The Official Magazine of the Bluewater Cruising Association

Vancouver Fleet Report: February 2016

Cameron and Marianne McLean, Vancouver Fleet Coordinators

Seabird 37
March 6th, 2016

The program for the February meeting on the 23rd featured Ken Johnson from Roton,  who addressed satellite and other communications. The many topics covered included:

  • Types of AIS and their antennas
  • SSBs and their grounds
  • Pactor modems and sources
  • Various types of satellite phones and services
  • Different kinds of EPIRBS


The meeting on March 22 will focus on Celestial Navigation and Charts including paper, electronic and Google Earth chart enhancement.

Yvonne's cookies were a hit.

Yvonne’s cookies were a hit.

Cakes and cookies were provide by Yvonne Harwood, who also stepped in at the last minutes to take the minutes.


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