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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)

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)

Approaching the Azores: Yacht starts to sink after striking Whale (09 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 (09 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 (19 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)

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