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News for the Last 30 Days - Cruising Australia

Winter Storm Juno expected to impact Northeast - Take precautions! By gCaptain, , 5:19 PM Tue 27 Jan 2015 GMT
The U.S. Coast Guard is urging mariners and coastal communities from New York City up through New England to take precautions in preparation for Winter Storm Juno, expected to impact the Northeast late Monday through Wednesday. ...
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Sailing Sclerosis Oceans of Hope arrives in Panama City + Video By Meaghan Van Liew, , 1:34 PM Tue 27 Jan 2015 GMT
Oceans of Hope, the 67-foot yacht undertaking the first circumnavigation with a working crew of people living with multiple sclerosis (MS), spent the weekend traveling the locks of the Panama Canal. They have arrived in Panama City greeted by the Pacific Ocean and chocked off another major milestone in circling the globe under sail. ...
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Ocean Cruising Adventures Series preview By Anne Brevig, , 3:38 PM Thu 22 Jan 2015 GMT
The Ocean Cruising Adventures Speakers Series was run under the auspices of Vancouver Maritime Museum for many years, sponsored by Pacific Yachting Magazine and held at the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre. ...
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Planning an open ocean cruise? Become a Citizen Oceanographer By Rachelle Lauro, , 2:52 PM Thu 22 Jan 2015 GMT
Planning an open ocean cruise? If so, you are the key to helping scientists better understand the health of the world’s oceans. When we look across the limitless horizon of a vast ocean, it’s easy to believe that one little action can’t possibly hurt or help something so large as the world’s oceans. ...
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Croatia First Regatta - Brand new limited entry one design event By Lisa Ratcliff, , 1:44 PM Wed 21 Jan 2015 GMT
Croatia First Regatta - Positioned between a grand prix overseas regatta and a cruising rally is a brand new limited entry one design event due to start from the town of Split in Croatia on June 13, 2015. ...
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Boot 2015 – Worlds largest boat show shows optimism By Dan Ibsen, , 12:33 PM Wed 21 Jan 2015 GMT
The leading international boating and water sports event, Boot Düsseldorf takes place from 17th to 25th January. The first weekend 80,000 visited the boat show. ...
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Doyle Sails offer sail repair and basic rigging service at BOISW By Sail-World, , 11:22 PM Tue 20 Jan 2015 GMT
Bay of Islands Sailing Week - BOISW and the New Zealand Millennium Cup start Wednesday and Doyle Sails are offering an overnight service on sail repairs and a basic rigging service. Doyles have team members on several boats during the regatta, so will be ready to help you as soon as you hit the dock, should you suffer any damage during the racing. ...
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World Arc Leg 2 - Fleet depart for San Blas By World Cruising Club, , 3:19 PM Tue 20 Jan 2015 GMT
World Arc Leg 2 has commenced. After a very enjoyable and entertaining week here in Santa Marta it is with fond memories that the fleet depart for the islands of San Blas today. Santa Marta have been generous hosts to World ARC and World Cruising Club look forward to returning in 2016. ...
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World Arc - First arrivals to St Helena island By World Cruising Club, , 3:13 PM Tue 20 Jan 2015 GMT
2014/15 World ARC - Crossing their final ocean, today Chika-Lu and Nexus were the first of the fleet to arrive on the quaint island of St Helena. Located in the South Atlantic, they have sailed approximately 1700nm to reach this remote British colony from Cape Town, South Africa. ...
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2014 warmest year since records began + Video By NOAA National Climatic Data Center, , 2:55 PM Sun 18 Jan 2015 GMT
The year 2014 was the warmest year across global land and ocean surfaces since records began in 1880. The annually-averaged temperature was 0.69°C (1.24°F) above the 20th century average of 13.9°C (57.0°F), easily breaking the previous records of 2005 and 2010 by 0.04°C (0.07°F). ...
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Volcano creates large new Tongan island By AFP, , 7:15 AM Sat 17 Jan 2015 GMT
A newly awakened volcano off an uninhabited Tongan island has finally been viewed up close, with volcanologists saying it has created a substantial new island since it began erupting last month. ...
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Summer camps for teens aboard an extraordinary tall ship By OHPRI, , 10:06 AM Fri 16 Jan 2015 GMT
This spring, the first ocean-going full-rigged ship to be built in America in over a century will begin sailing, and teens from around the country and the world will board in July and August for thrilling one- and two-week Education at Sea camps. The 200-foot Sailing School Vessel (SSV) Oliver Hazard Perry has a 500-ton steel hull and a 130-foot tall rig with square sails on all three masts. ...
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Highland Yacht Club - Lake Ontario’s hidden jewel of a Yacht Club By Katherine Stone - Canadian Yachting Magazine, , 3:56 PM Thu 15 Jan 2015 GMT
Nestled in the middle and protected on all sides you will find one of the friendliest places on Lake Ontario, Highland Yacht Club. The City of Toronto put an ad out, some 40 years ago to encourage people to come together to form and build a boating community at the base of these Bluffs. What emerged were four clubs and Bluffer’s Park Marina. ...
