Articles in the Academy category
NCI Granted Dedicated VHF Channel
Coastwatch Institution (NCI) has been allocated
a national licence by OFCOM for the use of VHF.
This facility is
scheduled to become operational on 1 October
2014 when National Coastwatch stations will go
live for the first time on Channel 65. In the
meantime, stations will be equipped with a
dedicated radio for this purpose and the service
will replace the practice of some stations
currently holding a licence to operate on Marina
Channel 37. This will no longer be available.
Royal Southern ISAF Grade 2 Match Cup - Wrap-Up Report - Swinton & Team Alpari FX claim The Boysterous Trophy
Report: Phil Riley Photos: Michael Austen Video: LPB Aerial Imagery
The winning Team Alpari FX led by Keith Swinton (below) was
presented with The Boysterous Trophy by Naomi Hall at Sunday
afternoon's Royal Southern Match Cup prizegiving.
When two of the world's best
match-racers go head-to-head the smallest edge can be decisive - and
so it proved in the final of the Royal Southern Match Race Cup 2014.
Royal Southern ISAF Grade 2 Match Cup - Day Two Report - All set for a thrilling finale.
It's all set for
a thrilling finale to the Royal Southern Match
Cup 2014, held in association with the RYA and
Raymarine, with the four highest ranked sailors
set to go head-to-head out on The Solent on
The sun shone -
mostly - and the breeze stayed in for the
concluding Round Robin matches followed by the
Quarter-Finals. While the pre-regatta favourites
progressed to the semis, all were kept on their
toes by some determined opposition.
Royal Southern ISAFGrade 2 Match Cup - Day One Report - The world's match racing stars shone brightly
|Some of the stars of world match
racing put on a master-class of close-quarter
sailing and provided ample evidence that their
ISAF rankings are not accidental.
series of races at the Royal Southern Match Cup
2014 demonstrated the mix of precision and
ruthlessness necessary to win these one-on-one
|Four of the 12
present are ranked in the world top-20 and they
put on an almost seamless performance to lead
the event after day one.