28 October 2013

Alone at Sea, All is Lost video; the Ocean is Broken

All is Lost official video trailer

All Is Lost - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: "All Is Lost is a 2013 American survival film written and directed by J. C. Chandor. The film stars Robert Redford as a man lost at sea. Redford is the only cast member, and the film has almost no dialogue. All Is Lost is Chandor's second feature film, following his 2011 debut Margin Call. It screened out of competition at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival in May."

More info: http://allislostfilm.com/ and All Is Lost (2013) - IMDb

The broken ocean -- we are in big trouble --
The ocean is broken | Newcastle Herald: "BACK in Newcastle, Ivan Macfadyen is still coming to terms with the shock and horror of the voyage. "The ocean is broken," he said, shaking his head in stunned disbelief. Recognising the problem is vast, and that no organisations or governments appear to have a particular interest in doing anything about it, Macfadyen is looking for ideas. He plans to lobby government ministers, hoping they might help. More immediately, he will approach the organisers of Australia's major ocean races, trying to enlist yachties into an international scheme that uses volunteer yachtsmen to monitor debris and marine life. Macfadyen signed up to this scheme while he was in the US, responding to an approach by US academics who asked yachties to fill in daily survey forms and collect samples for radiation testing - a significant concern in the wake of the tsunami and consequent nuclear power station failure in Japan." (read more at link above)

Do It: Sailing the Caribbean
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Bob Polhemus and Brenda Buckingham of Mendon spent three years sailing the Caribbean seas. Here they enjoy the pleasures of Grenada. 'The bottom line is the people you meet,' Polhemus says. 'You see one island, you've seen them all. But the people ...

Learn to sail at Al Hamra Marina's RAK Sailing Academy
Al Hamra Marina's wind and sea characteristics are perfect for sailing, some say the best in the UAE, and has charter facilities where sailing boats are used for daily excursions and crew available for tourists at the Al Hamra Village. Facilities for ...

Washington College Sailing Finishes 15th at KP Dinghy Open, 18th at Stu ...
KINGS POINT, N.Y. -- The Washington College sailing team finished 15th of 20 teams at the Kings Point Dinghy Open, hosted by Merchant Marine, and 18th of 18 teams at the Stu Nelson Women's, hosted by Connecticut College, this weekend. At the Kings ...

J/80 Titlist Brian Keane Wins Championship of Champions
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
COLUMBIA, S.C. (October 27, 2013) – The 2013 edition of the Championship of Champions, hosted by Columbia Sailing Club, came down to a dramatic conclusion Sunday. It took all 16 races to determine this year's winner of the Jack Brown Trophy....

Sailing News:World's Longest Ocean Race
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Novice sailor and Invest Africa crew member, Suzie Fontannaz, 48, who studied at Cape Town University and runs her own business in Stellenbosch was thrilled to sail into her home port having never set foot on a boat prior to undertaking extensive ...

ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne Paralympic hotspot ahead of Rio 2016
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Australia is one of the top nations on the Paralympic sailing scene and as past International Association for Disabled Sailing (IFDS) Vice President and current President of Sailability Victoria, David Staley, explains, a strong focus of Paralympic ...

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