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Particular Harbour – Gananoque By Andy Adams - Canadian Yachting Magazine, , 4:41 PM Wed 14 Jan 2015 GMT
Andy says, 'I know of no other boating location quite like the town of Gananoque in the Thousand Islands. The graceful double-ended St. Lawrence rowing skiffs were a swift and effective way to travel through the area in the 1800s carrying cottagers to their islands, visiting millionaires to the fishing grounds and transporting all manner of goods through the beautiful and sheltered island area.' ...
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SE Asia tanker hijacks rose in 2014 - IMB report reveals By International Chamber Of Commerce, , 3:34 PM Wed 14 Jan 2015 GMT
Attacks against small tankers off South East Asia’s coasts caused a rise in global ship hijackings, up to 21 in 2014 from 12 in 2013, despite piracy at sea falling to its lowest level in eight years, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has revealed. Pirates took 442 crewmembers hostage, compared with 304 in 2013. ...
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Rescuing Ben Ainslie from a boat? Stranger things have happened at sea By Richard Branson, , 11:48 AM Wed 14 Jan 2015 GMT
'It was great to see Ben Ainslie sailing past Necker Island as he enjoyed his honeymoon with his delightful new wife Georgie Thompson. Seeing as Ben is one of the greatest sailors of all time, what we didn’t expect to see was his boat getting into trouble!' said Richard Branson. ...
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Christmas Caribbean Rally - Success, new dates, multihulls offer By Sailing Rallies Information, , 3:40 PM Tue 13 Jan 2015 GMT
Christmas Caribbean Rally 2014 successful end (CCR 2014) sees elated crews and their shore support teams enjoying Antigua to the full. Eight boats and almost 50 crew safely completed the 2850nm crossing from Marina Rubicon in Lanzarote to arrive in the historic Caribbean sailing capital of Nelson’s Dockyard in Antigua. ...
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Cruising like a Vendée Racer By Andreas Kling, , 3:26 AM Tue 13 Jan 2015 GMT
The last thing anyone thinks when looking at single-handed sailors in the Vendée Globe non-stop round the world race is that this might be comfortable and relaxing. However, combining the fastest possible yacht design with the demands of cruising is in vogue. ...
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World ARC - Two rally fleets set sail By World Cruising Club, , 12:38 PM Mon 12 Jan 2015 GMT
10th January marked a special day in World ARC history as two fleets set sail as part of new annual editions of World Cruising Club's round-the-world rally. In the rally's Caribbean home port of Saint Lucia, the World ARC 2015-16 fleet began their 15-month circumnavigation, whilst in South Africa the seasoned adventurers of the World ARC 2014-15 fleet re-started after a two month break. ...
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Hidden battles on Reefs - How will corals fare in a changing ocean? By Tom DeCarlo, , 4:20 PM Sun 11 Jan 2015 GMT
Corals strive to stay just under the surface of the ocean. Coral reefs need to get it just right—submerged in the sea, but shallow enough for the corals’ symbiotic photosynthetic algae to soak up sunlight. Too deep and the ecosystem wastes away without solar energy to make food. Too shallow and corals dry out at low tide. This delicate balance is achieved by a constant tug-of-war. ...
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Coral reefs threatened by a combination of changing ocean conditions By Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, , 3:53 PM Sun 11 Jan 2015 GMT
The lowering of the ocean’s pH is making it harder for corals to grow their skeletons and easier for bioeroding organisms to tear them down. Erosion rates increase tenfold in areas where corals are also exposed to high levels of nutrients, according to a study published January 2015 in the journal Geology. ...
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Shipwrecked Australian yacht crew helped by Indonesians By ABC News, , 2:19 PM Sat 10 Jan 2015 GMT
An Australian yachtsman who lost a treasured boat at sea has described his rescue off a remote Indonesian tropical island as a 'sweet and sour experience'. ...
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2016 Tonga Rally preview - Departure planned from Opua By John Martin, , 9:31 AM Sat 10 Jan 2015 GMT
Recently we asked a group of around 100 cruisers if they’d be interested in a rally with a greater emphasis on the sailing side of both passage making and cruising. ...
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Ocean Cruising Club announces award recipients By Daria Blackwell, , 1:42 AM Sat 10 Jan 2015 GMT
The Ocean Cruising Club (The OCC) has announced the recipients of the OCC Awards for 2014. Each year the OCC recognises the achievements of ordinary individuals doing extraordinary things on the world’s oceans and brings those achievements to the attention of the sailing community at large. ...
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Cargo ship aground in Solent - Next 24 hours 'critical' By BBC News, , 8:26 AM Thu 8 Jan 2015 GMT
The Hoegh Osaka ran aground in the Solent off the coast of the Isle of Wight late on Saturday and is listing at 45 degrees on Bramble Bank. The salvage master tasked with refloating the Costa Concordia cruise liner, Capt Nicholas Sloane, said salvors face a 'critical situation'. He said the next 24 hours are 'crucial for the local conditions and the wash'. ...
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