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
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An overnight search for a yachtsman missing in Bass Strait has been called off after his boat was discovered unmanned. Authorities said it is highly unlikely he survived.
Winds should generally ease below gale force during Monday morning as Imogen transitions to a tropical low, but squally thunderstorms with more isolated damaging wind gusts remain possible for the remainder of Monday.
The 25-foot sailboat was reduced to a charred and sunken hull at Eastport Yacht Center, after marina management says the boat’s operator stayed aboard overnight with a camp stove.
It uses the Iridium satellite network to communicate its data, and the monthly rate is comparable to the average cellphone bill.
A Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew arrived on scene and lowered a dewatering pump to the 42-foot sailing vessel, Tybee III, crew to keep their sailing vessel afloat.
It is not known whether the animal had any Yachtmaster koalafications.
The Australian-based builder of ILCA Laser dinghies, has appointed Ian Douglas as General Manager after the departure of long time GM, Chris Caldecoat, earlier this year.
It is understood the yachts collided roughly a kilometre off a wharf.
Researchers encountered three animals that do not look or sound like any known beaked whale species.
If the project goes ahead, it’s reasonable to assume that Chinese fishing boats will be active in the seas around Daru, and in the Torres Strait.
Known as A68a, the berg broke away from the Antarctica ice shelf in July 2017. At the time, scientists estimated its size at nearly 6,000 sq km (approximately 2,300 sq. miles). They said it could weigh more than one trillion tons.
The supermaxi took line honours in the annual SOLAS Big Boat Challenge, a warm-up event for the Sydney Hobart.
Spithill will lead the U.S. team as it fights to claim the sport’s largest monetary prize of US$1 million when the global league returns for the start of its second season at the Bermuda Grand Prix.
Woolwich Ferry Wharf Pontoon, known to be located on the Lane Cove River, is being auctioned off this week with the bidding starting at only $9.