Guy tries to navigate huge 50ft boat with iPad, crashes when it loses Wi-Fi


If Apple’s marketing is to be believed, the iPad is a versatile device, capable of being used in a number of different situations and contexts. 34-year old British skipper, David Carlin clearly took this to heart after he set sail in a World War 2-era Royal Navy training vessel, using just his iPad for navigation. Sadly, things didn’t go to plan, as his iPad was connected to the Internet via Wi-Fi. As he left the port in the 50ft wooden Peggotty, he lost the data connection. Without a working guidance system, Carlin’s boat drifted into a busy maritime shipping lane, where…

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