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Luna Rossa beats NZL-92; BMW Oracle top of the table; Fisher's View | 27/04/2007
From the Blogs; No racing again at Valencia; Bob Fisher reports on the effects of doing nothing | 24/04/2007
Race schedule given further tune-up; Two jolts on second day of racing; Emirates Team NZ get a comfortable win | 23/04/2007
Five days lost out of Six; Bob Fisher reports; Corporate hospitality at the Louis Vuitton Cup | 22/04/2007
Racing gets underway to a surprise result; Allianz hosts video and birthday; Schedule is re-booted | 21/04/2007
Bob Fisher on Measurement; Four days of racing lost - what now? Musto Screensaver; Eric Doyle audio clip | 20/04/2007
Bob Fisher on the Race Schedule; No racing again in Valencia; Musto screensaver | 19/04/2007
Fisher on the lowlife shorelife; No racing again in windless Valencia; The Spanish way | 18/04/2007




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Sea Shepherd Conservation Society announces sea turtle defense campaign Operation Jairo, to take place this summer in three regions critical to nesting sea turtles and their hatchlings – southeastern Florida, Honduras and Costa Rica. ... [more]  

In all aspects of our lives, communicating is an essential skill that we use to make friends, build relationships and carry out everyday functions at work and play. ... [more]  

Pantaenius has enhanced it`s well established insurance solutions for charter clients with new benefits which enables them to be tailor made to the needs of the sailors. ... [more]  

Continuing our journey south, we spent two nights in the protected fishing boat harbour at Kudahuvandhoo, South Nilandhe Atoll. As you can see from the image at right, the locals people gave us a very warm welcome. ... [more]  

The Ocean Summit on Marine Debris during the Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Newport, Rhode Island, USA, next month has attracted a stellar list of expert speakers to bring attention to a ‘growing catastrophe’. ... [more]  

Caribbean Sail Training announced today that the Port De Marigot in St.Martin will host once again one of their member vessels, the full-rigged Tall ship Danmark, on the Galisbay pier on Saturday May 2nd for an open ship day. The 252 feet (77 m) in overall length sail training vessel Danmark will be open to the public for viewing from 2.00 pm until 5.00 pm. ... [more]  

At 02:30 April 20th, four brave women pushed off from the docks in Horseshoe Cove, located in the shadow of the North Tower of the Golden Gate Bridge. ... [more]  

Indonesia Fremantle to Bali Race – Following the participation of Craig Carter’s Carkeek 47 yacht Indian in the 2014 Sydney-Hobart, where Indian finished 17th out of the 118 starters, boat captain Paul Eldrid said everything they had learned during the race plus a healthy respect for the weather would be drawn on when Indian races in the mega event, which starts Saturday May 16 ... [more]  

28th Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta began on Wednesday, April 15th and concluded on April 21st, 2015 following an array of events that included a Concourse d’Elegance, four days of yacht racing and a full schedule of social events. Forty-six magnificent sailing yachts from many different eras with competitors from over 20 foreign nations traveled to Antigua, West Indies to compete for Antigua title ... [more]  

Operation Milagro – With less than 100 vaquitas remaining, Sea Shepherd is protecting this endangered porpoise in the only place it calls home! ... [more]  

The Ocean Cleanup, founded by the Dutchman Boyan Slat (1994) who invented a method aimed at cleaning up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, today announced its next major project: the Mega Expedition, in which up to 50 vessels will collect more plastic measurements in three weeks than have been collected in the past 40 years combined. ... [more]  

US Sailing is inviting literally everyone to sail ‘together’ for the 15th annual, worldwide Summer Sailstice celebration of sailing. For current sailors this means starting their summer of sailing by hoisting sails on the summer solstice weekend of June 20/21. For non-sailors it’s an invitation connect with sailing at one of the thousands of sailing programs and facilities that are open ... [more]  

Sea Whisper's adventures continue – Vanuatu by Lionel Dobson and Barbara Erickson
After a four day passage from Fiji to Vanuatu, at 0900h August 25th Sea Whisper enters Lenakel on the island of Tanna to clear Customs and Immigration ... [more]  

Bluewater Cruising Association members who have had the good fortune to sail to Vanuatu and explore this amazing archipelago will have felt heartsick when the country was levelled by Cyclone Pam last month ... [more]  

Early in March, stored up with fresh food and grog, under headsail alone we sailed from Mill Bay, a wonderfully secure hideaway next to the tiny hamlet of Strahan in western Tasmania. ... [more]  

OceansWatch New Zealand is collecting funds for the cyclone relief effort and is being guided as to how the money should be spent by their Solomon Islands directors. ... [more]  

Never Mind 50 Shades Of Grey - here there are 50 Shades Of Blue. We spent three delightful days on the Lagoon at Dhigurah, South Ari Atoll, Maldives. ... [more]  

The waves just keep getting higher off Ireland's coast! ... [more]  

This year we shall have two (possibly three) project yachts in the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu, the 46’ double ender, Anna Rose and the 38’ Wharram, Tiki Catamaran, Anam Cara. One or two yachts will require a skipper. Both yachts will be prepared to NZ Category One safety standards. ETD New Zealand late May and return late November. An Immediate start is required for the skipper. ... [more]  

