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Why is Sea State So Important?

Experienced boating people know how to read the sea state at a glance, in doing so they know to recognize changes as they occur. Just as the wind on your face can tell you if the wind has veered, sea state can tell you what is happening on the surface of the water i.e. flat…
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November 23, 2018 0

Understanding sea state for better passage planning

Consider wind and waves when planning and, as Norman Kean explains, you’ll be able to predict and avoid rough waters In this picture of Bernard Stamm’s Cheminées Poujoulat battling a Force 10 in Biscay at the start of the VELUX 5 Oceans solo round the world race, the wave patches can be clearly seen Understanding…
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December 1, 2017 0

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