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3 hrs ago | 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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Sys-Con Media

Supporting High Liner Foods International Association for Disabled Sailing World Championships

On behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, Gerald Keddy, Member of Parliament , today announced $100,000 in funding for Sail Canada.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Kiwi sailors aiming for Olympics gold

New Zealand's sailing team have started their campaign for the Rio 2016 Olympics and anything less than gold won't be good enough for the team of young hopefuls.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Blair Tuke, Peter Burling, Summer Olympic, Jo Aleh, Summer Olympics, Olympic Sailing

Isle of Wight County Press

French yacht rescued

A Cowes Lifeboat spokesman said the man and woman on board had planned to sail from East Cowes to Yarmouth but had changed their plan off Gurnard due to the strong westerly wind.

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Post and Courier

College of Charleston's Fisher grabs another national sailing title

Skipper Greg Fisher of Charleston, with his wife Jo Ann and Zeke Horowitz crewing, captured the Lightning North American Championships last Friday in Sheboygan, Wisconisn.

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KVOR-AM Colorado Springs

Man Rescued After 5 Miles into Transatlantic Dinghy Voyage

A Bulgarian man's bold attempt to sail to America from England in a 14-foot dinghy was thwarted by rescue crews who were concerned about his safety.

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Dorsetecho.co.uk

Sailing: Duo bidding for six world titles

ALEXANDRA Rickham and Niki Birrell will aim to win a sixth straight world title when they line up at the IFDS Disabled Sailing Combined World Champ-ionships, which start tomorrow in Halifax, Canada.

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