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New analysis on endangered vaquita New analysis on endangered vaquita Study found no sign of inbreeding or 'extinction vortex' often linked to small populations The critically endangered vaquita has survived in low numbers in its native Gulf of California for hundreds of thousands of years, a new genetic analysis has found. by NOAA Fisheries Posted 30 Oct 15:48 UTC 30 metre / 98.4 ft wave recorded off Ireland 30 metre / 98.4 ft wave recorded off Ireland Generated by the tail end of Hurricane Epsilon A monster wave measuring 30 Mtr - 98.4 Ft was recorded at 03:00 today by the Marine Institute M6 buoy located 200nm West of Ireland. by Niall Duffy Posted 30 Oct 11:03 UTC Hylas Yachts latest construction update Hylas Yachts latest construction update Busy days for Hylas with 4 new sailing yachts under construction Hylas Yachts is busy these days. The Hylas facilities at Queen Long Marine in Taiwan, are currently working on six between sailing and motorboats. by Hylas Yachts Posted 30 Oct 09:50 UTC Ligado L-Band Wireless Plan concerns Ligado L-Band Wireless Plan concerns Wireless network threatens to interfere with nation's GPS system A coalition of groups whose users rely on the GPS wants the FCC to change its mind about an April 20 decision to permit Ligado Networks to begin construction of a land-based industrial 5G (fifth generation) "L-Band" wireless network. by Scott Croft Posted 29 Oct 21:23 UTC Icom Standalone MA-510TR Class B AIS Transponder Icom Standalone MA-510TR Class B AIS Transponder Compact, waterproof and with Colour TFT Display The MA-510TR is a new compact, waterproof Class B AIS transponder which will actively notify other vessels of your position as well as displaying real time vessel traffic information. by Ian Lockyer Posted 29 Oct 12:00 UTC Gangways for all: The Super Compatta is here Gangways for all: The Super Compatta is here Latest model is called Super Compatta PI 691 and is a retractable hydraulic gangway Today Besenzoni's gangways, one of the company's "signature" products, have a number of features to meet all types of requirements and suit all types of boats, with one main objective: to take up as little space as possible. by Besenzoni Posted 29 Oct 09:40 UTC Heysea unveils Seaview 56 at the SMC Yacht Show Heysea unveils Seaview 56 at the SMC Yacht Show Expanding the living space by 30% compared to a conventional yacht Surrounding by the passion of sea life and breezing salty winds, the SMC International Yacht Show earned hundreds of yacht lovers' fondness to the Shenzhen Coast during October 15-18. by Heysea Posted 28 Oct 14:43 UTC RRS 'Sir David Attenborough' departs RRS 'Sir David Attenborough' departs With OCC member William Whatley at the helm On 21 October 2020, the RRS (Royal Research Ship) 'Sir David Attenborough' polar research vessel left Cammell Laird shipyard on the River Mersey to begin two weeks of sea trials. by Daria Blackwell / OCC Posted 28 Oct 12:48 UTC Las Palmas welcomes ARC+ 2020 Las Palmas welcomes ARC+ 2020 World Cruising Club team hit the docks to welcome participants On Monday, 26 October, ARC+ 2020 officially began as the the World Cruising Club team hit the docks of Las Palms Marina to welcome this year's participants. by World Cruising Club Posted 28 Oct 09:56 UTC Introducing the new B&G V100 & V100-B VHF Introducing the new B&G V100 & V100-B VHF The complete modular VHF solution, designed for sailing B&G®, the world's leading sailing navigation and instrument specialist, is excited to announce the launch of its premium multi-station black box marine radio systems - the V100 VHF series. by Dulcie Allen, B&G Posted 28 Oct 08:00 UTC C-MAP announces launch of new website C-MAP announces launch of new website Catered to recreational boaters and optimized for mobile devices C-MAP, a leader in digital marine cartography and cloud-based mapping, announced today the launch of the new C-MAP website catered to recreational boaters. by Dulcie Allen, Navico Posted 27 Oct 11:38 UTC Susanne Huber-Curphey accepts OCC Seamanship Award Susanne Huber-Curphey accepts OCC Seamanship Award The award should have been presented in Annapolis in April The award, which should have been presented in Annapolis in April, was delayed in reaching Susanne by a long journey caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. by Daria Blackwell / OCC Posted 27 Oct 10:38 UTC Turkey provides automatic permit extensions Turkey provides automatic permit extensions Yachts granted automatic extensions until May 2021 Yachts in Turkey whose permits may be expiring are granted automatic extensions until May 2021. Some non-Turkish registered yachts in Turkey had problems with extending their stay or been unable to clear out from Turkey as their permit is expired by Hasan Kaçmaz, PO Posted 27 Oct 07:21 UTC Musto Customers' Choice Musto Customers' Choice Products given rave reviews by Musto's most important critics All of these products were given rave reviews by Musto's most important critics: YOU. by Musto Posted 26 Oct 14:00 UTC Marlow Ropes Bio-based Dyneema® Marlow Ropes Bio-based Dyneema® What is so special about this sustainable material? As part of Marlow's BLUE OCEAN® sustainability mission we introduced Bio-based Dyneema® fibre into our Leisure Marine rope range earlier this year. But what is so special about this sustainable material? by Sian Killean Posted 26 Oct 08:00 UTC Introducing first product made with ocean plastic Introducing first product made with ocean plastic Sunglasses made from pacific garbage patch, with 100% of proceeds funding continuation of cleanup The Ocean Cleanup today presented their plan to go full circle in their mission: creating a product from the plastic they recovered from the ocean to help fund the continued cleanup. by The Ocean Cleanup Posted 25 Oct 21:31 UTC Antifouling paint particles and marine organisms Antifouling paint particles and marine organisms New research shows stricter regulation is needed Recently published research provides clear evidence of the negative effect antifouling paint particles can have on marine organisms that live in or on the seabed. by Plymouth Marine Laboratory Posted 25 Oct 07:15 UTC Turkey to Indonesia via the Red Sea Turkey to Indonesia via the Red Sea 90+ day passage to the next safe haven As we write this, the two person crew of the fifty foot ketch Irene (Peter and Ginger) have been on board constantly (mostly*) for 90 consecutive days, with no end soon in sight. by Peter and Ginger Niemann Posted 25 Oct 07:04 UTC Reef Resilience Network releases restoration guide Reef Resilience Network releases restoration guide Supporting the needs of reef managers seeking to begin restoration The Manager's Guide to Coral Reef Restoration Planning and Design supports the needs of reef managers seeking to begin restoration or assess their current restoration program. by NOAA Fisheries Posted 24 Oct 20:56 UTC A quick dive into a keel project A quick dive into a keel project MarsKeel's support begins with the first email or phone call At MarsKeel Technology we offer our clients all the services needed to manufacture top quality keels. We are far more than a lead foundry, we offer complete project management, design, and engineering assistance. by William Souter, MarsKeel Posted 22 Oct 16:10 UTC
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