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World Sailing’s Annual Conference comprises a number of Commission, Sub-committee, Committee and Council meetings.

MSQ is now looking at the incidents that lead to a vessel ending up in a derelict state.

Whilst the COVID19 situation is worsening in eastern states, Event Chairman, Mike Steel, said the decision to cancel Townsville Yacht Club’s popular annual event had been arrived at following lengthy discussions through a number of days.

Sixty boats across eight classes are set to line up when the gun fires from the Whitsunday Sailing Club official start vessel the for the first time this Friday.

The vessel began taking on water with two people onboard who only had their cell phones and emergency flares available.

Because the Queensland Government has declared the whole of Greater Sydney a COVID hot spot, the race management team is unable to travel to the event.

A Guardia Maritime Service patrol came across the boat anchored just off the beach in Illa de Arousa late on Sunday evening after a local resident called in to report the celebration with music and “a lot of people.”

The oysters were stolen off Maui’s southern coast from cages that were clearly marked as “toxic” and with “do not eat”.

As a result of this news, the CYCA has closed its clubhouse until further notice, for deep cleaning and for the testing of staff.

In advance of the storm, the U.S. Navy sortied all movable vessels out of Pearl Harbor.

Neil Cunningham Dobson says he has unchallenged evidence that Kidd should have been cleared of the major charges of piracy.

Club marinas have been most negatively impacted, followed by commercial marinas and then boat yards, with Victoria and Queensland the worst-hit states.

The ro/pax ferry St. Ignatius of Loyola had an unusual near miss last weekend when an unidentified explosive object came up with her starboard anchor.

The latest announcements from the British Government setting out some general easing of restrictions have allowed the preparations for the Yacht Racing Forum 2020 to continue with a stronger degree of confidence.

The ship contained 40 tons of gold and silver and around 70 pounds of Colombian emeralds, some of the finest and most expensive in the world.