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Cruising Remote Western Australia: SOS Rock Mystery (16 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)

Approaching the Azores: Yacht starts to sink after striking Whale (10 Jun 2017)

Approaching the Azores: Yacht starts to sink after striking Whale

Read the full report by the Mirror at http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/sailor-whose-yacht-sank-after-10518175 The British skipper whose yacht was sunk by a massive whale in a ... (Read more)

North Atlantic Storm: Yachts dismasted and sunk in the OSTAR and TWOSTAR shorthanded transaltantic race (10 Jun 2017)

North Atlantic Storm: Yachts dismasted and sunk in the OSTAR and TWOSTAR shorthanded transaltantic race

Read full report by Yachting World. The sailors were taking part in the solo and double-handed races, which left from ... (Read more)

NZ, Chatham Islands: Solo Polish Yachtsman Rescued (20 Apr 2017)

NZ, Chatham Islands: Solo Polish Yachtsman Rescued

As reported by http://www.stuff.co.nz - April 14th, 2017 Round-the-world sailor Gregor Wegrzyn, 64, activated an emergency beacon on Thursday afternoon ... (Read more)

Lisa Blair: Dismasted in the Southern Ocean (06 Apr 2017)

Lisa Blair: Dismasted in the Southern Ocean

After the grinding and screeching stopped I just stood there for several more seconds in doubt and disbelief that this ... (Read more)

McMurdo EPIRB Bulletin: Top Dome Cracking (24 Mar 2017)

McMurdo EPIRB Bulletin: Top Dome Cracking

McMurdo has issued a service bulletin for the following products: McMurdo SmartFind EPIRB – All Versions Kannad Marine EPIRB, Sport/Sport ... (Read more)

Southern Indian Ocean Rescue: Yacht dismasted (19 Mar 2017)

Southern Indian Ocean Rescue: Yacht dismasted

AMSA’s Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) in Canberra detected a distress beacon registered to the 13 metre yacht Jedi 1 ... (Read more)

NZ to Australia: Sailors rescued in rough seas off Sydney (09 Mar 2017)

NZ to Australia: Sailors rescued in rough seas off Sydney

As reported by ABC News Police said the crew, an Irish and French national, were travelling from New Zealand to Australia aboard a 12-metre yacht when they got into trouble about 210 nautical miles from Sydney. Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) senior search and rescue officer Les Parducci said the yacht suffered rudder problems, but that the crew was initially able to continue sailing. About 3:30pm yesterday the ... (Read more)

Azores to UK: Clyde Challenger dismasted - crew rescued (16 Feb 2017)

Azores to UK: Clyde Challenger dismasted - crew rescued

The crew of the Clyde Challenger are recovering from their ordeal after they were rescued when the yacht dismasted and ... (Read more)

Atlantic Rescue: Coast Guard Rescues Austrian Boater From Life Raft (08 Feb 2017)

Atlantic Rescue: Coast Guard Rescues Austrian Boater From Life Raft

Rescued is Wolfgang Sloma, 56, who was transiting aboard the 27-foot Austrian-flagged sailing vessel Daphni, when reportedly he was forced to ... (Read more)

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