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News for the Last 30 Days - Cruising (Southern hemisphere)

Sydney International Boat Show - Changed conditions on Sydney Harbour By Roads and Maritime Services, , 7:55 AM Wed 30 Jul 2014 GMT
Roads and Maritime Services Maritime Director Angus Mitchell said with extra ferry and commercial vessel movements around Darling Harbour and Glebe Island and boats being moved into the display area at Cockle Bay, there would be an increase in boating traffic. ...
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Pacific Circuit Rally - 2015 By Island Cruising Association New Zealand, , 7:55 AM Tue 29 Jul 2014 GMT
This 'Sizzle Pack' will take you on a tour through the build up at Opua in the magical Bay of Islands – New Zealand. To the least cruised area of Tonga, the Ha’apai. To Fiji where the rally clears into Vanua Balavu in the 'Lau Group'. To the Mystical Islands of Vanuatu and onto the beauty of the French Loyalties. Then it’s up to you, back to New Zealand for the Cyclone Season or onto Australia. ...
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Gold Coast Broadwater no closer to welcoming supermaxis *Feature By Jeni Bone, , 3:44 AM Tue 29 Jul 2014 GMT
The arrival of some of the world’s fastest and largest yachts at the end of this year’s Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race was another disappointment for those hoping to see the super maxis grace the Broadwater. ...
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2014 Magnetic Island Race Week Cruising North - One for Poppy? *Feature By John Curnow, , 2:56 AM Tue 29 Jul 2014 GMT
Ordinarily, you’d think this was a tribute to dear ol’ Grandpa or a call to arms when preparing for racing. In a way, this is a bit of both. We’re paying homage to all those owners and crew who make the great migration, just like the whales, as well as a motivational speech for all the crews sailing to Far North Queensland. ...
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World ARC 2014 reaches Australia By World Cruising Club, , 7:28 PM Mon 28 Jul 2014 GMT
The World ARC Welcome Party and Prize giving event was held last night at the prestigious Clarion Hotel in the Mackay Marina Village, supported by Mackay Marina and Mackay Tourism. Crews gathered for welcome drinks in the poolside bar, before Event Manager Paul Tetlow introduced and thanked those individuals and local organisations which support the programme World ARC in Mackay. ...
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A Mooring in Iceberg Alley By Rebecca Jackson, , 8:45 AM Sun 27 Jul 2014 GMT
The fatal blow was definitely not the first hit. For 13 months, icebergs had plowed over Mooring SF1, again and again. They pushed the long line of underwater scientific instruments toward the seafloor in a Greenland fjord. Usually, these chunks of ice—sometimes as tall as a skyscraper and as wide as seven city blocks—would hold down SF1 for several hours and then move along. ...
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Marine Rescue volunteers called to rescue out of fuel vessel updates By Ken McManus, , 5:18 AM Sun 27 Jul 2014 GMT
The cause of the problem was a faulty fuel pump that would not deliver fuel to the engine. Volunteers from Marine Rescue Bermagui reached the disabled vessel in approx 1 hour 15 mins and took it in tow. The return journey was uneventful and completed in three and a half hours. ...
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Marine Rescue volunteers called to rescue second vessel out of fuel By Ken McManus, , 6:06 AM Sat 26 Jul 2014 GMT
Volunteers from Marine Rescue Bermagui have again been called to rescue a fishing boat stranded far offshore after running out of fuel – only two days after an almost identical emergency operation ...
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Boaters urged to speak up on 15%ethanol proposal By BoatUS/Sail-World, , 8:11 PM Fri 25 Jul 2014 GMT
It might seem like a local Chicago issue but could this be the foretaste of battles that will have to be fought by boaters world-wide in times to come. ...
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Predictwind helps you pick the best time to depart By Richard Gladwell Sail-World.com/nz, , 9:09 AM Fri 25 Jul 2014 GMT
The Departure Planning tool from PredictWind can save huge amounts of time planning and give you more hours sailing. It does this by looking at four different departure dates that are separated by 24 hours, and assessing the weather to pick the best day to leave for a particular journey ...
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Silver Gull Creek host Marion Smart: Funeral and Wake By Terry Baker, , 7:26 AM Fri 25 Jul 2014 GMT
Phil and many of the cruising fraternity and friends are heading south to attend Marion's service at 11am at the Fremantle Cemetery Crematorium on the eighth of August 2014. The service will be followed by a 'Wake' in the bar at Fremantle Sailing Club. Both the funeral and wake will be open to all of those that knew Marion. ...
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IMB reports worrying trend of piracy hijacks in Southeast Asia By ICC International Maritime Bureau, , 11:14 AM Thu 24 Jul 2014 GMT
In Southeast Asia, at least six known cases of coastal tankers being hijacked for their cargoes of diesel or gas oil have been reported since April this year, sparking fears of a new trend in pirate attacks in the area. Until then, the majority of attacks in the region had been on vessels, mainly at anchor, boarded for petty theft. ...
