Cruising

Both vessels lost steering on a windy day in an area known for strong currents, and needed a tow to return to port.

The yacht had departed Rottnest Island last Thursday en route to Exmouth via the Abrolhos Islands but had not been heard from since.

A friend expressed concern that perhaps the boat may have been attacked by pirates while in waters between Venezuela and Trinidad and Tobago.

Through pirates, storms and the terrors of solo sailing, Jody Hammond details the life of Tony Roberts.

Trevor Franklin set out on his 30ft ketch, having not sailed for some years, and did not contact his family. He was found safe and well in Folkestone Harbour.

The Oberg's stress that it is more for the perks than the pay, so there are some things to consider.

Everyone insists that planning a cruise is essential but Dan Golledge found an opportunity too good to pass.

ARC Portugal often attracts crews who are venturing on their first real experience of longer distance offshore sailing, aided by the experience and support of the rally team.

Military exercises in the popular stopover harbour threaten to scuttle cruisers.

There is no doubt the first cartographers were amazing but Rob Weatherburn questions the accuracy.

There have been significant changes to channels and banks in the northern part of the Pumicestone Passage and Caloundra Bar.

Typically starting in June and ending at the end of November, the season usually encounters a sharp peak of activity in late August through September and affects the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, and the Gulf of Mexico.

More than three million boaters, fishers and divers spend time in or on Queensland waters each year and REDMAP hopes to make citizen scientists out of them.

May not be able to leap tall buildings, but Rick Page says it is time to get real about steel.

Tolls for small vessels (minimum tolls) and for the local tourism market are being revised upwards to take into account the resources used in the transit and the complexity of accommodating these vessels within the locks’ chambers.