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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)

UK Coastguard: VHF Channel changes coming in 2017 (06 Feb 2017)

UK Coastguard: VHF Channel changes coming in 2017

From the Maritime & Coastguard Agency As a result of changes to Appendix 18 (Marine VHF) of the Radio Regulations ... (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, BVIs: Search for Cruising Family's Abandoned Yacht (18 Jan 2017)

Caribbean, BVIs: Search for Cruising Family's Abandoned Yacht

Latest drift analysis from Chris Parker: Based on an assumption that nothing on board has changed since the abandonment, calculations ... (Read more)

Chesapeake Bay to St. Maarten: Atlantic 57 Catamaran capsizes (05 Dec 2016)

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This report taken from the boat designer's website - https://chriswhitedesigns.com/leopard-capsize The circumstances of the capsize are at once very clear ... (Read more)

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