What are Marine Paints?

By |2020-07-03T10:45:09+01:00June 30th, 2020|Boats, Other Topics|

Ferries, boats, ships, other water vehicles, as well as other structures that are generally exposed to water use waterproof marine paints or marine coatings. The special paints give them protective layers against moisture such as rain, freshwater, saltwater, or brackish water. Offshore oil rigs are coated with marine paints as well to prevent the metal from rust and corrosion. Read more...

The Call of the Minkes

By |2020-02-26T10:16:37+00:00March 8th, 2020|Australasia, Liveaboards General, Travel, Travel Features, Whales & Dolphins|

The Ribbon Reefs are a special Great Barrier Reef dive-destination at any time of the year, says NIGEL MARSH. But they are extra-special in June and July when visited by dwarf minke whales. Read more...