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20.01.2013
Good Maritime Practice Short Course: Anchor Surveying

Regardless of whether we are shooting under an engine or under sails, we will definitely turn on the engine if we choose the anchor end (chain) with an electric capstan. In addition, moving at a low speed to the anchor, we facilitate the work of the capstan. In any case, the anchor maneuver consists of a series of sequential standard operations (Fig. 1).

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20.01.2013
Around the world in 80 days - the milestone has been taken!

The last night at sea was no different from the previous two and a half months: at a speed of about 20 knots, MACIF, despite heavy navigation in the bay, covered about 450 miles in the last 24 hours. In general, everything was as usual ... Francis Gabard

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20.01.2013
SIG 45 - catamaran for agent 007

My name is SIG! SIG 45
Yes exactly! This is truly a catamaran for agent 007. With many surprises and incredible possibilities. Sasha Goron tested this device for us at the multihull exhibition in La Grand Motte.

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20.01.2013
Behind the scenes boot Dusseldorf 2013

Each exhibition is like a theater: the organizers of the exhibition as directors and screenwriters, exhibitors as main and secondary actors and, of course, the audience - visitors to the boat show. As in a real theater, the viewer sees only the final performance, not knowing what is happening behind the scenes ...

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19.01.2013
Rescue on a raft

In addition to equipment, which includes, for example, a floating anchor, oars, repair materials and a pump, liferafts should also be equipped with appropriate accessories in accordance with the characteristics of the water area. In accordance with ISO 9650 (Type I or II), the liferaft must be equipped with a double bottom and particularly bright external lighting.

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19.01.2013
Antigua Sailing Week

We hope that these notes will help introduce you to another yachting page, namely competitions and festivals. And although they have great names, and often the world and Olympic champions act as skipper, first of all, it is a vacation on the water. Slightly more extreme and physically challenging, but rewarding and enjoyable.

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18.01.2013
Rodkicker in detail

Rodkicker

Kicker has a big advantage over simple guys: thanks to an integrated spring or even a full-fledged gas shock absorber, the boom with a kicker can not only be pulled down, but also serve as a support.

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08.01.2013
An innovative classic from Privilege Marine: the Feeling 44 test drive

The time of functionality is gradually erasing the beauty and grace of the yachts, but the 44-foot Frenchwoman from Privilege Marine can be admired for hours. We took for a test a boat that has already become a classic, and does not lose its fans.

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08.01.2013
Kiel week 2013

Kieler Woche is the largest sailing event in the world and the largest summer festival in Europe, attracting over 3 million visitors and crews of thousands of sailing ships from all over the world annually.

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