| News for the Last 30 Days - Cruising Australia
Study pumps up volume on understanding of marine invertebrate hearing
By Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, ,
7:38 AM Thu 8 Jan 2015 GMT
A new study by researchers at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and their colleagues examined behavioral responses to sound by cuttlefish, a type of shell-less mollusk related to squid and octopi. The study is the first to identify the acoustic range and minimum sound sensitivity in these animals. ...
Annual Women's Sailing Convention - Range of sailing topics slated
By D. Scott Croft, ,
5:12 AM Thu 8 Jan 2015 GMT
Annual Women's Sailing Convention - Do women sailors, when desiring to learn more skills, prefer courses taught by women instructors? Celebrating 26 years as the number one sailing education event for women on the West Coast, the Annual Women's Sailing Convention on Saturday, February 7, proves that women-only educational opportunities are highly popular. ...
ActiveCaptain - The Great Loop Videos
By Active Corporation, ,
3:41 PM Wed 7 Jan 2015 GMT
When we started our Great Loop journey last year, we did something that hadn't been done before - capture the entire Great Loop on video. We mounted a GoPro camera on our flybridge and shot high-def, time-lapse video through every travel day. Here are some of favorite videos. ...
RNLI Amble assists local fishing vessel Fair Harvest
By Alan Stewart, ,
3:24 PM Wed 7 Jan 2015 GMT
RNLI volunteers from Amble Lifeboat station responded to their first call out of 2015, on Monday 5th January, by launching the all-weather lifeboat The Four Boys to assist local fishing vessel Fair Harvest, which reported as having engine trouble. ...
World ARC 2014 - One year on
By World Cruising Club, ,
2:58 PM Wed 7 Jan 2015 GMT
For the World ARC 2014 fleet January 2015 marks a significant milestone. Exactly one year on since their voyage began in Saint Lucia, they have been on an adventure exploring the spectacles of the Pacific and Indian Oceans. Now, with the fleet moored at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town it’s almost time to once again set sail and get back on the ocean. ...
Met Office issues severe weather warnings for northern UK + Video
By UK Met Office, ,
2:32 PM Wed 7 Jan 2015 GMT
The Met Office has issued severe weather warnings for northern parts of the UK. Although it will be very windy for most areas, winds will be less strong in southern areas. ...
Radio Ham Exams in the Davao Gulf of the Philippines
By Seven Seas Cruising Association, ,
2:11 PM Wed 7 Jan 2015 GMT
On February 25, 2015 at 0930 local time the Seven Seas Cruising Association (SSCA) is conducting a ham exam 'gam' at Holiday Oceanview Marina on Samal Island in the Davao Gulf of the Philippines. ...
Toronto Boat Show Ocean Sailing Forum - Learn from cruising experts
By World Cruising Club USA, ,
2:47 PM Mon 5 Jan 2015 GMT
2015 Toronto Boat Show - If you are planning to cruise offshore this year or in the future, then the Ocean Sailing Forum is the perfect opportunity to expand your knowledge and learn some top tips from the 'experts'. ...
World ARC 2015-16 fleet prepare in Cape Town
By World Cruising Club, ,
3:05 PM Sun 4 Jan 2015 GMT
World ARC 2015-16 - There has been a World ARC fleet setting off from either Saint Lucia or Cape Town, to begin or complete its circumnavigation, for the previous seven years, each January. However, 2015 is the first year that World ARC has a fleet in Cape Town, preparing to cross the South Atlantic to Brazil and a new fleet, World ARC 2015-16, ...
Five sailing rope tips for sailing or cruising
By Captain John Jamieson, Florida ,
9:00 AM Sun 4 Jan 2015 GMT
Discover five sea-tested sailing tips that you can use to 'end-for-end' anchor or docking line and keep your expensive running rigging 'catastrophic failure' free all sailing season long. ...
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