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Watch this whale lift a Kayak clear out of the water By Sail-World Cruising, , 7:19 AM Thu 24 Jul 2014 GMT
Two kayakers in Argentina were paddling off the coast of Puerto Madryn recently, when a whale took sudden and totally unexpected interest in their boat, swam beneath their vessel, and lifted it from the water. ...
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World ARC reaches half-way point in Australia By World Cruising Club, , 2:31 PM Wed 23 Jul 2014 GMT
Today Mackay, Queensland became the latest focus of interest for sailors from around the world as the first of 23 cruising boats arrived in Mackay Marina marking the half-way point in their circumnavigation under sail in the World ARC. ...
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Northern Scotland: Voyage to Orkney and Shetland Isles (Part 2) *Feature By Sheryl and Paul Shard, , 5:53 PM Tue 22 Jul 2014 GMT
June 21 is the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, and we experienced almost 24 hours of daylight on Fair Isle. In the wee hours there was almost a ghostly bluish light in the air similar to the light during an eclipse of the sun. It was bizarre to see sheep lying asleep while a few islanders tended their gardens at 2a.m. in a strange twilight. ...
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Vietnam Marina Development: ONE°15 Vung Ro Bay Marina Resort By ONE 15 Marina, Singapore, , 4:17 AM Tue 22 Jul 2014 GMT
The development will include several hotels with a total of over 760 rooms, 4,300 apartments, 100 luxury townhouses, a variety of retail shops and a 400m sandy beach as well as the marina berths. The gross commercial area will total approximately 200,000 square meters, providing space for schools, healthcare facilities, retailing, leisure and entertainment complexes as well as the marina ...
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Marine Rescue volunteers praised for saving six from yacht By Ken McManus, , 4:09 AM Tue 22 Jul 2014 GMT
Volunteers from Marine Rescue Evans Head have rescued six people - including two children - after their yacht sank 500m offshore south of Evans Head this morning. ...
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Drowning or electric shock? What you need to know to help save a life By D. Scott Croft, , 2:34 AM Tue 22 Jul 2014 GMT
Cruising sailors spend a lot of time in marina's, often a little variable in quality. Here is some information most of us have probably never thought about. While standing at the end of the boat dock, you see a person struggling in the water. Do you recognize that the person is drowning, or is something else going on? And what should you do? ...
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Costa Concordia - the $2.25 billion salvage operation ready to begin By Media Services, , 12:40 AM Tue 22 Jul 2014 GMT
The biggest salvage operation of a passenger ship is poised to get underway in Italy. Two and a half years after she ran aground off the island with the loss of 32 lives in January 2012, the Costa Concordia will be pulled from the rocks and taken to the Port of Genoa for scrapping. ...
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Northern Scotland: Voyage to Orkney and Shetland Isles, more photos *Feature By Sail-World.com, , 10:24 PM Mon 21 Jul 2014 GMT
Check out these additional photos from Paul and Sheryl Shard's voyage to Orkney and the Shetland Isles. ...
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4.8 million Legos all at sea By Adam Clark Estes, , 5:35 PM Mon 21 Jul 2014 GMT
Along the charming coast of Cornwall, England, there's a beach that's constantly blanketed in Legos. Tiny flippers, little plastic dragons, a brick here and there—these pieces have been washing ashore since a shipping accident in 1997 sent 4.8 million pieces into the sea nearby. And one-by-one, out they come. ...
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No tiller sailing - how to steer using just the sails + Video By Miranda Powrie, Auckland , 9:00 AM Mon 21 Jul 2014 GMT
Miranda from Weta has put together a helpful video on how to steer a boat using just the sails, no tiller sailing. It's a good training exercise, not only for learning how to sail faster but also just in case something happens to your rudder! This is applicable to every sailor, in any class, and a great training exercise. ...
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Boaties' heartbreak as storm rages By Peter de Graaf, , 6:32 AM Mon 21 Jul 2014 GMT
The saddest story is that of the 52ft (16m) ketch Spirit of Nyaminyami, which had been moored near Pine Island in the Kawakawa River mouth but broke free in Tuesday evening's 50-knot (92km/h) winds. Its owner, understood to be an international sailor who had lived on his boat in the Bay of Islands for several years, was on board at the time but could do nothing to save the vessel. ...
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FIXMYBOAT.com.au – Browse, compare and decide By FixMyBoat, , 4:11 AM Mon 21 Jul 2014 GMT
FixMyBoat is an innovative online business that connects boat owners with businesses in the marine service industry. It creates a new and necessary direction for the marine industry, an online option that is the way of the future. ...
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'Honey, Let's Go Boating!' next best-seller for Finkelstein *Feature By Jeni Bone, , 12:42 AM Mon 21 Jul 2014 GMT
The next boating Bible from dealer/broker and author, Darren Finkelstein is poised to release: 'Honey, let’s go BOATING!' According to Darren, it was the logical next step after 'Honey Let’s Buy a Boat!' ...
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