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North Sails NZ 2017 - Go Beyond
Sextant Training Seminars to be run by Cruising & Navigation Assn. Sextant Training Seminars to be run by Cruising & Navigation Assn. John Croft is giving a series of training seminars on how to use the sextant at Richmond Yacht Club during June. John Croft is giving a series of training seminars on how to use the sextant at Richmond Yacht Club on the Westhaven Seawall during June. These seminars have been organised and are sponsored by CANANZ and are open to CANANZ and RYC members (free of charge). by Basil Orr Posted on 19 May A Few Rays – Sunscreen with no preservatives – brilliant! A Few Rays – Sunscreen with no preservatives – brilliant! Sunscreen with no preservatives, why this is great? Sunscreen with no preservatives, why this is great? If your sunscreen has no preservatives in the formulation it will be much more skin friendly than traditional screens. However, the vast majority of sunscreens are water based and require the addition of preservatives in order to keep them microbe free and usable for longer. by Indepthskincare Posted on 19 May America's Cup - Emirates Team NZ rammed and taken out by Brits America's Cup - Emirates Team NZ rammed and taken out by Brits Emirates Team NZ has been significantly damaged in a pre-start collision with British entry Land Rover BAR Emirates Team New Zealand has been significantly damaged in a pre-start collision with British entry Land Rover BAR. Sail-World was told from Bermuda sources that the damage did serious damage to the starboard side of the port hull. In addition the hapless Ainslie also picked up the starting mark with his rudder. by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World NZ Posted on 16 May A few rays – no water, no way? A few rays – no water, no way? Sunscreen that won’t wash off with spray or capsize … if only! Sunscreen that won’t wash off with spray or capsize … if only! Let’s go back a bit. Water is repelled by the skin. Thankfully so, or we would be in trouble when it rains, or when we swim or take a bath. by Indepthskincare Posted on 15 May True Kit inflatables bring full range to Hutchwilco NZ Boat Show True Kit inflatables bring full range to Hutchwilco NZ Boat Show Do you need to replace your worn-out tender or are interested in some highly successful, low-hassle fishing? Do you need to replace your worn-out tender or are interested in some highly successful, low-hassle fishing? Are you interested in an ultra-portable boat with unbelievable performance that packs down into a bag for travel or storage? Or have you had enough of pulling your heavy tender on board and the idea of a lightweight and super stable tender has great appeal? by Rod Dawson Posted on 11 May Rolex TP52 World Championship – Gladiator is ready! Rolex TP52 World Championship – Gladiator is ready! The crash and subsequent damage went viral, seen all around the world by hundreds of thousands of viewers. The crash and subsequent damage went viral, seen all around the world by hundreds of thousands of viewers. by 52 Super Series Posted on 10 May A few rays – Remember the Ozone Hole A few rays – Remember the Ozone Hole The Ozone Hole is over Antarctica and New Zealand too. The Ozone Hole is over Antarctica and New Zealand and Australia too. “For nearly a billion years, Ozone molecules in the atmosphere have protected life on Earth from the effects of ultraviolet rays”. by Indepthskincare Posted on 10 May Volvo Ocean Race - Second team opts for Zhik as clothing partner Volvo Ocean Race - Second team opts for Zhik as clothing partner Innovative sailing apparel specialist, Zhik, has been appointed as technical clothing partner to Dongfeng Race Team The innovative sailing apparel specialist, Zhik, has been appointed as official technical clothing partner to Dongfeng Race Team in the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18. Dongfeng Race team is the second Volvo Ocean Race team to select Zhik to provide their technical clothing for the arduous 45,000nm course that now has two long Southern Ocean legs. by Nick Havers, Zhik/Sail-World.com/NZ Posted on 9 May A Few Rays – What to know about your skin? A Few Rays – What to know about your skin? Skin has evolved over the millions of years to keep water outside of the body out Skin has evolved over the millions of years to keep water outside of the body out, while keeping the moisture we have in our body in. That’s a good thing right? – So we don’t blow up every time we take a swim or go out in the rain. Likewise so we don’t dry up in the sun. by Indepthskincare Posted on 6 May Doyle Sails NZ - Update - May 2017 - From Optis to Superyachts Doyle Sails NZ - Update - May 2017 - From Optis to Superyachts The latest news from Doyle Sails NZ - Superyacht projects, race wins for Doyle powered yachts, Optimist Nationals The latest news from Doyle Sails NZ - Superyacht projects, race wins for Doyle powered yachts, Optimist Nationals & Junior Scholarships awarded. In other stories, Doyle's grand prix sales rockstar, Stu Bannatyne, joins Dongfeng Race Team for the 2017-2018 Volvo Ocean Race and Vendee Globe sailor Alex Thompson gives praises for Stratis sail art on Hugo Boss. by Doyle Sails NZ Posted on 3 May A Few Rays - When you think of sunscreen as a filter.... A Few Rays - When you think of sunscreen as a filter.... If a sunscreen is a filter of UV rays, how much is enough? If a sunscreen is a filter of UV rays, how much is enough? Where the skin is exposed and a sunscreen is working for you, it is