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SSCA Trans-Atlantic Cruisers' Net - Starts April 15th (12 Apr 2018)

SSCA Trans-Atlantic Cruisers' Net - Starts April 15th

From OCC News Seven Seas Cruising Association (SSCA) has partnered with Chris Parker of Marine Weather Service and two other ... (Read more)

Changes to Inmarsat C (15 Feb 2018)

Changes to Inmarsat C

Notice from Inmarsat 15 February 2018 Dear Inmarsat Customer The satellites that form the Inmarsat-3 (I-3) L-band constellation have been ... (Read more)

Caribbean, Bahamas & USA East Coast: SSCA Net expands its service (08 Jan 2018)

Caribbean, Bahamas & USA East Coast: SSCA Net expands its service

The first SSCA Net will remain at 0715 hrs EST or 1215 hrs UTC on SSB frequency 8.104 immediately following ... (Read more)

USA: FCC Approve Icom M802 Waiver (20 Oct 2017)

USA: FCC Approve Icom M802 Waiver

For those that may not be aware, while the new rules made some sense for commercial vessels, they would have ... (Read more)

Cruising Remote Western Australia: SOS Rock Mystery (15 Jun 2017)

Cruising Remote Western Australia: SOS Rock Mystery

As reported by http://www.abc.net.au A sailor has told how a crocodile destroyed his rubber dinghy and left him and a ... (Read more)

End of Life (EOL) for Inmarsat Fleet 33/55/77 (25 May 2017)

End of Life (EOL) for Inmarsat Fleet 33/55/77

Inmarsat has announced EOL (end of life) for the older Fleet 33 (and 55/77) terminals. Data will stop functioning on ... (Read more)

Cruising Europe: EU scraps mobile roaming charges (26 Apr 2017)

Cruising Europe: EU scraps mobile roaming charges

Read full story at https://www.rt.com/business/386091-eu-abolish-mobile-roaming-charges/ After months of discussions, the European Parliament and Commission will sign the bill in May. ... (Read more)

USA: FCC Mandate changing Cruiser Communications (01 Feb 2017)

USA: FCC Mandate changing Cruiser Communications

Background In 1974, the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) (part of the International Maritime Organization ... (Read more)

New long range point of contact for UK Coastguard (26 Jan 2017)

New long range point of contact for UK Coastguard

As reported by http://www.ybw.com/ For decades the UK Coastguard at Falmouth has been the point of contact for long range ... (Read more)

Caribbean, Martinique: NEW English-language Cruisers Net (23 Oct 2016)

Caribbean, Martinique: NEW English-language Cruisers Net

For non-French speakers, the social, cultural and commercial landscape of the French Antilles can be a challenge to navigate. In ... (Read more)