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Long Island Sound tidal current model ready for the Vineyard Race

Posted by Penny Haire on 3 September 2020 6:53:30 PM

 

We are very excited to release our new model of Long Island Sound in time for the Vineyard Race this Friday. With a resolution of 110m the model covers the race area in incredible detail, showing for the first time how the tidal currents flow around key locations across the course.

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Topics: currents, Expedition, sailing, yacht, racing, optimised route, high resolution model, grib, yacht race, Vineyard Race

Navigating the Strait of Gibraltar Tides

Posted by Penny Haire on 27 August 2020 3:10:10 PM


Suppose you're familiar with oceanography and some of the more treacherous shipping routes of the world. In that case, you'll know about the challenges for the shipping industry that the Strait of Gibraltar poses. This narrow passage that connects the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea has many elements that contribute to the complexity of tides and currents in this area, and this article explores how it all works.

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Topics: currents

Singapore Malacca Straits model upgraded to include tidal surge

Posted by Penny Haire on 19 May 2015 12:16:00 PM

 

It’s been three years since we released the Singapore and Malacca Straits 800m high resolution tidal model. This model benefits vessels using route and speed optimisation systems in this busy stretch of water by taking advantage of accurate tidal speed, direction and height data to create bunkerage savings..

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Topics: currents, tidal model, high resolution model, Malacca Singapore Straits, tide-surge forecast

50m resolution model for 2016 Rio Olympics

Posted by Penny Haire on 19 May 2015 12:05:00 PM

 

We’re very pleased to announce that we’ve developed a 50m tidal model for Rio – our highest resolution tidal model yet – and it’s being used by several Olympic sailing teams in preparation for the 2016 Games..

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Topics: currents, racing, tides, Olympics, high resolution model, Rio

New tidal optimisation reveals significant bunker savings

Posted by Penny Haire on 3 May 2012 12:02:00 PM

 

Applied oceanography specialist Tidetech has introduced tidal optimisation as a critical tool for improving efficiency on coastal shipping routes.

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Topics: currents, efficiency, tides, English Channel, speed optimisation, route optimisation, ferry, scheduling

East Australian Current

Posted by Penny Haire on 1 December 2011 11:24:00 AM

 

East Australian Current – it’s the EAC … dude!

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Topics: currents, Sydney to Hobart, sailing, yacht, racing, East Australian Current

Inside Track - How Tidetech's data influences real tactical decisions

Posted by Penny Haire on 1 December 2011 10:55:00 AM

 

Tidetech has supported many races and regattas around the world over the past few years… but how does the data actually get used and how does it influence tactical decisions?

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Topics: currents, Sydney to Hobart, Expedition, sailing, yacht, racing, Volvo Ocean, navigation, optimised route

New oceanographic data in major ship-routing trial

Posted by Penny Haire on 11 November 2011 10:36:00 AM

 

New data that enables ships and superyachts to improve their routing efficiency is being trialled with a major cruise line company.

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Topics: currents, routing, efficiency

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