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1 hr ago | 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.


4 hrs ago | 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.


8 hrs ago | 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.


12 hrs ago |

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)


15 hrs ago | 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.


Thu Aug 28, 2014

Journal of the San Juans

13th Annual Wooden Boat Rendezvous in Deer Harbor Labor Day

The Wooden Boat Society of the San Juan Islands is holding the 13th Annual Wooden Boat Rendezvous Sept.



Scientists crack mystery of 'sailing stones'

For decades, scientists have been unable to explain what caused 'sailing stones' on Racetrack Playa in Death Valley National Park to move up to hundreds of metres - until now.


Related Topix: Weird

Daily Echo

Leigh holds off Ainslie's challenge

OLYMPIC star Sir Ben Ainslie scored his first podium finish in this year's Extreme Sailing Series - but it wasn't enough to catch fellow Hampshire sailor Leigh McMillan.


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

Coast Reporter

Learn to Sail grad making his mark

Matthew Stranaghan is a graduate of the Gibsons Yacht Club learn to sail program.


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

The Harbor Times Soup

One day of summer sailing

Our goal was to leave Southwest Harbor early, while the tide was still slack. Winds were light.


Saffron Walden Reporter

Captain James knows haul about yachting

James George was a nine-year-old schoolboy at Newport Free Grammar School when he was first taught to sail by his father.


Daily Echo

World record attempt for Bart

An attempt to set the record for the world's largest sailing race in memory of Olympian Andrew 'Bart' Simpson has been backed by the UK's minister for sport.


Related Topix: Sports, Andrew Simpson, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Sailing, Iain Percy

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Capital City Weekly

SEAS teaches the 'black art' of sailing to Juneau

If you've been near the Juneau-Douglas bridge on a Wednesday afternoon, you've probably seen them in the Gastineau Channel: sailboats, harnessing the power of the wind.


Christian Science Monitor

Scientists solve mystery of Death Valley's 'sailing' stones

The first witnesses to an enduring natural mystery are an engineer, a biologist and a planetary scientist who met thanks to a remote weather station.



Santa Barbara Team Helps Solve Death Valley Mystery

Santa Barbara is the home of many notable "firsts," including the Egg McMuffin, hydraulic brakes, Sambo's restaurant, Motel 6, Ranch dressing and more modernly First Thursday.


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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: Walking, Outdoor Recreation, Boating

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.