Wednesday, October 5, 2011
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Sail Ho, or Sail No? The Debate on Sail Training at the Maritime Academies

By Art Pine, images by Robert Almeida Step aboard a naval vessel these days, and you quickly see a stunning breadth of high-technology equipment. Navigating? Today’s ship is the province of GPS receivers...

October 5, 2011
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Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Shiphandling Simulator

The Seamanship Tutor has put together a series of simple computer animations that show various shiphandling techniques. The animations include search and rescue operations, use of an anchor and docking...

October 28, 2009
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Saturday, January 24, 2009

Knots – How To Tie A Monkey’s Fist And Heave A Line

From waking up and tying your shoelaces to riding a bosun’s chair, learning how to handle line aboard ship is a steep curve.  One of the most difficult tasks for...

January 24, 2009
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