At Sea Glossary - I
A series of satellites that provide two-way communications. New World connects to the satellite network through Stratos Mobile Networks.
Intertropical Convergence Zone
A band of low pressure that forms over the regions of the warmest waters and land masses in the tropics.
A system of rivers and canals along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United States allowing boats to travel along them without having to go offshore.
An electronic device that converts low-voltage direct current (battery power) into 115-volt alternating current (household electric power). New World uses a PROwatt 800 inverter.
Slang for an engine on a sailboat.
Intertropical Convergence Zone.