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11 min ago | Red Eye Chicago
Ian Williams is one of the lucky few who can say he quit his day job to get paid to sail around the world. "As a keen sportsman, it's anybody's dream to be a professional sportsman in the sport they love," the 37-year-old Brit said.
1 hr ago | TrekEarth
The Dutch Barquentine sailing ship "Thalassa" sailing up the River Thames on its way to Greenwich to join the "Parade of Sail" down the river and out to sea, that concludes the 5 day Tall Ships Festival in London, England. APOLOGIES! - frustratingly my anti-virus software will not let me access the forums or join in the discussions on TE - as a result I am not able to respond directly to any critiques, comments or questions, so please do not think I am ignoring you or being rude! COPYRIGHT © Brian Denton - this image is protected by copyright - the reproduction, publication, modification, transmission, or exploitation of which, whether for personal or commercial use, is strictly prohibited without my express permission.
5 hrs ago | Canada.com
Rick Hansen welcomed The Countess of Wessex to the Blusson Spinal Cord Centre Sunday for a tour showcasing ground-breaking innovations in spinal cord injury care and research. Sir Elton, now 67, was in fine vocal form, belting out the words with a thunderous tone matching the way he hammered the keys on his Yamaha grand piano.
8 hrs ago | Daily Echo
HAMPSHIRE sailing legends Sir Ben Ainslie and Sir Robin Knox-Johnston have joined forces to give a youngster a once in a lifetime opportunity. Today at the PSP Southampton Boat Show they launched a national competition that will see an 18 to 24-year-old learn to sail and race their way across the Pacific Ocean as part of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race.
11 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk
Susie Boniface got to sip champagne on a private balcony or sundeck, gaze over the waves and tell herself this is how Roman Abramovich must feel The sight of a yacht is guaranteed to send me into a day dream, imagining a holiday on the lazy ocean wave. I'm realistic enough to know it would probably include cramped conditions, rope burn and a hand-pump toilet, not to mention selling both kidneys in order to afford it.
12 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times
Vaya Adventures is offering a novel way to sail the Galapagos Islands -- aboard the Beagle, a refurbished yacht named after Charles Darwin's ship. Vaya Adventures is offering a novel way to sail the Galapagos Islands -- aboard the Beagle, a refurbished yacht named after Charles Darwin's ship.
16 hrs ago | Daily Echo
Despite having cerebral palsy and having to use a wheelchair, Natasha Lambert has recently returned from her Sea and Summit challenge which saw her sail 430 nautical miles and climb 3,000 ft to the top of Pen y Fan in the Brecon Beacons, the highest peak in southern Britain. Now the 17-year-old from Cowes has sailed into the PSP Southampton Boat Show where her yacht Miss Isle Too will be on display until Sunday.
Editor's Note: This is part one of a two-part update on the travels of Travis and Joanne Scott. Armchair sailors, get out your atlases.
A WIRRAL sailor who has survived cancer took part in a five-day yachting adventure to raise funds for a charity helping young people recovering from the disease. Alex Ibrahim was among 12 people aged 18 to 24 who took part in the inspirational trip for the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust.
As many as 500 migrants are believed to have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea last week when their boat was allegedly rammed by human traffickers in an incident described by the International Organization for Migration as "mass murder." Actress Angelina Jolie, a United Nations special envoy, listens to military officers in Valletta, Malta, describe efforts to rescue migrants at sea.
Albert McLoon Rogers passed from this life Sept. 10, 2014. Born in Rockland, May 17, 1929, he was known by his family nickname of "Mac."
The route would see ocean racers start in New York before tracking north to Greenland, across the Northwest Passage, around Alaska and down to Victoria. The Northwest Passage has been in the news as Canadian authorities announced the discovery of a wreck from Sir John Franklin's Arctic voyage of 1845.
NATASHA Lambert was due to sail into the PSP Southampton Boat Show at 11.30am today on her specially designed yacht Miss Isle Too which will be on display at berth M134 until Sunday. The 17-year-old award-winning sailor, who has cerebral palsy and is confined to a wheelchair, used the yacht to complete the Sea and Summit Challenge which saw her single-handedly sail 440 miles and climb Pen y Fan, the tallest peak in south Wales, raising A 11,000 for charity last month.
BOAT lovers were given a glimpse into the future of inshore racing as Southampton Solent University showed off their new Solent Whisper catamaran at the PSP Southampton Boat Show . Hampshire yachtsman and Southampton Solent University graduate Geoff Holt MBE, known for becoming the first quadriplegic sailor to sail the Atlantic, unveiled the boat.
Rhett Krawitt, 6, of Corte Madera, poses with his sailing crew aboard "Gammon" in Sausalito. Krawitt, who started first grade this fall, is a leukemia survivor and will serve as the honorary skipper for the Leukemia Cup Regatta this weekend.
The magnificent four-masted German barque Goldbek bound from Tacoma to London with a cargo of timber was captured off the Isles of Scilly by a British cruiser. A prize crew was placed onboard and the vessel was brought to Falmouth harbour.
The Charles W. Morgan passes throught the Mystic River Drawbridge on May 17 as it begins the first leg of its 38th voyage. Crowds packed Mystic River Park and lined the banks of the river and the Noank shoreline that day, cheering the ship and Mystic Seaport.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 10:30 pm
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