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All aged from 18 to 30, the voyage across the Atlantic Ocean will be an incredible adventure for the young participants, and one that they will all remember for the rest of their lives.
NEREIDA had severe mainsail damage in the Cape Horn area which took a long time to repair, suffered a knockdown SW of New Zealand after which she had to enter Timaru Bay in NZ to make repairs, and later lost her headsail in the North Pacific.
Once again the 2019 Shagger's Rendezvous was a weekend to remember, plus so much more reports Sharon Smallwood.
The event is not a racing regatta and special racing insurance is not required.
Kapok is a cotton-like fluff that is no longer used in lifejacket manufacture, because it naturally loses buoyancy over time and, if it gets wet, it will absorb water.
The Mariner's 1-2-3 rule, also referred to as the Danger Rule, is an important guideline mariners follow to keep out of a tropical storm or hurricane's path.
The shape of the coastline and depth of bays, along with the positions of the moon, sun and planets are all factors that make the tidal range and frequency vary at different places around the world.
Grants are intended to help with project costs and range from £250 to £3,000, depending on the size and scope of the project.
The yacht was taking on water and sinking after hitting a semi-submerged object and causing damage below the waterline.
Nowadays we sail with a Bermudan rig, but Rob Weatherburn researches how we got there.
In 2016, the Ocean's Beyond Piracy Organization recorded 27 incidents of piracy and armed robbery in Central and South America and the Caribbean Sea.
Cruising as it should be with Catherine Lawler into the unknown with no time constraints.
The signage will be operational 24/7 during the trial and is used as an educational speed indicator only. It will not be used to issue speeding fines.
Sailors began calling the right side the steering side, which soon became "starboard" by combining two Old English words: stéor (meaning "steer") and bord (meaning "the side of a boat").