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Forum: Racing   12-14-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 3,851
Posted By piclarke
Re: Volvo Ocean Race weather Tracker 2014

Not many video links on this site is there.

An appropriate site for such comments [Sailing Anarchy ].

The question must be asked re trust for the simple unexplained error a professional racing...
Forum: Racing   12-12-2014
Replies: 73
Views: 3,752
Posted By piclarke
Re: Volvo Ocean Race.

Surely the depth sounder alarm should be set and the radar alarms can be set and hazard waypoints activated / set before the leaving port.


Fairly simple to do and not time consuming as a safety...
Forum: Racing   12-08-2014
Replies: 154
Views: 12,293
Posted By piclarke
Re: Team Vestas Wind grounded in the VOR

See entry posted 3/12/ 2014. PIC


http://www.sailnet.com/forums/racing/173018-volvo-ocean-race- (http://www.sailnet.com/forums/racing/173018-volvo-ocean-race-weather-tracker-2014-a.html)
Forum: Racing   12-08-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 3,851
Posted By piclarke
Re: Volvo Ocean Race weather Tracker 2014

The internet hub we use whilst on land to access the internet [ City hall - Gov't ] for strict security reasons and viruses protection they do not allow down loading files access to non secure sites....
Forum: Racing   12-08-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 3,851
Posted By piclarke
Volvo Ocean Race direct hit on the reef 2014 by race boat.

Not going forward where they, is my point because the canting keel is relatively un damaged and supporting the whole - boat -whole vessel - now sitting on the reef - bow raised position lying on...
Forum: Racing   12-07-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 3,851
Posted By piclarke
Re: Volvo Ocean Race Reef hitting Emirates Airline ?

Volvo Ocean Race Reef hitting Emirates Airline ?

Latest Video screened on Aljazeera prog Showed the whole stern to the canting keel slightly angled to port, completely demolished almost half way...
Forum: Racing   12-05-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 3,851
Posted By piclarke
Re: Volvo Ocean Race weather Tracker 2014

Because the internet hub we use whilst on land to access the internet [ City hall - Gov't ] for strict security reasons and viruses protection they do not allow down loading files access to non...
Forum: Racing   12-05-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 3,851
Posted By piclarke
Re: Volvo Ocean Race weather Tracker 2014

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/59/Mauritius_%28%2Bclaim_islands%29.svg/1106px-Mauritius_%28%2Bclaim_islands%29.svg.png
Forum: Racing   12-05-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 3,851
Posted By piclarke
Re: Volvo Ocean Race weather Tracker 2014

Why not copy and paste the rule then.
Forum: Racing   12-05-2014
Replies: 154
Views: 12,293
Posted By piclarke
Re: Team Vestas Wind grounded in the VOR

From

http://www.sailnet.com/forums/racing/173018-volvo-ocean-race-weather-tracker-2014-a.html



HAZARD WAYPOINTS

Most GPS,s mine does a Garmin.
Forum: Racing   12-04-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 844
Posted By piclarke
Re: Bermuda to host AC 35, sources say

Any news yet.


Who where and why.;);)
Forum: Racing   12-04-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 3,851
Posted By piclarke
Re: Volvo Ocean Race weather Tracker 2014

You mean $200 to access a particular weather site. That was not a issue previously for round the world races. Previously they had to nomination and get approval to weather sites be fore each leg...
Forum: Racing   12-04-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 3,851
Posted By piclarke
Re: Volvo Ocean Race weather Tracker 2014

I kid you not. I freely admit I don't know yes every thing.


Why have all that expensive satellite equipment and their shore crew are allowed to have direct contact to the internet, then they...
Forum: Racing   12-03-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 3,851
Posted By piclarke
Re: Volvo Ocean Race weather Tracker 2014

You still have the hazards waypoints which should automatically be entered on to the GFP'S LIST and give them a 8-10 nm avoidance factor. They would not have hit the reef if they had done that.


...
Forum: Racing   12-02-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 3,851
Posted By piclarke
Re: Volvo Ocean Race weather Tracker 2014

Are you Sure.


Wouter Verbraak

http://www.volvooceanrace.com/static/assets/content_v2/img/flags/flag_152.png

...
Forum: Racing   12-01-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 3,851
Posted By piclarke
Re: Volvo Ocean Race weather Tracker 2014

I'm surprised you don't know what this means. Have you actually plotted a course [ route ] using electronic maps and GPS's ?






I'm surprised you don't know what this means. Have you...
Forum: Racing   12-01-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 3,851
Posted By piclarke
Re: Volvo Ocean Race weather Tracker 2014

Poor navigation

Have they not heard about hazard waypoints facilities on chart plotters
Forum: Racing   12-01-2014
Replies: 154
Views: 12,293
Posted By piclarke
Re: Team Vestas Wind grounded in the VOR

Poor navigation

Have they not heard about hazard waypoints facilities on chart plotters


http://www.sailnet.com/forums/racing/173018-volvo-ocean-race-weather-tracker-2014-a.html

:laugher
Forum: Racing   12-01-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 3,851
Posted By piclarke
Volvo Ocean Race Lastest and interviews and THE CALL

30 November 2014, 06:11 UTC


The Call and the Interview with Will Oxley


Team Alvimedica


Link interviews Page (http://www.7knots.com/CGI/list_forum.pl?board=Racing&view=724)
Forum: Racing   11-30-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 2,329
Posted By piclarke
Re: Route Du Rhum Race 2014

Eric Jail has approx. 100 nms to sail with favourable sailing conditions.
Forum: Racing   11-30-2014
Replies: 35
Views: 3,851
Posted By piclarke
Volvo Ocean Race weather Tracker 2014

Marine Disaster strikes again the Volvo Ocean Race.

Have they not heard about the facilities on Garmin GPS's For hazard waypoints to avoid such groundings accidents and a navigation safety...
Forum: Racing   11-27-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 2,329
Posted By piclarke
Re: Route Du Rhum Race 2014

Three boats still sailing as the exciting 4 year La Route Du Rhum race continues with Eric Jail having 480nms approx. to sail, and the 3 have missed the prize giving party. What a shame. Eric's...
Forum: Weather   11-26-2014
Replies: 0
Views: 415
Posted By piclarke
Cyclone seasons 21014/ 2015 Cyclones warnings

Fellow yachtsman and cruisers sailing during the 2014 -2015 Cyclone season.

Here is a cyclones warning severe weather site that should interest you. Remember there ia always early storms and...
Forum: Racing   11-23-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 2,329
Posted By piclarke
Re: Route Du Rhum Race 2014

Sir Robin Knox Johnston and Andrea Mura



Andrea Mura on Vento di Sardegna gets Rhum Class second, first Mono
Italian solo skipper Andrea Mura crossed the finish line of La Route du...
Forum: Racing   11-21-2014
Replies: 19
Views: 2,329
Posted By piclarke
Smile Re: Route Du Rhum Race 2014

LATEST




http://medias.routedurhum.com/images/250x250/2014_Bibliotheque/RHUM/Portraits/KnoxJohnston_by-Abner-Kingman_Web2.jpg
Robin Knox Johnson
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