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Making connections in Georgetown, Bahamas

From the first crackle of the VHF radio in the morning, to the sound of dinghies rocketing past our boat late at night – Georgetown, Bahamas provides constant reminders that this is no ordinary anchorage. 595 kata lagi

Sailing

Awareness

By Mark Crame

A couple of years ago we had an incident one winter’s morning while fishing at anchor out on the east coast whereby a drift net caught two kayak anglers in error. 1.834 kata lagi

Salty Paddling

Over and out! VHF course for SUP

Steve Williams is a stand up paddler from the Scottish south east. Here he talks us through his recent VHF course experience. For those into long distance or downwind paddling it could be a wise move to understand how to operate a VHF and then carry a radio while out at sea. 545 kata lagi

SUP UK News

Efficient VHF Operation

AKAROA CRUISERS’ GROUP                                    25 APRIL 2015

EFFICIENT VHF OPERATION                           PART 2

SOURCES:

  • INTERNATIONAL CODE OF SIGNALS: (PUB 102)
  • Originates from the days of signaling by way of code flags…
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Training

Up or down along-away, a bit it's all wet

I have purchased another VHF radio for whoever is kind enough to monitor my passage on a mile by mile basis from the shore. I have also decided when accompanied by another, not to do the long open sea crossings, as my progress has been known to be underestimated, and instead have a pre-arranged mid-location from which communication, on an open channel can be made and the needs or wishes of either party can be discussed. 205 kata lagi

VHF DSC radio: what everyone should know

I just passed my VHF license today so that makes me the latest Internet expert on the subject. Unfortunately, dear reader, I used to be a technical writer. 157 kata lagi

Sailing