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Upcoming GPS Week Number Rollover: Problems for Older GPS Units (09 Mar 2019)

Upcoming GPS Week Number Rollover: Problems for Older GPS Units

The Global Positioning System (GPS) not only helps you understand your precise position but also supplies precise timing information (Coordinated ... (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)

Magnetic North Pole: Shifting Rapidly and Unpredictably (12 Jan 2019)

Magnetic North Pole: Shifting Rapidly and Unpredictably

With the Earth’s north magnetic pole currently moving at a unusually rapid 50 km (30 miles) a year, researchers will ... (Read more)

Recycling Plastic Bottles into Docklines (21 Nov 2018)

Recycling Plastic Bottles into Docklines

As reported by British Maritime Industry British Marine member Marlow Ropes, the Leisure Marine rope manufacturer announces the introduction of ... (Read more)

UK: Oyster Yachts Sold (22 Mar 2018)

UK: Oyster Yachts Sold

Read full story at Boating Business & Marine Trade News The deal – secured by administrators KPMG – covers the ... (Read more)

MAYDAY! On passage from Mo’orea to Huahine catamaran "Tanda Malaika" violently hits an unmarked reef (25 Jul 2017)

MAYDAY! On passage from Mo’orea to Huahine catamaran "Tanda Malaika" violently hits an unmarked reef

On July 23rd, at approximately 8pm, Danny and Belinda Govatos with 4 of their children aboard their 46′ Leopard catamaran ... (Read more)

End of Life (EOL) for Inmarsat Fleet 33/55/77 (25 May 2017)

End of Life (EOL) for Inmarsat Fleet 33/55/77

Inmarsat has announced EOL (end of life) for the older Fleet 33 (and 55/77) terminals. Data will stop functioning on ... (Read more)

Europe's version of GPS reaches operational milestone (16 Dec 2016)

Europe's version of GPS reaches operational milestone

By http://www.oceannavigator.com/ This means mariners equipped with Galileo-capable devices can use the system for positioning, navigation and timing services anywhere ... (Read more)

Increasing Safety at Sea for Cruisers: Worldwide DSC calling strategy for recreational vessels (25 Feb 2016)

Increasing Safety at Sea for Cruisers: Worldwide DSC calling strategy for recreational vessels

HF/SSB radio services NAVAREA Group Calling Network A worldwide, mutual support, DSC calling strategy, for recreational vessels. This strategy for ... (Read more)