Three OCC Challenge Grants Awarded for 2020

Date Published - August 12, 2020

The Ocean Cruising Club began to support challenging ocean endeavours in 2019 by awarding grants to individuals and their projects which seek the betterment of the sailing community and maritime environment. The first recipients, Jon Sanders and Bert terHart, were both OCC members. In 2020, the OCC General Committee haveRead More

INSIGHTS: Man Overboard - Episode 2

Date Published - July 30, 2020

A crew member overboard is something we all dread. We all know to hang on tight and not to fall in, but if a crew member does go over the side we need to know how to get back to them quickly and get them out of the water. DuncanRead More

Noonsite Needs You!

Date Published - May 15, 2020

We are dedicated to continuing to bring you information that will inspire and facilitate your cruising plans, but want to remind you how you can get involved and support Noonsite too.Read More

Pacific Ocean Lockdown: What are the Options?

Date Published - May 23, 2020

After six months with a Pacific basin full of yachts thrown into confusion following rapid border closures due to Covid-19, respite for those stuck in French Polynesia is starting. First Fiji, then Australia and hopefully soon New Zealand have put protocols in place to welcome back foreign yachts. Noonsite reportsRead More

Passage Report: Successful Trip up the Red Sea

Date Published - July 13, 2020

A successful passage through the Red Sea requires preparation, according to Wade Alarie, moderator of the Red Sea Passage Facebook Page who sailed the route from Cochin, India arriving in Eastern Turkey in June 2020.Read More