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Regional News
Send us your local news stories. Email PBO news editor Laura Hodgetts at, tel: 0330 390 6467, or write to the address on page 5 There are draft proposals to create a ‘no anchor zone’ covering the southern end of Studland Bay Marine
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The Joy Of Sextants
For many years I have wanted to learn how to use a sextant to find my position. It seemed romantic to take a noon sight and know where I was. At least that was the idea, but it wasn’t quite like that in practice. The first thing I thought I should do
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Owen Brown has done a great job of describing tensions and compressions in rigs with wires (Mastering the Rigging PBO May 2021), but, to my mind, he brushes past the solution that obviates all of those issues. Why not just do away with wire rigging e