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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Weather Underground New Marine Service Plus ActiveCaptain!

WeatherUnderground has created a new sailing and boating section on their website. Live and historic weather radar is displayed over maps, satellite images, and nautical…

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Why is AIS important..

Almost every cruising boater knows about AIS – the Automatic Identification System. Released in the last 10 years, AIS-A became standard on large ships. Today…

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MaxSea TZ Trials on Biscay 2012

I thought I would just post a final word on my experiences using the MaxSea TZ software this year. My wife and I sailed over…

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MaxSea TZ – Route planning & re-planning….repeatedly….

This is the fifth post so far on the use of MaxSea TZ on passage. Previous posts are: Navigation Software Trials in Biscay 2012 MaxSea…

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