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Sea Science: Why is the ocean blue, green and everything in between?

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed A lot of what we see in life has to do with what happens on the microphysical scale. Sunlight is scattered as it passes …

Sea Science: Early update of magnetic model marks quickly moving north

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed Recent news headlines have piqued interest in an unusual update of the World Magnetic Model — unusual because it was …

Sea Science: Weather routing is wise hedge against problematic conditions

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed Heading out on the high seas can be an adventure filled with endless skies and eternal horizons, provided said skies …

Sea Science: Basic knowledge of clouds provides reliable weather reckoning

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamad Clouds provide some of the best observational information when scanning the sky for a hint of impending weather. The most …

Sea Science: Behind Hawaii ban of sunscreen

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed Sun protection has been a hot topic with much debate for some time, but most studies have concluded that regular use of …

Sea Science: Water, water everywhere yet not a drop to spare

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed It covers 70 percent of our planet. We play in it, clean with it, cook with it and essentially use it to simplify our …

Sea Science: Hurricane supplies don’t have to be costly

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed With the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season upon us, many are still reeling and rebuilding from the effects of the 2017 …

Sea Science: UV light can’t be felt, but danger it poses is real

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed As a sun-loving species, we humans often crave outdoor time in order to enjoy nature’s elements. It’s not until …

Sea Science: Color analysis advances studies of ocean currents

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed The origin of the word salt comes from salarium, Latin for salary, which refers to the amount of compensation a Roman …

Sea Science: Mirages taunt our inability to discern nature’s tricks

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed Seeing is believing, and a human’s ability to observe with our eyes often dictates what we accept as truth. There are …

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EU tariff turns more charter yachts off Med

EU tariff turns more charter yachts off Med

By Dorie Cox A European Union tariff has disrupted summer plans for a number of yachts that typically charter in the Mediterranean. …

Final Christensen launched in Vancouver; yard moves to Tennessee

Final Christensen launched in Vancouver; yard moves to Tennessee

Christensen has launched the last hull to be completed and delivered from its Vancouver yard.  The 164-foot (50m) Jackpot, …

40m S/Y My Song not salvageable

40m S/Y My Song not salvageable

UPDATE:The 40m award-winning racing sloop My Song has been declared unsalvageable after falling off a cargo ship in the Med while in …

Newport19: Charter show opens today

Newport19: Charter show opens today

Crew from more than 20 yachts worked hard to keep the raindrops at bay at Newport Shipyard this morning as the annual Newport Charter Show …

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