Clipper yacht knock-down

Great video of a Clipper race yacht knock-down in the Southern Ocean. Bet there were a few bruises afterwards! This happened in November 2013 after the crew had left South Africa, heading into the Southern Ocean. The poor helmsman is knocked over and the crew demonstrate the importance of being strapped on.

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The Mast Walk

Sailor Alex Thomson has filmed another of his super cool yachting stunts, this time walking to the top of a 30m mast while out at sea and heeling over dramatically. Great video on YouTube shows the whole thing.

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Evernote… notes forever on any platform

I am a prolific user of Evernote. For those who are not familiar with the product, it is a cloud based virtual ‘notebook’ which is available on all popular platforms. With the capability to hold text, graphics, sound and other documents there is not much you can’t put into a note. I have the Evernote […]

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Losing experienced people

Do you believe that making experienced staff redundant would help your organisation achieve cost reduction goals? There are many arguments for and against this stance and it can be a tough decision when a company is faced with cutting their cost base significantly.

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Apple Mac

Move from a PC to Mac

Two years ago I decided to move from PC to an Apple iMac as my main desktop computer. So with 24 month of use behind me, what are my thoughts on this operating systems and hardware setup which is loved by so many?

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