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USA: Small boat Skipper charged in offshore incident (23 Jan 2019)

USA: Small boat Skipper charged in offshore incident

Skipper Rick Smith, from Camden, Maine, owner of a  43-foot yawl named "Cimarron", is on house arrest in the US ... (Read more)

USA: How does the Government shutdown affect the cruising community? (20 Jan 2019)

USA: How does the Government shutdown affect the cruising community?

At the time of writing, 9 government departments, plus several smaller agencies, are closed, with only “essential services” operating. Out ... (Read more)

Mediterranean Cruising Update - regarding the migrant crisis (18 Jan 2019)

Mediterranean Cruising Update - regarding the migrant crisis

Last year the number of illegal border-crossings at Europe’s external borders fell by a quarter compared with 2017 to an ... (Read more)

Saint Lucia: World ARC 2019-20 Sets Sail (15 Jan 2019)

Saint Lucia: World ARC 2019-20 Sets Sail

On Saturday 12 January the World ARC 2019-20 fleet set off from Saint Lucia at 12 noon beginning their adventure ... (Read more)

USA: Coast Guard to Improve Response to On-Water 911 Calls (15 Jan 2019)

USA: Coast Guard to Improve Response to On-Water 911 Calls

With so many recreational boaters using their cell phones to call 911 for on-water emergencies,  Coast Guard procedures are now ... (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)

Mediterranean Bound? Some Useful Noonsite Articles and Links (10 Jan 2019)

Mediterranean Bound? Some Useful Noonsite Articles and Links

Before You Go Long term cruising in the Mediterranean Documents Required when Cruising Abroad Managing Essential Paperwork whilst Cruising The ... (Read more)

English Channel: 14 Migrants Caught Attempting to Cross Channel on Stolen Trawler (10 Jan 2019)

English Channel: 14 Migrants Caught Attempting to Cross Channel on Stolen Trawler

BY MAREX 2019-01-01 12:19:37 French police have intercepted 14 migrants at Boulogne who were allegedly intending to cross the English ... (Read more)

Canary Islands, El Hierro: Frenchman sets off to cross the Atlantic in a Barrel (04 Jan 2019)

Canary Islands, El Hierro: Frenchman sets off to cross the Atlantic in a Barrel

The 71-year-old French adventurer Jean-Jacques Savin is drifting across the Atlantic in a three-meter (10-foot) “barrel” that relies on wind ... (Read more)

North Sea: MSC Zoe Loses Up to 270 Containers Overboard (02 Jan 2019)

North Sea: MSC Zoe Loses Up to 270 Containers Overboard

The Dutch Coastguard has issued an alert to ships that a containership has lost 270 containers overboard. The ship, MSC ... (Read more)