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Completing the Circle: World ARC 2016-17 ends in Saint Lucia (10 Apr 2017)

Completing the Circle: World ARC 2016-17 ends in Saint Lucia

As they arrived back in Saint Lucia, they have joined the special band of circumnavigators who have sailed the world ... (Read more)

South Pacific: Category three Cyclone Cook hits New Caledonia (10 Apr 2017)

South Pacific: Category three Cyclone Cook hits New Caledonia

Cyclonic winds and heavy rain buffeted the French island territory in the South Pacific on Monday, prompting residents to seek shelter and ... (Read more)

UK RYA: What will Brexit mean for Boating? (07 Apr 2017)

UK RYA: What will Brexit mean for Boating?

Royal Assent was given to the Brexit Bill on 16 March 2017, with Prime Minister Theresa May triggering Article 50 ... (Read more)

Lisa Blair: Dismasted in the Southern Ocean (06 Apr 2017)

Lisa Blair: Dismasted in the Southern Ocean

After the grinding and screeching stopped I just stood there for several more seconds in doubt and disbelief that this ... (Read more)

Australia: Yachts damaged and sunk as the Whitsundays bears the brunt of Tropical Cyclone Debbie (30 Mar 2017)

Australia: Yachts damaged and sunk as the Whitsundays bears the brunt of Tropical Cyclone Debbie

As reported by mysailing.com.au While the mainstream media understandably looks primarily at the human side of the catastrophe, having assured ... (Read more)

South Africa, Simon's Town: No Longer Necessary to Report to Cape Town (28 Mar 2017)

South Africa, Simon's Town: No Longer Necessary to Report to Cape Town

During the past summer season the marina at Simon’s Town has had a lot of trouble with the Customs department ... (Read more)

Australia: Tropical Cyclone Debbie Strengthens as it Approaches Landfall in Queensland (27 Mar 2017)

Australia: Tropical Cyclone Debbie Strengthens as it Approaches Landfall in Queensland

Read full report at https://weather.com/storms/hurricane/news/tropical-cyclone-debbie-queensland-australia-late-march-2017 Debbie was the equivalent of a Category 2 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale as of Monday morning ... (Read more)

NOAA invites public comment on draft National Charting Plan (25 Mar 2017)

NOAA invites public comment on draft National Charting Plan

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is providing a rare opportunity for the public to preview a new policy to ... (Read more)

Somalia: First hijacking since the height of Somali piracy in 2012. (24 Mar 2017)

Somalia:  First hijacking since the height of Somali piracy in 2012.

This report from Oceans Beyond Piracy: On 13 March 2017 Somali pirates hijacked the MT ARIS 13, a tanker vessel en ... (Read more)

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)

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