Tag: UK

Jonty Pearce: High winds in Torridon

Jonty Pearce discovers that even bad weather doesn’t have to hamper a charter holiday in Scotland Sula cruising in Loch Torridon What do you do when you book a charter holiday but find that the weather falls short of one’s hopes? The Western Highlands and Islands of Scotland can offer stunning scenery and amazing autumn…
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January 14, 2018 0

Do you have the right communication equipment on board?

The UK Coastguard is advising sailors to have at least two independent means of contacting them following a lengthy operation involving a French boat which sent out multiple VHF DSC Distress alerts Innovation The UK Coastguard is reminding sailors to ensure they have at least two independent means of alerting them should they get into…
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October 7, 2017 0

Sailors urged to report poorly marked fishing gear

The RYA is urging sailors to report all sightings and entanglements involving poorly marked fishing gear as it reveals a lack of data on the issue A campaign to improve the visibility of fishing gear at sea is appealing to sailors to report all cases of entanglement. The RYA said a lack of data could…
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October 6, 2017 0