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CURRENTS & TACTICS II – THE WIND TRIANGLE

Every sailor in the world has seen this image (the wind triangle) on the board of a sailing school’s classroom or in a yachting manual. What some sailors may have missed from that lesson or that chapter of the manual…

CURRENTS & TACTICS I – How to measure currents?

Currents can be defined as the continuous flow of water from one place to another (definition by the UK National Oceanography Centre). Many factors can generate currents, such as gravitational forces, rotation of the earth, wind, water conditions gradients and/or geographical…