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Updated instruments
During last year the Standard Horizon CP180 began to play up. It appeared to lose all the satellites. As the aerial is external and is "intelligent" this meant it was not getting the NMEA stream from the aerial. It is quite common in old aerials for the internal battery to fail, they require a battery to retain the almanac received from the satelli...
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Southampton Boat Show - 2016

Southampton Boat Show - 2016
It seems to come around sooner every year, probably as it sort of signifies that the end of the season is approaching. This year I went twice, the first time for a walk around the boat that we can never afford and the second time to walk around the more affordable (but still out of reach!) boats. Of the big boats, the Princess V39 was the boat that...
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Wakeboard lesson 5

Wakeboard lesson 5

It really came together on lesson 5, I managed to properly circle the lake and cross the wake, felt like a great achievement!
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Wakeboard lesson session 3

Wakeboard lesson session 3

I will not bore everyone with every detail of my wakeboarding but here is a video of lesson 3. This is the first lesson where I really managed to stand up although I had managed a bit on lesson 2.
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Wakeboard Lessons

Wakeboard Lessons

I decided to bite the bullet this year and have some lessons to get wakeboarding. I have booked some sessions at Wakeplus in Taplow.  For the first lesson I started off on the pole and learnt the techniques to stand up. Then in the same lesson I moved onto the short rope on the pole.
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