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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)

Atlantic Crossing: Evacuation of five crew from ARC yacht NOAH (25 Nov 2016)

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The five crew members of the yacht NOAH have been successfully evacuated from the BM39 yacht after it started to ... (Read more)

Medium-altitude Earth Orbit Search and Rescue System Comes on Stream (12 Sep 2016)

Medium-altitude Earth Orbit Search and Rescue System Comes on Stream

This report from Sail Magazine. F or more than 30 years the Cospas-Sarsat system has been the mainstay of modern ... (Read more)

MEOSAR: New Search & Rescue System (07 Jul 2016)

MEOSAR: New Search & Rescue System

This report taken from Ocean Navigator on-line Magazine The website - http://www.mcmurdogroup.com/meosar-knowledge-center/ - will allow those that use search and ... (Read more)

New Zealand death and MOB double tragedy on 65-footer Platino (14 Jun 2016)

New Zealand death and MOB double tragedy on 65-footer Platino

Read full report at http://www.yachtingworld.com/news/new-zealand-death-mob-tragedy-76516 One crewmember has died and another was swept overboard when the Auckland-registered yacht Platino suffered serious ... (Read more)

Kannad Marine issues SAFELINK EPIRB recall (24 May 2016)

Kannad Marine issues SAFELINK EPIRB recall

The following news story courtesy of: http://coastguardnews.com/coast-guard-notifies-public-of-urgent-marine-safety-alert-epirb-recall/2016/04/26 / - alerted by the Caribbean Safety & Security Net The SAFELINK EPIRB’s ... (Read more)

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