Category Archives: Columns

Trouble afloat – Orca attacks – rudder failure

INCIDENT # 4 – RUDDER DISABLED BY ORCA ATTACK OFF PORTUGAL Trouble afloat

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Wind vane steering and hydraulic wheelsteering

HYDRAULIC WHEEL STEERING Hydraulic steering

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Circumnavigation #5

EPILOGUE – CORONAVIRUS THE TURNING POINT?
 Circumnavigation # 5

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Turbulent Times – no impact for Windpilot

TURBULENCE AND CONSEQUENCES Turbulent Times

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The first acid test

SV Olaf Trygvason – Hasko Scheidt GER The acid test

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Windpilot Environmental Impact

A FEW QUICK THOUGHTS Environmental

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Big World -Small World

REFLECTIONS ON SAILING IN A TIME OF UPHEAVAL Big-Small World

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Marketing Windvane Self-Steering Systems

FAST TIMES IN THE WINDVANE BUSINESS – A BROADSIDE Marketing Windvanes

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GGR – Interview about windvanes

THE RIDE ON THE RAZOR BLADE – WHY MR WINDPILOT RESTRAINED FROM GGR Interview – Results

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Bad advice to be circumvented

BAD ADVICE Bad advice

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Pelagic – Windpilot – Nike Steiger – Mike Scheck

SV KARL – PELAGIC AUTOPILOT INSTALLATION Windpilot – Pelagic

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GGR 2022 – And so it goes on – but without Windpilot

THANK YOU SIR MAY I HAVE ANOTHER GGR – no Windpilot

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Golden Globe Race 2018 – Windvane report

SAIL IN BALANCE, LIVE IN BALANCE Windvane report

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GGR – Peter Foerthmann unplugged

THE STORY OF A PUBLIC DISGRACE Peter unplugged

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SV Asteria – Tapio Lehtinen – FIN

A RENDEVOUS OFF THE AZORES Mid-Atlantic meet

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Istvan Kopar – the final ending

THE FINAL SUBTERFUGE – A LOW BLOW AFTER THE BELL Final conclusions

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Golden Globe Race – Windvane striptease # 3

GOLDEN GLOBE RACE – WINDPILOT REFERENCES Windvane striptease 3

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Golden Globe Race – Istvan Kopar – Press Release

A MATTER OF HONOUR Press Release

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Golden Globe Race – Tapio Lehtinen FIN

BARNACLES UPDATE 800 nm WEST OF CAPE HORN Ham – barnacles

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Golden Globe Race – Windvane striptease #2

HUMAN AND MACHINE Windvane striptease 2

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