How Do I Become an Ocean Explorer?

How Do I Become an Ocean Explorer?

Tuesday, 10th of March 2015

Though just about every scrap of dry land is now accounted for, ocean discovery remains a thriving international industry that is vital to the understanding our world and ensuring the survival of its inhabitants. Everything from our understanding of climate

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7 Luxurious Commercial Ships

7 Luxurious Commercial Ships

Friday, 28th of November 2014

The notion of a 'luxury' cruise would have sounded beyond daft a few hundred years ago. When journeys at sea were a lifetime endeavour, sometimes without a high chance of seeing your destination, enjoying the finer points of life in the company of the ocean

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5 Unexplained Ghost Ship Stories

5 Unexplained Ghost Ship Stories

Thursday, 30th of October 2014

In one of our previous blog posts this year, we laid out 5 of the most Amazing mysteries of the high seas, however in theses tall tales of the ocean there was one monster we simply had to revisit. Whilst haunted houses have a pretty strong hold on the spectral

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Guide To Tide Tables & Tidal Streams

Guide To Tide Tables & Tidal Streams

Monday, 8th of September 2014

Back in June on the Sea Chest blog we wrote a very condensed guide to the art of using Nautical Almanacs as an aid in navigation. Well we decided to leave out some of the denser details on one topic for a future post, specifically on Tide Tables and Streams.

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The History of Nautical Navigation

The History of Nautical Navigation

Wednesday, 27th of August 2014

When you take home a paper chart from Seachest, you're not just buying a map, but a bona fide piece of history. Whether Admiralty or Imray, every marine chart is an updated version of a previous attempt to map our expansive oceans, with some of the precursors

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