Marine Auctions – Forthcoming auctions onsite and online
Adrian G.Seiffert – Marine Auctions
Marine Auctions – Our next Onsite Auction to be held at the Runaway Bay Marina, Gold Coast to be held on Sunday 31st January commencing at 10am AEST. Live internet bidding is available for this auction. Some vessels are unreserved and must be sold.
Seabin- Saving the world, one marina at a time
David Schmidt, Sail-World Cruising Editor
Every now and then you hear of an idea that’s so jaw-droppingly simple and yet so effective that it makes you shake your head and wonder, ‘why not me’? Such is the case with the Seabin project, an automated marina rubbish bin that was designed to help remove plastic and other unsightly debris from the water.
Eco-warriors Sea-Bin crowd sharing critical stage with nine days to go
Andrew Turton and Pete Ceglinski
The automated marina cleaning SeaBin project has raised $198,020 of $230,000.00 with nine days left on their Indiegogo crowdfunding platform, but they need more help now.
Safe Boating - Dying for onboard power
Royal Yachting Assoc
Whatever your electrical needs whilst afloat, whether charging the boat’s batteries or your laptop and mobile, the stark warning from a leading boat safety body is that petrol generators will continue to cost lives and cause misery unless boaters use them correctly.
On-Water American National Standard announced for recreational boating
The U.S. Coast Guard’s National On-Water Standards (NOWS) grant management team and American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) is pleased to announce the approval and publication EDU-1 On-Water Power Standard which is the first of three proposed skills-based American National Standards (ANS) for On-Water instruction in recreational boating safety.
Don’t be a Tosser – Not your usual environmental article!!
The word ‘Tosser’ in the Oxford English dictionary means – ‘a person or thing that throws something’. There is no need for me to tell you the other meaning that is commonly used around the world. However in this article it will refer to both at the same time as someone who tosses trash into the ocean, truly is a tosser.
METS Joint win for Dame Design Award
Sigrid van der Wel - METSTRADE
The prestigious DAME Design Award has gone to joint winners for the first time in its 25-year history. Jury chair Bill Dixon presented the overall DAME award to the Lume On™ LED light from Spinlock and the Electric Stabilising Fin and Interceptor System from Humphree during the opening ceremony of the METSTRADE show in RAI Amsterdam
Pay attention, YOU can make a difference to the marine environment!!
Rob Kothe & the Sail-World Team
OK, Sit up and pay attention, THIS is a life exam subject and when you reach the Pearly Gates, your results today will count towards your final destination
Open Ocean 750 Luxury Expedition Catamaran is launched in Cape Town
Two Oceans Marine and Du Toit Yacht Design have recently launched their second exciting Open Ocean 750 Luxury Expedition Catamaran. This impressive cat was expertly built by Two Oceans Marine Manufacturing and designed by Du Toit Yacht Design in Cape Town, South Africa.
NBC Sports Network to broadcast Supra Wakeboard Worlds action
Make sure to set your DVR for Sunday, November 15 at 5 p.m. ET as NBC Sports Network will be broadcasting the action-packed competition from the 2015 WWA Supra Wakeboard World Championships Presented by Rockstar Energy.
Friends of the sea launch Seabin street waste solution
Australian professional big-boat sailor Andy Turton and boat-builder Peter Ceglinski have a solution to this world-wide problem that impacts on every marine community. They have developed the Seabin which is designed to capture street rubbish that constantly gathers around boats, pontoons and marinas
The strongest storm ever - Hurricane Patricia set to hit Mexico
The strongest hurricane/cyclone/typhoon ever recorded is heading for Mexico's Pacific coast, threatening a 'potentially catastrophic' landfall. The World Meteorological Organization says the storm is possibly greater in strength to Typhoon Haiyan, which killed 6,300 people in the Philippines in 2013.
Should you add ice and freeze coverage to your boat policy now?
Many boat owners think they don’t have to worry about freeze damage if they live in temperate states or if they keep their boat in an indoor, heated storage area in Northern climates. But they may want to rethink that.
2015 WWA Supra World Championships – Surprising results
World Wakeboard Association
The Professional Men put on a show at the WWA Supra Boats World Championship presented by Rockstar Energy with the entire men’s podium putting in stand up runs. The scores between the top three were extremely close, but in the end it was Australia’s Harley Clifford taking home his third World title after landing two 900’s and several mobe five variations.
Scheduled server maintenance - 23 September GMT+2 11pm onwards
Scheduled server maintenance - sites will be unavailable for some hours between 11pm and 7am GMT + 2
Three must-have boating skills you’ll need this summer
D. Scott Croft
What are three of the most common skills any boater will need to know this summer? “Docking is often seen as a spectator sport, but everyone needs to know how to do it safely,” said BoatUS Magazine Executive Editor Mike Vatalaro. “Beaching your boat is also a common maneuver, as is using your boat’s trim tabs to get the best ride, so we’ve done three short videos that address each.”
Marine Auctions raises the bar with live internet bidding for auctions
Marine Auctions is proud to announce that they will be pioneering their 2015 auctions with live internet online bidding from around the world. This is a huge step for Marine Auctions who have cemented themselves at the forefront within the industry.
Sail-World new format - Important first visit changes needed
Sail-World is now live testing the changed website format. If you are using this format for the first time, please scroll to the bottom of the site and check that your region is set for your region and not some other. It can be correctly set up using the drop down boxes. Then go to the top, click refresh, and you should be away.
PredictWind launches new Offshore Application for Mac and PC
The new application from PredictWind for Mac and PC is revolutionary for accessing weather data when offshore. Accessing GRIB files, Weather Routing, GMDSS forecasts and Satellite Imagery is now a simple task with the unique and user friendly interface.
EPA punts on renewable fuel standard
Ensuring a safe fuel supply for America’s 12 million registered boat owners may have to wait, said Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that the agency will further delay the final rule on how much ethanol refiners must blend into the nation’s gasoline supply under the federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).