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Preparations and Choosing a sailboat for family cruising

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Choosing the perfect type of boat for traveling is so confusing. Whether you want to buy a boat for traveling or want to take the boat for rent. you must know what type of boat is right for your trip.

You can’t just pick any boat to travel because the boat selection depends on the type of trip you want to go.  So, as a part of boating trips when we think about sea traveling, a sailboat is the best choice for many sailors. It has some extra advantages for sea travel.

So, if you want to travel by sailboat in the sea. You must consider some factors for choosing the perfect sailboat. Because when you want to cruise the sea you should pay extra attention to the safe boating. Besides choosing the sailboat for cursing, you also have to consider some sailing manners. These are so important to enjoy the trip. So, to choose a sailboat and the way you should prepare for sailing, you should follow the tips I am writing for you below.

Choose the perfect type of sailboat for cruising:

Sailboats come in different sizes and shapes. Every sailboat has its different purpose of uses. So, you have to choose your sailboat according to your needs. Normally for cruising sailors prefer two types of sailboats. These are Sloop and Ketch. Sloop sailboats are designed with two sails and one mast.  The sails of the sloop are larger than the sails of the ketch. So, if you buy a sloop then it will require more strength to control and maintain.

Sloop sailboats come in different sizes from 10 feet to 100 feet. The size generally depends on the number of sailors on the sloop. You can also use a sloop for racing purpose as it is faster than any other cruising boats. While sloop has two large sails that requires more strength to control, Ketches have three small sails. The mast of the ketches in the rear side that is for controlling the boat. Ketches sailboats are not faster like the sloops. So, if you don’t want to cruise faster ketch is the perfect choice for you.

These two sailboats only propel using the power of the wind. But If you have enough budget to buy an electric sailboat that would be a good choice also. You can also add a trolling motor mounting the rear side of the sailboat that will reduce the cost of choosing an electric sailboat. But for choosing a trolling motor for your sailboat, you have to consider other factors. like trolling motor battery, thrust power, length of the shaft. The advantage of using a motorized sailboat is that you can also propel the boat while there is not enough wind to propel the boat.

So, for cruising with your family, you must consider the safest way for sailing the sailboat.  As sloops are faster so you should choose a ketch for family cruising. The accommodation capacity on the boat is so important while choosing a sailboat for family cruising. If you want to spend the night on the sailboat you must go for a ketch. Because ketch has some onboard rooms to sleep and taking rest.

How to prepare the sailboat:

When you plan for cursing you should pay attention to prepare your boat less than preparing yourself. We all know why safety is so much important for us. So before sailing the boat check all the components of the boat whether they are in their best condition. Don’t expect to have the best performance from the sailboat if you have chosen a used one. But for choosing a used sailboat, you must scrutinize the hull condition. whether the sails are usable or not, the engine if you are sailing on an electric sailboat.

After checking the boat condition if you get any problem fixed this if you own a boat. But if you want to rent a boat then you just need to choose a better one from the sailboat rental service.

Prepare yourself for cruising on the sailboat:

When you are satisfied with the preparation and condition of the sailboat now prepare yourself for cruising. Take all the necessary gears to enjoy the trip. Normally for cruising you should not take a heavy suitcase. Take your cruising staffs in one backpack.

People usually like to cruise in the summer that is the best season for cruising. As we all know the summer dress code so wear the light color and cotton clothes to enjoy the onboard sight. You should also use the sunscreen cream to avoid the sunburn. Also, take swimming costume if you want to swim. If any of your family members don’t know how to swim then take a life jacket for him or her. I recommend taking lifejacket for all the onboard cruisers. Because we don’t know the what is waiting for us in the sea.

One of the most important thing for cruising in the sea is knowing the weather forecast. You should take all the preparation when you know the weather is with you. But sometimes when we go for cursing we see the weather condition is fine but we have to face the unexpected situation on the sea. So, in this type of situations, wear the life jacket and inform the marine coast using a two-way radio.

It is better to inform the marina about your sailing date, so they can track you when they see any upcoming problems. For safe returning, you should also use a GPS machines that will show you the returning way. You can also see your current location using a GPS tracker machine. If you don’t want to use a GPS tracker machine use a marine map if you know how to read the map. Otherwise, GPS machine is a must for you. SO, these are the checklist for choosing a sailboat for cruising and preparations to be taken for cruising in the sea. Also, take enough food and water to stay hydrated. Though we give less on concern for safety while cruising the sea. But safety comes first to enjoy another boating trips. So, consider these cruising factors to enjoy the boating season.

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Four Indian police, two militants killed in Kashmir attack: police

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SRINAGAR (Reuters) – Four Indian paramilitary policemen and two militants were killed in a gunbattle that ensued after militants stormed into a police training center in Kashmir on Sunday, a police official said.

At least two militants entered the building at around 2:30 a.m. at Letpora, south of Srinagar, Rajesh Yadhav, a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) spokesman told Reuters.

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The militants fired indiscriminately and lobbed grenades before heading into the center, Yadhav said.

