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1 min ago | The Martha's Vineyard Times

Classic 12 meters provided a classic thrill for yacht club members

It was billed as the 'Match of the Century,' a faceoff between two great wooden 12 meter classics, Columbia and Heritage, in Island waters.


2 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

Body of missing boater found in Lake Champlain

Colchester police have confirmed a body discovered Wednesday morning in Malletts Bay is that of missing boater Brian Webb.


5 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

Road, sea trips planned for parents and children

Two years into their marriage, Kim and Dan Nicols packed their Ford Ranger full of supplies and road tripped through the country's east coast.


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9 hrs ago |

Intrepid Widnes dad embarks on yet another gruelling challenge

Paul Hardaker, aged 43, is riding across the Pyrenees on his adventure motorbike, hoping to complete the mountainous 771 miles in seven days.


Tue Aug 26, 2014


Northern VT HS Sailing Team Hits the Lake

This week at the Community Sailing Center on Burlington's waterfront, the Northern Vermont high school sailing team raised their sails for the first time this year.


Manawatu Evening Standard

America's Cup officials make staggering demand

BIG BUSINESS: New Zealand's Russell Coutts, CEO of Oracle Team USA, is involved in the selection process to determine the venue of the next America's Cup.



Brig Niagara Comes Home to Finish Sailing Season

August 26, 2014 - Erie's beloved Brig Niagara has come back home to finish its sailing season.


Times of Oman

Extreme Sailing Series: The Wave make bold moves to garner glory in Cardiff waters

Cardiff: Oman Sail's Extreme Sailing Series team on-board The Wave, Muscat held their nerve all the way down adrenalin alley in Cardiff, to pull off a remarkable victory in Act 5 of the circuit, while the second boat, Oman Air, put down a marker for the rest of the series.


Seward City News

Sailing Vessel Tlingit Wins 2014 Rum Doodle Race

Sailing vessels Radiance and Lindsay II vie for upwind supremacy as they approach the mark.


Columbus replicas: Things to know about the tall ships' visit to Muskegon

The replicas of Christopher Columbus' famous ships will sail into Heritage Landing on Wednesday, Aug. 27 and remain docked until their departure early on Sept 2. It will be the first time the popular ships have made an appearance in Muskegon since 2011 when they were very well received.


Flooding, fog, shipwrecks, thunderstorms and heat

Flooding, fog, shipwrecks, thunderstorms and heat top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history .


CBC News

B.C. couple's lifelong dream of epic sailing trip ends in N.L.

Cathryn O'Neill, a school teacher from Victoria, and her husband Daragh Nagle, a retired engineer, set sail on the Chantey V, an 11-metre sailboat, three years ago.


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Cruise passengers enjoying Rebeca's voyage of musical discovery

Former Birmingham Conservatoire student Rebeca Omordia's thrilling artistry left Fred Olsen passengers with stars in their eyes on board cruise ship Braemar, writes Lesley Bellew.


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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Marlborough Express

Kaitaki ferry misses early sailing

A maritime source told The Dominion Post Kaitaki appeared to have a bow thruster problem while berthing in Picton about noon on Sunday.


The Chronicle Herald

Premier: Bluenose II grounded until 2015

Stephen McNeil told reporters Monday he's looking forward to finally seeing Bluenose II sail again and restoring pride in the province's high seas ambassador.


Herald Gazette

Five questions for 'the captain'

Anyone with a passion for maritime history and nautical goods should visit the Sail, Power & Steam Museum on Mechanic Street in Rockland.


Captain JP's log

Assent and Willy Ker

Really interesting multi-media YouTube clip of an interview with high latitude sailor Willy Ker, famous for his single handed expeditions on his yacht Assent, by Jessie Rogers, wife of Kit Rogers , builders of the Contessa range of yachts.


Falmouth Packet

Harbour master's launch saves capsized sailors in Carrick Roads

Falmouth Inshore Lifeboat was called away from Helford Village Regatta on Saturday to help two people whose sailing dinghy had capsized in the Carrick Roads .


Sun Aug 24, 2014

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Missing man from Colchester, crews search bay



The Day

Amistad in New London for its 175th anniversary commemoration

The schooner Amistad, under full sail, passes just offshore Saturday by Ocean Beach Park in New London.