How to make sure you’re not an MOB

Posted on 7/30/2015 by Intern Account

We read a lot about MOB recovery but little about how to make sure you don't go overboard. Former RYA cruising instructor Andy Du Port redresses the balance

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The Transformer superyacht that's also a jet plane and a helicopter

Posted on 7/29/2015 by Intern Account

A Russian designer has created a superyacht concept that can transform itself into a jet plane and a helicopter.

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Tilting lock ‘submerges’ yachts under low bridges

Posted on 7/28/2015 by Intern Account

Dutch engineers have invented a 'tilting lock' that will add 8 meters clearance for yachts to pass under low bridges

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5 tips: the dip and the squeeze – techniques to get you away from the start fast

Posted on 7/27/2015 by Intern Account

Dipping and squeezing are essential techniques for untangling yourself from the competition, especially on the first upwind leg. Jonty Sherwill asked top match racer Ian Williams for his top tips

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The foiling phenomenon – how sailing boats got up on foils to go ever-faster

Posted on 7/24/2015 by Intern Account

The latest America’s Cup foiling cats are providing a wonderful spectacle as they scorch round the racecourse, but how did foiling start and what are the issues involved? Matthew Sheahan investigates

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How to get out of a tight berth by ‘spronging’

Posted on 7/23/2015 by Intern Account

Cruising Instructor and YM reader Colm Cleary shows us how to get out of a tight berth by 'spronging off'

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20 tips for surviving strong winds

Posted on 7/22/2015 by Intern Account

Having analysed several case studies from Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu, Tom Partridge identifies 20 key techniques for surviving strong winds

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5 tips: the leeward mark – learn to read situations as they develop

Posted on 7/20/2015 by Intern Account

All the good work of the first lap can be undone at the leeward mark. Jonty Sherwill asked coach Mark Rushall for his 5 tips on how to avoid disaster

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How Simrad Halo works, 12 radars in one!

Posted on 7/9/2015 by Intern Account

I'll try to explain how it works, with the huge benefit of slides made available to me by Navico sr. product manager and engineer Don Korte, who I first met when Broadband (3G/4G) radar was introduced in 2009. I'm starting with the image above because that's not just Navico marketing; it would be hard to overstate Don's enthusiasm for Halo as he led me through the presentation. It was a teleconference but I'm pretty sure he was jumping up and down as I slowly got some of the concepts and he answered my smarter questions with a hearty "YES!"

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Revolutionary New SIMRAD HALO Pulse Compression Radar Now at Camilleri Marine

Posted on 7/8/2015 by Intern Account

Combining the best characteristics of our traditional pulse and 4G broadband radar systems, Simrad Halo™ Radar uses Pulse Compression technology to deliver an unprecedented mix of close and long range detection, precise target definition, and low clutter.

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