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25 Jul 2013
Carbon monoxide warning...sailing rockets in popularity...weather helm
Tragic boat - found running aground without crew .. .
As a long time user of a dinghy as a tender for our sailing boat, I was unaware that you can die from carbon monoxide poisoning in the open air, just by spending too much time near the exhaust of your dinghy's engine. Read this week's quite alarming account of an open air carbon monoxide death.
Two new incidents have British coastguards venting their frustration about sailors who continue to die or risk their lives - simply because they didn't carry lifejackets, didn't take a radio or phone, or weren't tied on.
Everywhere in the world the pastime of sailing is undergoing a blossoming. This week we tell of Croatia, trying to attract some of the growing number of cruising sailors in the Med and over in Muscat the kids are going wild about sailing lessons. The Cruising Association is increasing its coverage – this week they announced a 'Celtic Seas' expansion, and there are opportunities over in Canada to sail with the Spirit of Canada, a Volvo 60, to increase your ocean sailing skills.
Oman's kids take to the water .. .
This edition's Product of the Week is the Hulltimo Smart Brush, great for cleaning your own hull so you don't need that expensive annual haul-out, or, maybe, just to make your boat go faster during the year.
Do you have a problem with weather helm? Love the thrill of sailing with the toe rail in the water? John Jamieson is back with some sound advice on why neither should apply to your boat if you want to sail faster.
Many more articles and stories too, so browse the headlines to find what interests you.
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