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Investigators searched the vessel and discovered 28 jugs containing more than seven gallons of liquid methamphetamine each and a duffel bag containing several plastic-wrapped bricks of pentobarbital.

RMST justified its plans to the court saying that the room holding the equipment might soon be destroyed “potentially burying forever the remains of the world’s most famous radio”.

The owner of the 30-foot sailboat, Freedom, contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco command centre, reporting that he and the two other passengers aboard were feeling unsafe during their transit due to the harsh sea conditions.

"I had expected a modicum of common sense to prevail, however we will push on with our 12 June reopening date, I really don’t have the time to waste trying..."

Remember, the rules are continuously changing so refer to your State or Territory authority for updates before you take the boat out.

The yacht ran aground on the beach at the tourist destination with little damage, but with lights on and music playing.

This week was to be the week that the 70th regatta for the Bermuda Gold Cup, an event of the World Match Racing Tour, was held.

Pending definitive government provisions, the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda has postponed the opening of its base in Porto Cervo until the end of June/beginning of July, and in the meantime is preparing to get safely underway.

With the goal of providing food for those in need, the All In Challenge has raised more than $42 million to-date by challenging the sports and entertainment industry to submit experiences for auction or sweepstakes.

With most regattas cancelled in 2020, there will be few images shot this year. Instead, the organisers propose a competition to decide the best yacht racing image taken this century.

In the Pacific, between California and Hawaii, four ocean currents converge to create a vortex that collects huge amounts of plastics. In 25 days, the vessel removed more than 40 tons of plastics.

Meteorological measurements taken from aircraft have plummeted by an average 75-80 percent compared to normal.

On March 25 it was announced that the regatta, scheduled for its usual dates of May, between the 6th and 10th, was postponed due to the worldwide problem of the COVID-19 pandemic.

In response to Sunday's Government announcement that unlimited outdoor activity will be permitted in England, the RYA has issued guidance for English Affiliated Clubs that are considering a safe plan to restart their boating activity.

Bareboating is allowed, but not overnight, and charters with a skipper are not currently permitted. Live-aboards must stay within a primary place.

The recovery operation began on April 3 and has seen 63 containers and tonnes of associated pollution successfully recovered from the ocean. AMSA is taking a tough line with the owners of the vessel, Yang Ming.