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10 Ways to Improve Your Sailing in the Off-Season

10 Ways to Improve Your Sailing in the Off-Season

A lot of people spend the winter away from sailing altogether – and it can sometimes be a useful way to recharge your enthusiasm for sailing. But for most it can be an enforced break, and starting again in the spring can mean taking time to get back up to speed. If you want to hit the ground running in ...

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Top of Ronstan Sailboat Hardware

Changes at the Top of Ronstan

Ronstan, the Australian based supplier in Sailboat Hardware and Architectural markets, has announced a number of changes to top level management, the most significant one being the promotion of Scot West who will take over from long time Managing Director, Alistair Murray. Murray is stepping down after 19 years in the role and will take over as Ronstan’s Chairman. “I ...

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Pantaenius Australia

Pantaenius Australia - Comes in twos

Now normally it’s threes, but when you have been tapped on the shoulder, as it were, twice in 12 months, you could be thinking there is another just around the corner. So it’s lucky for one Pantaenius client, that the third was actually a speedy, efficient and caring insurer. One who made you as comfortable as possible and through their ...

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Seabin- Saving the world

Seabin- Saving the world, one marina at a time

Every now and then you hear of an idea that’s so jaw-droppingly simple and yet so effective that it makes you shake your head and wonder, ‘why not me’? Such is the case with the Seabin project, an automated marina rubbish bin that was designed to help remove plastic and other unsightly debris from the water. Seabin is the brainchild ...

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Using Your VHF Radio The Right Way

Using Your VHF Radio The Right Way

In the December/January issue of BoatU.S. Magazine, Lenny Rudow shares advice on VHF radio protocol… Many boaters never take the time to learn how to properly use one of the most important pieces of safety gear on board your boat: the VHF radio. If you need to call for help, don’t you want that call to be heard as clearly ...

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METSTRADE 2015 – Sailor Girl

METSTRADE 2015 – Sailor Girl safety picks

Adventures of a Sailor Girl is now in Amsterdam for the largest Boat Show in the World, METSTRADE The Sailor Girl is Nic Douglass, a Sydney based sailor and sailing commentator. Here’s her report from METSTRADE Sailing is a sport that we all love, but safety has to be a major concern for us all. There are some pretty incredible ...

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Seakeeper expands its staff and support worldwide

Seakeeper expands its staff and support worldwide

Seakeeper, the world leader in marine stabilization, is expanding at an unprecedented rate. Fresh off the heels of releasing its state-of-the-art Seakeeper 3DC, the company announces an expanded sales and service staff, additional certified service and installation centers around the globe, and a new location for the company’s Florida office. To further enhance global sales support, additional representative positions were ...

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Sail-Pilot the Greek Waters Pilot mobile app

Sail-Pilot, the Greek Waters Pilot mobile app

HARTIS Ltd released the updated version of the innovative mobile app Sail-Pilot, which is the first mobile Greek Waters Pilot, containing the official information of the Pilot (Ploigos in Greek) volumes, published by the Hellenic Navy Hydrographic Service. The app concerns all sailing enthusiasts and yachting professionals looking for navigation instructions, in addition to nautical charts and includes information about ...

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New Oceanair blinds & soft furnishings catalogue now available

Oceanair blinds & soft furnishings catalogue now available

Oceanair, the world’s leading supplier of blinds, shades, screens, and soft furnishings in the marine market, is proudly launching their brand used Blinds & Soft Furnishings catalogue. Hitting the shelves this week, the used catalogue sees outstanding imagery showcasing Oceanair products with a reuseded focus on product descriptions, and technical information designed and written for all to understand. The catalogue ...

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Volvo Penta takes gas engines to the next generation

Volvo Penta takes gas engines to the next generation

Volvo Penta is changing the face of gas engine technology with its line of next-generation sterndrive marine gasoline engines. The used V6 and V8 engines demonstrate the company’s leadership in innovation by offering unparalleled performance, while significantly exceeding US and upcoming EU emissions standards. The used line is just one of several innovations Volvo Penta is promoting at the Cannes ...

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