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December 2012: New Information Posted on Noonsite

By Sue Richards — last modified Jan 03, 2013 10:25 PM

Published: 2013-01-03 00:00:00

Thank you to all who contributed to the site last month with cruising reports, updates, corrections and useful info. for fellow cruisers.  We hope you enjoy reading and taking advantage of the latest information on noonsite.com.

If you haven’t decided on your new year resolution yet, why not make contacting noonsite from you next port of call with updates and info. top of the list? This website relies on feedback from the cruisers that use it, to keep it as up to date and informative as possible. Please do contact us today. Every little bit helps.

Please remember that not only do we welcome port updates and cruising reports, we also welcome emails stating that the info. you found on noonsite was 100% accurate. All contributions will be personally acknowledged by a member of the noonsite team.

See previous monthly report summaries since 2009 here

NEW REPORTS POSTED LAST MONTH ON NOONSITE

Caribbean

Antigua, Jolly Harbour Marina: Attempted Burglary

Grenada: VHF Cruiser's Net & Other Comms Information

Grenada Sailing Festival

Haiti: Join the Sister Flora Flotilla from the DR to Ile la Vache, February 2013

Nevis: Latest Report

Saint Lucia, Vieux Fort: Security at anchor a problem once again

St. Martin, Marigot Bay: Cruiser Attacked Ashore after Checking-in

Sint Maarten Lagoon: Causeway Construction

The Grenadines, Mayreau: Aggression towards cruisers ashore at Saline Bay

Central and North America

Costa Rica: Cocos Island and Cano Island - Have a Permit or be turned away

Costa Rica: Bonding Procedures

Honduras, Roatan: Foreign Cruisers Disrespect Local Marine Park Laws

Nicaragua: San Juan del Sur Updates

Panama, Bocas del Toro: Clearing in on a Saturday

Planning to Cruise Central America?

South America

Australia: Authorities on alert for drugs across the Pacific

Brazil: Cape to Rio Yacht Race 2014 NOR Now Available

Colombia: Free Cruising Guide

Colombia: Visiting Catalina on Providencia

Ecuador: Bahia de Caraquez Marina Management Opportunity

Western Europe & North Atlantic Islands

France: Cruising Western France Summer 2011

Canary Islands, Tenerife: Detailed Review of San Miguel Marina

Canary Islands: Abandoned Yacht last seen 700 miles WSW of the Canary Islands

Atlantic, Canary Islands: Large Floating Sculpture is Navigational Hazard

West Africa & South Atlantic Islands

South Africa: Cape to Rio Yacht Race 2014 NOR Now Available

Mediterranean

Italy, Southern Sicily: Wintering in Marina di Ragusa

South East Asia & East Asia

Japan (Ishigaki) & Taiwan (Keeling): Friendship Regatta April 2013

Philippines, Port Carmen, Cebu: Detailed Report on Boatyards, Repair Services and Local Information - Updated

Singapore: Local Information for Supplies and Marinas

Thailand & Malaysia: New Ferry Service between Phuket and Langkawi

Thailand, Phuket, Chalong Bay: Warning about Unsafe Mooring Buoys

Thailand, Koh Chang: Long Awaited Marina now Open

Indian Ocean

Seychelles: OmniAccess provides High Speed Ku-band VSAT Coverage

South Pacific

Fiji, Savusavu: Westerland Ferry endangers yachts seeing shelter from Cyclone Evan

New Caledonia: Clearance & Cruising Information

Tuvalu: Permission to visit the outer islands en-route to Kiribati

Tuvalu: Funafuti and Nanumea Information

OceansWatch International - another good year in 2012

North Pacific

Kiribati: Latest Cruising Info. for Tarawa Lagoon

PIRACY

Somalia: Puntland troops rescue hostages on hijacked ship

SECURITY INCIDENTS REPORTED

Caribbean, Antigua, Jolly Harbour Marina: Attempted Burglary

Caribbean, Saint Lucia, Vieux Fort: Security at anchor a problem once again

Caribbean, St. Martin, Marigot Bay: Cruiser Attacked Ashore after Checking-in

Caribbean, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Mayreau: Aggression towards cruisers ashore at Saline Bay

GLOBAL YACHTING SERVICES

Ocean Crew Link: New Online Directory to connect Boat Owners with Offshore sailing crew

RALLIES, REGATTAS, EVENTS

ARC 2012: 40 foot boat is first arrival after 12 day crossing

ARC 2012: Draws to a close with prize winners announced

Haiti: Join the Sister Flora Flotilla from the DR to Ile la Vache, February 2013

South Africa: Cape to Rio Yacht Race 2014 NOR Now Available

The 2012 Caribbean 1500 Finishes on a High Note

UK: Discover life on board a bluewater cruiser at the London Boat Show!

WEATHER

Have you survived a hurricane or major storm?

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