World’s First GPS Antenna with Zigbee

Glomex Marine Antennas has debuted the world’s first GPS antenna using internationally accepted ZigBee® technology. Connected wirelessly to the ZigBoat system, the ZB211 delivers push notifications on fleet tracking, geo-fencing, weather forecasts and anchor watch. It has no fees, cloud service subscriptions, registrations or privacy policy agreements. The wireless ZB211 GPS/Tracking antenna tracks a vessel’s […]

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How much anchor chain?

When it comes to putting out anchor chain, most of us follow a basic ratio rule of thumb, but we should be taking wind and tide into account, argues Christopher Smith

A busy anchorage at Oznor, Greece. Anchoring here requires thought about how much anchor chain you put out
A busy anchorage clearly requires you to reduce your swinging circle by using less chain than you might otherwise use, but how do you know you won’t drag?

When it comes to putting out anchor chain, most of us follow a basic ratio rule of thumb, but we should be taking wind and tide into account, argues Christopher Smith

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Seahawk Premium Yacht Finishes on Board as Sponsors of Caribbean Sailing Week

Already big supporters of many Caribbean Regattas, Seahawk Premier Yacht Finishes have come on board as sponsors of Caribbean Sailing Week, taking place from October 17-20, 2020. A forty year old family owned and operated business located in Clearwater, Florida, the business produces first class products needed to protect your hull, no matter the material […]

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