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Caribbean: Sargassum coverage significantly higher than most years since 2011 (18 Feb 2019)

Caribbean: Sargassum coverage significantly higher than most years since 2011

Outlook of 2019 Sargassum blooms in the Caribbean Sea Sargassum seaweed, plegaic or floating algae, is impacting the open waters ... (Read more)

British Virgin Islands: Police warn boaters about a rise in dinghy theft (15 Feb 2019)

British Virgin Islands: Police warn boaters about a rise in dinghy theft

The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force is warning boaters to be diligent about securely locking up dinghies and motors with ... (Read more)

Honduras, Bay Islands: Vessel Wrecked on Roatan Reef (12 Feb 2019)

Honduras, Bay Islands: Vessel Wrecked on Roatan Reef

On February 8 at 12:30 am the Honduran National Police in Roatan, Honduras report that they received a 911 call ... (Read more)

Caribbean, Bahamas & USA East Coast: SSCA HF Net is a valuable service for cruisers (31 Jan 2019)

Caribbean, Bahamas & USA East Coast: SSCA HF Net is a valuable service for cruisers

The purpose of the SSCA HF Radio Service is to: 1. Pass emergency & priority traffic, as well as traffic ... (Read more)

French Polynesia, Bora Bora: New Anchoring Restrictions for 2019 (30 Jan 2019)

French Polynesia, Bora Bora: New Anchoring Restrictions for 2019

Translated from this French Voiliers Association report with assistance from Chuck Houlihan on SV Jacaranda, Price and Gail (Benny) Powell. Government ... (Read more)

Kenya: Flipflopi, A Plastic Revolution Afloat (30 Jan 2019)

Kenya: Flipflopi, A Plastic Revolution Afloat

In 2016, a group of entrepreneurs, boat builders, artists, and activists joined forces in Kenya to launch The Flipflopi Project. ... (Read more)

Caribbean: Chances of a Dengue Fever Outbreak increases in all Caribbean Islands (29 Jan 2019)

Caribbean: Chances of a Dengue Fever Outbreak increases in all Caribbean Islands

The Caribbean Public Health Authority  ( CARPHA )  are urging the Caribbean region to prepare for the possibility of a ... (Read more)

UK: Working Group Formed to Review Entanglements with Fishing Gear (29 Jan 2019)

UK: Working Group Formed to Review  Entanglements with Fishing Gear

The RYA together with the Cruising Association (CA) and the Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA) have created a new working group, ... (Read more)

UK: Finding a solution for the disposal of old and abandoned boats (28 Jan 2019)

UK: Finding a solution for the disposal of old and abandoned boats

The European Boating Association (EBA) - which includes the RYA - have established a working party to tackle this issue ... (Read more)

Portrait of a Cruiser - Eric and Tamara Barto (28 Jan 2019)

Portrait of a Cruiser - Eric and Tamara Barto

Names of Owners: Eric and Tamara Barto. Nationality: USA Boat Name: SEA CHILD Boat Type: Aikane 56 (56’ Catamaran designed ... (Read more)