|News for the Last 7 Days - Cruising (Southern hemisphere)
Changed boating conditions for classic boat festival at Toronto Bay
By Transport Roads and Maritime Services, ,
3:00 AM Fri 27 Mar 2015 GMT
Boaters are reminded to keep clear of Toronto Bay at Lake Macquarie next weekend for the safe staging of the classic boat festival. ...
BCA Rendezvous - Sailing the Salish Sea
By Bluewater Cruising Association, ,
4:12 PM Thu 26 Mar 2015 GMT
Come and join us at the BCA V.I. Rendezvous while sailing the Salish Sea! Mark your calenders for this fun event ...
BoatUS - Anchoring restrictions under review by Florida Legislature
By BoatUS, ,
8:42 AM Thu 26 Mar 2015 GMT
Earlier this morning BoatUS sent the following media alert that includes a discussion of Florida House Committee Bill HWSS 15-06. This bill has been updated by the House and is now named House Derelict Vessel Bill and known as HB 7123. ...
Possible lead in search for missing South African sailors
By Henrid du Plessis, ,
4:49 PM Wed 25 Mar 2015 GMT
The families of three South African men who are lost at sea after setting sail from Cape Town on a luxury catamaran yacht for Thailand on December 14 have been given new cause for hope after a crowd search of satellite images appeared to have come up with a possible lead. ...
Evil in the dark - The joys of night sailing
By Ken Gillstrom, ,
3:41 PM Wed 25 Mar 2015 GMT
The human race seems to have an inherent fear of the dark. This fear is reinforced by books and movies that continually relate darkness with evil. ...
OceansWatch trials a climate change adaptation programme
By OceansWatch, ,
12:53 PM Wed 25 Mar 2015 GMT
In 2014 OceansWatch trialed a Climate Change adaptation program, in two communities in the Solomon Islands. The Solomon Islands have been identified as one of the countries that will be most affected by the rising sea levels and increased storm conditions. The low coral atolls where OceansWatch work are especially vulnerable. ...
Air Vanuatu resumes normal operations
By Tiffany Carroll, ,
12:24 PM Mon 23 Mar 2015 GMT
Air Vanuatu has advised all domestic flights have returned to schedule. ...
Doyle Sails chosen as sailmaker for new superyacht in build at YDL
By Sail-World, ,
8:08 AM Mon 23 Mar 2015 GMT
Doyle Sails have been chosen as the sail supplier to the 33.5m carbon German Frers sloop in build at YDL
She will sport a full inventory of Doyle Stratis sails, tailored towards high durability ocean performance cruising. ...
Seasonal Cruising - The best of both worlds
By Beth Cooper, ,
5:21 PM Sun 22 Mar 2015 GMT
Lately I’ve become interested in people who are cruising part time. Perhaps part of me is dreaming of cruising again. ...
First scientific stop in the Azores for the Race for Water Odyssey
By ISAF, ,
5:52 AM Sun 22 Mar 2015 GMT
Having left Bordeaux (France) on March 15, the 'Race for Water Odyssey' scientific sailing expedition, which aims to protect the oceans from plastic pollution, arrived in the Azores on Friday. The expedition's first scientific data will be collected in this archipelago. ...
Coast Guard assists with sea turtle release off NC coast
By US Coast Guard, ,
4:46 AM Sat 21 Mar 2015 GMT
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Kodiak Island out of Atlantic Beach, North Carolina, in cooperation with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, helped release 19 rehabilitated sea turtles off the North Carolina coast. ...