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 From:  "Lee Sharp" <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>
 To:  "Chuck Mariotti" <cmariotti at xunity dot com>, <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Marina ISP... Any suggestions?
 Date:  Fri, 10 Feb 2006 01:07:14 -0600
From: "Chuck Mariotti" <cmariotti at xunity dot com>

> A client owns a marina with about 100 boats on premises during the
> Summer Months. I asked him if he thought people would be interested in
> Wireless (WiFi) internet access from their boats... He said that there
> would probably be 10-20% interested as a guess.

> My question is, does anyone know an easy proven way to provide wireless
> wifi access to boats (I'm assuming they'll have laptops), how you would
> handle the billing issues, what technologies to use... etc...

> Because this is in the country-side, it would likely have to be a
> Satellite linkup.

> Has anyone managed to get Monowall to be a part of such solutions?

I am doing that in several marinas right now.  And I live on a boat.  Shoot 
me a private e-mail for info on billing solutions and stuff.  But from the 
m0n0 side it is dead simple, and rock solid.  m0n0 has replaced several very 
expensive "gateway devices" with a lot less trouble.