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Training from Home 43

Welcome If you aren’t into navigation last weeks quiz answer might not make much sense so I asked Howard for an explanation as follows The

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Training from Home 42

Welcome I gave myself a bit of a holiday over Christmas but had found an article on avoidance of entrapment which with news of a

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Training from Home 41

Lockdown Christmas It’s hard to know what’s best to do about Christmas but here is one safe option “ I had everything from a miniature

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Welcome Still looking for positive items in these dark times I learned that an old friend Alan Woodford had been recognised for outstanding service to

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I was looking for an upbeat theme this week when news of the Vendee Globe rescue broke . Apparently Escoffier was lying 3rd when he

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Welcome Last week we looked at wind against tide which isn’t very relevant at Tammy but can be significant when sea sailing . This got

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Welcome I started re-reading a book I first came across in the early 70s called The Worm Ouroboros  which was pitched as a competitor to

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Welcome Last week we talked about life rafts, although this is a last resort it is often only the start in a fight for survival

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Welcome You probably heard about the oil tanker that sent out a Mayday message while moored near the Isle of Wight requesting help to deal

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Several “boats” things cropped up in the news this week.  For example I read that the Neanderthals had boats probably dug out canoes.  As many

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Training From Home 32

Talking about lee shores last week I was reminded of an exhibit in the Salcome Maritime museum The old time square riggers could only just

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