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Category: Sailing news

Kill Cords, not People

A ‘kill cord’ is an engine cut-out device that when used properly will save an accident from becoming a medical emergency. A kill cord secured to the wrist of the skipper will switch off the motor of your boat should the skipper fall overboard or into the boat and be rendered unable to maintain control…
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March 10, 2019 0

Impacts of Fishing Weather Forecast

Thоѕе whо аrе vеtеrаn аnglеrѕ knоw hоw tо tаkе аdvаntаgе оf thе wеаthеr whеn fіѕhіng. Hоwеvеr, аn аmаtеur fіѕhіng аfісіоnаdо саn аlѕо dо а lіttlе ѕtudу оf fіѕhіng wеаthеr fоrесаѕt аnd uѕе іt tо hіѕ аdvаntаgе whеn аnglіng. Thе bеhаvіоr оf thе fіѕhеѕ vаrіеѕ ассоrdіng tо thе сhаngіng wеаthеr. A реrѕоn wіth thе knоwlеdgе оf…
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March 9, 2019 0

New! 2019 Version of Marineforecaster Application is now live.

We are proud to announce that the very latest edition of the Free Global Weather app by Marineforecaster for seagoing enthusiasts has just been uploaded to Google Play. The renewed version upgrade is only for Android devices available at this time. The release for iOS will be delayed for a short time as there are…
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March 3, 2019 0

Νέα Έκδοση για την Εφαρμογή Marineforecaster

Θα θέλαμε να ανακοινώσουμε ότι η καινούργια έκδοση της δωρεάν εφαρμογής Marineforecaster για τον καιρό στην θάλασσα μόλις ανέβηκε στο Google Play. Η ανανεωμένη έκδοση είναι μόνο για συσκευές Android διαθέσιμη. Η έκδοση για iOs θα αργήσει μερικούς μήνες καθώς υπάρχουν κάποια θέματα με τον κώδικα που πρέπει να λυθούν. Τι καινούργιο υπάρχει: Νέος σχεδιασμός…
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March 2, 2019 0

Sea Sickness

Sea sickness, Mal de Mer, is Common Amongst Boaters! Seasickness (Motion Sickness) is a common problem amongst crews and passengers alike. The condition is a common disturbance of the inner ear, causing loss of balance and of equilibrium and is thought to be caused by conflicting signals in the inner ear, eyes, and sensory receptors.…
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February 24, 2019 0

Hypothermia

Hypothermia is Avoidable with Care and Attention,Why do we mention this? Because hypothermia can creep up on people through exposure to the elements and at sea level, including inland lakes and other sailing waters, making it important to spot and essential that skippers and crew members recognize it and know how to deal with it.…
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February 16, 2019 0

Insuring Your Boat may be the Best Policy

As with any insurance it is only truly appreciated after the fact, home insurance may cover theft, fire, damage etc. and in the event of any of these happening then it is great to have. Paying out hard earned cash to cover something that may never happen when you could buy a cool piece of…
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February 6, 2019 0

Editors Digest Feb 2019

Hello dear friends and users of Marineforecaster. The January Newsletter along with that of February 2019. As we mention when you sign up, we do not have the intention of breaking down your emails and tiring you with daily email output. However, we want to give you real news and articles that are topical, informative…
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February 5, 2019 0

Shake Off those Winter Blues, it’s Time to Prepare

For those of us facing ice, snow, and all that Winter can throw at us, fear not Spring is only a few weeks away and with it the advent of the new season. The excitement is building, and the Sun is heading North again. January and February are slow months when the days seem to…
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January 30, 2019 0

Superstitious? No, but I Never Sail Wearing Different Socks

Even the most resolute pragmatists amongst us still hold onto superstitions, seven years bad luck for breaking a mirror, fingers crossed that the weather will stay decent (?), worry about seeing single magpies, lucky or is it unlucky to see black/white cats crossing your path, et al. Certain sports personalities always wear the same socks…
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January 30, 2019 0