Author Archives: Peter Nash

We want Susie, but…

By | December 14, 2018

The following story is from Sailing Anarchy: I have followed the online comments about the rescue of Susie Goodall, some with bemusement and some with disdain. Before I explain let’s recap what happened. Susie Goodall, a 28 year old British sailor was competing in the Golden Globe Race when her yacht was pitchpoled in the… Read More »

Maritime union RMT to hold demo defending victimised Stena Line ‘Holyhead 3’ Union Reps

By | December 14, 2018

Maritime union RMT has confirmed that it will be holding a demonstration against management victimisation of union reps on Stena Line, Irish Sea, on: Saturday 15th December at 11.30am, Stena House, Station Approach, Holyhead LL65 1DQ The demonstration – in support of the Holyhead 3 – is taking place to protest at Stena Line calling… Read More »

World Sailing faces more questions

By | December 13, 2018

The row over the vote taken by World Sailing to allow the – urgent submission – that substituted a Mixed Two Person Keelboat event for the Mixed One Person Dinghy event in the 2024 Olympics continues. While World Sailing has refused to amend or re-run the vote, after three council members claimed that their votes… Read More »

Les Sauveteurs en Mer reveals its bespoke Crewsaver lifejacket at Paris Boat Show 2018

By | December 13, 2018

Leading safety solutions provider, Survitec, with its pioneering lifejacket brand, Crewsaver, has reconfirmed its position in the search and rescue (SAR) market by securing a contractual agreement to supply Les Sauveteurs en Mer (SNSM) – the French SAR organisation – with 2,000 bespoke Crewsaver lifejackets. Crewsaver designers worked closely with SNSM in the design and… Read More »