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  • Some Good News Regarding the International Certificate of Competence

    Date Published - March 07, 2012

    The Royal Yachting Association in the U.K. (the RYA) can now also issue an ICC to non-U.K. citizens/residents. This covers nationals of non-UNECE countries, including... Read More
  • An Alternative to the Risks of ‘Pirate Alley’ – Updated

    Date Published - February 23, 2011

    Dockwise has advised Noonsite that the company is offering a yacht transport service from Phuket to Genoa in May 2011. Also, there are planned voyages... Read More
  • Routing: Getting Back to Europe – Avoiding GOA and the Red Sea

    Date Published - August 19, 2011

    A new topic has been started on the noonsite Weather and Routing Forum to discuss routes that work for yachts wanting to get back to... Read More
  • UK & Med: Imray Digital Charts now available on Raymarine chartplotters

    Date Published - July 05, 2016

    Designed and published in England for nearly 200 years, Imray charts feature popular, carefully edited and award-winning cartography. Having worked with Johnson Outdoors Canada Inc.... Read More
  • Cruising Gib to Canaries: Industrial fishing off Morocco is a hazard for yachts

    Date Published - August 01, 2018

    Skipper Ron van Putten was shocked to encounter so many extensive fishing nets blocking his path shortly after exiting the Straits of Gibraltar on route... Read More
  • Atlantic, Azores: Italian Sailors Missing

    Date Published - May 05, 2018

    Wreck discovered, but 2 Italian sailors still missing: SAR search called off This is translated roughly from Italian. See the original article here. A 53-year-old... Read More
  • Gibraltar: Pre-Arrival Customs Notification Now Required

    Date Published - January 30, 2013

    In order to facilitate clearance, Gibraltar Customs are now asking for skippers to provide information on Crew, Passengers and Stores by way of an e-declaration... Read More
  • Mediterranean Cruising Update – regarding the migrant crisis

    Date Published - June 17, 2019

    (Originally published April 1, 2019 – updated June 17, 2019) – The migrant crisis, once most prevalent in the Eastern Mediterranean, has now encompassed the... Read More
  • Mediterranean SSB Net from May to October

    Date Published - June 20, 2019

    This is an active cruising net which runs throughout the Mediterranean cruising season six days a week. Useful for sharing information on location, weather, security... Read More
  • Cruising Europe: ICC Course Now Available to All (A Clarification)

    Date Published - November 28, 2014

    For those cruisers who need to obtain evidence of sailing competency when in European waters, it is now possible for anyone to obtain an International... Read More
  • Yacht Transport Options Worldwide

    Date Published - April 14, 2020

    While trying to work out the best option for your boat and crew during the current health emergency, yacht transport may be one option to... Read More
  • Atlantic Spain and Portugal: Orcas Ramming Yachts

    Date Published - September 14, 2020

    From the Straits of Gibraltar to the tip of NW Spain, Orcas have been harassing sailing yachts and in a number of cases violently causing... Read More
  • Brexit Issues for Cruising Sailors: CA Webinar now available to the public

    Date Published - December 15, 2020

    The key Brexit issues affecting the sailing community have been addressed in a recently held webinar by the Cruising Association which has now been made... Read More
  • Electric Shock: Jimmy Cornell Abandons Fully Electric Powered Circumnavigation

    Date Published - December 16, 2020

    At the beginning of December on arrival in Tenerife, Jimmy Cornell made the difficult decision to abandon the Elcano Challenge – his planned circumnavigation in... Read More
  • Cruising Europe: UK Boat Owners Caught in a “Perfect Storm”

    Date Published - February 11, 2021

    Robin Baron, chairman of the Cruising Association’s RATS committee, told Marine Industry News that UK cruisers are in the middle of ‘a perfect storm’. His... Read More
  • Atlantic Spain and Portugal: ORCA Interaction Advice to Yachts

    Date Published - April 23, 2021

    Following reports of pods of Orca harassing and in some cases ramming yachts in the area from the Straits of Gibraltar to NW Spain, Spanish... Read More
  • Atlantic: Interpol BOLO for Yacht from Spain with Two Missing Girls

    Date Published - May 12, 2021

    Interpol has issued a BOLO to all ports in the Caribbean, for a sailor from Spain who is wanted for allegedly kidnapping his two young... Read More