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CLS Supplies Ice Data for Sailing Race

Since 2008, CLS, official supplier of ice data for the Vendée Globe sailing race, has been using technologies and satellites designed and deployed by CNES (French National Center for Space Studies) and ESA (European Space Agency) to detect icebergs threatening skippers’ routes.   This year, a dozen satellites, including Sentinels 1 and 3, and no less than 300 radar images

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Nautical College Offers Wind-Assisted Propulsion Course

MV Copenhagen Scandlines

The Enkhuizen Nautical College, founded in 1978, is the only nautical college in Europe that focuses on teaching students to navigate vessels under sail. Regular subjects such as (astronomical) navigation, collision regulations and marine engineering are supplemented with specialized subjects such as square-rigged sailing, sailing vessel design and sailing vessel stability. This year, the college will add a technical introduction

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