The Hurghada Environmental Protection and Conservation Association has been protecting the Red Sea’s coral reefs from destructive anchors by installing the largest mooring system in the world.
When you sail a yacht and need to stop somewhere, you drop an anchor, right? Everyone knows that. But what everybody might not be aware of is the damage these anchors can do to the environment. The popularity of the Red Sea’s rich coral reefs can also lead to their destruction, with every drop of the anchor immediately killing whatever coral happened to be underneath it. There had to be another way – and the Hurghada Environmental Protection and Conservation Association (HEPCA) found it with the creation of the world’s largest mooring system.
Mooring is another way of basically parking your sh...Read More