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Sirius Signal’s SOS Distress Light

Chances are you’ve replaced your share of emergency-signaling flares — their expiration dates always seem to arrive sooner than expected. Sirius Signal’s SOS Distress Light ($99) solves this problem by using LED lights as the flare’s light source. Sirius says that the flares can be seen from more than 10 nautical miles away and can operate for up to six ...

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X-Yachts

X-Yachts

Catering for a complete cross section of sailors prioritising Superb Sailing Pleasure, X-Yachts now has three unique and different ranges. All three lines will be further developed and refined. At the recent Dusseldorf Boat show, X-Yachts announced a complete new edition of the Xperformance range. The first models, including the flagship Xp 55 will go on display at the autumn ...

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88m Feadship, the latest vessel to switch to Seahub

Seahub platform

Hunter Oceanic is excited to announce the recent completion of a fully supported deployment of Seahub onboard an 88m Feadship in Miami, Florida. The deployment involved a complete migration of 6 years’ worth of data from an existing system to the newly released Seahub platform. Seahub was compared against other major providers in the market and the decision was made ...

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Prevention Yacht Boat Insurance yes or …

That time when the only option is to go… © Pantaenius Australia http://www.pantaenius.com.au

With boating, you have to cast the lines off in order to go and get into it. However, when it comes to your insurer, you kind of expect that they’re going to be as bound to you as the standing rigging is to the mast, the ring frames to the hull, or the engine mounts to the runners, and the ...

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Undersea Aquahoverer new superyacht accessory

Undersea Aquahoverer

America’s most distinguished retail catalog company Hammacher Schlemmer offers a truly unique product, the Undersea Aquahoverer. A new personal submarine is favorably designed with simplicity in mind, it makes underwater navigation as easy as driving a car. This is the easiest submersible to operate in the world because it hovers in-place without the need for adjusting ballast or managing drop ...

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Zhik Xeflex

Zhik Zeflex © Zhik http://www.zhik.com

This radiant barrier mid-layer nearly defies description. How do you make a water resistant garment that really breathes, yet reflects your own body heat back to you? Where do you find a compression resistant and extremely insulating filling that is nowhere near as bulky as the Michelin Man, yet gives you that kind of warmth and comfort? Well it started ...

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Sailing not only for the beginner from WikiHow

How to Sail a Boat

For centuries, the sea has captured the spirits of sailors and adventurers all over the world. In his poem “Sea Fever”, John Masefield claimed that all he needed was “a tall ship and a star to steer her by” to feel complete. Breaking into the sailing world can be challenging, but this article will help guide you through the ebb ...

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Maui Brilliant Sailing Sunglasses

Maui Brilliant Sailing Sunglasses

Maui Jim Sunglasses newest model gets put to the test in the Bahamas. Sunglasses are often thought of as a fashion accessory. I would argue that for sailors, they are a health necessity—and my optometrist agrees. When she first marveled at the youthful look of my eyeballs (which are, apparently, still much clearer and whiter than my calendar age would ...

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Volvo Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race - Future Fibres furling cables on board 8-boat fleet

Future Fibres furling cables on board 8-boat fleet Volvo Ocean Race has chosen the latest generation of Future Fibres high performance furling cables for the fleet of eight one-design yachts in the thirteenth edition of the gruelling race around the world starting in October 2017. Each of the eight identical boats will use Future Fibres TorqueLite 2.0 furling cables in ...

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NiDAR 360° air, surface, underwater privacy & security shield

MARSS security and safety systems include NiDAR™ for maritime and land-based security,

MARSS security – NiDAR is an advanced long range surveillance system protecting high value maritime and land-based assets. Powered by proprietary software, NiDAR delivers enhanced situational awareness by integrating multiple sensor and data feeds to generate a 360° perimeter security shield around the asset. Operating autonomously 24 hours a day, NiDAR monitors, detects, tracks, classifies and alerts decision makers to ...

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