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Learning About Lightning

Learning About Lightning: Photo: Rainer Knäpper, Free Art License http://artlibre.org/licence/lal/en

Have you ever been surrounded by so much lightning that the skies are alight with fire and you can feel the static as it strikes the water beside you? Lightning terrifies me. It is one of my biggest fears. While …

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We Built a Race Boat!

We built a race boat!

Students at Milton Peters College (MPC) in Sint Maarten have built a boat which they will race in the Heineken Regatta. The boat, a Didi 26 designed by Dudley Dix, was constructed in the school’s carpentry department by an enthusiastic …

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Multihulls Multiply in Caribbean Regattas

Multihulls in Caribbean Regattas: Record breaking Phaedo3 has taken the Caribbean regatta scene by storm

Monohulls easily outnumber multihulls in Caribbean regattas but the tide is turning. The sailing world has definitely caught multihull fever. The 2013 America’s Cup opened many eyes and minds to what a catamaran can do. In December, the World Match …

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