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Oyster Yacht sank and five crew rescued after ‘incident that compromised hull integrity’ (14 Aug 2015)

Oyster Yacht sank and five crew rescued after ‘incident that compromised hull integrity’

Read full story at http://www.yachtingworld.com/ An Oyster yacht that sank off the coast of Spain in July may have foundered ... (Read more)

Canary Islands, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria: Celebration of the Official Opening of ARC 2012 (20 Nov 2012)

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Flags and bands celebrate the official opening of ARC 2012 With one week to go before the ARC 2012 fleet ... (Read more)

Canary Islands, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria: ARC 2012 Start Delayed for Cruising Fleet (27 Nov 2012)

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It was announced at noon today at the Skippers' Briefing in Las Palmas that the start of the ARC will ... (Read more)

Sweden: Discharge of sewage from pleasure crafts will be prohibited in 2015 (04 Dec 2014)

Sweden: Discharge of sewage from pleasure crafts will be prohibited in 2015

This notice has been issued by the Swedish Transport Agency (Transportstyrelsen). In April 2015 regulations against discharge of sewage from pleasure ... (Read more)

Frank Virgintino receives SSCA’s Growl Tiger Clean Wake Award (02 Dec 2014)

Frank Virgintino receives SSCA’s Growl Tiger Clean Wake Award

The Growl Tiger Award is given to a voyaging sailor who exemplifies SSCA’s core principle, namely, to leave a clean ... (Read more)

Eastern Mediterranean Cruising Update - regarding the migrant crisis (16 May 2016)

Eastern Mediterranean Cruising Update - regarding the migrant crisis

This report by PBO ( www.pbo.co.uk ) Travelling to eastern Mediterranean countries has been less appealing in recent years due ... (Read more)

20th Edition of ARC Portugal Sets Sail (02 Jun 2014)

20th Edition of ARC Portugal Sets Sail

Under a light layer of clearing cloud, with a moderate 12-15 knots breeze from the WNW, the boats pointed their ... (Read more)

Thailand: AIS transponders mandatory on all foreign craft in Phuket waters, effective October 1 (13 Nov 2014)

Thailand: AIS transponders mandatory on all foreign craft in Phuket waters, effective October 1

With extracts from reports by the Phuket Gazette. Whilst not having AIS can result in a 6 month jail term, ... (Read more)

29th Atlantic Rally for Cruisers sets sail in November (05 Nov 2014)

29th Atlantic Rally for Cruisers sets sail in November

ARC sailors have a choice of routes with the introduction of ARC+ Cape Verde, and two starts are planned: 52 ... (Read more)

Crewsaver 290N Lifejackets recalled (29 Nov 2012)

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Survitec has issued a recall for its Crewsaver Crewfit 290N Advanced Lifejackets manufactured from 1st June 2011 to 31st October ... (Read more)

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