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Forum: Racing   08-24-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 949
Posted By infonote
The formatting does not appear well on thus forum...

The formatting does not appear well on thus forum thread. Really you are participating? Which boat? If I may ask.

I am not participating, however I like watching the start and finish.
Forum: Racing   08-23-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 949
Posted By infonote
Grand Times Ahead

GRAND TIMES AHEAD

August 20, 2009
Two months out from the start of an event the stature and complexity of the Rolex Middle Sea Race, most yacht clubs would be...
Forum: Racing   08-23-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 949
Posted By infonote
Rolex Middle Sea Race

I will start posting news on the Rolex Middle Sea Race in this thread.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-29-2009
Replies: 78
Views: 43,050
Posted By infonote
Do motion sickness bracelets actually work? I...

Do motion sickness bracelets actually work?
I have seen them a few times. I do not suffer motion sickness, however if it really works I wouldn't mind having one.

Thanks in advance.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   01-29-2009
Replies: 12
Views: 1,661
Posted By infonote
An H-boat is an ideal day-boat. In my country it...

An H-boat is an ideal day-boat. In my country it is used for match-racing training.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-25-2008
Replies: 3
Views: 1,466
Posted By infonote
Live Piracy Map 2008

Might interest some of you:

This map shows all the piracy and armed robbery incidents reported to the IMB Piracy Reporting Centre during 2008.

Live Piracy Map (http://tinyurl.com/5jfncp)
Forum: Racing   10-14-2006
Replies: 0
Views: 587
Posted By infonote
Middle Sea Race competition

The Royal Malta Yacht Club is organising a photographic competition for the best three photos from this year's Rolex Middle Sea Race which starts today week from the Marsamxett Harbour.
...
Forum: Racing   10-13-2006
Replies: 1
Views: 599
Posted By infonote
A truly Global Challenge

The idea of ordinary people undertaking tough sailing and yacht racing challenges is not a new one. Every year more and more ordinary people with no previous ocean racing experience are signing up...
Forum: Racing   10-12-2006
Replies: 0
Views: 539
Posted By infonote
Yachting – 27th Rolex Middle Sea Race: Record 74 boats have registered to take part i

A record 74 boats (the last one yesterday morning) have registered for participation in this year’s event which, as usual, promises to be one of the most interesting items in the local annual...
Forum: Racing   10-12-2006
Replies: 0
Views: 518
Posted By infonote
Sailing - Rolex Middle Sea Race - Record entry poses berthing problems to organisers

Organisers of the 2006 Rolex Middle Sea Race are facing a 'pleasant' problem in their build-up for this year's Mediterranean classic. The 74 boats registered so far - an all-time record - have left...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-06-2006
Replies: 0
Views: 554
Posted By infonote
Maritime links between Malta, Gozo and Sicily promoted through an EU-funded project

The Malta Maritime Authority recently participated at the RDA exhibition to promote maritime links between Malta, Gozo and Catania. The RDA Workshop and Exhibition is a specialised network of...
Forum: Racing   10-02-2006
Replies: 0
Views: 688
Posted By infonote
Malta. Rolex Middle Sea Race entry list stands at 66 including Alfa Romeo & Morning G

Five months ago the entry list stood at just over twenty and a record-breaking run looked at risk of ending. With three weeks to go, the entry list stands at 66, eight more than last year's...
Forum: Racing   09-02-2006
Replies: 16
Views: 4,314
Posted By infonote
Get a diver. In the Rolex Middle Sea Race, most...

Get a diver. In the Rolex Middle Sea Race, most yachts hire a diver to clean the bottom of the hull even daily to gain that competitive advantage
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-23-2006
Replies: 0
Views: 550
Posted By infonote
Young sailors beat the odds in charity marathon

Melissa Cauchi and Julia Zammit were quite determined to keep going once their 50 hours were up on Sunday at 7 p.m. but the organiser of the Vikings Sailing Club annual marathon, John Sammut, wisely...
Forum: Racing   08-23-2006
Replies: 0
Views: 571
Posted By infonote
An agreement in sight for RMYC

The Ramla Bay Sailing Weekend will be organised by the Royal Malta Yacht Club (RMYC), in conjunction with the Malta Sailing Federation, between September 1 and 3. The organisers will be aided by the...
Forum: Announcements and Suggestions Box   08-20-2006
Replies: 3
Views: 2,203
Posted By infonote
I know someone who had a similar problem. ...

I know someone who had a similar problem.

Try removing the watertank and add fibreglass under the water tank. This will prevent the water from leaking.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-18-2006
Replies: 4
Views: 830
Posted By infonote
Luckily they had good survival skills but were...

Luckily they had good survival skills but were know nearly nothing about navigation skills. They run out of fuel going in the wrong direction.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-17-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 778
Posted By infonote
I think you can also use Google Earth.

I think you can also use Google Earth.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-17-2006
Replies: 12
Views: 1,738
Posted By infonote
I don't know about the boat, but here is a good...

I don't know about the boat, but here is a good technique for downwind sailing in waves

http://www.roostersailing.com/articles/4TH%20DIM%20WEB%20ARTICLE.HTML
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   08-16-2006
Replies: 44
Views: 4,470
Posted By infonote
An article on keel design ...

An article on keel design
http://www.boatus.com/goodoldboat/keeldesign.htm
Forum: Learning to Sail   08-16-2006
Replies: 17
Views: 1,759
Posted By infonote
I would recommend, you get an electrician, even...

I would recommend, you get an electrician, even just to have a layout of the current electrics setup.
Forum: Learning to Sail   08-15-2006
Replies: 45
Views: 38,603
Posted By infonote
Use reefing points. For more info ...

Use reefing points. For more info

http://www.sailingusa.info/weather_and_reefing.htm
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-15-2006
Replies: 6
Views: 1,245
Posted By infonote
General article on avoiding rig failure ...

General article on avoiding rig failure

http://www.oceanpix.co.uk/Yacht-maintenance/Avoiding-rig-failures.htm
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   08-14-2006
Replies: 22
  fathoms
Views: 3,840
Posted By infonote
1 fathom = 1.8288 meters More info here: ...

1 fathom = 1.8288 meters

More info here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fathom
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   08-14-2006
Replies: 46
Views: 9,579
Posted By infonote
How about using 2 anchors? ...

How about using 2 anchors?

http://www.karenannii.com/articles/002.cfm
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