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franc3 11-03-2006 11:03 AM

Search Engine Specialized In Sailing

Just a message to introduce a new search engine specialized in sailing :

Does someone already used it ? What do you think about it?

sailingforever 11-03-2006 12:05 PM

I have used it, but unfortunatly if you type a kind of boat in that is not very wel known you get things that have nothing to do with what you typed. It works best for me if I only search for things like "Optimist Dinghy" or "O'day", it is easy to find things if you type the boat maker of class.

sailingdog 11-03-2006 12:12 PM

Not particularly impressed, just tried it, and it crashed on my first two searches.. Any site that does that generally doesn't get a second chance.

TrueBlue 11-03-2006 12:56 PM

That's actually a Google Co-op search engine. It's scary that anyone can set one up for free and acquire searcher's personal info and preferences for their spam database.

sailingforever 11-03-2006 07:03 PM

Google still works better than any of the other search engines...

mischief30m 03-18-2013 04:45 PM

Matlacha Sailing at Fort Myers Beach Florida
I am trying to get my business up and running again. Any one know how I could apply for a grant to drop flags aroung manatees to ward off pleasure boats, or how I could receive a grant to take out underpriviledged kids on a sailboat and teach them charts and stuff, please let me know.

Thanks, Capt Jim Kennedy OUPV

denverd0n 03-19-2013 11:10 AM

Re: Search Engine Specialized In Sailing
Reviving a thread that has been dormant for 7 years, and tagging an unrelated question onto it, is hardly the best way to get useful responses to your questions. You need to start your own, new thread, with a meaningful and appropriate subject line.

Beyond that, I don't think you're going to find a lot of experts in applying for grants on this particular forum. You would probably have better luck if you could find a forum for people who work with non-profit organizations and/or in academia.

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