The majority will spend 14 days or more at sea and as such have zero contact with anyone other than those aboard the vessel. The COVID19 infection risk profile of those aboard these vessels is surely negligible. Read more
There is no better reward for dedication and hard work than when working with wooden yachts.
Currently there are well over 300 vessels carrying over 600 crew members in the South Pacific region that are displaced and facing very uncertain futures.
Pip was left in North Carolina when the family had to abandon their yacht due to tightening COVID-19 restrictions while on a "sea change" around-the-world sailing expedition.
In 2020, the OCC General Committee is pleased to announce extension of the grant programme to non-members who can satisfy the OCC requirements for membership.
Sailors are resourceful as conditions demand, Ian Johnstone's crew had one such adventure.
A recent AMSA inspection campaign focusing on fire prevention on passenger vessels revealed 829 instances of poor fire-system maintenance across 326 vessels.
The boat, which had then anchored, was towed by the lifeboat to Gins Farm on Beaulieu River.
Non Queensland residents who have been in a COVID-19 hotspot within the last 14 days will no longer be able to quarantine in Queensland and will be turned around at the border, except for people needed in Queensland for essential purposes.
The 80-year-old sailing legend is sailing due south of Panama into the Pacific Ocean, having passed the midway milestone of his journey to raise awareness of plastic pollution.
COLREGs apply to all vessels, regardless of their size or nature of operation, in all navigable waters, from inland waters to the high seas.
Baltic Yachts is close to launching its 142ft foiling cruising superyacht. Is it the future?
Chasing a dream can sometimes make us push the boundaries of common sense, sometimes that chase can be dangerous says David Carey.
Del and Craig McEwan sent out a distress call on Monday from their Australian-registered catamaran, Ohana-Uli, west of the Seychelles.
Frans Huber's approach to clogged poo management. Warning, there is explicit language as you would expect.