Nautical Trivia by “Fonz” – Beaufort Wind Scale – Featured Durban Blog

Nautical Trivia by “Fonz” – Beaufort Wind Scale: Quaffters Version: Force 0: Sails hanging limp. Tiller tends itself. Force 1: Beginning pressure on sails. If sheet is eased out, the tiller still tends itself. Force 2: Sails flapping in the breeze, and boat drifting to leeward. Sheets must be tightened and one hand put on the tiller. As the wind fills the sails, […] 2018/2019 Membership Fees: Dear Members, It’s that time of the year when we need to evaluate membership fees with our year end imminent at the end of May. After … [Read more...]

Beaufort Wind Scale – Featured Durban Blog

Nautical Trivia by Fonz: Beaufort Wind Scale   Quaffters Version: Force 0: Sails hanging limp. Tiller tends itself. Force 1: Beginning pressure on sails. If sheet is eased out, the tiller still tends itself. Force 2: Sails flapping in the breeze, and boat drifting to leeward. Sheets must be tightened and one hand put on the tiller. As the […] Full article here: - Gayle Fill in the form below to have your blog featured on MyDurban - we will post a snippet and title link to your new blog posts. Submit and get free press … [Read more...]

#DurbanTremor measured around 3 on scale: Geoscience Council

#DurbanTremor measured around 3 on scale: Geoscience Council The seismic event happened shortly after 11am and was felt from Umkomaas on the South Coast to Howick in the Midlands. The tremor lasted about 5 seconds. There are reports it was a 3.1-magnitude tremor. Project Manager at the Council for Geoscience, ... Read more on East Coast Radio This Yahoo news snippet was automatically curated and published with WP Robot plugin using these keywords Umkomaas - CLICK HERE to learn more about WP Robot for Wordpress. … [Read more...]