by Duart SnowOn BC’s long and storied coastline, theambitious cruiser’s bucket list is sure to contain literally hundreds of high-profile 'don’t-miss' spots.But over the years, one destination popped up regularly in our conversations with cruisers and landlubbers alike, people whose opinions we trusted. They spoke of this place reverently and urged us not to miss it
Having cruised the BC coast for several decades, we enjoy sharing information about the remote northern anchorages we’ve discovered over the years. However, the truth is that we haven’t really 'discovered' many of our favourite spots but were told about them by fellow mariners we have met out on the water – veteran boaters who’ve been more than happy to come aboard for a visit, unfurl a few charts
A new study of the wandering albatrosses breeding on the sub-antarctic island of Bird Island (off South Georgia) reveals that age doesn't matter when foraging. The research, published in the journal PLOS ONE last month, shows that even when the birds reach old age, any reduction in muscle function and visual acuity didn't appear to affect their foraging behaviour.
Mastervolt was chosen as the official electrical supplier to the race because of its integrated, technologically advanced systems and rugged components that can handle the abusive conditions of this around the world race. Throughout the race, the systems have provided the reliability that the racers require.
by GBRMPA MediaA commercial fisher has become the first person to be banned from fishing in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park under ‘three strikes’ legislation. The direction was issued by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) after the fisher was convicted of three separate offences over five years of fishing in a no-take green zone.
A great day on the water is a safe day and this will be the emphasis of a safety partnership between the Boating Industry Association (BIA) and Transport for NSW at the Sydney Trailer Boat Show. Trailer boats are the most popular type of vessel countrywide and for good reason; they are more affordable and provide more options than larger craft to enjoy a range of waterways.