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Why are FADs such a fad in the Pacific Islands?

The Pacific has seen several advantages to using FADs, which has lead to a boom in production and usage. Fishing offshore for Tuna which had until FADs had not been possible due to the risk of returning empty handed, is … Continue reading

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Fishing Aggregating Device: The Latest Fishing FAD

As the name suggests, they help fishermen catch more fish. A FAD is essentially flotsam (something floating out at sea). It is seemingly still unknown as to why fish choose to congregate around flotsam but they sure like doing so. … Continue reading

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NOAA Raster Charts Minor Update

We are pleased to announce that the NOAA Raster Charts for TIMEZERO software has been published by MapMedia and is available in our chart catalog for purchase from August 6th. Examples of before and after chart areas Updated information This update includes the … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log: The wellbeing of those aboard

On all boats, the captain on board is given the prestigious role to command over others but with this power comes great responsibility, the responsibility of those on board. In the case of an accident, even if the victim had … Continue reading

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French Polynesia and New Caledonia Raster Chart Update

We are pleased to announce that the French Polynesia and New Caledonia Raster chart for TIMEZERO software has been published by MapMedia and is available in our chart catalog for purchase from July 16th. Examples of before and after chart areas Old/New Cap … Continue reading

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7 Useful Resources for Mediterranean Sailors

Here are some useful links about the best marinas in the Mediterranean. And for those who are not sailing among palm trees or umbrella pines, we’ll also give you some good websites to find marinas in Europe and around the … Continue reading

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Jeppesen Bahamas Explorer Raster Chart Update

We are pleased to announce that the Jeppesen Bahamas Explorer Raster chart for TimeZero software will be published by MapMedia and will be available in our chart catalog for purchase on June 18th. Examples of before and after chart areas Old/New Royal … Continue reading

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