Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012

22 days to go for this exceptional test of sailing prowess and human endeavour. Starting in Alicante on the 29th October 2011 and ending in Galway on the 7th July 2012, this will be an exciting race with full worldwide media coverage and an ambitious marketing and promotional plan.

The action starts now!

more info here: Volvo Ocean Race

You can also read a great quarterly digital mag they're publishing here: Life at the Extreme


What created Earth's Oceans?

According to National Geographic, comet Hartley 2 offers new clues.
Interesting article here National Geographic


Red Tide

Amazing phenomenon

Red tide is a common name for a phenomenon also known as an algal bloom (large concentrations of aquatic microorganisms), an event in which estuarine, marine, or fresh water algae accumulate rapidly in the water column and results in discoloration of the surface water. It is usually found in coastal areas.
@ Wikipedia

The Tall Ships Race 2012

From 19th - 22nd July, race 2 in Lisbon! Can't wait to see all this 15 vessels sailing in the Tagus River.
More info here:
Tall Ships