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Important Chart Warning: Caution with Vertical Clearances on some Canada Raster Charts

The Canadian Hydrographic Service (CHS) would like to let you know of that the vertical clearances (bridges, etc…) on charts and equivalent BSB 1313, 1314, 4026, 4275, 2250, 2283-1, 2283-2, 4266, 4201 are inaccurate. Caution. The MapMedia mm3d Charts concerned … Continue reading

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How to Anchor a Boat with MaxSea TimeZero

Experienced sailors often say that mooring is the most difficult part of sailing. This week, MaxSea partner Leon Schulz talks to us about how to anchor a boat, using MaxSea TimeZero. Leon outlines the steps to take for a perfect mooring. … Continue reading

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Jeppesen Chart Updates for Europe

The following 24 Jeppesen vector chart zones for Europe have been updated and are available as of Thursday, July 17th, 2014.  Download these nautical charts online from our Chart Catalog Nautical Charts Enhancements The chart data in these zones has been updated, and many areas … Continue reading

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Diary of IMERPOL’s Polar Navigation

Joëlle & Janusz Kurbiel are members of the polar navigation expedition group IMERPOL and use MaxSea TimeZero software on board. They are currently in Newfoundland, heading northwards. Here is an update of their polar experiences: Waiting for the ice to melt: We are … Continue reading

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The MaxSea Predict & Win Contest for World Cup 2014!

This contest is perfect for anyone who fancies themself as a football pundit! Just tell us your predictions for the World Cup final, and you could get some great prizes. The FIFA World Cup is in full swing at the moment in … Continue reading

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Sailing Europe – the Top 5 Destinations this Summer

Going on a sailing trip this summer? Luckily, there are plenty of great destinations in this part of the world – if you’re in Europe that is! Here are five of our top picks for sailing Europe. 5. The Greek … Continue reading

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Jeppesen Chart Updates for North and South America

The following 19 Jeppesen vector chart zones for various parts of North and South America have been updated and are available as of Monday, June 16th, 2014.  Download these nautical charts online from our Chart Catalog: To visualise the coverage of each chart … Continue reading

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Learn to Sail: What are the Points of Sail?

If you want to learn to sail, a good place to begin is understanding the points of sail. Also known as “sail positions”, this refers to a sailboat’s heading angle in relation to wind direction. Here, we examine what they … Continue reading

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Marine Electronics for fishing: a MaxSea Testimony

Longtime MaxSea user Dimitri Rogoff is a fisherman and the president of the Normandy Scallop Committee in France. Here, he talks about his experience with MaxSea marine electronics products onboard: I have used MaxSea navigation software since 1993 and have witnessed the … Continue reading

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A Doctor’s Advice on Boat Safety: Sun Radiation and its Risks

The ‘sailing doctor’ Jean-Yves Chauve shares his advice for how to protect yourself from a boating sunburn. When planning for boat safety, it is important to keep this in mind because the strength of sunlight is greatly increased by the reflection of … Continue reading

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