With the vast amount of technological advances over past few decades, it’s hard to believe that only 3% of the world’s oceans have been explored. Many scientists believe we know more about space than we do about the ocean. Experts also estimate that there are between ten and thirty million species of undersea life yet to be discovered. Even with all the mindboggling advances humankind has made, the ocean deep is still shrouded in mystery.
Did you know the oceans cover nearly 71% of the world’s surface? Did you know that the oceans provide over 97% of the world’s water supply as well as half of the oxygen that we breathe? Did you know that 1% of the ocean floor is covered with coral reef? Find 50 fascinating facts about the ocean in interesting infographics made by divein.com.
Tragically, some of the most remarkable ocean liners ever built have gone down in history not for their impressive structure, but because they sank with the loss of hundreds of lives. It is quite haunting, and yet eerily fascinating, to see such mighty ships now permanently consigned to the bottom of the ocean. This infographic from EFYC highlights some of the most famous shipwrecks in history.
Beginners Guide to Sailing is a beautiful and useful infographic made by the East Fremantle Yacht Club. Find the basic info on jibing and tacking, learn the difference between windward and leeward, and much more…
Zagreb Boat Show will be held for the 24th time at the Zagreb Fair pavilions from 18th to 22nd February 2015. The fair will be held under the motto “To sail, to discover, to live”. Come and enjoy the most successful business event of its kind in the region.
Hvar and its archipelago of Pakleni Islands are a unique must-see destination for a serious yachtsmen. Clear sea, many secluded bays and beautiful nature make it the place for the perfect sailing vacation.
On of Turkey’s most popular sailing destinations is Kusadasi, on the West of Turkey, located on the Aegean Sea. Our guest blogger, Inka Piegsa-Quischotte, wrote an article about Kusadasi. It is a place that offers a taste of true Turkish culture.