guide directly from the author or purchase the guide from Chloe at Yacht Agent Noumea Ocean Services- her phone number, email and location are on the Noumea Ocean website.

Cruising Guide to New Caledonia DVD

Order the 2017 Cruising Guide to New Caledonia on DVD

Includes the companion Activity and Travel Guide.
Works on Windows (XP or later) and MacIntosh (OSX 10.7 or later).

This is an excellent gift for someone who plans on cruising, chartering, surfing, kayaking or diving in New Caledonia.

There is an extra charge to mail the DVD to an address that is not your billing address and they cannot be mailed to a mid-Pacific Island address, like Vanuatu, Fiji, Tonga or Samoa.

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Mailed to your Billing Address

Euro €125.00.

Mailed to a Transient Address

Euro €145.00.

DVD nautical guides to New Caledonia and Vanuatu

Special 4 Guide set:

Cruising and Travel Guides to Vanuatu and New Caledonia

If you are also planning to cruise Vanuatu, we have a special offer for all 4 guides that includes the New Caledonia cruising and tourism guides plus the latest Nautical Rocket Guide to Vanuatu and it's companion Travel Guide to Vanuatu.

There is an extra charge to mail the DVD to an address that is not your billing address and they cannot be mailed to a mid-Pacific Island address, like Vanuatu, Fiji, Tonga or Samoa.

Mailed to your Billing Address

Euro €210.00.

Mailed to a Transient Address

Euro €220.00.

DOWNLOAD THE GUIDES

If you have a good fast Internet connection you can download your guides now.

After payment you will be transferred to a page with installation instructions and download links..

At the same time you will also be sent a receipt for your purchase and a separate email with the links plus detailed installation and activation instructions. You need that email to get the download and activation instructions and access to the online activation center so if you don't see it in your inbox check your spam box.

The links are only valid 48 hours so be ready to do the big downloads within 48 hours before making payment. You HAVE to use a download manager because these are big files.
We recommend Freedownloadmanager.org

The downloader assures the download will be uncorrupted. Many people who do not use a download manager have problems and waste their time and mine with download issues. In the end they use a download manager program and have no problem. So do it right the first time, please, the download manager program does not cost anything and will greatly speed up the download for you.

Windows Download New Caledonia

Requires XP or later

Installation file for the cruising guide is 386MB and the companion Activity and Travel Guide 481MB - Euro €125.00.

Mac Download New Caledonia

Requires Mac OSX 10.7 to OSX 10.10.2

Installation file for the guide is 403MB and the companion Activity and Travel Guide 561MB - Euro €125.00.

Windows Download
Vanuatu + New Caledonia

Requires Windows XP or later

Installation files for the 4 guides to Vanuatu and New Caledonia are 220MB, 480MB, 386MB, 481MB - Euro 210.00

Mac Download
Vanuatu + New Caledonia

Requires Mac OSX 10.7 to OSX 10.10.2

Installation files for the 4 guides to Vanuatu and New Caledonia are 225MB, 494MB , 403MB, 561MB - Euro 210.00