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Interview with Marcy Cravat, Director of Ángel Azul

Interview with Marcy Cravat, Director of Ángel Azul

Ángel Azul is a documentary film that tells the story of one artist’s inspiring attempt to draw attention to the perilous situation coral reefs currently face worldwide. Jason DeCaires Taylor is an eco-sculptor who casts cement statues from live human models and installs them on the ocean floor to create an artificial coral reef. The...
The SSS Sam Simon joins the Sea Shepherd Anti-Whaling Fleet

The SSS Sam Simon joins the Sea Shepherd Anti-Whaling Fleet

The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society introduced a fourth ship last Tuesday to their fleet of anti-whaling vessels. The purchase of the $2m boat was made possible by Los Angeles-based philanthropist and co-creator of TV’s “The Simpsons,” Sam Simon. In a brilliant play of propaganda, the retired research vessel was bought from the Japanese without their knowledge...
Ocean: The Final Frontier

Ocean: The Final Frontier

We as earth-bound humans have always tended to look to the stars as the ultimate place for exploration. But nowadays more and more people are gazing into the ocean with the same curiosity and they are coming up with new imaginative ways to improve our understanding. Here at BlooSee we are big fans of innovative...
Vendee Globe Challenge

Vendee Globe Challenge

The Vendee Globe round the world yacht race began on November 10, 2012. Twenty boats set off to sail around the globe single-handedly non stop with no assistance. Only thirteen boats remain as the race is quickly approaching the Cape of Good Hope. This is the 7th edition of the race. It was established by...
A Ship to Give Thanks For

A Ship to Give Thanks For

The Mayflower was an ordinary Dutch trading ship that was found its place in history when a group of English Separatist decided to leave their homes and live free from the command of others. The Dutch Carrack was employed by Andrew Pawling in 1609 to carrying herring, tar, and pine planks from Norway to England....
Save The Waves Film Festival

Save The Waves Film Festival

The Save the Waves Film Festival has been making its way up the California coast  these past three weeks with stops in Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, and ending in San Francisco at the Victoria theatre. The non-profit debuts a slew of new surfing films that are not only spectacular films in places near and far,...
Cold Water Classic

Cold Water Classic

Last weekend marked the 26th year the O’Neill Coldwater Classic has sounded its contest horns at Steamer Lane in Santa Cruz. The traditional surf competition held its first contest in 1985 and was an ASP (Association of Professional Surfers) top tier event from 1988-90. It dropped down a WQS (World Qualifying Series) second tier event...
BlooSee Mobile 2.2 now available for download

BlooSee Mobile 2.2 now available for download

The BlooSee iPhone and iPad application has been updated on the iTunes App store. The application has some exciting new features and iOS 6 fixes. Along with the app update some minor changes to the web platform have been implemented to make creating events even more clear. Tracking has made it to the application in...
BlooSee and Surfrider Foundation

BlooSee and Surfrider Foundation

This week BlooSee has announced a new and exciting partnership with Surfrider Foundation, one of the largest grassroots ocean conservation organizations in the United States. BlooSee is now Surfrider’s official “Mapping Partner”, and we are excited to provide our tools, resources, and a wonderful community, as well as develop new tools tailored towards ocean conservation....
More on IO6 and Apple Maps

More on IO6 and Apple Maps

Apple’s new mobile operating has generated quite a bit of turmoil in the technology industry, both good and bad. Specifically in the case of BlooSee Mobile, some parts work great and some don’t work at all. If you have been using BlooSee on IO6 there is a good chance you’ve noticed a glitch with the...
New Boats Types Available in the Boat Database

New Boats Types Available in the Boat Database

BlooSee Boats has expanded! Not only can you add your favorite cruise sailboat/ sail yacht, now you can add motorboats, tall ships, race sailboats, historical ships, and dinghies. Whether you are a boat owner or not, sharing and following boats is easy to do. Add your favorite historical boat from any time period. Add one of...
America's Cup Healthy Oceans and Sylvia Earle

America’s Cup Healthy Oceans and Sylvia Earle

You may be asking be asking yourself what do the world’s most technologically advanced and fastest sailing vessels and a 77 year old ocean exploring celebrity have in common. They both need the ocean. Sylvia Earle or “Her Deepness” has teamed up with America’s Cup to bring the Healthy Oceans Project. The project is a...