5 tips on how to avoid a crash gybe from a world champion TP52 sailor

Posted on 4/27/2015 by Intern Account

Spinning out to leeward or what is known as a crash gybe or Chinese gybe can often be avoided. Jonty Sherwill outlines the scenario while world champion TP52 sailor Tim Powell offers his five top tips to keep your boat under control

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The Need for Marine Spatial Planning – The Sea Is Not Empty

Posted on 4/23/2015 by Intern Account

Ports, harbours and waterways have to manage an ever growing volume and mix of recreational activity and heavy commercial activity at times across the same compact waterspace. This creates a series of challenging marine planning requirements that need to be addressed. Whilst land use is often well zoned and tightly regulated, there is frequently limited designation of waterspace outside of specific fairway / anchorage demarcations and protected ecological marine areas.

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Video: See how the new Gunboat G4 foiling ‘cruiser’ capsized at the Voiles de Saint Barths regatta

Posted on 4/22/2015 by Intern Account

Seeing how the foiling cat capsized is both handy and worrying for Matthew Sheahan as he prepares to join the crew for Antigua Sailing Week. Having been talk of the town in Saint Barths for her foiling antics at the beginning of the week, Eduardo Perez’s foiling Gunboat G4, ‘Timbalero III’ became the hot topic at the event’s prize giving on Saturday evening, but this time for the wrong reasons.

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Check our Cobra Products at Camilleri Marine

Posted on 4/21/2015 by Intern Account

Cobra offers a complete line of products that cover all your driving, outdoor and boating needs that help ensure you enjoy your travels while keeping your safety in mind. Whether you’re driving to work, driving over the road or planning an adventure on land or sea, we strive to design quality products that provide assistance in any situation.

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What is a Chinese gybe and how do you avoid it?

Posted on 4/20/2015 by Intern Account

Chinese gybes on windy days are a good spectator sport, but with the right prompt response they can be averted. In this article, I explain how they happen and what to do and when to avoid them. Sailing coach Pip Hare gives her expert advice on how to avoid a Chinese gybe.

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5 New Yachts You Will Want to See

Posted on 4/17/2015 by Intern Account

Heesen’s Monaco Wolf, Tankoa’s 226-footer, Sunreef’s 60 powercat and more.

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What safety risks should you consider when going out to sea?

Posted on 4/16/2015 by Intern Account

When boating at sea it’s essential to always be prepared and to plan ahead. Do you have the appropriate boating equipment, and would you know what to do in an emergency? In this guest blog, expert Bill Peach outlines the key areas you should consider to be safe at sea. 

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British salvage boat recovers treasure from wreck of SS City of Cairo

Posted on 4/15/2015 by Intern Account

British salvage boat breaks world undersea salvage record by recovering bulk of 100-ton treasure from wreck of British wartime steamboat SS City of Cairo at depth of 17,000 feet – some 4,500 feet deeper than the Titanic

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Our Race Technology

Posted on 4/14/2015 by Intern Account

Each Volvo Ocean 65 race yacht is fully equipped with Inmarsat’s flagship maritime services: FleetBroadband 500, FleetBroadband 250 and Inmarsat C safety. In addition to the maritime services, each yacht will carry Inmarsat’s latest satellite phone, IsatPhone 2

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Walking the line

Posted on 4/14/2015 by Intern Account

We catch up with Ian Walker as he explains the dangers of being first at this stage of the race and how Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing got through the Southern Ocean unscathed.

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