Setting the Table for Congressional Cup:
The 53rd Congressional Cup regatta, the second stop on the World Match Racing Tour, will host seven of the world’s top 10 match racing skippers when it takes place this year on March 27 to April 2 in the waters off Long Beach, California.
The Congressional Cup is regarded the ‘granddaddy of match racing’ as Long Beach Yacht Club (LBYC) innovated the game of match racing in 1965 and was a pioneer in on-the-water umpiring. The seven-stop WMRT global series commences in Australia in March and concludes in China in November.
Returning to defend his Congressional Cup Championship title is three-time winner Taylor Canfield, ISV (ranked no.1 by World Sailing), who will vie to…
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Displaying the Waves of the World:
Ventusky, a web application which displays weather from around the world, has introduced a unique wave visualisation system to its online tool. With the help of animated arcs, it shows the movement of waves in the oceans and seas across the world.
The map clearly depicts how waves propagate across the water’s surface in relation to the wind. The visualisation also exposes hazards that arise in specific areas (places where the wind blows in a direction opposite of the direction of the waves, for instance).
The animated lines in the application also depict…
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