INSIGHTS: Cruising Kindly – Part 2

Date Published - May 19, 2020

Part 2 of Richard Chesher’s series of articles for INSIGHTS on Cruising Kindly. Part 1 in February focused on ways cruisers can be kind to the creatures of the sea and the marine environment, while Part 2 looks at the way cruisers can be kind to the local people theyRead More

Buying Boat Insurance: A Brief Guide

Date Published - May 12, 2020

Isn’t it always the way – that you buy insurance, and then the very thing that happens doesn’t seem to be covered? Or even if it’s covered, you still end up having to contribute to the costs. So just what is in the small print that you need to beRead More

Atlantic, Europe and the Med: Where Can I Stop?

Date Published - April 30, 2020

Noonsite, in association with the Ocean Cruising Club, has compiled a list of transatlantic ports, Mediterranean ports and Northern European ports that are open to yachts in transit for re-supply, re-fueling and/or in emergencies during the current Covid-19 health emergency. Known procedures and contact details are included. This document isRead More

Pacific Ocean Lockdown: What are the Options?

Date Published - May 23, 2020

Nearly three months have passed with a Pacific basin full of yachts thrown into confusion. Yachts stacking up in French Polynesia, no where ahead or behind open and cyclone season approaching. Noonsite reports on the current status in the Pacific Islands for visiting yachts and what efforts are going onRead More

Noonsite Guides: Crossing the Indian Ocean

Date Published - January 05, 2016

Jason Trautz of SV YOLO crossed the Indian Ocean in 2015, in 10 months, from Thailand to South Africa. His suggestions from his own experience are a useful guide for others following in his wake.Read More

Book of the Week: Cruising the Wild Atlantic Way

Date Published - May 20, 2015

Whether by sea or by land, Cruising the Wild Atlantic Way provides visitors to the west of Ireland with information about what to know before they go and what they will find when they get there. It provides a logical route with suggested stops in picturesque harbours, villages, and islandsRead More