Connecting AIS – Brookhouse

Its a real nuisance that the Raymarine C120 has only one NMEA port and that once you have set this to receive AIS data at…

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Electronic navigation – Old System

I have upgraded the electronics on Enterprise and I now have two almost separate navigation systems (backup before resorting to charts !) Firstly there is…

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Sailing Performance – Excel Spreadsheet of Boat Data

I have calculated a large number of ratios and factors that according to the great and the good tell you something about the design, performance…

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Windlass or no

I was also considering installing a windlass but I knew that that was the type of job that could lead from one problem to the…

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Choosing an anchor

I have recently been researching the issue of what anchor to choose. In the course of my web searches I came across The UK Divers.NET…

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