An all female team have completed the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge to raise the profile of ocean plastic pollution. Their intention was to complete the event and raise funds for the Marine Conservation Society.
Captain Jack has been so busy this year, carrying out all sorts of tasks at the academy, that he's decided to start publishing sections from his log. From people in funny clothing to the Isle of Dogs, get the scoop on Jack's first year at the academy.
VHF stands for “Very High Frequency”. This means that marine VHF radios operate within a range between 156 and 162 MHz, or megahertz. Today’s VHF radios are very much more advanced than those manufactured in previous times.