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17 min ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

Monterey Bay hosts national Moore 24 sailing competition

Sailors try to position their boats at the starting line, but not over it, as The Dolphin Cup 2014 Moore 24 National Championship sailboat races take place off Monterey on Sunday.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

ABC News

Ric Burnup: grandfather of extreme

Ric Burnup is an elder statesman of extreme sport adventure in Australia and worldwide.

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Related Topix: Paragliding, Outdoor Recreation

Marysville Globe

Cub Scouts don't blow shot at sailing fun

After their parents had filled two parallel tracks of rain-gutters with water at Legion Park, the boys of Cub Scouts of America Pack 92 proceeded to huff and puff and blow their miniature sailboats down those tracks for their "Rain-Gutter Regatta."

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Falmouth Packet

Tall Ship Profile: Mercedes

Mercedes, a two-masted square-rigged Dutch sailing ship, is one of the newest vessels in the international fleet of tall ships having been built in 2005.

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WSFA-TV Montgomery

World's first 'smart' cruise ship features robot bartenders, virtual balconies and more

Dubbed by its owner as "the world's first smartship," Royal Caribbean's newest cruise ship could be just the ticket for tech fans keen to indulge their passion while sailing on the high seas.

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Falmouth Packet

SAILING: Weak winds prove testing for sailors at Flushing

A GENTLE north easterly and bright sun promised good racing at Flushing Sailing Club on Tuesday, but the departure of a large Stena Line coaster delayed the start.

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Examiner.com

A shipwreck, heavy rain, a wildfire and record heat

A shipwreck , heavy rain, a wildfire and record heat top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history .

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Festival offers glimpse into nautical...

Chilcott, originally from Newcastle, Calif., is a crew member of the SSV Tole Mour, a 156-foot schooner docked in San Diego this weekend along with about 20 other historic-looking tall ships, or those with high masts.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Ex-skipper changes tune on boat in fatal capsize

Former America's Cup skipper Terry Hutchinson is backing down from his contention that Artemis Racing was sailing an unsafe boat when it capsized on San Francisco Bay last year, killing British Olympic star Andrew "Bart" Simpson.

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Falmouth Packet

Flushing boatyard repairs storm damage described as 'like a graffiti...

Yacht damage described as "looking like a graffiti artist with a knife had run free" sustained in a severe spring storms has been painstakingly repaired by a Flushing boatyard.

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WMTW-TV Auburn

Hometown Maine - Camden

In this week's Hometown Maine, WMTW News 8's Norm Karkos takes us to Camden, a town that got it's start as a shipping port, and celebrates that rich tradition and history with the annual Windjammer Festival.

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Insurance Journal West

GetMyBoat Boat Rental Service Launches Boat Rental Insurance

GetMyBoat, a global peer-to-peer and boat rental and charter marketplace, has launched a global boat rental insurance product.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Boating

Examiner.com

Shipwrecks, scattered frost, and tornadoes

Shipwrecks , scattered frost , and tornadoes top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history .

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Examiner.com

Sausalito Arts Festival Labor Day weekend features Lavay Smith and VooDoo Daddy

The 62nd annual Sausalito Arts Festival runs through Monday over Labor Day weekend and features on the main stage Saturday afternoon San Francisco's Lavay Smith and Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers followed by Big Bad VooDoo Daddy .

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

UpNorthLive.com

Two Great Loop sailors heading home

Two young women who have been sailing around The Great Loop will arrive back home in Northport after two years under sail.

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Sun Journal

Labor Day yacht racing tradition continues this weekend

The tradition continues today and Sunday, with two yacht racing events that expect more than two dozen boats of various sizes on the Neuse River between New Bern and Oriental.

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WHDH

USS Constitution set sail for last time for 3 years

The U.S.S. Constitution set its sails for the last time before the warship heads to dry dock for a three-year repair project.

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Eastern Daily Press

Yacht rescued in rough seas near Wells

The Wells all-weather lifeboat was used to rescue a small yacht which got into difficulties in rough seas off shore today.

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Provincetown.com

Easing into Autumn

By Chris Daniels August 29th, 2014 If you've been holding off on your vacation until the biggest crowds have gone home, now is your time to consider indulging in a little Labor Day and post-holiday relaxation and fun! On September 4th, find yourself a great viewing spot on shore and enjoy the parade of sail in Provincetown Harbor, starting at 10:30 ... (more)

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North Devon Gazette

Emotional homecoming for Kathleen and May

Hundreds of well-wishers lined the banks of the River Torridge to welcome the Kathleen and May back to Bideford on Saturday afternoon.

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