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Daily Archives: 13/01/2018

Icom IC-M330GE

Icom IC-M330GE © Icom

The clever engineering department at Icom have done it again and produced one of the smallest fixed VHF/DSC radios in the market. The IC-M330GE’s front face is so compact that it matches the size of a modern Smartphone. Despite its size, the IC-M330GE has all the hallmarks of Icom’s stylish design, ease of use and performance. The compact IC-M330GE measures ...

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Volvo OR

Leg 4, Melbourne to Hong Kong, day 11 on board MAPFRE, Tamara Echegoyen. © Ugo Fonolla / Volvo Ocean Race

The topsy-turvy passage through the Doldrums for the Volvo Ocean Race fleet may have come to an end. Under some pressure – maybe internal – it has been made plain that SKH Scallywag wants to put in a top performance on this leg after a lack lustre race to date. “It will be pretty catastrophic for us if we finish ...

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International 14 Australian Championship

Final day - International 14 2018 Australian Championship © Lyn Hanlon

It’s all over. A good regatta for some. Well run by lRO, John Chiplin and the Darling Point Sailing Squadron and particularly Lyn Hanlon who seemed to be everywhere doing everything – on the water taking photos, doing results, running the bar, making lunches etc. Well done volunteers! David Hayter and Trent Neighbor sailing DPSS boat, “Wang Wang” are confirmed ...

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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 6

Day 7, Race 6 – Current positions – Clipper Round the World Yacht Race © Clipper Race

On Day 7 of Race 6: The Wondrous Whitsundays Race, the Elliot Brown Ocean Sprint has turned into a marathon as wind holes have halted the progress of the Clipper Race fleet as it battles against the strong East Australian Current, which has even taken some teams backwards at times. Whilst frustrating for Skipper and crew, it has been fascinating ...

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