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PPMLC Notice: Gutweed bloom in the River Plym High Speed Area
PPMLC Notice  - Gutweed bloom in the River Plym High Speed Area A member of the Plymouth Wakeboard and Water Ski Club noted a Gutweed (Ulva intestinalis) bloom in the designated high speed area along the Plym.  They report that it has been causing navigational issues, blocking their propellers. The Marine Biological Association, have issued the following guidance:   The recent spell of settled, sunny weather has allowed the growth and the build-up. Apparently this density was last seen about 10 years ago and it’s a normal reflection of the season and weather conditions. The spring tide a
FOUND - Bowsprit - Plymstock
  The bowsprit of a small boat has been washed up at the Mount Batten Centre, Plymstock, Plymouth. Tel. 01752 404567 If you have lost a bowsprit please contact the centre direct, with a description, prior to claiming it. https://www.mount-batten-centre.com/contact-us/
Leisure vessel users 999 messaging app scheme adopted by Government & HM Coastguard
The MCA and the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) have announced that the RYA's SafeTrx app and website will be HM Coastguard's new official voluntary safety identification scheme for recreational leisure vessels. The app uses GPS signalling to enable anyone to make an app based 999 message and can be used free of charge in UK territorial waters. This supersedes the Coastguard's CG66 scheme Further details available here
The Chestnut Appeal Drakes Island Swim - 1 July 2018 - PLNTM
Queen's Harbour Master Plymouth LNTM NO 044/18   The Chestnut Appeal Drakes Island Swim - 1 July 2018

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