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    AC electronics

    In another life I've had the good fortune to be involved in the electronic side of a few AC campaigns.  Back in the day most campaigns tended to use a single manufacturer usually B&G for all their data collection, display and performance analysis. Not so any more most systems these days are...
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    Seen off Waiheke

    Sorry they're terrible photos, but there's something rather poingnant about seeing Sir Peter Blakes "Seamaster" (now re-named Tara) back in NZ waters for the first time since he was murdered on board the very week that ETNZ win the AC...
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    Mast Rotation Sensors

    A few months back there was a thread running about the above. I mentioned at the time that Nexus were in the final stages of testing a new one they were developing to replace the existing system they had at the time and was pm'd by several people asking me to forward information on them when it...
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    Simrad AP-26 Display help a guy in the poo!

    I've just taken a call from a guy bobbing around in the Pacific. His AP-26 display has leaked and shit out, needs a replacement urgently. If I can get it to NZ by the weekend then it can fly out to him with a crew member on sat. Discontinued unit so I'm hoping someone out there knows of a new...
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    Dean Barker Blog

    Doh I'm having a dozy day today :P Posted below earlier on the wrong part of the forum. For those interested on an "inside view" of Dean Barkers current TP52 and LV programmes he writes a blog on this web site www.kiwiyachting.co.nz ;) Or should I have put this on "Ocean racing Anarchy"...
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    Dean Barker Blog

    For those interested on an "inside view" of Dean Barkers current TP52 and LV programmes he writes a blog on this web site www.kiwiyachting.co.nz ;)
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    VHF Range Chart

    Does Anyone know where there is a chart/diagram that I can download that shows the different ranges you could hope to acheive using different wattage outputs with the antennae at different heights. i.e. something that graphically shows how far say someone at sea level could expect there...
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