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Safety bulletin issued for all mariners Safety bulletin issued for all mariners Navigation data from some older GPS systems might become inaccurate The Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) has issued a special safety bulletin to all mariners that use GPS to prepare for a rollover event that will occur on 6 April 2019. by Samantha Sinclair, MCA Posted 23 Mar 13:13 UTC Maeva (welcome) to the French Polynesia! Maeva (welcome) to the French Polynesia! Faster boats in the World ARC fleet have begun to arrive Situated 1,400km north east of Tahiti and one of the five archipelago that make up the French Polynesia lies the Marquesas. This group of 12 high islands and rocky inlets, of which only 6 are inhabited, are among the most isolated land masses by World Cruising Club Posted 23 Mar 09:31 UTC Bring your expired flares to the Collection Event Bring your expired flares to the Collection Event Collection Event scheduled in San Francisco for April 14 The Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) is urging San Francisco boaters to take advantage of a marine flare collection event held by the San Francisco Department of Environment (SF Environment) on Sunday, April 14 by Scott Croft Posted 22 Mar 22:47 UTC Ancasta storage offer Ancasta storage offer List your boat before the 30th April and pay nothing until it has sold List your boat for sale before the 30th April and pay nothing until your boat has sold. After the popularity of the storage offer we ran in the Autumn, we have decided to launch it again between now and the end of April. by Ancasta International Boat Sales Posted 22 Mar 17:00 UTC Building an 18th century Gajeta part 4 Building an 18th century Gajeta part 4 A merger of CNC parts, epoxy resin and traditional skills A gajeta is a traditional design of small open fishing boat but as they are raced competitively, an enterprising naval architect decided to make one using modern epoxy techniques. In this instalment, the computer-generated design is taking shape. by Jake Kavanagh Posted 22 Mar 09:23 UTC Still here. Promise. Still here. Promise. It's been a while. Sorry. It doesn't mean that we've had nothing to say. It's been a while. Sorry about that. It doesn't mean that we've had nothing to say. On the contrary actually, we have posting stories galore onto both the Northern and Southern Hemisphere websites. by John Curnow, Editor, Sail-WorldCruising.com Posted 21 Mar 23:00 UTC Video: Ships vs. Boats – How close is too close? Video: Ships vs. Boats – How close is too close? Two videos captured by Hudson River pilot seek to educate boaters When it comes to recreational boats and commercial ship traffic, separation is key. Some boaters, however, may not recognize the dangers of navigating close to a commercial ship. by Scott Croft Posted 21 Mar 12:24 UTC Darwin to Southeast Asia: Leaving Oz with regret Darwin to Southeast Asia: Leaving Oz with regret Reaching Darwin evoked a definite feeling of achievement! David headed for McDonald's, Heather checked out the spa and I initiated serious boat tasks. Exploring social and cultural offerings of the City was very much on the agenda, as we caught up with good friends whom we had met down south. by Hugh & Heather Bacon Posted 21 Mar 10:03 UTC The Smallest Furler Karver have ever designed The Smallest Furler Karver have ever designed TMS present the KF0.9 Faithful to their rebellious spirit, Karver now introduce the smallest furler they have ever designed, dedicated to the smallest sailboats and sailors of all abilities. Allow us to introduce you to the KF0.9. by Matt Churchward Posted 21 Mar 09:00 UTC Hull of S/Y 42m E-volution arrives at Perini Navi Hull of S/Y 42m E-volution arrives at Perini Navi The yard currently has the largest number of sailing megayachts in build in the world The hull of the first S/Y 42m E-volution has arrived in Viareggio from the Perini Navi yard at Yildiz in Turkey. Part of the series created by Perini Navi's in-house designers in collaboration with renowned American performance yacht specialists by Perini Navi Posted 20 Mar 06:00 UTC S/V Nereida sails around the world - Day 167 S/V Nereida sails around the world - Day 167 Rainy, grey day with Front passing through; wind died at sunset drifted Tuesday midday - What a change from yesterday afternoon's lovely sunshine and clear sky! It's grey, chilly and raining quite hard at times. I saw 5kt for a short time, as the present rain came in, but we're down to 3.4kt now. by Jeanne Socrates Posted 20 Mar 05:13 UTC 2019-20 World ARC - Galapagos Islands to Hiva Oa 2019-20 World ARC - Galapagos Islands to Hiva Oa One of the longest legs The World ARC fleet has now passed the halfway mark of this journey of the Rally from the Galapagos Islands to Hiva Oa in the Marquesas. This leg is also the longest one from the entire circumnavigation with 2980NM. by World Cruising Club Posted 20 Mar 01:39 UTC Want to learn how to boat? Want to learn how to boat? Affordable, 3-hour on-water training courses on 6-7 April The nonprofit BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water together with Freedom Boat Club Savannah offer a choice of two fun on-water boat training courses taught aboard single-engine . by Scott Croft Posted 19 Mar 18:53 UTC Greece: New Cruising Tax - 19 days and counting... Greece: New Cruising Tax - 19 days and counting... Skippers will be required to register and pay the TEPAH manually In the absence of any instructions from the Greek Authorities, the Cruising Association are speculating that at least initially, skippers will be required to register and pay the tax (the TEPAH) manually using a paper form. by noonsite.com Posted 19 Mar 10:53 UTC Herodotus wasn't lying about Egyptian boats Herodotus wasn't lying about Egyptian boats A sunken ship found in the Nile river A sunken ship found in the Nile river may have lain undisturbed for over 2,500 years, but now it is finally ponying up its secrets. Scientists think that this ship has revealed a structure whose existence has been debated for centuries. by Michelle Starr Posted 19 Mar 02:20 UTC 80 Seconds with Sir Robin Knox-Johnston episode 1 80 Seconds with Sir Robin Knox-Johnston episode 1 Celebrating the actual date of Sir Robin's 80th birthday To celebrate the actual date of their Brand Ambassador, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston's 80th birthday, MS Amlin Yacht, the boat insurance specialists, launched Episode One of the "80 Seconds with Sir Robin Knox-Johnston" video series on the 17th March. by Chris Jones Posted 18 Mar 07:00 UTC Ego can be earned Ego can be earned The last 36 hours heading into Cabo San Lucas were an endurance test Overnight, we bucked winds and seas. It was one of those passages during which no one sleeps. There was sail up, despite it being even a bit much with the main reefed. At 3 am the decision was made to drop the main. by Diane Cherry Posted 18 Mar 04:37 UTC Registration open for 2020 Viking Explorers Rally Registration open for 2020 Viking Explorers Rally For the second year, rally will land in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Mike Westin and Oliver Solanas Heinrichs wrote the 'Cruising Guide to the Canary Islands' together and now arrange the Viking Explorers friendly rally across the Atlantic. by Oliver Solanas Posted 17 Mar 19:27 UTC Oyster restoration and water quality Oyster restoration and water quality Oysters and oyster reefs provide important benefits to the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem Oysters are filter feeders, so they help clean the water as they "eat," improving water quality. And the reefs in which they grow provide habitat for fish, crabs, and a host of other Bay species. by NOAA Fisheries Posted 17 Mar 16:31 UTC 2019 Periplus to Northwest Passage 2019 Periplus to Northwest Passage The new edition guide under the new name Victor Wejer adds important up-to-date information about additional anchorages and recent conditions in the North West Passage in his Yacht Routing Guide for 2018. by Daria Blackwell Posted 17 Mar 13:14 UTC
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