• Posts Tagged ‘Radar’

    Yachting has been transformed over the last 50 years by major innovations such as fibreglass hulls, Dacron sails, non-stretch Dyneema cordage and GPS navigation. Modern gear makes it easier to enjoy sailing and often requires less crew.   Nowadays, materials such as carbon, composites and alloys allow the construction...

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    While a chart plotter can show where everything around is supposed to be, nothing beats a radar for navigational safety. The basic principle of radar operation is based on the fact that radio waves are reflected by objects. Because propagated electromagnetic waves are traveling through air at a constant speed, it is...

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    Simultaneous long-range and short-range detection with the same equipment—this is the capability Simrad’s Halo radar will deliver to recreational boaters. Halo differs in its use of solid state technology, usually better for short-range detection. The addition of long-range performance enables it to identify objects...