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Oct/Nov. C&OC Intl. News Letter

Coastal & Offshore Cruising Intl.SOUTH PACIFIC NEWSOctober – November  2021 e-dition 2022 Destination Series LaunchedFind out more Click HERE Weather.South Pacific Summer Weather Some Resources for those staying in the Southern Tropics over Summer      The forecast prognosis for the 2021-22 Southern Cyclone season was released mid October. While the forecast is milder than last year they […]

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Fiji turns it on, Big Time!

2021 Bula Rendezvous Cruise in Company part 2 Many cruisers missed out this year, not taking advantage of Fiji’s “Blue Lanes”. To be honest it was almost us too but, we still had a good number of participants still willing to go.The problem was getting a good weather window, establishing it early enough to get […]

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South Pacific Summer Weather

Following Seminars at Musket Cove and Vuda. We’ve complied a few resources that may be of interest. Fiji Met Service https://www.met.gov.fj/index.php?page=warn1#20036.txt2021/22 Tropical Cyclone Outlook https://www.met.gov.fj/index.php?page=warn1#20036.txt  Joint Typhoon Warning Centre https://www.metoc.navy.mil/jtwc/jtwc.html Satellite Progressionhttp://gif.keraunos.org/ir-coloree-caledonie-noaa.gif Sea Temperature AnomolyGlobal Sea Surface Temperature Anomaly La Nina declared for the Pacifichttps://www.sprep.org/news/la-nina-officially-declared-in-the-pacific Thanks also to PredictWind for the Offshore app and the […]

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July/ Aug. Newsletter

Coastal & Offshore Cruising Intl.SOUTH PACIFIC NEWSJuly – August  2021 e-ditionWhere in the World?Feature Article – Weather.Choosing your South Pacific Summer Destination South Pacific Destinations for the upcoming Cyclone Season.Busting the Myths!   It’s about this time of year I start fielding questions from cruisers about where to head for Cyclone Season. The SW Pacific has seen an active […]

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Cruise in Company Pt.1 – 2021

Bula Rendezvous Cruise in Company Update. Pt 1 What is a Cruise in Company? Just that, a group of cruisers exploring together. With C&OC though you also get the club resources and local knowledge. For the Bula Rendezvous CIC the use of resources started at Savusavu and an introduction to the Head of the Covid […]

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Choosing your Summer Destination

South Pacific Destinations for the upcoming Cyclone Season – Busting the Myths! It’s about this time of year I start fielding questions from cruisers about where to head for Cyclone Season. The SW Pacific has seen an active period over the last few years with many of the island nations and indeed the Australian East […]

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ON BOARD Security

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Energy At Sea!

Energy at sea August 13, 2020 by jdo Jörg Domann – SV Aurelia Jörg Domann has done many ocean miles and has an engineers perspective on the subject of energy, it’s interesting reading and explains some misconceptions! For those in New Zealand contact Enertec Marine for more info on the products described in the article. On […]

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Cruisers Info Seminars

2021 Departure Seminars – ScheduleSeminars are open to all with a Gold Coin donation to help with the room costs. Monday – April 19th – Land & Sea Cafe – Marsden Cove MarinaBula Fiji and South Pacific WeatherStart time is 3pm (1500) – Topics;-What’s happening in our Covid WorldThe Bula Rendezvous – Fiji is Open!Fiji […]

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Fire at Sea

Fire Down BelowBy Mawgan Grace” Reprinted courtesy of Ocean Sailor Magazine and Kraken Yachts. “Apart from sinking, fire is the main reason crews abandon ship and therefore it’s essential to act quickly. The first purpose of having fire extinguishers onboard is” “to provide an exit path out of the cabin away from toxic fumes and […]