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Monthly Archive: June 2006

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AIS Class A, very much in the Spirit of Zopilote

This whole last week was rich with AIS-related matters, including a fine visit with Fred Pot, but yesterday it got almost silly. First I got a call from Jeff Moser at PMY (who’s turning out to be a talented and good...

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NavPlanner 3.13, still needs work

Navionics kindly sent me soon-to-be-shipped version 3.13 of NavPlanner, but I’m afraid it’s not going to satisfy the critics (some of whom ganged up on this software rather fiercely at The Hull Truth). The screen shot above...

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This ‘n’ that, #1

It’s late and hot out, and I’m behind in so many ways…so how about a little this ‘n’ that: * Remember the guy who was out trial sailing his schooner Maggie B. off Nova Scotia...

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Bermuda Race, transponders & editors

I suspect I’m not the only guy a little mopy about not being in the huge fleet headed out into the Atlantic toward Bermuda right now. In fact, the usually wonderful iboat tracking system, above, seems...

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J 42 Finesse, Bermuda bound

I hear it’s a little foggy in Newport today, but I doubt it’s dampening the excitement about tomorrow’s 100th Bermuda Race. A couple of weeks ago I visited Alex Merrill aboard his dad’s J42 Finesse,...