He said two militants and four police were killed in the gunbattle.

SN Srinvastav, special director general of the CRPF, said that there could be one or more militants still hiding.

“We hope that we will conclude the operation as soon as possible”, he said.

S P Vaid, director general of Jammu and Kashmir police, said that a search operation was going on, adding that they had received tip-offs about an impending militant strike in the Kashmir for the past three days.

“They (militants) were trying. They probably could not get a place and time earlier. So, they struck last night,” Vaid said.

Militants have targeted police camps in Kashmir in recent months. Eight Indian police officials were killed when Jaish-e-Mohammad militants attacked a security camp in southern Kashmir in August.

Indian troops have killed 206 militants this year, Vaid said. Last year’s total was 150.

India accuses Pakistan of training and arming militants and helping them infiltrate across the Line of Control that divides Kashmir. Pakistan denies those allegations.

The South Asian neighbors have fought two of their three wars since independence in 1947 over Muslim-majority Kashmir, which they both claim in full but rule in part.

Writing by Sudarshan Varadhan; Editing by Alison Williams

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New year could bring record low temperatures to U.S. Midwest, East Coast

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(Reuters) – Bitterly cold weather will usher in the new year for much of the United States east of the Rocky Mountains this weekend, bringing record low temperatures to the Midwest, making travel difficult and putting a chill on New Year’s Eve celebrations.

The mercury in New York City’s Times Square was expected to drop to about 10 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 12 Celsius) with a wind chill at nearly 0 F (minus 18C) during the final hours of 2017, the National Weather Service said, testing the willpower of hundreds of thousands of New Year’s Eve revelers.

In the heartland, next week could bring low temperatures last recorded 130 years ago to parts of Nebraska, said David Eastlack, a meteorologist with the weather service. That includes a record low for the date of minus 22F (minus 30C) for Tuesday.

“The bitter cold is going to be dangerous,” he said in a phone interview, warning residents of eastern Nebraska and western Iowa to avoid venturing outside or taking a car trip. He said that the wind chills will be near minus 35F (minus 37C), a level when frostbite could set in within 10 minutes.
People cross 6th Avenue and 42nd Street as a cold weather front hits the region, in Manhattan, New York, U.S., December 30, 2017. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

The weather service predicted lows would hit minus 20F to minus 30F (minus 7C to -34C) from Montana into the Dakotas and Minnesota, well below average.

Temperatures could drop to around 0 F (minus 18C) as far south as the northern border of Oklahoma on New Year’s Day, and into the minus 30s near the Canadian border on Sunday and Monday, the service said.

The arctic air from Canada will also bring subfreezing temperatures to U.S. Gulf Coast cities such as Biloxi, Mississippi.

 Icy roads will make travel difficult over much of the United States, from the south-central states of Texas and Oklahoma and eastward over Arkansas, northern Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama through the New Year’s weekend, the private AccuWeather forecasting service said.

Weather was expected to remain much more mild on the West Coast, with temperatures forecast in the low 70s in Los Angeles over the next few days.

Reporting by Bernie Woodall in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Dan Whitcomb in Los Angeles; editing by Diane Craft and Jonathan Oatis

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How to Choose the Right Lipstick According to Your Skin

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A lot of people choose the right lipstick thinking by randomly going to a mall and selecting a shade the find attractive. Without applying them directly on their lips, they swatch a couple of colors on their wrist and think they find the right match. However, once they get home and apply the lipstick on their lips, the reflection they look in the mirror does not go according to their expectations. This is because the process through which they think they choose the right color is wrong.

Let is examine the right way of finding that one perfect shade according to your skin undertone that you can wear whenever you want. Follow the instructions below step by step.

See Your Skin Tone

The right way to do is to stand in front of a mirror and examine your skin too. Are you fair, light, tan, medium or dark? See if you get sunburn easily or you don’t get a burn at all? Do you get tanned easily or your skin is already tanned? Look for answers to these questions before jumping to the next step.

Undertone

Once you figure out the outer tone of your body, it is time to examine the undertone. Look for the color of your vein. We humans usually have three types of tones: warm, neutral, and cool. If your veins are blue or purple then you have a cool undertone. If your veins are green in color then your undertone is warm. However, if you can’t decide whether you have blue veins or green then you probably have neutral undertone.

Gold and Silver Jewelry

If you are still not able to figure out what undertone you have, you might as well switch to examining the kind of jewelry that fits best on your skin. Does your skin looks better when you wear a silver jewelry or are you more comfortable with gold? People who can easily sport these two are the ones with neutral undertone. Silver jewelry looks good on cool tone whilst gold on warm.

Everyday Color

Now let’s choose a lipstick for you. The best way is to find a color that is at least two shades darker than your lip color. Apply a lipstick you think is right on your lower lip and compare it with your bare natural upper lip. If you think that there is slightly difference, then you have found the perfect color. However, if there’s a lot of difference then you need more options. All users can get 20% Off on Teleflora Coupon Codes.

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