Create, add conditions and optimize a transatlantic route – Part 2

A few days ago we presented Sailing Living Lab, their project and their current plan to cross the Atlantic. Find part 1 of this article here. Their Captain, Diego de Miguel explains how he uses TZ Navigator on-board their boat, the Acrobat. After having spent time sailing across the Mediterranean, the team feels it is time to raise the anchor and set sail for Central America.

In the first part, thanks to the video demonstrations, Diego de Miguel tells us how to prepare and carry out a transatlantic route. In this second article, we will see how to download your weather forecasts that are optimized.

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Réalisez, conditionnez et optimisez un routage transatlantique – Partie 1

Le logiciel de navigation TIMEZERO vous offre toutes les ressources pour préparer et organiser vos sorties en mer comme vous le souhaitez, selon vos envies et votre propre style de navigation. Des fonctions avancées décuplent le champ des possibilités, tout en apportant toujours plus de sécurité à bord.

Le module Routage fait partie de ses fonctions optionnelles. La route la plus directe n’étant pas forcément la meilleure, l’outil de planification sécurisée de route est là pour vous conseiller et vous guider dans vos choix.

De nombreux paramètres sont à prendre en considération lors de la création d’un routage, notamment si vous souhaitez réaliser une longue traversée de plusieurs jours. Il n’y a pas de règles absolues pour créer un routage, mais il existe de nombreuses astuces que nous vous présentons dans cet article.

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Catching up with Under The Pole expedition leader, Ghislain Bardout

It’s been more than 10 years that Ghislain Bardout and his wife, Emmanuelle Périé-Bardout have been travelling around the world. Under The Pole is their expedition which has included dozens of scientists and engineers who have been discovering what lays awaiting in furthest reaches of the globe. The mission goal being to push the limits of diving and to study these new ecosystems. Under The Pole is equally educating the public of the sensitivity of these ecosystems to climate change.

In this article, Ghislain Bardout give his feedback on TIMEZERO software as well as his future projects.

 

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What is the difference between true bearing, relative bearing and heading?

It’s always good to get your bearings so in this article, we explain what the difference is between true bearing and relative bearing. These bearings are useful as a way to identify a target such as a shoreline or another moving object.

TIMEZERO software allows you to prepare for your trips quickly and easily. Certain tools such as the Ruler tool allow you to organize your tracks like on a paper chart and let you see your true bearings.

True bearing and relative bearing allows for the measurement of points of reference referred to as a target in the image below. During the day, these can be any identifiable structure or object while at night, lighthouses and beacons become the points of reference.

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Découvrez la location de bateaux entre particuliers !

Avant de choisir la bonne carte de navigation, il faut forcément une embarcation qui nous mènera à bon port. Dans cet article, nous nous intéressons à la démocratisation de la location de bateaux. Celle-ci a rendu plus abordable l’océan et la navigation côtière, en Europe et à l’international. Un vrai coup de boost pour la plaisance.

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