Category Archives: Sailing and Cruising

SaveOurSeafarers

Innocent seafarers on commercial cargo ships are being held to ransom for millions of dollars by armed gangs of Somali pirates. The cost of Somalian piracy is both human and economic. It affects seafarers and their families and YOU. Piracy costs … Continue reading

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Anchor alarm for iPhone

I found this very useful anchor alarm app for iPhone and iPad, made by the Active Captain crew. It’s called DragQueen, and it works using the GPS function to lock in a position while at anchor. When the anchor drags … Continue reading

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Phuket October 2011

Just a few pictures of my sailing trip around Phuket and Phang Nga Bay. We sailed on the ‘Zephyros’, a Bavaria 50 chartered from Elite Yachting. Not the best sailing weather during the SW monsoon (11 days rain out of … Continue reading

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Marine Navigation App for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad

A great tool to view marine charts on iPad or iPhone. I used it while sailing in Thailand, and it works like a charm. Check it out: iNavX

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What’s in a name?

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Shanghai Boat Show 2011

Just a heads-up for the coming weekend, packed with sailing and sailing related events. First of all from today till Sunday April 17, the Shanghai International Boat Show is being held in the exhibition center on 1333 Nanjing Xi Lu … Continue reading

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Part artwork, part boat

Some people have too much money, and too much time on their hand 🙂 http://www.gizmag.com/love-love-part-boat-artwork/16928/

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