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2018 Annual IMB Piracy Report 2018 Annual IMB Piracy Report Piracy increased on the world's seas in 2018 Worldwide, the IMB Piracy Reporting Centre (PRC) recorded 201 incidents of maritime piracy and armed robbery in 2018, up from 180 in 2017. by ICC International Maritime Bureau Posted 16 Jan 15:53 UTC Building an 18th century Gajeta Building an 18th century Gajeta West System epoxy products used for bonding In a remarkable project that combines traditional boatbuilding skills with modern techniques, a Croatian Gajeta receives its primary wooden framework, cut by computer and bonded with WEST SYSTEM® epoxy. by Jake Kavanagh Posted 16 Jan 12:00 UTC S/V Nereida sails around the world - Day 104 S/V Nereida sails around the world - Day 104 We end up drifting in no wind - again.... Monday 10:20pm Sat in the cockpit for a time, after adjusting sails and Fred - a beautiful evening. A bright half moon sending a path of light across the sea to Nereida - refreshing, cool night air - not feeling cold at all... A few clouds... by Jeanne Socrates Posted 16 Jan 05:49 UTC Ships that go dark in the night Ships that go dark in the night From Victoria to Port Angeles to check into the US and begin our cruise We finally set off from Victoria for Port Angeles to check into the US and begin our cruise. The check-in process, and getting our cruising license, took only a few moments. A walk up to the grocery store had us stocked up with the perishables we wanted. by Diane Cherry Posted 15 Jan 23:50 UTC Caution: Rough emotional seas ahead! Caution: Rough emotional seas ahead! De-commissioning Mazu and leaving her on the hard in advance of hurricane season In April 2018 we left our boat Mazu in San Carlos, Mexico. Like many cruisers with no immediate plans to sail beyond Mexico, we de-commissioned Mazu and left her on the hard in advance of hurricane season, then headed back to Canada. by Stefa Katamay Posted 15 Jan 16:35 UTC Electronic Navigation Essentials Electronic Navigation Essentials Develop an understanding of the most common electronic navigation tools Presented by Ken Gillstrom (Voyageur Sailing), Electronic Navigation Essentials will help participants develop an understanding of the most common electronic navigation tools and how to use them more effectively. by Bluewater Cruising Association Posted 15 Jan 15:47 UTC Golden Globe Race day 198 Golden Globe Race day 198 Mark Slats cuts lead to 49 miles, but is on emergency desalinator With less than 1,700 miles back to the finish in Les Sables d'Olonne, second placed Dutchman Mark Slats has sliced a further 393 miles out of Jean-Luc Van Den Heede's lead In terms of distance to finish over the past eight days. by Barry Pickthall, Golden Globe Race Posted 15 Jan 13:57 UTC Join the World Cruising Club at Boot Düsseldorf Join the World Cruising Club at Boot Düsseldorf Seminars, presenations and a glass of wine at Europe's biggest boat show Join us for seminars, presenations and a glass of wine! by World Cruising Club Posted 15 Jan 10:08 UTC S/V Nereida sails around the world - Day 103 S/V Nereida sails around the world - Day 103 Beautiful, relaxed day of good sailing in bright sunshine Sunday Excellent speed continuing to be made - frequently seeing SOG just over 8kt and mostly in the 7-8kt range - making really good progress NE! by Jeanne Socrates Posted 15 Jan 06:21 UTC OCA announces its 2019 Speakers OCA announces its 2019 Speakers Great stories and photos about their cruising adventures The Bluewater Cruising Association is pleased to present the 2019 Ocean Cruising Adventure Series, with sponsorship support from Pacific Yachting. by Bluewater Cruising Association Posted 14 Jan 20:46 UTC Free ownership paperwork check Free ownership paperwork check Visit Ancasta at the Dusseldorf Boat Show 2019 Sadly, very often we see Ownership Paperwork for boats that is incomplete. A missing VAT invoice, Builders Certificate, RCD compliance and even an inaccurate Bill of Sale can make it sometimes impossible to sell your boat for her full market value. by Ancasta International Posted 14 Jan 17:00 UTC S/V Nereida sails around the world - Day 102 S/V Nereida sails around the world - Day 102 Another colourful sunset tonight - very similar colouring and nearby clouds to yesterday's Saturday 7pm Another colourful sunset tonight - very similar colouring and nearby clouds to yesterday's. Sat out in the cockpit to relax and enjoy the scene - wind still light but we were sailing gently and smoothly at 3-4kt by Jeanne Socrates Posted 14 Jan 12:12 UTC Nick Black Talks Main Halyard Locks Nick Black Talks Main Halyard Locks Final discussion in the series on lock systems for yachts The final in our series on lock systems for sailing yachts, Andy Rice talks to Nick Black of Rigging Projects about mainsail locks. Reef locks have taken off in a big way in recent years, mostly because clew loads have become higher and higher, by Andy Rice Posted 14 Jan 09:00 UTC The fleet sets sail on World ARC 2019-20 The fleet sets sail on World ARC 2019-20 World ARC 2019-20 fleet set off from Saint Lucia Today the World ARC 2019-20 fleet set off from Saint Lucia at 12 noon beginning their adventure of a lifetime following years of dreaming, thinking, planning and preparations. by World Cruising Club Posted 14 Jan 07:00 UTC Fountaine Pajot Alegria 67 wins Christofle Award Fountaine Pajot Alegria 67 wins Christofle Award In the category of "Best Sailing Multihull Over 15m" Fountaine Pajot's stunning new Alegria 67 sailing catamaran has won the category of "Best Sailing Multihull Over 15m" at the 2019 Christofle Yacht Style Awards. by Kate Elkington Posted 14 Jan 06:01 UTC Sails: Inspection, maintenance, design and repairs Sails: Inspection, maintenance, design and repairs Sails are beautiful! As works of art, craft, and science, they are rich in history Sails are beautiful! As works of art, craft, and science, they are rich in history yet evolving with modern materials and our understanding of fluid dynamics. by Bluewater Cruising Association Posted 13 Jan 17:00 UTC Coast Guard Foundation to pay tribute to USGC Coast Guard Foundation to pay tribute to USGC Tribute to the Seventh District to be held in Fort Lauderdale The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today its twenty-fifth Tribute to the Seventh Coast Guard District by Rus Graham Posted 13 Jan 12:43 UTC Stockton University researches shipwreck Stockton University researches shipwreck Sitting right beneath a South Jersey bridge Stockton University faculty and students are on the cusp of a unique discovery that sits right beneath a South Jersey bridge. by Melanie Zayas Posted 13 Jan 12:31 UTC S/V Nereida sails around the world - Day 100 S/V Nereida sails around the world - Day 100 One hundred days at sea.... Another problem fixed... Thursday 7:30pm A lovely sunset - and a magnificent Wandering albatross glided by, circled around and came back to have another look! by Jeanne Socrates Posted 12 Jan 23:32 UTC World ARC 2019-20 Farewell Party in Saint Lucia World ARC 2019-20 Farewell Party in Saint Lucia Plus final seminar about Emergencies at Sea With the start of World ARC 2019-20 only one day away participants had the chance to relax and enjoy another fun evening together at The Bay Gardens Beach Resort at the Farewell Party was hosted by the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority. by World Cruising Club Posted 12 Jan 17:13 UTC
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