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Frank Virgintino receives SSCA’s Growl Tiger Clean Wake Award (02 Dec 2014)

Frank Virgintino receives SSCA’s Growl Tiger Clean Wake Award

The Growl Tiger Award is given to a voyaging sailor who exemplifies SSCA’s core principle, namely, to leave a clean ... (Read more)

Eastern Mediterranean Cruising Update - regarding the migrant crisis (16 May 2016)

Eastern Mediterranean Cruising Update - regarding the migrant crisis

This report by PBO ( www.pbo.co.uk ) Travelling to eastern Mediterranean countries has been less appealing in recent years due ... (Read more)

20th Edition of ARC Portugal Sets Sail (02 Jun 2014)

20th Edition of ARC Portugal Sets Sail

Under a light layer of clearing cloud, with a moderate 12-15 knots breeze from the WNW, the boats pointed their ... (Read more)

Thailand: AIS transponders mandatory on all foreign craft in Phuket waters, effective October 1 (13 Nov 2014)

Thailand: AIS transponders mandatory on all foreign craft in Phuket waters, effective October 1

With extracts from reports by the Phuket Gazette. Whilst not having AIS can result in a 6 month jail term, ... (Read more)

29th Atlantic Rally for Cruisers sets sail in November (05 Nov 2014)

29th Atlantic Rally for Cruisers sets sail in November

ARC sailors have a choice of routes with the introduction of ARC+ Cape Verde, and two starts are planned: 52 ... (Read more)

Crewsaver 290N Lifejackets recalled (29 Nov 2012)

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Survitec has issued a recall for its Crewsaver Crewfit 290N Advanced Lifejackets manufactured from 1st June 2011 to 31st October ... (Read more)

Canary Islands, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria: ARC 2012 - Race boats start, cruisers remain in port (27 Nov 2012)

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The RORC Racing Division of the 27th ARC departed Las Palmas today in a fresh south westerly wind.  The low ... (Read more)

A Thinking Mans Guide to Voyages South - the many facets of Caribbean Cruising (10 Jan 2013)

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Author: Frank Virgintino Published: 3rd Edition January 2013 Available as a Kindle version at www.amazon.com as well as other EPub ... (Read more)

Canary Islands, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria: ARC Cruising Boats Start (29 Nov 2012)

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After two extra nights in Las Palmas, ARC 2012 cruising boats finally set sail to join the racing division boats ... (Read more)

South Africa, Cape Town: New Regulations for Clearing In and Out (24 Nov 2012)

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As of Wednesday 21st November 2012, a previously allowed freedom which permitted yachts to arrange their own clearance formalities when ... (Read more)

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