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Indonesia, Lombok: Second earthquake in a week brings devastation to the island (07 Aug 2018)

Indonesia, Lombok: Second earthquake in a week brings devastation to the island

The Indonesian Archipelago sits on the Pacific Ring of Fire and is regularly hit by earthquakes. Lombok is a popular holiday ... (Read more)

USA, West Coast: Circumnavigators almost lose everything just a handful of miles from home (07 Aug 2018)

USA, West Coast:  Circumnavigators almost lose everything just a handful of miles from home

When Jim and Joy Carey set out to cross the Atlantic Ocean from Florida in 2002, they had no intention ... (Read more)

Cruising Gib to Canaries: Industrial fishing off Morocco is a hazard for yachts (01 Aug 2018)

Cruising Gib to Canaries: Industrial fishing off Morocco is a hazard for yachts

Marine farms and tunny nets are prevalent on this cruising route and yachtsmen should exercise a high degree of caution ... (Read more)

Portrait of a Cruiser – Geoff and Alison Williams (31 Jul 2018)

Portrait of a Cruiser – Geoff and Alison Williams

Names of Owners: Alison and Geoff Williams Nationality: British / New Zealand Boat Name: Saraoni ( named after an island ... (Read more)

June 2018: New information posted on noonsite (26 Jul 2018)

June 2018: New information posted on noonsite

Thank you to all of you who found time to contribute to noonsite last month with cruising information, to those ... (Read more)

New route option launched for ARC - November 2018 (25 Jul 2018)

New route option launched for ARC - November 2018

Demand for spaces on ARC+ (sailing from Las Palmas to Saint Lucia via Cape Verdes each November) has grown year ... (Read more)

Changes in the Gulf Stream (20 Jul 2018)

Changes in the Gulf Stream

Crossing the Gulf Stream is a rite of passage for many East Coast offshore sailors. I’ll never forget my first ... (Read more)

Spain, Balearics: Meteotsunami (rissaga) floods islands of Mallorca and Menorca (19 Jul 2018)

Spain, Balearics: Meteotsunami (rissaga) floods islands of Mallorca and Menorca

Meteorological tsunamis or meteotsunamis - locally known as Rissagas -  are hazardous long ocean waves, which have the same frequencies and ... (Read more)

SW Pacific, Indonesia, Raja Ampat Islands: Outbreak of Crown of Thorns (CoTs) Starfish (19 Jul 2018)

SW Pacific, Indonesia, Raja Ampat Islands: Outbreak of Crown of Thorns (CoTs) Starfish

  WANTED! Information on the spread of this sea star - Crown of  Thorns or CoTs ( Acanthaster Planci)   ... (Read more)

Dominica, Puerto Rico: Still wary of dissipated storm Beryl (09 Jul 2018)

Dominica, Puerto Rico: Still wary of dissipated storm Beryl

News item from https://www.cbsnews.com YABUCOA, Puerto Rico -- The remnants of Tropical Storm Beryl rushed over Dominica but then dissipated, ... (Read more)