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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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At Seahaven Maritime Academy we appreciate the value of real world experience when training our students in sea survival.

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We are extremely lucky here at Seahaven Maritime Academy to enjoy frequent sightings of local, marine wildlife. Our stretch of the South coast is home to many aquatic species including dolphins and seals.

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The second extract from Captain Jack's log. From improvements in our website and computer systems to sightings of strange creatures around the port, it's all here.

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The Sailhaven Project is restoring an old wooden yacht and we are training local children from Newhaven to help sail her.

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