Electronics+Navigations

Marine Communications Special: 2006

by Sail Staff, Posted June 28, 2006
By Ben Ellison

On the one hand, I’m sorry to report that the U.S. Coast Guard has made little visible progress toward implementing Rescue 21, the new search-and-rescue communications system that will, eventually, unleash the potential of DSC-VHF radios. On the other hand (this comes as a real surprise), the reappearance of coastal marine VHF operators just may induce a lot of sailors to


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Inshore Racing

12-Meter Team Building

by Sail Staff, Posted June 14, 2006
In sports, as in the workplace, success often depends on how a diverse group of people coalesce into a team. And there is nothing like sailing/racing with a group of colleagues aboard graceful 12 meters with historic pedigrees to get everyone pulling in the same direction.

Competitive juices were flowing but the mood was friendly. The weather was gorgeous, and we smiled at the thought of a


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by Sail Staff, Posted June 14, 2006

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by Sail Staff, Posted June 12, 2006

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Arriving in Bermuda

by Sail Staff, Posted June 12, 2006
Most of the 263 Bermuda Race entries have arrived now in Hamilton Harbour. Only a handful are still at sea, and Dr. Richard Shulman of Barrington, Rhode Island, has the signature St. David's Lighthouse division sewed up with his IMX 45, Temptress.

SAIL's West Coast editor, Kimball Livingston, sailed in the Demonstration Division aboard the Open 50,

Gryphon
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