Weeks of organizing paid off last Friday as the members of various local NGOs volunteered to do beach cleanups around Majuro in honor of World Oceans Day. The local beaches and ocean environments were the winners, with tons of plastic, cans, and assorted debris picked up and brought to disposal centers. One group, the members of the Mieco Beach Yacht Club, generously provided their yachts (five in all) for transporting 25 volunteers to Enemanet, along with all their clean up supplies. The ocean and lagoon side beaches were targeted for cleanup, along with the shallow water lagoon-side to 30...Read More
Come join in the Oceans Day clean-up. For more information, email email@example.com World Oceans Day 2018 Agenda Friday June 8th YACHTS AND VOLUNTEERS (so far) s/v KATIE G: Chuck and Caesar s/v SWIFTSURE: Lanny, Ginger & Nikki s/v TRIBUTE: Larry and Gary (Apolima) s/v VIANDONTE: Grant, Doug & Mika s/v MOONBIRD: Darryl and Cyndi Provided by WOD Committee: Copra Style bags- for trash collection and transportation Mesh Bags-for ocean pickup/cleanup Gloves Hand Scale- to weigh trash Bring your own: Day at the beach stuff Snorkel or Dive gear-if you plan to help “in” the ocean. Food/drinks Camera-...Read More
Whatever this photo lacks in clarity and lighting it makes up for in content! Pictured are Good News captain Lonny (seond from left) handing over the winnings to (from left) Vice Commodore Cary, Publicity Director Karen, and cruisers Carley (clearly in love with the money) and Grant (clearly a shocking result)! The winnings were for coming first (with an amazing 18 points) in the monthly Marshall Islands Resort’s Pub Quiz. Check out the calendar on the home page of this site to check the upcoming dates for pub quizzes. The rules are simple: You come armed with a pen...Read More
Wotje residents thanked the cruisers for their new glasses with bunchs of fruit. Thumbs up from an elderly gentleman on an outer island in the Marshall Islands. The Sea Mercy program in action on Maloelap. Cruisers provide glasses to people on Likiep Atoll. Two boats with strong connections to the charity organization Sea Mercy visited the Marshalls this past cruising season. Yachties Johnathon Robinson and his wife Donna arrived on their boat Chez Nous while Nigel Skeggs and his wife Susan and their two daughters came in on their yacht Unique. Nigel is the Director at Port Denarau Marina in Fiji and that marina partners with Sea Mercy, which...Read More
Have you cruised the Marshall Islands? We need your thoughts on cruising in the Marshall Islands and particularly how you enjoyed your visits to the outer islands! There’s just 10 questions with room to write as little or as much as you’d like. Our hope is to get lots of feedback so we can create reports that will be hugely useful to future cruisers. To do the survey, please click on the Read More button! Thanks, the MBYC...Read More
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