Archives: January 2017

  1. Updating your Nautical Charts

    Updating your Nautical Charts
    I propose to construct a new chart for navigating, on which I shall delineate all the sea and lands of the Ocean in their proper positions under their bearings... Christopher Columbus, Explorer, 1451 - 1506 Nothing stays the same; certainly not the oceans of the world. Every change on the water needs to be reflected on its nautical chart. These...
  2. Bush Survival Tips

    Bush Survival Tips
    With the right know-how and skills, you can survive some of the harshest environments in the world - the Australian bush. Protect yourself and fellow travellers with the information you will need if you become lost on a bush walk or your vehicle breaks down off the beaten track.   Australian Bush Survival Books According to bush survival experts, your...
  3. International Maritime Signal Flags

    International Maritime Signal Flags
    Ships that pass in the night, and speak each other in passing, only a signal shown, and a distant voice in the darkness, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, American Poet, 1807-1882   International marine signal flags are used by ships to spell out short messages, used individually or as part of a combination for a special meaning. For ceremonial and festive occasions...
  4. Hema HX-1 and HN7 Navigator Comparison Chart

    Hema HX-1 and HN7 Navigator Comparison Chart
    Loads of people ask what the differences between the Hema HX-1 and HN7 are. In the interests of brevity, here's a chart that outlines all the key differences. Which model is right for you depends a little bit on your needs. To be honest, there are only really two key things that, if you need, would lean you towards the old model...
  5. The Top 10: Sailing Resources

    The Top 10: Sailing Resources
    Whether you are just starting out or you’re an experienced sailor, there are plenty of materials to expand your knowledge about travelling on the high seas. You will find the perfect book, map or guide to learn how to rig, chart, read symbols, race, teach your kids sailing and even speak like a true sailor. There’s not much we don’t...
  6. Camps 9: New Edition of Australia's "Camping Bible" Just Announced

    Camps 9: New Edition of Australia's "Camping Bible" Just Announced
    If you go camping a bit, chances are you either have, or have heard of, this book. Regarded as Australia's camping bible, Camps Australia Wide guide is pretty much indispensable for the traveller. The new edition, Camps 9, has been 100% researched and updated and now contains over 4,000 campsites, with more 3,000 of those being pet friendly. Camps 9 Book...

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