18 rd 2019
Navigation applications are full of acronyms. This coded and cryptic language was originally developed for electronic navigation instruments, GPS mapping and other chartplotters. These acronyms, in the form of three letters most often, are contracting … Continue reading
9 rd 2019
The magnetic north pole of the Earth is rapidly moving away from the Canadian Arctic to Siberia. This movement has forced NCEI's scientists (¹) to update the World Magnetic Model (WMM) mid-cycle.
Typically, a new updated version … Continue reading
28 th 2019
In 2019 iPad training with ACM Catamaran are renewed. I encadrerai training "Navigating with an iPad" in embedded weekend on a catamaran cruise school (Lagoon 380) from the base of Hyères – … Continue reading
20 th 2018
At all times the sailors had the fear of the sea fall. Even with a trained crew, the operation of recovering a crew water fallen is risky, Already with the engine, even more with the sail. … Continue reading
14 october 2018
In February 2016 I wrote a laudatory article on this digital version of Reed's Nautical Almanac, a wealth of information on the coasts of western Europe. Alas, Bloomsbury editor, which bought Reed's editions a few years ago, … Continue reading
25 th July 2018
I relayed by an article published in 2014 on the blog Digital Yacht that provides an excellent discussion of the choice of the antenna to be installed for a transceiver AIS. You will find below a transcript freely adapted by my … Continue reading
27 June, 2018
Since publication of Division D240 revised, applicable from the date of May 1st 2015 (see my previous article), It is now official that the mandatory nautical documents can be embedded in digital form.
2.06.6 The International Regulations for Preventing … Continue reading
20 th 2017
It saddens me to finish the year with a critical article, but the subject deserves. I wrote in December 2016 (*) a genuinely positive assessment of the evolution of the application Stopovers Guides 2017 - Block Navy digital version Editions … Continue reading
23 November 2017
Total release of the tutorial : illustrations update, replacement of 14 videos with the new interface, text update.
A comprehensive multimedia iBook guide about iNavX use : basic functions, advanced functions, interface with … Continue reading
8 october 2017
comments Off Test on the Nomad – stand-alone AIS transceiver by Digital Yacht
I presented last May Nomad, a portable AIS transceiver designed by Digital Yacht. I had to wait until the end of the summer to have the opportunity to test in real situation this device that had been entrusted to me by the manufacturer. Them … Continue reading