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14 Aug 2017

Regulated Australian Vessels (RAV) and Domestic Commercial Vessels (DCV)

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Regulated Australian Vessels (RAV) and Domestic Commercial Vessels (DCV) Whether purchasing or selling your Superyacht, considering a new build, through to the running of your Superyacht Maritime Survey Australia can provide highly specialised advice in all maritime and superyacht matters. Maritime Survey Australia provide the…

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2 Apr 2017

Understanding your Compass

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A compass is a device that indicates direction. It is one of the most important instruments for navigation. Magnetic compasses are the most well-known type of compass. They have become so popular that the term “compass” almost always refers a magnetic compass. While the design…

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2 Feb 2017

Diesel Electric Propulsion

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Although the idea of powering your vessel with the indirect, two-step diesel electric energy transfer system may appear to be unnecessarily complex, its many advantages can make it a compellingly attractive alternative to a conventional direct mechanical prop-shaft drive. When under way all of the…

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1 Feb 2017

Controllable Pitch Propellers

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Two types of propellers are commonly found in vessels: Fixed Pitch Propeller (FPP) and Controllable Pitch Propeller (CPP). The mechanism of fixed pitch propeller is self-explanatory by its name; the blades in such propeller are joined with the propeller boss hence its pitch remains unchanged.…

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