How do Ships Avoid Collisions?

There are many factors that contribute to the prevention of ship collisions. One major factor is that all countries have rules for traffic at sea. International Navigation Rules The main reason why ships do not collide is the international navigation rules (the Convention on the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea: COLREGs). These rules […]

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Boat Types

When we discuss boat types, we’re talking about the most fundamental features of a boat: Is it a motorboat or a sailboat, for example? The term “type” may also be used interchangeably with words such as composition and structure. What are the topics covered by boat types? When we speak of boat types, we’re talking

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Silic One test

Silic One antifouling test

Note this post is an expression of my research and attitudes. I am neither sponsored nor otherwise influenced, other than perhaps regular advertising. Judge for yourself! Bo@ has from the previous owner’s time been treated with Hempel Basic and I have not found it attractive enough to start all over again and invest in an

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Fiberglass mat

Guide to boat fiberglass

As we consider buying a larger and more comfortable boat for long voyages, I find it interesting to examine the different qualities of fiberglass and its safety at sea. For fiberglass is not just fiberglass, it can consist of different components, is built up in different ways, and both price and quality are parameters we

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