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Costa Rica Tightens Procedure for Visiting Yachts (19 Aug 2002)

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In the past Costa Rica's customs department would gladly except a photo copy of the documentation for port clearance procedures. ... (Read more)

Updated advice for boats sailing through piracy areas (19 Aug 2002)

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The Gulf of Aden, Red Sea and Somali waters including the surrounding waters of Socotra Island are piracy prone areas. ... (Read more)

Cuba tightens entry procedures for yachts (19 Aug 2002)

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An increasing number of yachts are visiting Cuba and the entry procedures have been modified. Yachts may now only clear ... (Read more)

St Lucia: An emotional finale to ARC 2017 (20 Dec 2017)

St Lucia: An emotional finale to ARC 2017

Prize Giving Saint Lucia In an emotional evening focusing on the achievements of the crews taking part in the 32nd ... (Read more)

7.6 magnitude earthquake shakes the Caribbean Sea, tsunami threat diminishes (10 Jan 2018)

7.6 magnitude earthquake shakes the Caribbean Sea, tsunami threat diminishes

As reported by www.accuweather.com The earthquake occurred west of Jamaica at a depth of just 6.2 miles (10 km). Tuesday ... (Read more)

More Than 40 Million Kidde Fire Extinguishers Recalled for Safety Hazard (05 Nov 2017)

More Than 40 Million Kidde Fire Extinguishers Recalled for Safety Hazard

The extinguishers, sold by Kidde, can become clogged or "require excessive force to discharge," and fail to work during a ... (Read more)

North Atlantic: Atlantic ice stretches further south this Spring (15 May 2017)

North Atlantic: Atlantic ice stretches further south this Spring

The United States Coast Guard Navigation Center and the North American Ice Service (NAIS) are advising mariners transiting higher latitudes ... (Read more)

Active Captain acquired by Garmin (12 May 2017)

Active Captain acquired by Garmin

Active Corporation, the creator of one of the largest guides and databases for cruisers in the USA, has been acquired ... (Read more)

Rallies: Jimmy Cornell's new rallies Combine Ocean Research with UNESCO (04 Jan 2014)

Rallies: Jimmy Cornell's new rallies Combine Ocean Research with UNESCO

Sailors taking part in the Atlantic Odyssey made a practical contribution to a research program under the aegis of UNESCO ... (Read more)

February 2016: New information posted on noonsite (11 Mar 2016)

February 2016: New information posted on noonsite

Thank you to everyone who found the time to contribute comments, updates and cruising reports to noonsite last month. We ... (Read more)

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