A Weather Eye: Part Two

Plain sailing or battling storms: You chose By Dick Beaumont The sailor’s ability to access weather charts during ocean passages via satellite has reduced the probability of running into heavy weather. Undoubtably it improves safety at sea immeasurably. Although it will never be an alternative to a blue water yacht’s liferaft, I believe it to […]

Discovering the lost world of Papua New Guinea

By Richard Cooper One of the most untouched and uncompromised places on earth, Papua New Guinea maybe just 70nm north of Australia but in many respects it’s a million miles away from the 21st Century. It’s a country where the myth and folklore are so powerful that such culture leaves you questioning the digital age.  […]