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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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Seaiq Open–FREE iPad & iPhone charting app

  The SEAiq apps are a collection of simple but powerful marine charting apps for iPads and iPhones. They provide common chart plotter features such…

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Sail Training and Tall Ships

If sail training and Tall Ships Races float your boat, the International Sail Training and Tall Ships Conference is a once in a year conference…

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Watching UK TV abroad

Apart from sailing, we go to Turkey quite a lot and nothing is more frustrating than having to watch local TV. From past experience I…

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