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4 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

World Yacht Race sails into San Francisco Bay

Under light winds and sunny skies, skipper Gareth Glover and the crew of the 70-foot racing yacht Qingdao set sail from the South Beach Yacht Club in San Francisco on Tuesday, providing members of the media and locals with a hands-on opportunity to cruise on the bay.

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7 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Olympic sailing silver medallist Hannah Mills sets sights on more global titles

Mills's campaign towards Rio 2016 gold was kick-started this month at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Mallorca, where she and teammate Saskia Clark secured bronze at their first event of their first proper season back since the 2012 Games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Saskia Clark, Summer Olympic, Summer Olympics, Olympic Sailing, Hannah Mills, Outdoor Recreation, Marathon

9 hrs ago | The Moultrie News

Leaders sail to Charleston Race Week titles

Wadmalaw Island's Bill Hanckel took first-place in Pursuit - Spinnaker Class, his second of the regatta and enough to easily win the week.

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13 hrs ago | USA Today

River line Avalon is latest to expand in France

Avalon Waterways on Tuesday announced plans to nearly double its capacity in France, joining a growing list of river lines that are expanding in the country.

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17 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

Teenagers ready to experience thrills of China Sea Race

The youngest sailors in the Rolex China Sea Race, Wilhelm Christensson and Aymeric Gillard, will take a welcome break from their IB studies as they learn the ropes, figuratively speaking, on board Shahtoosh, one of 34 boats in the fleet which will set sail at 1.20pm on Wednesday from Victoria Harbour to Subic Bay in the Philippines.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Oracle America's Cup sailor cops five-year ban

In this Feb. 11, 2010 file photo, BMW Oracle Racing wing sail trimmer Dirk de Ridder from The Netherlands, attends a press conference in Valencia's, Spain.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ben Ainslie, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Sailing

CNN

Rafael Nadal 'at home' on the sea ahead of Monte-Carlo challenge

Rafael Nadal geared up for this week's ATP Monte-Carlo Masters by sailing around the Monte-Carlo harbor on board the Tuiga.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Rafael Nadal, Tennis, Novak Djokovic

Bucksfreepress.co.uk

Plain sailing for Bourne End club

A BOURNE End sailing club are holding an open day for all the family to get a taste for sailing.

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Newsday

Yacht HQ bid part of recovery plan

Sir Ben Ainslie was part of Oracle Team USA which won the 34th America's Cup yacht sailing race in San Francisco last year A bid to attract a British America's Cup sailing team to base itself in the Solent is included in a plan to boost the marine industry.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ben Ainslie, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Sailing, Summer Olympic

USA Today

Cunard Line to host Beatles cruise

Beatles fans, take note: The UK-based Cunard Line has announced plans for a Beatles-themed cruise for later this year.

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Universe Today

Let's Put a Sailboat on Titan

An illustration showing how a sailboat mission to Titan might land and become operational.

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Domestic Fuel

Tall Ship to Sail the Seas on Biodiesel

In this Ethanol Report, we talk with Renewable Fuels Association president and CEO Bob Dinneen about issues currently facing the ethanol industry inside the Beltway She might look like something out of a history book, but a new tall ship is about to set sail using modern biodiesel.

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KSBW-TV

Mother rescued at sea lashes out at 'armchair quarterbacks'

A woman whose sick infant was the subject of a daring ocean rescue dismissed criticism about the family's plan to sail the seas with young children as commentary from Internet "armchair quarterbacks who know nothing about us."

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This Is Bristol

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AFTER almost a month at sea in the north Pacific, in what has been the most dangerous leg in the world-renowned Clipper Race, one Bristol sailor is delighted to have reached dry land.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Replacement Interislander ferry resumes sail

The Stena Alegra, the replacement Interislander ferry for the crippled Aratere, returns to port after breaking down.

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Post and Courier

Spirit of South Carolina back in Charleston but still in limbo

The Spirit of South Carolina tall ship will be docked in the city for several days at the Maritime Center downtown.

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Cool Hunting

Charged: Afterguard: A heads-up display that streams live data for...

Racing out on the ocean, the wind can whip mercilessly and consistently, throwing an endless barrage of sea-spray and hurtling your craft faster than its sails and keel can handle.

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Reuters

New Volvo round-world race yacht is 'Big Brother' with sails

Despite embarking on a 40,000-mile adventure across some of the world's most deserted seas and oceans, there will be no hiding place for the crews of the Volvo Ocean Race, as for the first time every second of their adventure will be beamed to TV screens around the globe.

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Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

SAILING: Top prospect Maisie Harkness given early look at Tokyo's 2020 Olympic venue

BOWMOOR Sailing Club member Maisie Harkness is one of just three youngsters who have been chosen to represent GB at the Japan Friendship Regatta which takes place at Tokyo's 2020 Olympic sailing venue next month.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympic, Summer Olympics, Olympic Sailing

VermontGuides.com

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Bill Fastiggi is a sailor who has made his favorite pastime his life work. In 2003, he left behind his Shore Sails franchise to open Vermont Sailing Partners, on his own.

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