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Frank's Weather Site

Posted on: 14/05/2009

My weather website is now the major component of the MailASail “Weather Window", http://weather.mailasail.com.  This is intended to...

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CA Website Development

Posted on: 24/01/2009

The CA Website is becoming an increasingly important part of the Associations’ offering to Members. There is a continuing need to enhance...

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Appointment of General Secretary

Posted on: 30/12/2008

Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Wendy Hodkinson as the Association's General Secretary. Wendy has already taken up her post...

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Square pans for square meals

Posted on: 13/05/2008

RATS receives all kinds of queries (some I am sure maliciously thought up to catch us out!) though not in this case. The question was how does a...

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Don’t take foot and mouth abroad

Posted on: 13/05/2008

The recent outbreak of foot and mouth in deepest Surrey might seem a long way from the sea and nothing much to concern us, but this is wrong. We...

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A new cruising ground?

Posted on: 13/05/2008

Apparently in 2007 the Arctic icecap has melted back further than ever before. On September 9th it was reported that it covered an area of just 4....

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SOLAS vessels to report

Posted on: 01/05/2008

In a further announcement MCA has stated that as from 1st January 2008 all SOLAS vessels on long range voyages (defined as in non A1 areas, ie...

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Radar reflectors should be permanently mounted

Posted on: 01/05/2008

In a recent MGN (Marine Guidance Notice) MCA state that: 1. ‘It is strongly recommended that yachtsmen permanently install, not just carry a radar...

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The Queen and RATS inspect Galatea

Posted on: 01/05/2008

Representatives from RATS were invited to visit the new Trinity House tender, GALATEA, when she was in London alongside HMS BELFAST, to be named by...

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Coastal marina sector worth over £500 million to UK economy

Posted on: 01/05/2008

A new comprehensive study of coastal marinas in the UK and Channel Islands has revealed the vital role played by marinas in economic development. The...

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