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Our move towards living on a boat probably gained momentum 9 years ago, when we moved to Cairns and our boys had grown up and left home. If we were to be serious about this, it was time to make decisions that would lead us here. So we worked our butts off both as employees, in our own businesses and buying, renovating and selling houses.

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Nothing will replace a paper chart. The charm of plotted courses, contemporaneous notes and calculations all make a well-used paper chart a thing of beauty. Saying this, eMaps are a bit easier to handle, zoom in and out, and they look as new now as the day you bought them… 

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Sailing racing rules explained
Part 2 - When boats meet
Rene

Rule 18.3

Rule 18.3 is all about safely rounding the windward mark where one boat is on port and the other on starboard leaving the mark on port…

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Sailing racing rules explained
Part 2 - When boats meet
Rene

Rule 18

A general introduction to Rule 18, where it fits into the bigger picture, its relationship with Rule 43, the meaning of mark-room and room and the concept of lanes…

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Sailing racing rules explained
Part 2 - When boats meet
Rene

Rule 18.2

Rule 18.2 is all about giving mark-room. The rule is in place because traffic around a mark can be hectic. Rule 18.2 gives specific rights and obligations to certain boats…

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Sailing racing rules explained
Part 2 - When boats meet
Rene

Rule 18.1

Rule 18.1 is a rule that states when rule 18 applies and then list some scenarios where Rule 18 expressly does not applies. Prior to this, Section C also offers us…

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