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Apply now for the 45th Wooden Boat Festival Apply now for the 45th Wooden Boat Festival Get those applications in as early as possible We are planning on hosting the Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival this September, and we want you to be a part of the magic that makes this weekend so special! Participant applications are now live on website. by Wooden Boat Festival Posted 22 Apr 14:06 UTC Wally 101-foot sailing cruiser-racer sold Wally 101-foot sailing cruiser-racer sold This fourth yacht is inspired by the celebrated Wallycento box-rule design After the successful delivery of its 145-footer last year, Wally is proud to announce the sale of a 101-foot fully custom sailing yacht to a passionate loyal client. by Wally Yachts Posted 22 Apr 11:54 UTC The LOOP Boa Constrictor Clutch The LOOP Boa Constrictor Clutch Maximise your deck space - build vertically! Deck space is prime real estate on a sailboat, with clutches and jammers vying for space, often on narrow areas such as the cabin top or mast. So what do you do if you can't fit any more clutches to your deck? Build vertically! by Aleix Escorsell Posted 22 Apr 11:00 UTC Measuring the world's water Measuring the world's water What is sea level data and how is it collected? The creation of ocean current maps depend on the measurement of sea level, which is the base level for measuring elevation and depth on Earth. by Tidetech Posted 22 Apr 10:55 UTC M-PRO Pure Black Series back in stock M-PRO Pure Black Series back in stock Having sold out just 3 weeks after launch Having sold out just 3 weeks after launch, we are pleased to say that out best-selling M-PRO Pure Black Jacket is now back in stock. by Henri-Lloyd Posted 20 Apr 15:31 UTC Tunisia - Red Roo is back in Africa Tunisia - Red Roo is back in Africa We received a most warm and sincere welcome Arriving in Bizerte, Tunisia on the 15th December 2020, we really didn't know what to expect as far as checking into a foreign country in these new Covid times. To our pleasant surprise it was easy and we received a most warm and sincere welcome. by SV Red Roo Posted 20 Apr 12:53 UTC Confessions of a monohull sailor Confessions of a monohull sailor How could a committed monohull sailor decide to get himself a catamaran? In my previous report I dealt with some of the most significant questions that I had been asked about my Elcano project and the latest Aventura. by Jimmy Cornell Posted 18 Apr 17:44 UTC Sailors delight in visiting the BVIs again Sailors delight in visiting the BVIs again Ferry transportation resumes for Road Town Jetty on Tortola Sailors delight in the gracious hospitality of the people of the Caribbean Islands, and are loving the uncrowded, approved mooring fields and anchorages. by Offshore Sailing School Posted 17 Apr 16:06 UTC Seismic activity pattern at La Soufriere changed Seismic activity pattern at La Soufriere changed The Seismic Research Centre has released their 6pm 15th April Scientific Update. The Seismic Research Centre has released their 6pm 15th April Scientific Update. NEMO's Soufriere Bulletin 64, containing similar information, has also just been made available. by Daria Blackwell Posted 17 Apr 13:25 UTC North Atlantic right whales are in trouble North Atlantic right whales are in trouble 17 new North Atlantic right whale calves have been spotted, offering us some hope Recently, a critically endangered North Atlantic right whale calf was struck by a vessel off the coast of Florida and washed up dead. The calf had deep propeller cuts on its back and head, broken bones and a cracked skull. by Sailors for the Sea Posted 17 Apr 11:31 UTC USCG changes Certificate of Documentation to 5yrs USCG changes Certificate of Documentation to 5yrs New rule will spare some boaters an annual task Of the nation's nearly 12 million registered recreational boats, those owners who federally document their vessels, or about 165,000 boats, will be spared the hassle of renewing their U.S. Coast Guard Certificate of Documentation every year by Scott Croft Posted 16 Apr 14:41 UTC Northern Star Coral study could help protect coral Northern Star Coral study could help protect coral Rhode Island considers naming the local coral as a State Emblem Researchers are finding that studying this local creature's recovery from a laboratory-induced stressor could help better understand how to protect endangered tropical corals. by The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Posted 15 Apr 16:02 UTC Horizontal, Vertical or Compact Motor? Horizontal, Vertical or Compact Motor? Electric sailboat winch options examined by upffront.com You've chosen to upgrade from a manual winch to an electric winch. Now, you need to decide on motor placement. This is a critical design decision which largely depends on your boat's available space below deck. by Kerri Robson Posted 15 Apr 11:00 UTC Gulf of Guinea remains world's piracy hotspot Gulf of Guinea remains world's piracy hotspot According to IMB's latest figures The Gulf of Guinea accounted for nearly half (43%) of all reported piracy incidents in the first three months of 2021, according to the latest figures from the ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB). by ICC International Maritime Bureau Posted 15 Apr 10:02 UTC Panama Canal increases fees Panama Canal increases fees Transit reservation and OMS fees to reflect growing demand Increases were announced but until now were never quantified. Transit service fees increase for yachts. by Erick Gálvez Posted 15 Apr 09:56 UTC Immediate needs list - St Vincent & the Grenadines Immediate needs list - St Vincent & the Grenadines Caribbean island of St Vincent was rocked by multiple explosive eruptions of La Soufrière volcano The Caribbean island of St Vincent was rocked by multiple explosive eruptions of La Soufrière volcano. National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) posted an immediate needs list. by Daria Blackwell Posted 15 Apr 07:22 UTC The Perfect Spring Jacket from Henri-Lloyd The Perfect Spring Jacket from Henri-Lloyd MAV HL Liner jacket will become your new go-to this season We talk about our MAV HL Liner jackets a lot, there is a reason for this. We believe that our liner is the perfect jacket for Spring. Don't just take our word for it, see below why it will become your new go-to this season... by Henri-Lloyd Posted 15 Apr 06:07 UTC Drop Nose Pins Drop Nose Pins What are they and why use them? A drop nose pin is a pin that can be used for securing or attaching components. They can be used in a number of places around a boat, but why would you use a drop nose pin instead on a clevis pin or bolt? by Daniel Henderson, Sea Sure Posted 14 Apr 14:43 UTC Lusben completes the refit of "Morning Glory" Lusben completes the refit of "Morning Glory" 48 meter Perini Navi sailing superyacht Last week, Lusben concluded the refit of "Morning Glory", Perini Navi's 48-meter sailing superyacht, famous for having the Australian telecommunications magnate Rupert Murdoch as a previous owner. by Lusben Posted 14 Apr 07:24 UTC German Frers designed Swan 58 maiden sail German Frers designed Swan 58 maiden sail Welcome to the new Swan Bluewater Concept Bluewater cruising is a concept that immediately brings dreams of travelling around the world, visiting remote paradises and meeting native welcoming people. by Nautor's Swan Posted 14 Apr 07:09 UTC
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