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2 hrs ago |

Sailors to navigate dirty water in 1st Rio test

Some liken it to a sewer. The water is filthy after years of untreated waste being poured into the enclosed bay, a mess officials say will take at least a decade to fix.


Related Topix: Sports, Nico Delle Karth, Nikolaus Resch, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Sailing, Swimming

5 hrs ago | USA Today

The thrill of visiting Skagway, Alaska on a Disney ship

What's it like visiting Skagway, Alaska on a Disney cruise? Now you can see for yourself right here at USA TODAY's Cruise Hub.


9 hrs ago |

Handful of visitors enjoy the Schooner Ernestina in the rain

Leah Burns of the state Department of Conservation and Recreation, right, talks to a group visiting the Schooner Ernestina at State Pier during an open house Sunday before announcing a major restoration project.


Sun Jul 27, 2014

Post and Courier

Hogan, Gise receive top awards at Carolina Yacht Club Regatta

Wade Spees/Staff More than 130 sailors competed in 17 classes in the Carolina Yacht Club Open Regatta on Saturday and Sunday in Charleston Harbor.


Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Area teens land some cool summer jobs

Flipping burgers, bussing tables and scooping ice cream: all effective ways to make some extra cash over the summer as a high school student.



Lakki Bay

A view through Lakki bay, one of the largest and safest harbours in the Mediterranean.


The Independent

Oracle boss Sir Russell Coutts bars former Kiwi team-mate from America's Cup meeting in London

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

Maui News

Risk worth the reward

Sailing across the Pacific Ocean from Canada to Maui in the middle of summer can be an exhilarating, yet daring voyage.


The Orange County Register


Info: * Norwegian Cruise Line has four- and five-night trips between Vancouver, Canada, and Los Angeles in September, if you don't mind flying to or from British Columbia.


Sat Jul 26, 2014


Sailors Of The Desert

Land sailing, also known as sand yachting or land yachting, is the act of moving across land in a three-wheeled vehicle powered by wind through the use of a sail.


Falkirk Herald

Down Memory Lane

A few weeks ago I told the story of the 'Great Canal' from Forth to Clyde. Thirty years after the laden barges began sailing from the new village of Grangemouth, the city fathers in Edinburgh, anxious to access cheap Lanarkshire coal, proposed a second waterway from the capital to the west.


Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Park chief put foot down on invasive species. Can others follow suit?

Houghton, Mich - Isle Royale National Park Superintendent Phyllis Green pounced when she learned in 2007 that an invasive virus deadly to dozens of freshwater fish species was creeping toward her island - a reef-rimmed wildlife refuge in the biggest, coldest and wildest of the Great Lakes.


Journal of the San Juans

Hoist the jib; Shaw Island Classic sets sail Aug. 9

Sailors set out from Friday Harbor and cross San Juan Channel at the start of the annual Shaw Island Classic sailing competition.


Kent Online

Lifeboat rescues yacht and skipper caught by the tide in Kingsdown

The skipper of the 26ft yacht 'The flying TAB NAB' had sailed from Sandwich with one other person on board and was trying to make his way back against wind and tide.


Iom Online

Peel to remember town's role on centenary of Lusitania tragedy

Peel Commissioners are to mark the centenary of the sinking of the Lusitania off the Irish coast on May 7, 1915.


Fri Jul 25, 2014

Whidbey News-Times

Sailors have fun on water despite lack of wind

Monday lacked the wind-power to make racing possible, but it didn't stop the crews with approximately 80 sailboats from enjoying the waters of Penn Cove and Oak Harbor Bay.


The Labradorian

Viking Voyage: Looking around the next corner

There comes a time during a sailing adventure when the sauntering sway of the sea becomes the norm and land takes on a tilt-a-whirl feel.



Sailing their way into the Games

Some have sailed from Ireland, Wales, the Isle of Man and Lerwick, while others have just nipped round the coast from Largs or Inverkip.


VIDEO: Inspirational teen sails into Portland for incredible charity challenge

The 17-year-old, who has cerebral palsy and no use of her hands, is sailing around the south west coast using only her mouth to operate a specially-designed yacht.



Sailing-European challengers commit to America's Cup

Four European teams promised on Friday to compete for the next America's Cup, ensuring the event would be viable after official challenger Team Australia pulled out because of rising costs.


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