As the beacon was registered with AMSA, the AMSA Response Centre in Canberra had details of the yacht so they had a better understanding of the situation, while using the PLB locator to track the exact position of the MOB. Read more
The book, Born to Win, was shared among yachties as it travelled the globe before returning to Australian shores, according to Julie Zacchei from Townsville City Libraries.
The managers said that they were seeking “a suitable port to right unstable containers, assess any damages and determine the exact numbers of containers lost.”
On Monday night when The ONE Apus was about 1,600 nm northwest of Hawaii, she encountered heavy weather. Rolling heavily in the swells, she lost an unspecified number of containers into the water.
The most common offences were speeding, not carrying correct safety equipment and not wearing a lifejacket when boating alone.
By conducting the demonstrations off Hawaii, the teams gained a first-hand understanding of how these assets could help protect the islands and the critical resources and habitats throughout Oceania.
The winning picture shows the famous French sailor Loïck Peyron, in a very special stretch of water called "Le trou du diable", located south of the island of Ushant, in Brittany.
Keruzoré is rewarded for his video summarising the 70,000 nautical miles he covered around the world onboard different boats: Figaro, Mini 650, Volvo Ocean Race, Ultim.
Using a schooner-type rigging and with a crew of four, the vessel has a capacity of up to 50 tons of cargo.
At about 1.45am on Saturday morning, Paynesville Water Police located the yacht but there was no-one on board.
Awarded annually to an individual who has made an indelible contribution to the world of sailing, previous recipients include Torben Grael, Sir Ben Ainslie, Stan Honey, Santiago Lange, Grant Dalton and Carolijn Brouwer.
Will Hodgman, is to launch ‘Blue Water Classics: Portraits of the Sydney Hobart Yacht Race’, to be hosted by Fullers Bookshop at the RACV Hotel in Hobart on early Friday evening.
Working with the Gumbo Limbo Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Center, the boat crew released Green, Loggerhead, and Hawksbill sea turtles from multiple sea turtle hospitals along the Florida East Coast.
From 1951 until 2007, Des Townson came up with 78 different designs, from which plans 3716 boats were built. Many of them still grace the waters of Auckland Harbour, the Hauraki Gulf and further afield, including Australia.
Fremantle Sea Rescue skipper Malcolm Evans said it took nearly 40 minutes to reach the capsized boat, due to the choppy conditions.
David is the twelfth person in the organisation’s seventy years to be awarded this honour, and the first since 2016.
The YJA MS Amlin 'International Sailor of the Decade' aims to recognise the achievements of those who have had the greatest positive impact on our great sport and pastime.