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France: Proposed Tax on Anchoring Re-Introduced (25 Apr 2015)

France: Proposed Tax on Anchoring Re-Introduced

This bill is part of the new territorial organization of the French Republic (NOTRe). The French Government has proposed, without ... (Read more)

USA California & Hawaii: The Ocean CleanUp Launches the Largest Research Expedition in History (22 Apr 2015)

USA California & Hawaii: The Ocean CleanUp Launches the Largest Research Expedition in History

The Mega Expedition will take place in August 2015, in which up to 50 vessels will cover a 3,500,000 km ... (Read more)

UK, Falmouth: 2018 Golden Globe Race announced (22 Apr 2015)

UK, Falmouth: 2018 Golden Globe Race announced

As reported by Yachting Monthly - http://www.yachtingmonthly.com/ Australian yachtsman and adventurer Don McIntyre has chosen to mark the 50 th ... (Read more)

After a steady drop in global piracy, attacks rose 10% in Q1 2015 (22 Apr 2015)

After a steady drop in global piracy, attacks rose 10% in Q1 2015

Read full article by http://www.euroasiaindustry.com/ Worldwide, pirates took 140 hostages in the first three months of this year – three ... (Read more)

British Virgin Islands: Harbour Charges Now Cancelled (20 Apr 2015)

British Virgin Islands: Harbour Charges Now Cancelled

Recently confusion has been caused in the BVI with some cruisers being charged a  fee of $1/foot/day and other not. ... (Read more)

North Pacific, Kiribati: Cruise ship rescues sailors from yacht stranded on reef (17 Apr 2015)

North Pacific, Kiribati: Cruise ship rescues sailors from yacht stranded on reef

As reported by the Martitime Executive - http://www.maritime-executive.com/article/cruise-ship-rescues-sailors-from-remote-island The men were en route to Tahiti from Lanai, Hawaii, when they ... (Read more)

UK Channel: Dismasted yacht gets a helping hand from Brittany Ferries (17 Apr 2015)

UK Channel: Dismasted yacht gets a helping hand from Brittany Ferries

As reported by YBW - http://www.ybw.com/news-from-yachting-boating-world/dismasted-yacht-gets-a-helping-hand-from-brittany-ferries-10654 The Mont St Michael had been heading to Portsmouth from Caen and was 3/4 ... (Read more)

Cyclone Pam: Sailors continue to help cyclone-stricken Pacific islanders (16 Apr 2015)

Cyclone Pam: Sailors continue to help cyclone-stricken Pacific islanders

Read full article at http://www.pbo.co.uk/ The category five storm hit Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands on 14 March , bringing ... (Read more)

Vanuatu: The Lakona Bay Kastom Festival is on again this August (15 Apr 2015)

Vanuatu: The Lakona Bay Kastom Festival is on again this August

After a successful first year in 2014, where a reported 7 yachts turned up for a time of unique celebrations, ... (Read more)

Solomon Islands & North Vanuatu: OceansWatch to aid Cyclone Pam victims (15 Apr 2015)

Solomon Islands & North Vanuatu: OceansWatch to aid Cyclone Pam victims

Cyclone Pam has left a huge amount of damage in its wake through the North East Solomon Islands (Temotu) and ... (Read more)

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