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North Atlantic Mayday: Dismasted 230nm southwest of Iceland (01 Aug 2017)

North Atlantic Mayday: Dismasted 230nm southwest of Iceland

Three Virginia sailors, including a recently retired teacher from Richmond, were plucked from the cold waters of the North Atlantic ... (Read more)

Ocean cruising experts share their sailing knowledge at boat show forums (31 Jul 2017)

Ocean cruising experts share their sailing knowledge at boat show forums

Practical preparation advice for an offshore passage from ARC sailors and cruising rally experts Sailing rally organisers World Cruising Club ... (Read more)

Belgium: Confusion over Red (marked) Diesel - The Latest . . . (29 Jul 2017)

Belgium: Confusion over Red (marked) Diesel - The Latest . . .

Red Diesel Use in Belgium News Report by The Cruising Association (CA): Regulations and Technical Services Group (RATS) UPDATE: 28/07/2017 - ... (Read more)

Antarctica: Solo sailor Lisa Blair circumnavigates the Antarctic (28 Jul 2017)

Antarctica: Solo sailor Lisa Blair circumnavigates the Antarctic

From ABC (Australia) Scores of supporters have welcomed Queensland sailor Lisa Blair back into Australia, capping off her 184-day journey ... (Read more)

USA Sailors: a warning about renewing USCG documentation early via Pay.Gov (28 Jul 2017)

USA Sailors: a warning about renewing USCG documentation early via Pay.Gov

  Dear fellow US Sailors, (Copying to SSCA, Noonsite, Practical Sailor, Pacific PuddleJump group.) Our US Registered Sailboat Certificate Of ... (Read more)

India: New E-Visa Scheme (27 Jul 2017)

India: New E-Visa Scheme

The new e-visa scheme allows for an easier, quicker and cheaper method of obtaining a visa for India. There are ... (Read more)

MAYDAY! On passage from Mo’orea to Huahine catamaran "Tanda Malaika" violently hits an unmarked reef (25 Jul 2017)

MAYDAY! On passage from Mo’orea to Huahine catamaran "Tanda Malaika" violently hits an unmarked reef

On July 23rd, at approximately 8pm, Danny and Belinda Govatos with 4 of their children aboard their 46′ Leopard catamaran ... (Read more)

BVI: Warning about the Rise in Dinghy Thefts (23 Jul 2017)

BVI: Warning about the Rise in Dinghy Thefts

See this report from the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) about  the recent rise in dinghy thefts, in particular, ... (Read more)

Earthquake Shakes the Greek Island of Kos and the Port of Bodrum in Turkey (19 Jul 2017)

Earthquake Shakes the Greek Island of Kos and the Port of Bodrum in Turkey

Aegean Earthquake . A report from www.independent.co.uk A 6.7-magnitude quake struck in the Aegean Sea on Friday night 20th July ... (Read more)

Azores: OCC announces Azores Pursuit Rally for Summer 2018 (18 Jul 2017)

Azores: OCC announces Azores Pursuit Rally for Summer 2018

From the founding of the Club in 1954 OCC members crossing the North Atlantic have been calling at Horta in ... (Read more)

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