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Safety aboard – Care, Health & First Aid

  While being careful and avoiding accidents is a natural instinct for us, doing so aboard is of even more importance as the distance in…

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Polar Diagrams ….an update

I have had a number of requests for sources of polar diagrams for cruising sailors following my previous post here. Unfortunately the link I gave…

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YouTube low bandwidth option…

Following on from my recent post “Watching UK TV abroad”, I thought readers may be interested in new YouTube developments too. Now that I have…

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Is it the year of the Watch?

During his Fall COMDEX 2002 keynote address, Microsoft Chairman and Chief Software Architect Bill Gates briefly unveiled the company’s Smart Personal Object Technology (SPOT) initiative,…

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$10 app puts Navtex on your Android Phone!

Now and again you see a really good bit of programming. Check out DroidNavtex. This brilliant little app can decode NAVTEX messages from any SSB,…

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