|News for the Last 7 Days - Cruising Australia
Jonathan Nimerfroh captures nearly frozen waves on camera
By CBS Boston, ,
12:33 PM Sun 1 Mar 2015 GMT
The record-setting North American winter of 2015 has left us with all kinds of remarkable images, most of them of snow and ice.
But a photographer on Nantucket found something most of us have never seen – nearly frozen waves. ...
Coast Guard continues search for San Diego sailor
By Coast Guard News, ,
4:53 AM Sun 1 Mar 2015 GMT
Coast Guard crews continue the search Monday for Richard Byhre, the 76-year-old sailor who did not return from his sailing trip as expected. ...
Rio officials probe source of fish die-off in Olympic waters
By Jenny Barchfield, ,
2:56 AM Sun 1 Mar 2015 GMT
Rio de Janeiro's state environmental agency says it is investigating a fish die-off that has left thousands of carcasses floating in waters where sailing events are to be held when Brazil hosts next year's Olympics. ...
Salty Dawg Rally™ announces Spring 2015 Rally schedule
By Mike Martel, ,
5:37 AM Sat 28 Feb 2015 GMT
The Salty Dawg Rally (SDR), a cruising rally that has quickly grown to be the most popular one of its kind on the U.S. East Coast, announces the Spring 2015 rally plans, when members of the SDR once again sail out of their ‘Winter headquarters’ in the Caribbean and head home for the warmer months of the year. ...
Dutch Chief Mate suspended following tragic yacht incident
By Maritime and Coastguard Agency Press, ,
12:25 PM Fri 27 Feb 2015 GMT
On the 8th June 2014 the 'Shoreway', a 98 metre 5000 tonne dredger, owned by Koninklijke Boskalis Westminster NV, collided with a Moody 31 sailing yacht 'Orca' at the entrance to the River Orwell in Suffolk. At the helm of the Shoreway at the time was Mr Gerardus Chapel who was employed as Chief Mate. ...
OceansWatch plans new expeditions to the Solomon Islands
By OceansWatch, ,
10:49 AM Fri 27 Feb 2015 GMT
Last year, OceansWatch trialled a Climate Change adaptation program in two communities in the Solomon Islands which have been identified as one of the countries that will be most affected by the rising sea levels and increased storm conditions. The low coral atolls where we work are especially vulnerable. ...
Sailors for the Sea, Cruising Club of America team up to protect ocean
By Hilary Kotoun, Newport, RI ,
4:52 PM Thu 26 Feb 2015 GMT
Sailors for the Sea and Cruising Club of America will work together to encourage sailors to become stewards of the ocean. Sailors for the Sea, a leading conservation organization that engages, educates, inspires and activates the sailing and boating community toward healing the ocean, will partner with the Cruising Club of America (CCA), an international organization of over 1,300 sailors ...
Last call for 'Safety at Sea' and 'Great Lakes Wind Forecasting'
By South Shore Yacht Club RC, ,
1:05 PM Thu 26 Feb 2015 GMT
Safety at Sea seminar is being held on Saturday, March 14 at SSYC. Before you head offshore to cruise or race, join us for the most authoritative daylong seminar on safe seamanship, heavy weather tactics, weather forecasting, communications and boat preparation. ...