Posted by Jonny Blair at Mar 11th, 2013 in Sailing
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Years ago on a documentary, Michael Palin landed on Cape Horn in Chile. This small island is the southernmost tip of realistic liveable land on planet earth. All that lies south is the ice cold continent of Antarctica. I was off to Cape Horn!
Cape Horn is in Tierra del Fuego. A series of islands owned jointly by Argentina and Chile, however Cape Horn is on the Chilean side. What a great name – Cape Horn – it just sounds inspiring and makes you want to see it. That was the plan and we were on our way!
Posted by Noel Swanson at Mar 11th, 2013 in Sailing
Sometimes even the best equipped boats can sink Despite good seamanship, and excellent safety equipment, sometimes the unexpected can happen. It might be an engine fire, or running into a floating container, or being holed by a fallen mast or even lightening, but it can happen when you least expect it.
Admittedly a catamaran is far less likely to sink than a monohull, mainly because it isn’t dragging around 5 tons of lead bolted to it’s keel, but even so, it is prudent to be prepared for the worst, to have a backup plan to all the other backup plans.
Posted by Johnathan Black at Feb 28th, 2013 in Sailing
There can be little argument about the notion that fishing is among the world’s best loved pastimes. Many love fishing because it offers the opportunity to relax among the glories of nature. Others love to fish because they enjoy feasting on their catch. No matter the reason, the key to great fishing is knowledge. Put the tips in this piece to good use, and you will gain a deeper love of fishing than you ever thought possible.
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Posted by Johnathan Black at Feb 5th, 2013 in Sailing
Do you remember the excitement of your first camping trip – getting up early in the morning, having a hot chocolate before the drive out of town, and all the fun of being in the great outdoors? You can recreate this feeling again, the next time you take a trip to go fishing. Continue reading for ways to enhance your next fishing trip and make it a great one.
Posted by Brandi Little at Jan 3rd, 2013 in Sailing
Safety and speed are one of the key concerns of water transport. Fittings such as underwater boat lights are being used to upgrade the safety levels. Getting to this stage has been a challenge as the building of the boats commenced from scratch by a person who lacked particularly most vital components of making a boat. The will was there though and it made all the difference in the end.
Posted by Brandi Little at Jan 2nd, 2013 in Sailing
People used to dread venturing into the sea using a vessel that had no lighting. Going out without adequate means through which they would be enabled to see the water especially at night was and still is a not too pleasant thought for many to fathom. Over the years, the evolution of the years, there has been a revolution whereby people have moved from using just their eyes and archaic lighting techniques, the marine LED lights have come to solve all this.
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The Numerous Advantages That Marine LED Lights Come With
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