Be sure to read your dock contract carefully, or you may be surprised to find that you can be held legally responsible for damages and injuries, even if you or your boat were not the cause. It all could be in the fine print of the marina or boatyard dock contract that hundreds of thousands of boat owners sign this time of year as the boating season returns. ... [more]  

Cruising in Male, Maldives by SV Crystal Blues
Male was a surprise to us - certainly more sophisticated and 'switched on' than we expected. From a cruising sailors perspective, it is an excellent place to provision before exploring the atolls and offers a complete range of boating support services. ... [more]  

Seafarers are being encouraged to take part in a unique global study, using a mobile phone app to record the effects of climate change ... [more]  

A retiredCanadian couple from Calgary encountered pirates in the Caribbean Sea and lived to tell their tale. Loretta Reinholdt and her husband, Andy Wasinger, volunteered to act as the crew for a captain planning to transfer a 17 metre (55 foot) mono hull sailboat from Belize to Roatan in Honduras. ... [more]  

We have multiple electronic charting systems aboard Crystal Blues, with multiple sources of navigation data. But they are all inaccurate in many parts of the world. In some cases smaller nations simply can't afford to fund extensive maritime surveys. ... [more]  

The man rescued from a disabled sailboat off the North Carolina coast responded to critics of his story on Monday, explaining that he avoided sunburn and blisters by staying in the vessel's cabin and that he survived by rationing food and water. ... [more]  

‘Crikey! What are we expected to do with this?’ Yarmouth RNLI Coxswain Howard Lester’s reaction to the sight of a 180m car carrier with a 45° list ... [more]  

Bluewater Open Boat Weekend – More than just a boat show, more than a seminar, and more than simply a cruiser rendezvous; this event is a truly unique combination of all three and more still. ... [more]  

Salish Sea Pilot guides - 'Almost free' by Jim Burgoyne, Victoria
Nothing feels more altruistic than offering cruising guides as free downloads. And it made the folks at Salish Sea Pilot pretty popular at dock parties, too. ... [more]  

New research published today in the journal Science Express (Thursday 26 March) describes how the ice shelves around Antarctica are thinning and therefore allowing more of the ice sheet behind them to flow into the sea. ... [more]  

Scientists at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) have for the first time detected the presence of small amounts of radioactivity from the 2011 Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant accident in a seawater sample from the shoreline of North America. ... [more]  

Just as crocus and daffodil blossoms signal renewal and the start of a warmer season on land, a similar 'greening' event—a massive phytoplankton bloom—unfolds each spring in the Atlantic Ocean from Bermuda to the Arctic. But, what happens to all that organic material produced in the surface ocean? ... [more]  

NV Charts, a leading provider of charting products for navigation, announces the release of all chart sets, beginning with their popular Bahamas chart sets, in new Atlas style format. The new format applies to their newly updated chart sets for Region 9.1, Bahamas Northwest, including Bimini and Berry Islands, Nassau to Abaco, and Grand Bahama, for 2015/2016. ... [more]  

The Caribbean Sail Training Foundation announced today that one of their member vessels, the full rigged Tall ship Danmark, will visit the Caribbean Islands of Grenada on April 26th 2015 and St.Maarten-St.Martin on May 4th, 2015. ... [more]  

A look ahead - Two new forward-looking sonar systems
Race for Water Odyssey crew arrive in Bermuda
Ocean Cruising Club - Two legendary sailors elected honorary members
RNLI support a lugger round Ireland
RNLI research project - Exploring attitudes towards risk and safety
BCA Rendezvous - Sailing the Salish Sea
BoatUS - Anchoring restrictions under review by Florida Legislature
Possible lead in search for missing South African sailors
Evil in the dark - The joys of night sailing
OceansWatch trials a climate change adaptation programme
Mid-Island Sail Training event at Mark Bay
Doyle Sails chosen as sailmaker for new superyacht in build at YDL
Annapolis-to-Newport Race Committee announces new competition
Seasonal Cruising - The best of both worlds
First scientific stop in the Azores for the Race for Water Odyssey
Coast Guard assists with sea turtle release off NC coast
Vanuatu relief efforts – How you can help
Cruise Underway to Baja Rally - Kick off dinner announced
OceansWatch aids Cyclone Pam victims
Sailors band together to get relief to cyclone stricken Islanders
Pirate life - An unforgettable experience   
Sailors band together to get aid to cyclone stricken Pacific Islanders   
Sointula -Beguiling Canadian destination just outside the Broughtons   
Kwakume Inlet, British Columbia - An excellent all-weather anchorage   
Largest glacier in East Antarctica is melting due to warm ocean water   
Race for Water Odyssey - A unique race against oceans of plastic   
Does age matter? Maybe not if you're a wandering albatross   
Deterioration in United States - Venezuela relations impact cruisers   
Missing South African yacht search focuses west of Perth, Australia   
Dinghy anchoring - important for crusing sailors   
Hunga Tonga volcano eruption forms new South Pacific island   
Public consultation opens on new Marine Conservation Zones   
Boaters reminded of the dangers from exhausts   
Sam Fortescue recalls an exhilarating sail in the Caribbean   
Plans for fleet of UK tidal lagoons unveiled   
Sydney-Hobart contender Endorfin sets sights on Fremantle to Bali   
French cruising sailor fined for concealing food by NZ Biosecurity   
Big hurricanes reached US during prehistoric periods of ocean warming   
Rio officials probe source of fish die-off in Olympic waters   
Help search for missing yacht online   


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