“You can’t use a computer on a boat”
Yes you can! Keyboard and mouse are challenging but touch screens work brilliantly.
“There will be no internet signal”
Check the coverage charts – there is almost always at least one network that provides cover and it is getting better all the time.
“Conditions might be too bad on the water”
They might in which case bring the kit ashore and find somewhere warm and dry.
“The race teams will be too busy”
That’s a question of providing adequate man-power. Our experience is that the right people suitably motivated have no problem getting the job done. And it’s to their advantage because once they step ashore they are finished for the day!