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

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. ...
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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. ...
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Changed boating conditions for Jetty Beach at Coffs Harbour By Transport Roads and Maritime Services, , 3:31 AM Fri 27 Feb 2015 GMT
Vessel operators are advised changed boating conditions will be in place around Jetty Beach at Coffs Harbour on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 March for the BCU triathlon swim to take place. ...
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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 ...
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Hamilton Island Race Week – Fantastic options to book accommodation By Kristie Kaighin, Hamilton Island , 6:47 PM Wed 25 Feb 2015 GMT
Hamilton Island Audi Race Week 2015 – Have you booked your accommodation? It is always good to book early to secure the best properties as these book out first. ...
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Rescued Australian father and son are recovering fast By Sean Flynn | The Newport Daily News, , 2:31 PM Wed 25 Feb 2015 GMT
The Australian father and son who were rescued from their 43-foot sailboat Sunday morning in 60-mph winds and 25-foot waves two days after setting out from Jamestown were recovering Monday at the Coast Guard Air Station in Forestdale, Mass., a village in Sandwich. ...
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10 tips from BoatUS for owners and renters By BoatUS, , 4:23 PM Tue 24 Feb 2015 GMT
Airbnb may a popular 'peer-to-peer' lodging site on the web, but if you want to rent a boat in your local area or away, you’ve got options, too. Boatbound.com, Boatsetter.com and Cruzin.com are just a few of the new crop of online websites offering a chance to rent a boat for the day or weekend. ...
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Australian father-son duo delays trip back home By By Matt Sheley | The Newport Daily News, , 12:31 PM Mon 23 Feb 2015 GMT
Lousy weather and a wonky autopilot kept the 43-foot sailboat Sedona docked Monday at the Conanicut Marina in downtown Jamestown. Australians Reg and Jason McGlashan rode out the snow in the boat’s cabin, waiting for a marine electrician to show up and fix its electrical system. ...
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The Wine List by Crystal Blues By SV Crystal Blues, , 10:56 AM Mon 23 Feb 2015 GMT
After a busy few weeks we are almost ready for our departure to Sri Lanka and beyond. Friends Ray and Jan Pitt signed off the boat in Thailand, leaving us spoiled, relaxed and ready for the future. Four weeks ago we sailed south (overnight) from Koh Phayam, spending four days in Phuket, provisioning and making ready. ...
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Father and son ready to embark on the journey of a lifetime By Matt Sheley - newportri.com, , 11:50 AM Sun 22 Feb 2015 GMT
Reg and Jason McGlashan spent the weekend getting ready to embark on the journey of a lifetime. In freezing weather, the father-and-son team prepared the 43-foot sailboat 'Sedona' for their 8,600-nautical-mile trip back home to Port Macquarie, Australia. ...
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10 ways to protect yourself from an unwanted shark encounter By Lydia San, , 7:01 AM Sun 22 Feb 2015 GMT
With shark encounters and bites on the rise, Lindsay Lyon, Shark Advocate and Managing Director of Shark Shield, the world’s only proven shark deterrent technology, provides his tips on preventing a shark attack as the last days of summer roll in. ...
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Beneteau Oceanis 35 - The 3-in-1 Marvel By Beneteau, , 5:17 AM Sun 22 Feb 2015 GMT
Making its world debut at the Cannes Yachting Festival in 2014, the Beneteau Oceanis 35 is already making its mark in Australia, with a second place in its division on its first outing at the Festival of Sails, Geelong, Victoria in January. ...
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Baja Ha-Ha Cruise Rally – Overall report By Sylvia Stewart Stompe, , 3:30 AM Sat 21 Feb 2015 GMT
The Baja Ha-Ha… The 750-mile cruiser rally from San Diego to Cabo San Lucas beckons with adventure, fun and memories-to-be-made. This year 171 boats and 525 participants answered the call. ...
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Oceans of Hope - A global voyage to change perceptions of Sclerosis By Sailing Sclerosis, , 12:48 PM Fri 20 Feb 2015 GMT
Oceans of Hope is a Sailing Sclerosis Foundation project that aims to change perceptions of Multiple Sclerosis (MS), inspiring people with the disease to overcome their own personal challenges by telling the stories of those taking part in the first ever circumnavigation by a yacht crewed by people with MS. ...
