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Australia, Tasmania, Flinders Island: Sunfish blamed for loss of racing yacht (15 Jan 2018)

Australia, Tasmania, Flinders Island: Sunfish blamed for loss of racing yacht

Read full story at http://www.mysailing.com.au Veteran of 40 Sydney Hobarts, Michael Spies, with 15 Hobarts and 1984 Olympic sailing representative ... (Read more)

MAIB Safety Bulletin: The use of safety harness tethers on sailing yachts (11 Jan 2018)

MAIB Safety Bulletin: The use of safety harness tethers on sailing yachts

The incident took place in the Indian Ocean on November 18, when British solicitor Simon Speirs (60) went overboard from ... (Read more)

Keel Failure off the Canary Islands (19 Dec 2017)

Keel Failure off the Canary Islands

Read full story at http://www.sailingscuttlebutt.com/2017/12/08/keel-failure-off-canary-islands/ Setting out from La Gomera at 0830 as planned on December 7, we beat all ... (Read more)

Planned 4 year circumnavigation ends in the Atlantic when Skipper lost overboard (30 Nov 2017)

Planned 4 year circumnavigation ends in the Atlantic when Skipper lost overboard

As reported by https://www.wprost.pl A cruising couple from Poland, Stanislaw Dabrowny and his wife Elisabeth, left on the first leg ... (Read more)

USS Ashland Assists Distressed Mariners in Pacific Ocean (26 Oct 2017)

USS Ashland Assists Distressed Mariners in Pacific Ocean

As reported by http://www.navy.mil/submit/display.asp?story_id=103056 The mariners, Jennifer Appel and Tasha Fuiava, both from Honolulu, and their two dogs had set ... (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)

South Pacific, Beveridge Reef: British cruising family rescued from remote reef (28 Aug 2017)

South Pacific, Beveridge Reef: British cruising family rescued from remote reef

As reported by The Times - https://www.thetimes.co.uk A veteran British yachtsman has described the terrifying moment his catamaran — with ... (Read more)

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)

UK: Coastguard medevacs crew from yacht 200 miles off Scilly (05 Jul 2017)

UK: Coastguard medevacs crew from yacht 200 miles off Scilly

As reported by http://www.yachtingmonthly.com The Newquay-based Coastguard helicopter was scrambled to rescue a crew member on a yacht 203 miles ... (Read more)

Malta to Greece: Collision at night on the Ionian Sea (05 Jul 2017)

Malta to Greece: Collision at night on the Ionian Sea

This information was passed on to noonsite by fellow cruisers from SY Amante, who on spotting the dismasted yacht in ... (Read more)

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