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Best Boat Shoes For Women

Best Boat Shoes For Women

You’ve heard the term ‘boat shoe’ or ‘deck shoe’ but do you really know what they are? In general terms, the best women’s boat shoes are made from canvas or leather with a non-marking sole and are designed specifically for use onboard a sailing vessel. However, ladies sailing shoes are also regarded as fashion accessories…

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Best Handheld Anemometer Options

best handheld anemometer

You’ve no doubt seen these around the place… An anemometer is a wind speed measuring device that is commonly used by weather stations and individuals or institutions interested in measuring changes in the wind speed. To give the best reading, an anemometer is typically mounted on a pole positioned in an open space so that…

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Sailing Holidays – Best Sailing Holiday Options

A laser sailing holiday is an adventure-filled activity that can be shared with the entire family. But before we explore several different holiday programs and packages available, let’s take a closer look at the different types of sailing holidays in general. We have chosen to look at a total of nine basic types sailing holidays.…

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Cool Sailing Quotes

cool laser sailing quotes

Just thought I’d share with you my picks of some of the best sailing quotes that I have seen going around. There are some pretty cool quotes from a mix of some world class sailors right through to those with just a more basic love for the water. If you have a favorite quote, whether…

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How Does Boating Affect The Environment?

Environment pollution in our waterways

I have been fortunate enough to have done a lot of travel over the years, and have visited some truly beautiful and amazing places. For me, the most beautiful places were the often the ones most untouched by humans – in pristine condition. But on taking a closer look, even these locations are often not…

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Blackburn’s Bass Strait Laser Sailing Record

Tidal Beach in Wilsons Promontory, Victoria, Australia

In the world of Laser sailing, Australian Michael Blackburn is a leader and champion. He won an Olympic Bronze medal during the 2000 Summer Games in his hometown of Sydney, Australia. In March 2005 his world ranking was 3rd in the Laser, the world’s most popular sailboat. Early in that month, Blackburn added to his…

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RC Laser Sailboat Review

remote control laser dinghy

The RC (Remote Control) Laser sailboat is one of the easiest model yachts to assemble and operate. It is a scaled-down version of the real boat – the famous racing Laser dinghy, which is the most popular sailing class in the world. The RC version of this boat was intended to be simple so that those…

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The Best Sailing T-Shirts – Look Cool On & Off The Water

Men's Evolution of Man Sailing T-Shirt

Sailboat T Shirts Have Become a Trend Men’s Evolution of Man Sailing T-Shirt Pick a hobby or activity and you will be able to find a complete line of t-shirts to match. Sailing shirts are no exception. The choices range from casual, funny and practical with such messages as “I’d Rather Be Sailing” and “Life is Simple. Eat,…

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Top 10 Best Sailing Shoes

Wearing the best sailing shoes, whether onboard your boat or not, can say a lot about you. Besides looking the part and being a bit of a fashion statement, of course, they have a very practical aspect as well. The most important aspect of wearing the best shoes for sailing is that of safety. There…

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Best RC Sailboat Reviews for 2018

Joysway 2016 V4 Dragon Force 65

Although there is a huge difference between laser sailing and sailing the best RC sailboat, they are both hobbies that are attractive to all ages. In fact, racing toy sailboats can be either competitive or just for fun. Regardless, if you are a laser sailor who just has to be in or around the water…

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