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U.S. joins Caribbean to address fishing challenges U.S. joins Caribbean to address fishing challenges U.S. promote the sustainable management of the living marine resources The United States is set to meet this week with partner nations and organizations at a meeting of the Western Central Atlantic Fishery Commission in Miami to promote the conservation and sustainable management of the living marine resources by NOAA Fisheries Posted 21 Jul 13:40 UTC Medical Insurance: To have or not to have? Medical Insurance: To have or not to have? Mike and Jacquie Champion catalog their experiences From La Cruz, we traveled the 11 miles to Nuevo Vallarta, put the boat into Paradise Village for a month and headed back to Vancouver for a week to celebrate my Mom's 85th birthday. by Mike and Jacquie Champion Posted 21 Jul 12:11 UTC Electric dinghy engine update Electric dinghy engine update New battery technology It's been a few years since we reported on our new electric dinghy engine (December 2012 Currents). We have updates to share and some observations about a new battery technology by Barb Peck & Bjarne Hansen Posted 20 Jul 19:51 UTC 80 Seconds with Sir Robin Knox-Johnston episode 5 80 Seconds with Sir Robin Knox-Johnston episode 5 Damage to the Environment, with Dee Caffari Sir Robin Knox-Johnston and Dee Caffari look at how the environment at sea has been damaged over the past 50 years in Episode 5 of 80 Seconds with Sir Robin Knox-Johnston. by Chris Jones Posted 20 Jul 12:00 UTC Every day a nightmare for this "Plastic Village" Every day a nightmare for this "Plastic Village" Race for Water takes us to Indonesia Two poignant films showing the painful reality of an innocent population drowning in the waste of the world. by Race For Water Posted 20 Jul 10:56 UTC Gift exchange ceremony on the Island of Tanna Gift exchange ceremony on the Island of Tanna World ARC in Vanuatu The cultural experience on the island of Tanna continued today with a visit to Port Resolution Central Primary School. On arrival everyone was welcomed by a refreshing coconut drink before being guided into the main assembly house by World Cruising Club Posted 19 Jul 22:45 UTC Farewell Visby as ARC Baltic head towards Tallinn Farewell Visby as ARC Baltic head towards Tallinn An extra night on anchor in the idyllic setting of Gotska Sandon Whilst departure day from lovely Visby was supposed to be today, due once again to the Baltic weather, this time a dead flat calm forecast and sunshine, 11 of the 15 strong fleet left early to spend an extra night on anchor by World Cruising Club Posted 19 Jul 12:45 UTC The latest on country formalities The latest on country formalities Noonsite cover more than 190 countries No other website concentrates its resources on finding out all the details to prepare sailors when arriving in a new country better than Noonsite. by noonsite.com Posted 19 Jul 09:43 UTC A glowing volcano welcomes ARC to Vanuatu A glowing volcano welcomes ARC to Vanuatu Fleet cleared into the bay of Port Resolution on the island of Tanna The World ARC fleet are now all anchored and cleared into the bay of Port Resolution on the island of Tanna, Vanuatu. Many of the boats arriving at night reported to have seen the red glare from the volcano, Mount Yasur by World Cruising Club Posted 19 Jul 09:39 UTC nke Marine Electronics packages nke Marine Electronics packages Introducing the 'Cruise' package from upffront.com Due to nke's impressive product range, we also introduced a number of marine electronics packages crafted by Upffront.com. We created these packages to simplify the tricky world of marine electronics, and the result was six turn-key packages. by Kerri Robson Posted 19 Jul 08:00 UTC Cruising life in Tahiti Cruising life in Tahiti French Polynesia is often on the itinerary of BCA members French Polynesia is often on the itinerary of BCA members when they head offshore. We are in French Polynesia now, and would like to share some information that was not readily available prior to our departure from Mexico that might help others by Nello and Sheridan Angerilli Posted 19 Jul 00:32 UTC CA urges boaters to respond to HMRC consultation CA urges boaters to respond to HMRC consultation HMRC has just issued its document on the future of red diesel In 2018 the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled that the UK should not allow private pleasure craft to continue to use red diesel. by Peta Stuart-Hunt Posted 18 Jul 07:55 UTC ARC Baltic - A vivid display in Visby ARC Baltic - A vivid display in Visby The Swedish Island of Gotland After a light wind sail (mainly motoring) of some 200 miles the fleet are all settled in the beautiful town of Visby on the Swedish Island of Gotland (God's land). by World Cruising Club Posted 18 Jul 01:24 UTC Fussy fish can have their coral, and eat it too Fussy fish can have their coral, and eat it too Being a fussy eater is a problem for reef fish Being a fussy eater is a problem for reef fish who seek refuge from climate change on deeper reefs. But, scientists discovered, the coral that these fussy fish eat can support them. by Melissa Lyne Posted 17 Jul 23:32 UTC French long stay visa and other difficulties French long stay visa and other difficulties Vista Mar Marina is an easy day sail from Panama City, roughly 45 miles The docks are long and wide with nice big cleats and a variety of power options. Water is free. There is some surge but its not been a problem while we've been here. Rates are considerably better than Panama. by SV Taipan Posted 17 Jul 19:26 UTC Lewis Haig named RYA Yachtmaster of the Year 2018 Lewis Haig named RYA Yachtmaster of the Year 2018 For his exceptional demonstration of sailing skills during the exam Young Scotsman, Lewis Haig, has been named as the recipient of the RYA Yachtmasterâ„¢ of the Year award 2018, for his exceptional demonstration of sailing skills during his RYA Yachtmasterâ„¢ certificate of competence exam. by Becky Gilbert-Wood Posted 17 Jul 10:06 UTC B&G proud to support the Zer0Emissions project B&G proud to support the Zer0Emissions project The race against sea pollution B&G, the world's leading sailing navigation and instrument specialist are pleased to announce their support of the Zer°emission project. Headed up by Samuli Leisti, the goal of the project is to raise awareness of sea pollution. by Gemma Davies Posted 16 Jul 16:00 UTC The largest seaweed bloom ever detected The largest seaweed bloom ever detected Spanning the Atlantic in 2018 Satellite data revealed increasing amounts of Sargassum algae in the ocean since 2011. by Carolyn Gramling Posted 16 Jul 14:39 UTC Red diesel consultation by HM Revenue and Customs Red diesel consultation by HM Revenue and Customs Implementation of the CJEU judgment on diesel fuel used in private pleasure craft HM Revenue and Customs is inviting views on, and seeking information about, proposed changes to the rules for red diesel used in private pleasure craft as a result of the judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU). by Loretta Spridgeon, RYA Posted 16 Jul 14:36 UTC Who says you can't enjoy sailing? Who says you can't enjoy sailing? RYA supports campaign to challenge negative perceptions of disability The Activity Alliance's Who Says? campaign is calling time on negative perceptions about disability, inclusion and sport. It was created in response to the national charity's recent research, which explored people's attitudes on inclusive activity. by Helen Skelton-Smith Posted 15 Jul 17:00 UTC
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