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Roads and Maritime Services expand live vision of conditions By Transport Roads and Maritime Services, , 5:45 AM Fri 20 Feb 2015 GMT
Boaters now have access to live vision of conditions at more locations with an expanded network of 18 cameras in key coastal areas and one alpine waterway in NSW. ...
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Boaters urged to postpone boating until conditions subside By Transport Roads and Maritime Services, , 5:27 AM Fri 20 Feb 2015 GMT
Roads and Maritime Services is urging boaters in northern NSW to take extra care and consider whether it is necessary to go boating during heavy rain and blustery conditions resulting from Cyclone Marcia. ...
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Rottnest Island set for the annual Festival of Sail By Susan Ghent, Western Australia , 8:02 PM Thu 19 Feb 2015 GMT
Picturesque Rottnest Island in Western Australia is the ideal backdrop for a weekend of yachting and social activities. Now in its fifth year, the two day Rottnest Festival of Sail will be held over the weekend of 28 and 29 March. Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club now invites entries for this annual event. ...
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Tropical cyclone Marcia set to hit Queensland coast possibly Cat 5 By Sail-World.com, , 11:19 AM Thu 19 Feb 2015 GMT
High seas weather warning for Metarea 10 issued by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre Brisbane at 0907 UTC 19 February 2015. Hurricane force wind warning for North Eastern Area. ...
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Cyclone Warning- Marcia heads for Queensland coast By Sail-World.com, , 6:48 PM Wed 18 Feb 2015 GMT
Tropical Cyclone Marcia is moving quickly through the Coral Sea towards the Queensland coast. The recent movement has been to the southwest, and it is expected to maintain this general motion through to landfall on the eastern Queensland coast between St Lawrence and Bundaberg early on Friday. Tropical Cyclone Marcia is expected to slowly intensify, with the possibility of reaching category 2 inte ...
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Kite Controller gives wings to kayaks and canoes By Dan Tracy, Seattle , 4:47 PM Wed 18 Feb 2015 GMT
Pacific Sky Power is launching the Kite Controller, a redesigned reel-bar with a compression winch that maintains equal line lengths throughout the launch and retrieval. For kayaks and canoes, this system enables sailing with a kite. ...
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Turkish visas put restrictions on cruisers in Turkey By The Cruising Association, , 3:34 PM Tue 17 Feb 2015 GMT
Boat owners cruising in Turkish waters are facing more difficulties because a new law regarding Residence Permits is confusing everyone concerned. ...
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Eleuthera - A luxurious base to unwind yourself and explore islands By Clarity Nicoll, , 12:04 PM Tue 17 Feb 2015 GMT
I was ruined...completely and utterly ruined. At the young age of 22, my very first trip to the Caribbean was to Eleuthera, which is, in my opinion, the most beautiful place on earth. It will now be an uphill battle for me to surpass my visit there. ...
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Australian first shellfish reefs are restored at Port Phillip Bay By The Nature Conservancy, , 10:15 AM Mon 16 Feb 2015 GMT
This is an in-water trial set-up, which will involve The Albert Park Yachting and Angling Club (APYAC) assisting Fisheries Victoria and University of Melbourne to load and deploy locally sourced limestone rubble and other materials etc. onto to the seabed ...
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Fire at Middle Harbour Yacht Club caused $500,000 damage By Sail-World, , 9:39 AM Mon 16 Feb 2015 GMT
ABC Media reports that a fire has ripped through Middle Harbour Yacht Club at the Spit Mosman. Emergency services were called to the club just before 11:00pm on Sunday to find the building was well alight ...
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OCA Series - Julie Salisbury shares her seven-year cruising adventures By Bluewater Cruising Association, , 4:35 PM Sun 15 Feb 2015 GMT
OCA Series - Face the fear with Julie Salisbury as she takes you on a journey at sea, encountering sharks and jellyfish, complete darkness alone 1,000 miles from land, battling malaria, a debilitating back injury, and being jilted in Malaysia and left alone with no money, friends, or home. ...
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