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February 2013: New Information posted on noonsite

By Val Ellis last modified Mar 23, 2015 03:09 PM
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Published: 2013-03-01 00:00:00

New information posted on noonsite during February 2013

A shorter month last month, however we still received a great deal of feedback from cruisers using the site, as well as plenty of useful reports from regulars and some newcomers to contributing.

Thank you to all our users who sent us cruising reports, updates, corrections and useful info. for fellow cruisers in February.  We hope you enjoy reading and taking advantage of the latest information on noonsite.com.

Noonsite relies on feedback from the cruisers that use it, to keep it as up to date and informative as possible. 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 here

NEW REPORTS POSTED LAST MONTH ON NOONSITE

Caribbean

The Caribbean Safety and Security Net (CSSN)

Caribbean Safety and Security Net Announces it first online User Survey

Caribbean, Tobago to South America, French Guiana: The Nereid's Rally

Antigua & Barbuda: eSeaClear Office Opens in Antigua

Barbuda: Trouble Clearing Out

Barbados: Arrival in Barbados

Cuba: Cruising the NW Coast

Dominican Republic, Marina Zarpar: Cruisers Comments

Puerto Rico, Ponce: Docking Reports from Cruisers

Saint Lucia: 2013 set to be the biggest year ever for the ARC

St Vincent & the Grenadines, Bequia: Burglary in Admiralty Bay - December 2012

Tobago, Store Bay: Unsavoury Individual

Central and North America

USA and Canada Divvy Up Electronic Chart Duties for Border Waters

Central America, Mexico, Caleta de Campos: Armed Robbery

Central America, Panama, Las Perlas, Isla Pedro Gonzalez: Outboard Theft

Central America, Panama: Marine Services Recommendations from Cruisers

Central America, Panama: Cruisers Report on Transiting the Panama Canal

Central America, Panama: Transiting the Canal without an Agent

Hawaii, Hilo: Report on a Visit in Summer 2012

USA, San Juan Islands: New Free Cruising Guide by Salish Sea Pilot

USA West Coast: Coho Ho Ho - Seattle to San Deigo Sailing Rally

South America

Ecuador, Puerto Lucia: Cruisers' Impressions

Ecuador, Puerto Lucia: Recommendation for Boatyard Work

French Guiana: The Nereid’s Rally from Tobago, Caribbean

Western Europe & North Atlantic Islands

Canary Islands: Taxes Levied by Marinas in Tenerife and La Gomera

Canary Islands, Gran Canaria: 2013 set to be the biggest year ever for the ARC

Mid-Atlantic: Sailors Rescued 900 Miles Offshore

Mediterranean

Cyprus, Karpaz Gate Marina: Lucky 2013 Berthing Package

Gibraltar: Pre-Arrival Customs Notification Now Required

Greece, Simi: Simi Harbour Docking System Explained

Spain: Wealth Tax Re-Introduced

South East Asia & East Asia

SE Asia Cruisers Radio Net Now Closed

Indonesia, Sulawesi: Useful Anchorages

Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Danga Bay Marina: Comments from Cruisers

Malaysia & Indonesia: Indonesia "Loop" from Langkawi, Malaysia

Malaysia: Sebana Cove Updates

Philippines, Mindoro, Paluan Bay: Armed Boarding & Robbery

Philippines: New Requirement when Flying Back into the Country

Thailand, Krabi, Upper Phang Nga Bay: Break-in and Burglary

North Indian Ocean

India: The Complete Guide for Liveaboards in South India

Maldives: Our Tested Anchorages

South Pacific

Australia: Superstorm Hits East Coast

Australia, Queensland: Notices to Mariners on Google Earth

Australia to Papua New Guinea: Louisiades Yacht Rally on again for 2013

Australia, Freemantle to Indonesia, Bali & Beyond Bali Race & Rally

French Polynesia, Raiatea, Uturoa: Attempted Burglary & Assault - January 2013

New Zealand: Word of Caution if you plan to fly out of NZ

Solomon Islands: In the Wake of the Tsunami

North Pacific

Federated States of Micronesia, Kosrae: Chamber of Commerce Board report on port fees controversy

Federated States of Micronesia: The Populated Islands of Yap State

Federated States of Micronesia: Yap Outer Island Alternatives

 

PIRACY

Summary of Security & Piracy Reports 2012

SECURITY INCIDENTS REPORTED

Caribbean, Tobago, Store Bay: Unsavoury Individual

Caribbean, St Vincent & the Grenadines, Bequia: Burglary in Admiralty Bay - December 2012

Central America, Mexico, Caleta de Campos: Armed Robbery

Central America, Panama, Las Perlas, Isla Pedro Gonzalez: Outboard Theft

South Pacific, French Polynesia, Raiatea, Uturoa: Attempted Burglary & Assault - January 2013

SE Asia, Philippines, Mindoro, Paluan Bay: Armed Boarding & Robbery

SE Asia, Thailand, Krabi, Upper Phang Nga Bay: Break-in and Burglary

 

BOOKS, CHARTS, DVDs & APPS

The Ultimate Survival Manual

Boat Manual: Replacing Your Boat’s Electrical System

USA and Canada Divvy Up Electronic Chart Duties for Border Waters

USA, San Juan Islands: New Free Cruising Guide by Salish Sea Pilot

 

COMMUNICATIONS

Installing an SSB Radio

The Caribbean Safety and Security Net (CSSN)

SE Asia Cruisers Radio Net Now Closed

Caribbean Safety and Security Net Announces it first online User Survey

 

CRUISING INFORMATION

Cruising Club of America Annual Awards Announced

 

ENVIRONMENT

Sailors urged to join global study of plankton

 

SAFETY & MEDICAL

Chance Encounters Between Ships and Whales

Mid-Atlantic: Sailors Rescued 900 Miles Offshore

 

RALLIES, REGATTAS, EVENTS

Atlantic Rally for Cruisers: 2013 set to be the biggest year ever for the ARC

Australia to Papua New Guinea: Louisiades Yacht Rally on again for 2013

Australia, Freemantle to Indonesia, Bali & Beyond Bali Race & Rally

Caribbean, Tobago to South America, French Guiana: The Nereid's Rally

USA West Coast: Coho Ho Ho - Seattle to San Deigo Sailing Rally

 

WEATHER

Lessons learned in the wake of Hurricane Sandy: Boat US Webinars this March

Australia: Superstorm Hits East Coast

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