|News for the Last 7 Days - Cruising (Southern hemisphere)
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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. ...
Rarely sighted frilled shark turns up in Victorian waters
By Jeremy Story Carter, ,
10:49 AM Thu 22 Jan 2015 GMT
The hideous, mildly terrifying and rarely sighted frilled shark has turned up in waters off south-eastern Australia.
The species, whose ancestry dates back 80 million years, is known as the 'living fossil'. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
Multihull Solutions launches expansive new website
By Kate Elkington, ,
12:40 PM Mon 19 Jan 2015 GMT
Multihull Solutions has kicked off the new year with the launch of an impressive new website at www.multihullsolutions.com.au. The company, which has become the Asia Pacific’s leading multihull specialist, developed the new site as an informative resource for those looking to buy, sell or research catamarans and trimarans. ...
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). ...