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Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show for global launch of Pulse 600

Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show for global launch of Pulse 600

Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show will host the world launch of the compact and covetable Corsair Pulse 600 trimaran – the perfect family day sailing and racing boat – represented in Australia by the award-winning dealership, Multihull Central. “We are thrilled and proud to have the world launch of the new Corsair Pulse 600 trailer trimaran,” says Brent Vaughan, Managing ...

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Asia Pacific Superyachts joins elite group of exhibitors at Singapore Yacht Show

Once again the Singapore Yacht Show 23 -26 April 2015 will be joined by leading superyacht care and services provider, Asia Pacific Superyachts, as the event continues to gain international recognition with a strong showcasing of an elite group of Superyacht industry participants. Representing Asia and the Pacific’s most interesting and diverse cruising destinations, visitors to the APS Stand #K45 ...

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Ilovesailing unveils first calendar competition winners of 2015

Ilovesailing unveils first calendar competition winners of 2015

Mike Bowden from Felixstowe, Suffolk and Phil Jackson from Poole in Dorset have been crowned the March winners in the ilovesailing calendar competition 2015, securing themselves the first two spots on the 2016 ilovesailing calendar. Commenting on his win Mike said: “I am thoroughly delighted to be a winner and in such a crowd of excellent photographers for such a ...

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AMEC Camino 701 Class A AIS

AMEC Camino 701 Class A AIS

There are several reasons that a yacht or workboat might want to use an AIS Class A transceiver instead of Class B, even if they’re not required to. With Class A you’ll be seen by other boats from a greater distance because you’ll be transmitting at 12W instead of 2, and you’ll be tracked much more smoothly — particularly if ...

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Ocean Business 14th-15th April 2015, Southampton

Ocean Business taking place at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton 14th -16th April 2015 will be attracting over 300 exhibiting companies as well as offering 180 hours of training and demonstration sessions, vessels moored directly alongside, offshore survey conference, associated meetings, ocean careers, plus networking social events. At the very heart of Ocean Business is an exhibition of over ...

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Developing AIS Beacon Automatic ~ Clipper Race

One year after an MOB in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, during the Clipper 2013-14 Round the World Yacht Race, in which a crew member was successfully rescued after 100 minutes in the water, organisers have revealed the development of a new automatically activated AIS beacon. “It was a result of the crew member’s experience, the fact that he ...

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Mastervolt keeps electrics running the Volvo Ocean Race

Mastervolt keeps electrics running the Volvo Ocean Race

Mastervolt’s technologically advanced systems and rugged components have proven their reliability throughout the Volvo Ocean Race, for which the company is the official electrical supplier. As the Volvo Ocean Race battles on, engineers from Mastervolt have continued to monitor electrical performance. Each power generation system has stood up to the harsh conditions including a hot, spray-laden atmosphere, heavy condensation, and ...

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GoFree announces 2015 release of Lake Insight®

GoFree announces 2015 release of Lake Insight® and Nautic Insight® Cartography GoFree – the provider of digital content and services, and part of the Navico family of marine electronics brands including Lowrance, Simrad Yachting and B&G – announced today the release of six updated mapping products for use in both inland and coastal U.S. waters. Greatly improved for 2015, Lake ...

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Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show April 24 – 26, 2015

Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show April 24 - 26, 2015

This year the Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show, April 24 – 26, 2015, offers many sailing experiences. Visitors can learn to sail, go on a free sailboat ride, explore the cruising lifestyle, watch a high school regatta, and shop the latest in boats and equipment. The Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show open April 24 – 26, 2015, will feature nearly 80 sailboats ...

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New NavNet TZtouch2 Furuno

Japanese, Furuno Electric co., LTD, the electronics has further developed their NavNet Touch series with the NavNet TZtouch2 Series, which features a new graphical interface. A presentation at their site in Portsmouth revealed the functions of the new product. The new touch screen has replaced the rotor key used on the previous model with an edge swipe function, which allows ...

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