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Weather for Sailors Online Course

by ORCV 19 Jul 2021 20:21 PDT From 2 August 2021
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Weather for Sailors provides a solid foundation in marine weather, suitable for sailors, racers and cruisers.

Learn about weather observations, forecasting and how to find the right advice from the vast array of resources. Module 1 covers the fundamentals and enclosed waters. Module 2 covers coastal sailing for 3+ days.

Both are open for booking here.

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The Class 40 design held a comfortable lead throughout the later stages Guillaume Leroux's Class 40 Lord Jiminy has claimed line honours in a challenging Melbourne to Hobart yacht race that was beset by range of strong and light winds, before ending with a perfect afternoon sea breeze in Hobart's Derwent River. Posted on 30 Dec 2021
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Original Sin takes line honours
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