filtering UV rays. Some of those rays always get through. The percentage of the high energy UVB rays (said to cause sunburn) that get through to cells in the skin can be determined by the claimed SPF of the product you are using. by Indepthskincare Posted on 25 Apr Crewsaver appointed as Official Safety Provider to 35th America’s Cup Crewsaver appointed as Official Safety Provider to 35th America’s Cup Crewsaver has announced today that it has been selected to be the Official Safety Provider to the 35th America’s Cup Crewsaver has announced today, 21st April 2017, that it has been selected to be the Official Safety Provider to the 35th America’s Cup, which will take place in Bermuda from 26th May to 27th June 2017. by America's Cup Posted on 22 Apr A Few Rays - What is Broad Spectrum Protection? A Few Rays - What is Broad Spectrum Protection? What is Broad Spectrum sunscreen? Ultraviolet rays only make up a small proportion of all of the sun’s rays. What is Broad Spectrum sunscreen? Ultraviolet rays (UVA, UVB and UVC) only make up a small proportion of all of the sun’s rays. UVA and UVB sun-rays are however the biggest contributors to skin damage from sun. by Indepthskincare Posted on 19 Apr Float-free EPIRBS, bilge pumps and other measures under consultation Float-free EPIRBS, bilge pumps and other measures under consultation Consultation began on April 13 on changes to six maritime rules Consultation began on April 13 on changes to six maritime rules, including one that would make automatic “float-free” emergency position-indicating radio beacons, EPIRB distress beacons, compulsory for more commercial fishing boats. Maritime NZ Director, Keith Manch, said this proposal comes from Coroners’ and Transport Accident Investigation Commission recommendations to make fishing boats safer by Maritime New Zealand Posted on 16 Apr Excellent lifejacket compliance – keep it up at Easter Excellent lifejacket compliance – keep it up at Easter Initial results from a new national on-the-water survey show 96 percent of boaties are following the lifejacket rules Initial results from a new national on-the-water survey show 96 percent of boaties are following the lifejacket rules. “The weather is forecast to clear during the weekend, and Easter is traditionally recreational boaties’ last big weekend before many put their boats away for winter. Wearing lifejackets is a great way to ensure the weekend doesn’t include tragedy,” Mr Manch said. by Maritime New Zealand Posted on 16 Apr Polish yachtie reluctantly rescued by cargo ship in Southern Ocean Polish yachtie reluctantly rescued by cargo ship in Southern Ocean A Polish round-the-world yachtsman has been rescued by cargo ship the Key Opus 2,700 kms east of New Zealand The Polish round-the-world yachtsman whose yacht Regina R suffered steering failure on Thursday 2,700 kms east of New Zealand has been rescued by cargo ship the Key Opus and the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) in an operation overseen by Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand (RCCNZ). by Maritime New Zealand Posted on 16 Apr Hella marine - Versatile LED floodlights now with dual colour options Hella marine - Versatile LED floodlights now with dual colour options Bright white light is great when working or performing a specific task but often a softer tone or secondary colour is Bright white light is great when working or performing a specific task but often a softer tone or secondary colour is desired. Owners can now benefit from two alternating LED hues with the new Dual Colour Sea Hawk-XL lamps from Hella marine by Duncan Stirling Posted on 15 Apr Gladwell's Line- Bermuda preview...Zhik joins Volvo...Myers Gladwell's Line- Bermuda preview...Zhik joins Volvo...Myers We are two days into the third Practice Session of racing in Bermuda. Some interesting trends are beginning to emerge. So far we are two days into the third Practice Session of racing in Bermuda, and some interesting trends are beginning to emerge. So far the racing has been held in moderate winds of 17-23kts from the NNE on the first day and 12-20kts from the East on the second. So we have not seen the top end 25kts (but maybe got close to it in gusts) and have certainly not seen the bottom end of 6kts. by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz Posted on 12 Apr A Few Rays - Being smart in the sun. Are you? A Few Rays - Being smart in the sun. Are you? “Sunblock” …it’s a name we throw about when talking about sun protection creams. “Sunblock” …it’s a name we throw about when talking about sun protection creams. And that’s fine so long as you realise, the product most people call ‘sunblock’ is more accurately described as a ‘sunscreen’. A sunscreen only filters the suns burning UVB and UVA rays relative to the SPF strength of the product, a sunblock would be complete shade by Indepthskincare Posted on 10 Apr Zhik named official technical clothing partner by VOR team AkzoNobel Zhik named official technical clothing partner by VOR team AkzoNobel Zhik has been selected by team AkzoNobel as its official technical clothing partner for the next Volvo Ocean Race Innovative specialist sailing apparel manufacturer Zhik has been selected by team AkzoNobel as its official technical clothing partner for the upcoming edition of the Volvo Ocean Race. The crew will race across four oceans and encounter some of the most extreme weather conditions known to man during their nine-month circumnavigation. by Liz Rushall Posted on 6 Apr
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