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Best Features of an Offshore Blue Water Boat – Part I – The Exterior

Ben Eriksen Carey Words 47 Comments

Our former boats — Elizabeth, a Bristol Channel Cutter 28 and Daphne, a Nor’sea 27 were fantastic blue water boats! Both designed by Lyle Hess, they are hard acts to follow. Both were built like tanks, and made to go anywhere. In this post I want to talk about a few of their on deck features we really liked, which …

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99th Anniversary of the Titanic Tragedy

Teresa Carey One Simple Question Movie, Words 6 Comments

In the Oceanography course I teach at a high school we are studying the development of echo sounders and their influence on bathymetry and the charting of the seafloor. Believe it or not, the tragic sinking of the RMS Titanic was very instrumental in stimulating research that developed technology for more rapid mapping of the seafloor. It was called an …