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1.International Yachtmaster Training Sailing Courses
The International Yachtmaster Training programme was introduced in 2001. This article looks at the first 5 sections: Introduction to Yachting Certificate, The International Recreational Crew Certificate, Radio Operator/Communications Certificate, Watchkeeper/Flotilla Skipper Certificate, International Bareboat Skipper ...
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2.Yacht Charter in the Southern Ionian Sea
The Southern Ionian also known as the inland sea includes the islands of Levkas, Meganisi, Ithaca, Cephalonia and Zakinthos Levkas is a popular, lively and windy island. It is the only island linked to mainland Greece, a swing bridge providing access by road. ...
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3.Yacht Charter in the Northern Ionian Sea
The Ionian combines both good sailing weather, sunny and warm with predictable winds with a facinating group of islands. Navigation is generally by line of sight and a passage between islands is generally only a few ...
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4.Yacht Charter in Croatia
Croatia's beautiful coastline with more than one thousand stunning islands only a short distance from the mainland offers safe easy navigation in clear blue waters. The mainland coast consists of Istria, the Croatian Riviera and Dalmatia and in ...
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5.Madrid Capital of Spain
Madrid is the capital of Spain and of Madrid province. It lies in central Spain on the Manzanares River and is almost in the exact geographic centre of the country. It is the focus of its own autonomous region. Madrid is relatively young ...
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6.Sailing on the Costa del Sol
This article looks at the anchorages, harbours and marinas a sailor will come across when sailing off the Costa del Sol, the stretch of Andalucian coast commencing at theUnited Kingdom colony of Gibraltar and running eastward as far as Cabo de Gata. ...
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7.Marine Electronics
A look at the various Marine Electronics on the market. What they do and how they work. Autopilots - The first self-steering gear was introduced in the 1920's to control model yachts but it was not until 1948 that the principle was applied to full ...
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8.The Balearic Islands
A look at the Spanish archipelago of the Balearic Islands or Islas Baleares in the western Mediterranean. This island group comprises Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera. The islands have been inhabited since prehistoric times, around 5000 BC, and there are many Cyclopean ...
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9.Buying Property in Spain
Why is Spain Europe's most popular country for the purchase of a foreign property. A look at the types of property available. The estate agent, the solicitor and making an offer to buy. Spanish paperwork and ...
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10.The Spanish region of Catalonia
A look at Catalonia or Catalunya, the autonomous region in north east Spain. Including it's four provinces - Girona in the north, Barcelona to the east, in the south Tarragona and landlocked Lleida in the western part of the region. Catalonia shares it's northern border with the countries ...
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