NauticEd wants everyone to respect the environment – especially our gorgeous oceans. Below are our top 10 eco-friendly chartering tips. Be Reef Safe Use reef-safe sunscreen Anchor responsibly Never anchor on or near a reef Never let the anchor chain drag across the reef Use mooring balls Keep toilet waste tanks closed – open and […]
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Guest written by Carrie Wright, founder of VI Plastics The plastics recycling company in the British Virgin Islands, VI Plastics, is running a crowd-funding campaign to purchase additional equipment. You can help. Please visit their crowdfunding page to learn more. In previous articles, NauticEd has lamented the lack of recycling in the Caribbean and stressed […]
National Poison Prevention Week is the third week of March each year, falling on the 17th through the 23rd this year. This cause was founded by the Health Research & Safety Administration to raise awareness for preventative methods to avoid toxic poisons. The week of awareness is a chance to feature various hazards that result […]
It’s an old song but it certainly rang the bells for me recently. Over this last new year’s break 2010-2011, my family, extended family and friends that we call family all traveled to Matauri Bay in New Zealand for probably one of the best aquatic experiences one could imagine. Unfortunately it was sans sailing cruising […]
Oh My Goodness This story is, almost unbelievably, one hundred percent real – included here is a pic of a southern right whale who, it seems, accidentally breeched on to a sailboat in Capetown, South Africa. I actually think it was, most likely, just jealous. I believe it simply wanted to get in on the […]
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