Tragic story solves mystery of sunken postie bike off Lakes Entrance

Tragic story solves mystery of sunken postie bike off Lakes Entrance http://ift.tt/2d4gaUU Fishing trawlers find all sorts of unusual items when they drag their nets up from the deep: unexploded bombs, sunken treasure, mysterious creatures. But when a Victorian fisherman caught a red Honda postie bike in waters 100 metres deep 50 nautical miles east of Lakes Entrance, there were plenty of questions about where the machine had come from. Sailing via Sailing News http://ift.tt/1A3EQ6d September 20, 2016 at 08:51AM

Read More


Charity golf day hailed a great success

Charity golf day hailed a great success http://ift.tt/2dfwup6 A charity golf event raised more than A 2,000 for the Helford River Children's Sailing Trust , a charity dedicated to helping young people learn to sail. The Budock Vean Hotel played host to the event, which saw 48 golfers teeing off in teams of four to play 18 holes. Sailing via Sailing News http://ift.tt/1A3EQ6d September 20, 2016 at 07:21AM

Read More


Citizen Scientists: Sailors at the forefront

by Andrew LaCenere We live in a world where data can easily become knowledge and knowledge, as has always been the case, is power. When it comes to Ocean Plastics and other ocean issues, this most definitely continues to prove true. The tricky part about gathering data from the ocean and the world’s other water bodies is that it is vast! The important part though, is that by gaining data we increase our ability to act and, thus, improve the situation. There are many, many research institutions across the globe actively researching the ocean, yet they still only scratch ...

Read More