Latest OCC News

Belgian OCC member reports on sailing in the Beagle Channel

Eugénie Nottebohm, OCC member, rounds Cape horn in her Contessa 32

by Simon Currin - 17/05/2024

OCC Member, Mervyn Wheatley, 80, skydives for charity

Mervyn Wheatley, a long standing OCCmember, plans to celebrate the 80th anniversary of D-Day by jumping out of a plane.

by Simon Currin - 16/05/2024

Another sailing boat sunk by orca off Gibralter

A charter yacht has sunk in the Gibralter Straits after its rudder was attacked by orcas

by Simon Currin - 14/05/2024

Ocean Cruising Charitable Trust Makes First Significant Award

Financial support from the Ocean Cruising Club Charitable Trust (OCCCT) and the Royal Thames Yacht Club provided an unforgettable experience on board the SV Donald Searle.

by Simon Currin & Karen Soule - 14/05/2024

Violent protests have broken out in New Caledonia

The Ocean Cruising Club Regional Rear Commodore, Viki Moore, is standing by to advise cruisers soon to arrive in Nuomea.

by Simon Currin - 14/05/2024

Ella Hibbert aims to circumnavigate the Arctic

Ella Hibbert aims to traverse both the North West and North East Passage alone and in one season.

by Simon Currin - 11/05/2024

Solar Storm

A severe solar storm is raging. Will our navigational systems still work?

by Simon Currin - 10/05/2024

Copernicus report for 2023

2023 is officially the warmest year on record

by Daria Blackwell - 10/05/2024

OCC Roving Rear Commodores report on their season in Patagonia

Thierry and Barbara Courvoisier have completed their passage through the Beagle Channel

by Simon Currin - 03/05/2024

Project Manaia

Update from OCC Member Manuel Marinelli

by Steve Brown, Specialist Roving RC: Environmental - 03/05/2024

Director's Report & Financial Statements for year ended 31-Nov-23

The Club's full accounts for the last financial year, approved by the membership at the Annual General Meeting on April 20th 2024.

by Charles Griffiths - 02/05/2024

Two more OCC Members complete Ocean Globe Race

Gerrit Louw and Jeremy Bagshaw, both members of the Ocean Cruising Club, arrive in Cowes to finish the OCR.

by John Franklin - 29/04/2024

US forecast group predicts busiest ever Atlantic hurricane season in 2024

University of Pennsylvania climate scientist Michael Mann cites record ocean warmth as key factor in unprecedented Atlantic forecast of 33 named storms.

by Daria Blackwell - 29/04/2024

OCC 70th Anniversary celebration in Nagasaki

Kirk Patterson, OCC Port Officer in Japan, has organised a Japan Yacht Rally and OCC celebration.

by Simon Currin - 27/04/2024

OCC Member, Tapio Lehtinen, completes Ocean Globe Race

OCC Member and OCC Seamanship Award winner, Tapio Lehtinen completes Ocean Glove Race

by Simon Currin - 26/04/2024

Congratulations to Fi Jones on becoming the Commodore of the OCC

The Ocean Cruising Club elects a new Commodore at its AGM in Liverpool

by Simon Currin - 23/04/2024

World Earth Day

Earth Day - 22nd April

by Simon Currin - 22/04/2024

OCC Annual General Meeting

OCC AGM and Dinner in Liverpool

by Simon Currin - 19/04/2024

OCC Charitable Trust supports the Caribwish Project

The Ocean Cruising Club Charitable Trust donates to the Caribwish Project

by Simon Currin - 18/04/2024

OCC Challenge Grant recipient

Practical Boat Owner (PBO) magazine has written up the story of Jenny Decker, an OCC Challenge Grant recipient.

by Simon Currin - 17/04/2024


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