Computer Games
Contributed by Tom Neale - This blog has been viewed 1150 times and there are 0 comments
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Posted: February 21, 2008





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Tom’s Tips About Using Chart Plotters
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Posted: February 21, 2008
1. There are several elements to chart plotters. One is the hardware and the other is the cartography. A third element is the software that allows you to do things with the cartography. This may be included on the cartography chip or included in whole or in part in the hardware. Ask when you shop. If the retailer doesn’t know, ask elsewhere. This is important.
2. Some hardware units include the software and cartography all in one package.
3. Others hardware units do not come with this package included and you can choose your own cartography and use it in the hardware you like best. Thi...... Read More

A Little Working, A Little Cruising
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Posted: February 15, 2008
By Liz Tosoni
Keci Burcu, Southwest Turkey





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Gloom in Cartagena
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Posted: February 15, 2008
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Seeing the Difference
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Posted: February 07, 2008




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Tom’s Tips About Binoculars
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Posted: February 07, 2008
1. If you have an internal bearing compass, it helps to train yourself to ignore it while you’re finding and locking onto your target. Then take a quick glance at the compass image to see the bearing. However, if you already have an approximate bearing, as from the radar, the internal compass may help you to find the target by looking first at the compass image and using it to find the approximate area of the target.
2. I’ve found that when I’m looking through binoculars from a rolling or pitching boat, it helps to not have my body tightly wedged or anchored to the boat. It&r...... Read More

Working Our Way Around The World
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Posted: February 01, 2008










By Liz Tosoni
Keci Burcu, Southwest Turkey






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Connections With That Long-Ago Girl
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Posted: February 01, 2008
The other day, on our offshore sail from Curacao to Cartagena, I had one of those moments you never forget. The kids and Grandpa were down below doing what they do best, napping and reading, and I was sitting




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