Unexplored Oceans - What Might We Find?

February 17, 2020: Mike Clift in Features

The Earth’s oceans contain roughly 321 million cubic miles of water, which is trillions upon trillions of gallons of liquid, stretching across more than 70% of our planet’s surface area and amounting to roughly 99% of the Earth’s total living-space. [...]

The Earth’s oceans contain roughly 321 million cubic miles of water, which is trillions upon trillions of gallons of liquid, stretching across more than 70% of our planet’s surface area and amounting to roughly 99% of the Earth’s total living-space. [...]


The History Of The RNLI

February 15, 2020: Steve Brand in Features

They are among the bravest of individuals ever to set to sea. They regularly risk their lives to save others and their motto is 'With courage, nothing is impossible.' [...]

They are among the bravest of individuals ever to set to sea. They regularly risk their lives to save others and their motto is 'With courage, nothing is impossible.' [...]


Captain Jack's Log - January 2020

January 20, 2020: Captain Jack in News

Tales of a Senior Maritime Canine Officer. The third extract from Captain Jack's log. Hard work at the academy, a new year and our wonderful county of Sussex. [...]

Tales of a Senior Maritime Canine Officer. The third extract from Captain Jack's log. Hard work at the academy, a new year and our wonderful county of Sussex. [...]


Uncanny Sightings At Sea

January 15, 2020: Steve Brand in Features

What are the strange entities and events that sailors have been witnessing at sea for centuries? Can we simply put these phenomena down to overactive imagination, or is there more to it? [...]

What are the strange entities and events that sailors have been witnessing at sea for centuries? Can we simply put these phenomena down to overactive imagination, or is there more to it? [...]


Global Piracy

December 17, 2019: Steve Brand in Features

Piracy remains one of the biggest crimes of the maritime industry. The impacts range from immense financial loss to causing physical harm to crew members. [...]

Piracy remains one of the biggest crimes of the maritime industry. The impacts range from immense financial loss to causing physical harm to crew members. [...]


The Top Ten Dangers At Sea

December 15, 2019: Mike Clift in Features

The sea can be a very dangerous place to work and play so it pays to be aware of the most common dangers. Being knowledgeable about what can go wrong on the water can help an awful lot in minimising the risks. [...]

The sea can be a very dangerous place to work and play so it pays to be aware of the most common dangers. Being knowledgeable about what can go wrong on the water can help an awful lot in minimising the risks. [...]


Security At Sea

November 17, 2019: Steve Brand in Features

Marine security risks are not only a danger to sea workers and leisure sailors; in extreme cases regional industries and economies might also be to some degree compromised. [...]

Marine security risks are not only a danger to sea workers and leisure sailors; in extreme cases regional industries and economies might also be to some degree compromised. [...]


Instructors, Australia and Bats

November 15, 2019: Mike Clift in Features

When Chris is not jetting off to Australia, he is a Fully Qualified First Aid Training Instructor. Recently, he got the chance to meet an amazing Spectacled Flying-Fox Bat. [...]

When Chris is not jetting off to Australia, he is a Fully Qualified First Aid Training Instructor. Recently, he got the chance to meet an amazing Spectacled Flying-Fox Bat. [...]


Could Shipping Return To Wind Power?

September 20, 2019: Mike Clift in Features

Long ago, it was the power of the wind that drove the ships plying the world's oceans, carrying people and goods to far flung places. Could it ever be so again? [...]

Long ago, it was the power of the wind that drove the ships plying the world's oceans, carrying people and goods to far flung places. Could it ever be so again? [...]


The History Of First Aid And Medicine At Sea

September 15, 2019: Steve Brand in Features

Sailing a ship across broad expanses of ocean can, by its very nature, be an isolating experience. Many challenges might be presented, particularly when it comes to dealing with sickness and other medical emergencies. [...]

Sailing a ship across broad expanses of ocean can, by its very nature, be an isolating experience. Many challenges might be presented, particularly when it comes to dealing with sickness and other medical emergencies. [...]