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Predict Wind weather sailing routing tool

Predict Wind weather sailing routing tool

Marine Forecast from PredictWind PredictWind combines sophisticated wind weather prediction technology with local topography maps to create the highest resolution marine forecast available for over 20,000 locations around the world. In addition you can access a lower resolution marine forecast for any area around the world. The marine weather modelling technology is only available through the PredictWind website. Developed by ...

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Tall Ship Providence

Tall Ship Providence

Rhode Island’s tall ship Providence falls during storm’s strong winds A Revolutionary War replica tall ship has been toppled by strong wind gusts during the snowstorm that’s pounding Rhode Island. Thorpe Leeson, owner and captain of the Continental Sloop Providence, says Tuesday the 110-foot ship was extensively damaged when it fell on its side overnight at the Newport Shipyard. It ...

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UBC Sailbot Transatlantic course

UBC robotic Sailbot Transatlantic course

UBC Sailbot robotic sailboat team to set Transatlantic course A group of students from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver in West Canada has a dream, a dream to launch the first unmanned vessel to cross the Atlantic Ocean. The students motivation is neither class credit nor financial gain, they are simply passionate about complex programming, advanced electronics, ...

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Dometic Marine Products

Dometic Marine Products

Dometic delivers new STS900 chiller to Trinity Yachts Dometic Marine has announced that it has signed an agreement with Trinity Yachts, LLC to provide the high-capacity Dometic STS900 chiller for Trinity’s TO62 vessel, a 194-foot superyacht. The new STS900 is a state-of-the-art chiller for yachts up to 200 feet, providing 75 tons of cooling capacity and 75 kilowatts of heat. ...

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Waterproof bags and cases from Over Board

Waterproof bags and cases from Over Board

100% waterproof bags and cases, combining form with function. High quality, technical and value for money – waterproof protection at its best. Trust your possessions to the world leaders in waterproof bags and cases. Be it technology, clothing or any sensitive item, our range of bags and cases will keep everything dry and safe wherever life takes you. Trusted by ...

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Gocycle G2 boat bike

Gocycle G2 boat bike

Gocycle G2, the ultimate boat bike? Testing a Gocycle G2 folding electric bicycle outside a tent at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show almost cost me dearly. Aside from the beautifully clean design, I found the bike easy to learn and comfortable to use, and it’s a thrill to get some power assistance when you put extra pressure on the pedals ...

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iGHOFISH Cyber Tournament

GHOFISH

iGHOFISH for the future Cyber Tournament is now underway for 2015 Anglers around the planet, courtesy of the free iGHOFISH fishing app, today can compete in worldwide cyber tournament and win awards for various gamefish species as well as monthly prizes. The app, which utilizes software developed by the Snook and Gamefish Foundation (SGF), serves as the official record keeper ...

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Global Navigation Solutions

Global Navigation Solutions

Appointment of Paul Stanley as Global Navigation Solutions Chief Executive Global Navigation Solutions (‘GNS’), the maritime services group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Stanley as Chief Executive with effect from 5 January 2015. During the last fifteen years, Paul has held a number of senior executive positions in the business information and software sectors, both within the ...

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Volvo Ocean Race – Abu Dhabi to Sanya

Volvo Ocean Race - Abu Dhabi to Sanya

Volvo Ocean Race: Fishing net hazards on 1st night of Leg 3 from Abu Dhabi to Sanya Leg 3 Day 1 – Abu Dhabi to Sanya (4,670 nautical mile journey) Boat speed: 7.3 knots. Speeding up after a slow start for the fleet… Position in fleet: 1st with Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing just 1.1 nautical miles behind. Team Brunel is ...

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Powerboating Courses

US Powerboating

California Approves US Powerboating Courses PORTSMOUTH, R.I.  – The California Division of Boating and Waterways has approved US Powerboating’s Safe Powerboat Handling and Basic Powerboat Cruising courses. California becomes the 12th state to approve these courses that meet or exceed the requirements for safe boating education. US Powerboating is an affiliate of US Sailing, the National Governing Body for the ...

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