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Daily Archives: 14/01/2020

Overboard Locator CrewWatcher fastest way to rescue

CrewWatcher (Patent Pending)

CrewWatcher (Patent Pending) is an app-based crew overboard alarm system that is the fastest way to rescue a person who is overboard. The system works like a virtual lifeline and is made up of two components: a smartphone application and a small beacon that can be comfortably worn by each crew. The beacon does not require complex manual activation. The ...

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Etchells Australian Championship 2020

The fleet under kite – the wind built all afternoon as the cloud dissolved. Classic racing weather. - 2020 Etchells Australian Championship, final day © John Curnow

Two races in good wind with improving skies closed out the 2020 Etchells Australian Championship from the Royal Brighton Yacht Club. Certainly the shifts were there for the astute crews to use, and a sailing lesson was certainly delivered by the great John Bertrand, with Noel Drennan and Jake Lilley as crew, when on the last work to windward of ...

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