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A view from the top A view from the topWe decided to stretch our legs to the top of Mt Sorell's PlateauOn a particularly nice, windless sunny day after several days working, we decided to stretch our legs to the top of Mt Sorell's Plateau, which lies just south of the peaks.by Jack and Jude Posted 20 Feb 14:47 UTC Transform and Protect Your Boat Transform and Protect Your BoatThree Solutions from GrapefruitWe are now into the final stretch of winter and it's not long to go until boating season starts. It's important to get your boat ready after it's long winter's nap.by Gemma Scarth, Grapefruit Posted 20 Feb 12:00 UTC World ARC: The Galapagos Islands World ARC: The Galapagos IslandsExploring the wildlife sites of Galapagos IslandOver the last few days the World ARC fleet have been exploring the island of San Cristobal including the local provided tours to snorkelling and wildlife sites on the northern side of this most easterly Galapagos Island.by World Cruising Club Posted 20 Feb 05:38 UTC World ARC: Across the equator and into Galapagos World ARC: Across the equator and into GalapagosThe World ARC fleet have crossed the equatorRally Control is currently on the island of San Cristobal and have just been contacted by the first boat Lunatix (X-Yachts Xp50), the first boat to cross the line here in the Galapagos islands.by World Cruising Club Posted 19 Feb 11:43 UTC No fish farm trash No fish farm trashNine months ago the west Tasmanian community did a full harbour clean upIt's just so disappointing! Nine months ago the west Tasmanian community did a full harbour clean up, 80 volunteers including Jack and Jude covered 80 kilometres of shoreline, and this beach was spotless.by Jack and Jude Posted 19 Feb 07:26 UTC New study finds sea level rise has accelerated New study finds sea level rise has acceleratedGlobal sea level rise has been accelerating in recent decadesGlobal sea level rise has been accelerating in recent decades, rather than increasing steadily, according to a new study based on 25 years of NASA and European satellite data.by gCaptain Posted 19 Feb 07:22 UTC Bye Bye Birdie – Bye Bye! Bye Bye Birdie – Bye Bye!Very remote location salt water inlet – no communications – no humans nor infrastructure.Planned Litchi waypoint mission one third completed when "System Error" reported and mission aborted. Bird stationary. Reloaded mission and bird began to return to first waypoint – not what I wanted so I paused mission and took control.by Jack and Jude Posted 18 Feb 16:02 UTC Rise of the Phoenix Rise of the PhoenixZeus smiled upon usAfter dragging a grapple across the Mavic's last known position the whole afternoon, on the last cast when nearing dusk, Zeus smiled upon us and the grapple caught and hauled up a slightly muddy bird dripping saltwater.by Jack and Jude Posted 18 Feb 06:47 UTC FLIR announces Raymarine Quantum 2 CHIRP Radar FLIR announces Raymarine Quantum 2 CHIRP RadarDoppler enhanced radar imagery delivers improved awareness and safer navigationDesigned for integrating with Raymarine's award winning Axiom® multifunction displays, Quantum 2 enhances boater's situational awareness by intelligently identifying moving and static targets at both long and short ranges.by Liza Dukino Posted 18 Feb 02:00 UTC Betsys Bay track tour and track clean up Betsys Bay track tour and track clean upBeautiful walk linking Macquarie Harbour to the wild west coastThis beautiful walk linking Macquarie Harbour to the wild west coast has long been a bit of eye sore caused by human trash, mainly beer cans! Admittedly some empties were used to mark the few difficult parts of an otherwise easy to follow track.by Jack and Jude Posted 17 Feb 15:40 UTC Sailors for the Sea and Oceana plan to join forces Sailors for the Sea and Oceana plan to join forcesOceana has over two million supporters globally, a team of top scientists and policy expertsSailors for the Sea and Oceana's boards of directors approved the plan to combine. Sailors for the Sea will file a petition with the Massachusetts Attorney General and the Supreme Judicial Court for approval of the combination under Massachusetts Law.by Sailors for the Sea Posted 17 Feb 13:59 UTC Selling a boat? Selling a boat?Save over £1,300 with an Ancasta Complete Storage PackageSave over £1,300 with an Ancasta Complete Storage Package. Offer available for boats listed with any Ancasta office before the 28th February 2018.by Ancasta International Posted 17 Feb 13:00 UTC We were kings on Palmerston Island! We were kings on Palmerston Island!Palmerston is one of a handful of islands connected by a coral reefOur boat, Music, was visiting Raratonga in the Cook Islands, where we were encouraged, despite its not being plain sailing, to visit Palmerston Island. This Island is one of a handful of Cook Islands and lies almost exactly opposite the worldby Bill Bourlet Posted 17 Feb 07:48 UTC Spotlight on the Southern Resident Killer Whale Spotlight on the Southern Resident Killer WhaleWatch this video to find out more about Southern Resident killer whales, the threats they faceBeginning in the late 1960s, a live-capture fishery removed nearly 50 whales for display at marine parks and resulted in an immediate steep decline in the population. Live captures of this population ended in the early 1970sby NOAA Fisheries Posted 16 Feb 13:53 UTC FLIR reveals Raymarine Axiom Innovations at MBS FLIR reveals Raymarine Axiom Innovations at MBSMarine electronics leader showcases LightHouse Apps, Axiom UAV Integration, and Raymarine LINK appVisitors to the FLIR and Raymarine booth at the Miami International Boat Show this week are invited to see Axiom's LightHouse™ Apps, the Raymarine LINK™ mobile app, and Axiom integration for UAVs.by Liza Dukino Posted 16 Feb 13:41 UTC Jon Sanders homecoming celebration in Fremantle Jon Sanders homecoming celebration in FremantleA hero's welcome after completing his 10th circumnavigationOnce in the harbour Sea Rescue helped transfer the press and news cameras onboard to capture the moment, including several friends and crew to help lower and raise the mast under the bridges before motoring up the Swan River to his yachting home.by Port Officer, David Hayes Posted 16 Feb 11:54 UTC Satellite - The final chapter Satellite - The final chapterNow in the hands of a new ownerChanged days, we are officially land lubbers. Our beloved Satellite is now in the hands of a new owner. Being liveaboards for three and a half years has certainly been a life experience we will never forget.by Adam McKenzie & Nancy Shackelford Posted 15 Feb 09:40 UTC OCC Azores Pursuit Rally filling up OCC Azores Pursuit Rally filling up36 vessels have signed up to sail to Horta on the island of FaialAt least 36 vessels have signed up to sail to Horta on the island of Faial in the Azores this coming June to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Peter Café Sport.by Daria Blackwell Posted 15 Feb 05:31 UTC Spinnaker vs. Twins Spinnaker vs. TwinsNew sailing conditionsMoving from coastal cruising to bluewater cruising one is faced with new sailing conditions.by Bill Norrie Posted 14 Feb 18:06 UTC Offshore electrical preparation for your yacht Offshore electrical preparation for your yachtExplore best options for preparing boat's electrical systems for offshoreIn this course you will explore the best options for preparing your boat's electrical systems for offshore. What do you need to consider for batteries, charging, and power management overall when you are offshore?by Bluewater Cruising Association Posted 14 Feb 07:00 UTC
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