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MAIB Safety Bulletin: Failure of a Throw Bag Rescue Line (12 Jun 2018)

MAIB Safety Bulletin: Failure of a Throw Bag Rescue Line

Read this bulletin in full at https://www.gov.uk/government/news/safety-bulletin-22018-published A defective throw bag rescue line was discovered while Warrington Rowing Club was ... (Read more)

Caribbean Sea, Puerto Rico: US family rescued transiting from Turks and Caicos to the Dominican Republic (04 Jun 2018)

Caribbean Sea, Puerto Rico: US family rescued transiting from Turks and Caicos to the Dominican Republic

06/02/2018: SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez disembarked a family of three survivors ... (Read more)

USS Ashland Assists Distressed Mariners in Pacific Ocean - Updated (14 Feb 2018)

USS Ashland Assists Distressed Mariners in Pacific Ocean - Updated

SEE ORIGINAL REPORT BELOW UPDATE. Update 17 Feburary 2017 SV Sea Nymph, originally abandoned by J ennifer Appel and Tasha ... (Read more)

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)

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)