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Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, have announced the results of the 2017 Newport For New Products (NFNP) Awards. Judged on Thursday during the show’s opening day and announced at an awards ceremony on Friday, September 15, the 12th annual NFNP winners are: The...
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Hull biofouling: a boater’s dreaded bane that requires periodic elbow grease By Lucie Maranda, PhD, Associate Marine Research Scientist, Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island These outdrives were probably not delivering optimum performance! © harsonic.com Especially in marine water, the unwanted accumulation of microorganisms, algae and animals on...
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By Alexa Shea & Elizabeth van der Voort, Young American Sailing Academy Editor’s note: Many sailors would consider the failure of a boat’s electrical system during an overnight race sufficient cause for throwing in the towel and setting a course for the nearest tavern. For the eight teenage sailors aboard...
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By David Dellenbaugh If you want your mark roundings to be quick and safe, there are certain strategies that work almost every time. For example, you should round each mark close enough that you could reach out and touch it. You should locate the next mark visually before you round...
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Romance, Adventure, and Advocacy on the Great Lakes By Mary McKSchmidt, Published by 14 Karat Books   248 pages   paperback or Kindle edition   $15 The five Great Lakes – Superior, Huron, Michigan, Ontario and Erie – comprise the largest body of fresh water on Earth. They cover more than 95,000 square...
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WindCheck October 2018

Click here to download WindCheck's October 2018 issue. (File is 5MB)