NOAA still expects above-normal Atlantic hurricane season

Preparedness is key during the peak months of hurricane season USA – 8/4/2022 – Atmospheric and oceanic conditions still favor an above-normal 2022 Atlantic hurricane season, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) annual mid-season update issued today by the Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service. “I urge everyone to remain vigilant as we enter the peak months of hurricane season,” said Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo. “The experts at NOAA will continue to provide the science, data and services needed to help communities become hurricane resilient and climate-ready for the remainder of hurricane season […]

Global Solo Challenge

Gentlemen of the Oceans

8/7/2022 – by Helena De La Gandara, Global Solo Challenge – When it comes offshore yacht racing, competition itself is a challenge that can be affected by many factors, personal or external. You have to take into account many factors: the difficulty of competing around the world without other to share the experience with, counting only on your own resources, the implacable force of the oceans, the many risks of collisions with boats, landmarks or even ice. All of this and much more is part of an offshore challenge such as the Global Solo Challenge. When it comes to ocean yacht […]