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YB Tracking Ltd.
July 2014 Yellowbrick changed its brand to YB Tracking Ltd. This is not an EPIRB or a PLB; it does not just transmit your position in an emergency, it transmits your position on a regular basis, all the time. Yellowbrick is battery powered, and will run for up to 3 months, transmitting hourly.

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Wind Generators

Marlec
Rutland House , Trevithick Road , Corby Northants, NN17 5XY
Tel:+44 (0) 1536 201588 Fax:+44 (0) 1536 400211
Opening hours: Mon-Thurs 0830-1700 / Fri 0830-1500
Marlec’s marine Rutland Windchargers have been battery charging on board yachts worldwide since 1979. The 913 & 503 models are a popular sight in marinas and are renowned for their quiet operation and unique alternator design which delivers power from low wind speeds. Marlec are the UK representative of SunWare and their own Spectra semi-flexible solar panels and BP Solar glass panels.

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Electrics and Electronics

   Remote Lifestyle Solutions Remote Lifestyle Solutions Noonsite Page
On s/v Sloepmouche in the South Pacific
VHF Channel 16
Marine & Interior LED. Replace your old hot power hungry LED by new technology LED. We have warm white and many models not found elsewhere! We also carry great GPS Mouse compatible with Maxsea, Cmap, … Free marine software download for Noonsite cruisers.

Bebi Electronics, Ltd.
Waitui Bldg, PO Box 814, Main Street , Savusavu, Vanua Levu , Fiji Islands
Tel:+67-9-885-3031, Mobile:+67-9-997-2558 Fax:+67-9-885-0344
Manufacture and direct customer sales of marine LED lights. Our lights are designed by, and built by, cruisers for cruisers. They are waterproof, rugged and use a current regulator for long life and even brightness regardless of voltage conditions. Replacements for tri-color, running, anchor and steaming lights are available, along with other models.

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Engines

Baja Filters
337 W. 35th Street Suite G , National City , California 91950, USA
Tel:+1 703-851-2967
Small company but excellent service.

Evinrude Parts
Tel:Order Questions, call +1 805-547-8368
Product Related Questions Parts Catalog +1-847-689-7090 Accessories +1-847-689-7090 Literature +1-847-689-7090

Fischer Panda Generators Inc.

Marine Supplies

www.Boating.com
Online marine store for boating supplies and accessories.

Mactra Marine
Unit 20, Worle Industrial Centre, Worle , Weston-Super-Mare , BS22 6BX, United Kingdom
Tel:+44 (0)1934 517288 Fax:+44 (0)1934 520684
Blue water equipment, both new and second hand. Agents for Schenker and Katadyn watermakers

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Sails & Rigging

Parasailor
The revolutionary sail with the distinctive wing, highly efficient for both running and reaching, and light on the autopilot. Specially designed for the short-handed crew, its ingeniously designed douser makes for easy handling.

Sailclamps - Emergency rollerfurl repair
107 Crown Lane, Bellingham, WA, USA
Tel:+1 360-739-6751
An invaluable and inexpensive emergency repair method when rollerfurling fails. It can also be used to convert a rollerfurl sail to hanked on. See application examples on our website. Designed by a sailor for sailors.

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Self-steering

Windpilot Self-steering

Communications

YB Tracking Ltd.
July 2014 Yellowbrick changed its brand to YB Tracking Ltd. This is not an EPIRB or a PLB; it does not just transmit your position in an emergency, it transmits your position on a regular basis, all the time. Yellowbrick is battery powered, and will run for up to 3 months, transmitting hourly.

Ship 2 Ship
Contact: Stuart Flint
Tel:+44 1743 367513
This service sources equipment, spares and general supplies from any number of suppliers and ships them efficiently in a single package anywhere in the world. Savings on shipping, internet and telephone costs, and avoids unnecessary marina fees whilst waiting for multiple packages to arrive and clear customs. See report about this service in above link.

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Cooking with a solar oven aboard
SV Totem has one of these and have written a great article about the advantages of using one of these pieces of equipment on board.
MyBoatsGear.Com
Online source for links to sailing equipment vendors
Wooden Widget
Origami Folding Dinghy and Nesting Dinghy.
www.bluewaterbaby.com
New fiberglass tender for cruising yachts.
www.frapped.com
Search engine solely for questions of boat repair and boat maintenance.
www.nauticalexecutive.com
www.secondhandyachts.com
www.seekey.se
Useful aid for people with red/green colour blindness.
LED Stripe for the cockpit
Long term cruiser Hans-Joachim Englert developed this idea after spending countless hours in his cockpit without finding a suitable cockpit light.
Platinum Sponsors

Noonsite users may be familiar with Yellowbricks from offshore rallies they have participated in, but you might not be aware you can buy a Yellowbrick for your own personal use.

Yellowbrick is not an EPIRB or a PLB; it does not just transmit your position in an emergency, it transmits your position on a regular basis, all the time. Friends and family can see where you are, and where you have been, on your personal web-based map. It is waterproof, rugged, and trusted by virtually all the world's major offshore yachting events.

Yellowbrick is battery powered, and will run for up to 3 months, transmitting hourly. In standby mode it will last for up to a year between charges. It can send and receive short messages via e-mail and SMS, and has an alert button. Running costs are just £8 (US$12) per month plus transmissions, and you only pay when it is being used – you pay nothing when it is not!

Why wait for an emergency to let people know where you are?

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