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Bowdoin sets sail with new mast for August training cruise

With a newly constructed laminated mast, Maine Maritime Academy's schooner Bowdoin, a National Historic Landmark and the Official Vessel of the State of Maine, will set sail for Nova Scotia this weekend.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

DC Military

Pride of Baltimore II sails into Washington Navy Yard

The Pride of Baltimore II, a reproduction of an 1812-era topsail schooner, will be available for free public tours, Aug. 20-25, as part of ongoing commemorations of the War of 1812 bicentennial.

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ComputerWorld

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison turns 70 with no retirement in sight

Most people start thinking about retirement when they turn 70, if they haven't already called it a career.

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CNN

America's Cup: Challengers to Team Oracle's crown announced

It produced one of the memorable sporting moments of 2013 and now the excitement is starting to brew all over again for America's Cup fans.

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

Dorsetecho.co.uk

Afloat: Crew sought for tall ship

WEYMOUTH tall ship Pelican needs crew to sail her to one of the world's top sailing events - the prestigious Falmouth Regatta, which starts on August 28. The regatta will attract around 50 tall ships and hundreds of other sailing vessels from around the globe, and estimates are that it will draw crowds of 100,000.

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LA.com

Tall Ships Festival sails into San Pedro Wednesday

The brigantine Exy Johnshon crosses the wake of its tall ship twin Irving Johnson as they head to the mouth of the Los Angeles Harbor for a sailing excursion.

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Dorsetecho.co.uk

CONDOR Ferries has confirmed it will leave Weymouth next spring.

Its new larger high-speed ferry, the Austal 102, will sail from Poole instead after Weymouth's Port was deemed unsuitable and required A 10 million worth of investment to make it viable.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Northwest Herald

Students sign up for new sailing teams

Natalie Aylward , 14, of Johsnburg and Christy Corbeil, 17, of Johnsburg jump into the water after flipping the boat Monday to learn the limits of the sailboat and exorcising fears during practice for the District 12 competitive sailing team at the Pistakee Yacht Club in Johnsburg.

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News Journal

Mansfield Sailing Club supports Gay GamesMansfield Sailing Club...

Mansfield Sailing Club supports Gay Games Five Mansfield Sailing Club members loaned their Lightning sailboat for the Gay Games.

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The Maryland Gazette

Short Tacks: Sailing hall of frame announces 2014 class

Slated for enshrinement next month will be yachtsman, historian and senior statesman of the sport Harry Anderson ; mathematician and navigator Nathaniel Bowditch ; boat builder and U.S. Olympic Sailing team boatwright Carl Eichenlaub ; brothers Olaf and Peter Harken , respectively, boat builder and sailing hardware designer; prolific writer L.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics

Daily Echo

Young sailor with cerebral palsy completes 430 mile challenge

Natasha Lambert has cerebral palsy, but that didn't stop her completing the Sea and Summit challenge to sail 430 miles for charity.

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MLive.com

Great Lakes Bay Regional Alliance aims to raise awareness of Bay...

When Matt Felan took on his new roll as president of the Great Lakes Bay Regional Alliance earlier this year, he said one of his top priorities was science, technology, engineering and math - or STEM - education.

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The Georgetown Times

Raising a sail and saving a life

At left, event organizer and team captain Griffin DesMarteau inspects a sail while skipper Matt Staub keeps a close eye on the weather prior to the start of the inaugural Winyah Bay Regatta to benefit the S.C. Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, and the Charleston Leukemia Cup.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Tingley second after Day 1 of world disabled sailing championships

Spinakers brighten the horizon during the SKUD-18, two-person keel boat competition off Herring Cove at the IFDS world disabled sailing championships on Tuesday.

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The Block Island Times

Drifting with E.B. White

Recently, while aimlessly drifting in my sailboat off the north end of Jamestown in Narragansett Bay, I was reading a bunch of E. B. White's essays.

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Myrtle Beach Online

Myrtle Beach tourism leader says sailboat could not have created accident that sparked lawsuit

Myrtle Beach tourism leader Matthew Brittain, accused in a lawsuit of causing a boating accident that severed a teenage girl's thumb, said his yacht -- the Murrells Inlet Epiphany -- could not have been at fault because it doesn't travel fast enough to create the kind of wake described in court documents.

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Related Topix: Boating, Outdoor Recreation

The Moultrie News

Keeping the spirit alive a " Lowcountry businessmen saved our ship

The spirits of Lowcountry residents were uplifted last month when it was announced that South Carolina's very own tall ship would remain in native waters thanks to two local businessmen.

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Bradenton.com

Sweden's Artemis confirms America's Cup challenge

The star-crossed syndicate announced its return Tuesday during a news conference at the Moderna Museet, with the America's Cup itself on hand.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Max Salminen, Summer Olympic, Olympic Sailing, Ben Ainslie, Iain Percy

Business Journal

Waterfront site once considered for Warriors arena, museum could collapse

The Warriors will keep the same architects for the proposed Mission Bay arena that worked on the now-abandoned Piers 30-32 proposal .

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CNN

Is it a bird, is it a ... desert boat?

Is it a boat? Is it a car? In fact, it's a little bit of both. Welcome to the Landsailing World Championships, held in July in the sweltering Nevada desert.

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