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Orca Project Update: Trials of acoustic deterrent device planned for October 2023

Posted on: 03/10/2023

In recent months, the CA has played a pivotal role in facilitating collaboration between Grupo Trabajo Orca Atlantica (...

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Cruising Association releases new research library on orca interactions

Posted on: 01/09/2023

Since the launch of its orca project in June 2022, the Cruising Association has received around 150 reports from skippers...

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Orca incidents now being seen in the Mediterranean

Posted on: 08/08/2023

A number of orca incidents have now been recorded east of Gibraltar using the GT Orcas app, including one off Ceuta which...

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Spanish Ministry advises motoring away from orcas to shallow water

Posted on: 03/07/2023

If you are sailing in areas where orca incidents have occurred, the Spanish government is now advising that you should...

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Worldwide participation in CA webinar on ‘Orca and Yachts: Fact, Fiction and Fear’

Posted on: 26/05/2023

In a strong display of international interest, the CA webinar on ‘Orca and Yachts: Fact, Fiction and Fear’ attracted a...

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Cruising Association launches updated 'orca information and reporting' portal

Posted on: 22/05/2023

The Cruising Association (CA) has launched an updated online portal and web pages for orca information and reporting, the...

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Cruising Association hosts free webinar on ‘Orca and Yachts: Fact, Fiction and Fear’

Posted on: 05/05/2023

The Cruising Association (CA) is hosting a free webinar for members and non-members on ‘Orca and Yachts: Fact, Fiction...

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Update on the Cruising Association’s orca project

Posted on: 21/04/2023

The phenomenon of orcas damaging small yachts and other vessels along the south and west coasts of Spain and Portugal...

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Orca Update

Posted on: 06/03/2023

The work of the CA’s Regulatory & Technical Services group (RATS) orca project continues, with the ongoing collation...

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Warning - Sailor killed by malfunctioning flare

Posted on: 03/02/2023

On 1 January 2023, a Dutch sailor was killed by a malfunctioning flare during a passage in the Pacific Ocean...

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