Article: Atlantic Ocean - The Sargassum Phenomenon is a Serious Issue for Atlantic sailors How can the cruising community help? In an effort to better understand critical aspects of this phenomenon, the USM research team is accepting reports from cruisers in the Atlantic who come across large quantities of Pelagic Sargassum. Data received will help researchers identify the source and examine the movements and causes of this extraordinary event. By Sue Richards — last modifie
OceansWatch North America Inc 501c3 has a brand new website! You can now donate to the specific OWNA projects, request to donate funds to OW projects in our other international branches, support fiscal sponsorees, or simply support the administrative work necessary to keep us up and running (or sailing)! Be sure to visit OceansWatch North America on Facebook or Twitter, and sign up for our newsletter to stay connected with a dynamic, skilled, and passionate community of sailo
It was an incredible experience as Liz Andrews joined a fresh gathering of Women Who Sail in Rockland, ME this weekend. She was able to share the excitement we have been generating as we co-labor to ignite new energy to propel OWNA into the next season of cruising on the East US Coast. We took the fresh ideas coming from the Annual meeting to the most incredible gathering of cruising sailors, enabling them to help us to fine tune our goals and methods as we move forward. We s
Hurricane Dorian became a monster unexpectedly and changed the world of the Bahamas... As Founder of OWNA, and living in SE Florida, I have had the privilege of helping with collaboration between major and local organizations, all working to collect, get supplies to the islands and distributed to the right people and help the local community to coordinate the next stages of recovery; cleaning up the debris, securing homes from weather, rebuilding an infrastructure to open t
Hurricane Dorian became a monster unexpectedly and changed the world of the Bahamas... As Founder of OWNA, and living in SE Florida, I have had the privilege of helping with collaboration between the major and local organizations, all working to collect, get supplies to the islands and distributed to the right people. The efforts of these organizations are immense, having moved 1000s of tons of supplies, landed 100s of volunteers to distribute, offering professional support
A warm welcome to Liz Andrews, the newest member of the OWNA Team! Liz has a strong background in marine conservation and education, as well as being a yacht owner and a seasoned sailor. She will lend us her expertise in program development and marketing, with her vibrant, fun attitude we all enjoy. Thank you, Liz. Welcome aboard!
In Colaboration with several sailing associations, OWNA Exec Director, Liz Andrews, and Chair of the Board, Donna Lange, join in with Seven Seas Cruising Association and Women Who Sail organizations as OWNA begins a new season, vamping up their programs for the upcoming cruising seasons as cruisers head south on the east US coast for their winter season in the Caribbean. Continued plans are in place to build membership and project development on the west US coast as well. Don