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News for the Last 30 Days - Cruising Australia

Blue Planet Odyssey - Jimmy Cornell playing catch up on North West Pa By Cornell Sailing, , 12:16 PM Tue 29 Jul 2014 GMT
The two yachts taking the 2014 Northern route, Aventura and Suilven, had been playing catch up since both left Disko Bay on the west coast of Greenland on Saturday 19th July. Suilven had anchored in a bay and joined Aventura shortly after she sailed past, through the narrow channel north of Disko Island, dotted with impressive icebergs, and out into the Davis Strait. ...
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Blue Planet Odyssey Rally - Raising climate change awareness By Cornell Sailing, , 9:17 AM Tue 29 Jul 2014 GMT
The Blue Planet Odyssey is currently underway. The round-the-world sailing rally is aiming to raise awareness of the global effects of climate change and the most urgent issues facing our ocean. ...
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All Points Rally departs this November By Island Cruising Association New Zealand, , 7:34 AM Tue 29 Jul 2014 GMT
The All Points Rally departs from all major ports in the SW Pacific for Opua in New Zealand’s magical Bay of Islands. Boats joining the rally are assisted with weather info, resources and planning tools to help make the passage to NZ as easy as possible. ...
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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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Venezuelan Port Control lift recent port restrictions. By Caribbean Safety and Security Net, , 7:19 PM Mon 28 Jul 2014 GMT
On July 26th, the Port Captain of Puerto Cabello, VZ has communicated that 'receiving vessels from Aruba and Curacao is now strictly prohibited.' There is no further detail available at this time, so it is not clear if this applies to all vessels arriving from, or those flagged in Aruba and Curacao, or both. ...
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Seismic survey ship operating north of Aruba and Curacao By Caribbean Safety and Security Net, , 7:07 PM Mon 28 Jul 2014 GMT
All ships transiting north of Curacao and Aruba are advised that the seismic survey ship Polar Duke will be conducting surveys in the area until 15 September 2014. The towed array is very large – 12 streamers 9000 meters long, and 900 meters wide. ...
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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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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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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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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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Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show - New location and attractions By Pierson Grant Public Relations, , 8:41 PM Mon 21 Jul 2014 GMT
Entering its 55th year, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, the largest in-water boat show in the world, is set to take place from Oct. 30 through Nov. 3, attracting an international audience of hundreds of thousands of marine enthusiasts to the 'Yachting Capital of the World.' ...
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Long Island waters could become more taxing this summer By Gregory Bresiger, , 6:29 PM Mon 21 Jul 2014 GMT
The New York Post reports that waters of Long Island could become more taxing this summer for some boaters who dock in New York while trying to evade state sales tax. That’s the promise of New York State Department of Taxation and Finance officials. They believe the Empire State is being cheated out of millions of dollars a year. ...
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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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