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Basic Rope Maintenance from Upffront

Courtesy of Gottifredi Maffioli - photo © Gottifredi Maffioli

Salt water and dirt tears away at the fibres of the rope, shortening their lifespan. ‘Salty ropes’ are damp, thus collect more dirt. Ropes aren’t cheap. Proper maintenance ensures you get the most out of your ropes. Cleaning lines isn’t only a matter of cosmetics; clean ropes are easier to handle. This is especially the case for overworked ropes such ...

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Swan 78 video

Swan 78 - photo © Nautor's Swan

The Swan 78.001 Haromi, the first of four already sold, designed by Germán Frers, has just been launched on an auspiciously sunny day in Pietarsaari. The cold waters of the Baltic became at once familiar with the beamy, powerful hull of this 24-metre yacht. All of Nautor’s know-how and experience in racing and cruising yachts has been incorporated into this ...

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New Swan 98

New Swan 98 - photo © Nautor's Swan

Nautor’s Swan yachts will soon launch a new superyacht: the Swan 98. Designed by the experienced and successful Germán Frers, the brand-new 30-metre Swan 98 will redefine high performance cruising by delivering unrivalled comfort, safety and reliability while ocean passage-making at speed. The elegance and style of Frers’ design is currently being made real in Nautor’s Swan’s state-of-the-art superyacht facility ...

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Innovative mobile app NEBO boat Logging

Preserve your precious boating memories with Nebo - photo © Nebo

Innovative mobile app NEBO continues to shake up the international marine industry with a new collaboration established with global yacht charter companies Sunsail and The Moorings. The world-leading yacht charter and flotilla companies have integrated NEBO into their operations to enhance the experience of clients onboard their boats and to facilitate safer and easier fleet management for staff. Primarily designed ...

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Navigation lights and their arc of visibility

Navigation lights © www.ecolregs.com

Collision Regulations.. This month we are looking at some of the navigation lights and their arc of visibility. Even if you are sure of yourselves, it doesn’t hurt to have a reminder. So, lets start. Any vessel at night should be able to be seen by other vessels. Depending on the size of the vessel will depend on how it’s ...

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New Zeus3 Glass Helm from B&G®

Zeus3 Glass Helm from B&G®

B&G®, the world’s leading sailing navigation and instrument specialist and official supplier of sailing instruments and navigation electronics for the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race, is pleased to introduce the new Zeus3 Glass Helm series. Designed specifically for blue-water sailing, multihulls and superyachts, this premium, super-fast, large-screen, multifunction display sits at the heart of a fully integrated navigation system. The B&G ...

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Challenge the Champions February 28th, 2018 E-Sailing

E-Sailing: Challenge Loïck Peyron © Virtual Regatta

Challenge Loïck Peyron over the Atlantic The famous French skipper challenges you tomorrow onwards on board his favourite trimaran, Happy, formerly Mike Birch’s Olympus, on a demanding course between Yarmouth (USA, Maine) and Saint-Malo (France). An exceptional gift will be drawn between all the virtual sailors who manage to beat him! Have you ever dreamed of racing against one of ...

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Cornells’ Ocean Atlas Special offer

Cornells' Ocean Atlas © Jimmy and Ivan Cornell

Jimmy Cornell said of this new Second Edition, “The pilot charts featured in this ocean atlas are based on weather information gathered by a network of meteorological satellites over the last 25 years and incorporate the consequences of climate change. Voyage planning is therefore even more important than in the past, and the main purpose of this atlas is to ...

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Yx7 Explorer 74

Yx7 Explorer - photo © Michael Schmidt Yachtbau

MSY unveils striking new Yx7 Explorer range Michael Schmidt Yachtbau (MSY) in Germany has unveiled a new range of crossover sailing yachts that will enable people to discover their world in unprecedented safety and comfort. The Yx7 Explorer range makes the most of its wide beam to ensure maximum comfort on extended voyages while retaining the ability for fast cruising ...

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Mothquito

Mothquito simulation © IFS Foiling

And now for something completely different: Introducing the Mothquito The IFS Foiling company has entered into the flying boat market with an innovative project that provides new systems and solutions to the high performance foiling sailboat world, thanks to the patented IFS (Increased Foiling System), that is the result of a hard work which see its first application in the ...

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