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Offshore App – Now with a GRIB Viewer

Offshore App – Now with a GRIB Viewer

The Offshore App from PredictWind now includes a fully featured Grib Viewer. This free App from PredictWind now has a built in GRIB viewer with smooth animations that put it at the forefront of GRIB viewing technology. Now GRIB forecasts can be downloaded and viewed effortlessly all in one place. Easily switch between your forecast data Setup your route to automatically ...

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Geographe Bay Race Week

2016 Club Marine Geographe Bay Race Week

The Bay lived up to its truculent reputation on the second day of the Club Marine Geographe Bay Race Week, teasing sailors with its variable breezes. South easterlies at the start softened and at the western end of the passage courses, giving way to a north westerly. The transition area between the two breezes was less than a mile wide, ...

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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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The Environment of Marmaris by Sea

ALATURKA CRUISES THE BLUE CRUISE SPECIALIST

Exploring South West Turkey by gulet or yacht is an ideal way to relax. Blue skies, warm seas and local hospitality are hard to beat. The growth in charter flight travel saw an explosion in the number of people heading to the Mediterranean. The Sea had many advantages, not least the fact that it is just a relatively short flight ...

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Private Yacht in Indonesia

Private Yacht in Indonesia Is the Best Place to See the Upcoming Solar Eclipse

This March, a full solar eclipse will enthrall stargazers around the globe. Visible only from certain parts of the Pacific Ocean, the majestic celestial show will be best glimpsed from Wayag Island in Indonesia. To give astronomy aficionados the chance to witness the spectacle in full, Camper and Nicholsons International is offering a bespoke yacht charter aboard the 213-foot Lamima, ...

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RYA Sail for Gold Ball 2016

RYA Sail for Gold Ball 2016 preview

RYA Sail for Gold Ball – Usually a celebration of US independence, this 4th July will see the British sailing community come together in London to celebrate the sailors of the Olympic and Paralympic teams striving to sail for gold at Rio 2016. The Sail for Gold Ball, held only in each Olympic year, serves as both a British Sailing ...

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Sailing~A Sport Like No Other

ailing: A Sport Like No Other

Putting aside whether you’re into racing or not and just thinking about the broader world of sports, it’s interesting to consider sailing and particularly yacht racing within that greater context. All recognized sports, especially the mainstream variety, share a sense of drama and competition, but none involve the elements of the outside world quite like sailing. Using the high profile ...

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Open for Chesapeake Sailing Yacht Symposium

Registration Open for Chesapeake Sailing Yacht Symposium

The 22nd edition of the Chesapeake Sailing Yacht Symposium (CSYS), held over March 18-19, 2016, is now open for registration. The location of this year’s event will be returning to where it had been held for many years in the past, at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, USA. The 2016 CSYS is co-organized by the Society of Naval ...

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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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