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  1. Dongfeng wins 3rd leg of Volvo Ocean RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hometown Annapolis

    The crew of Dongfeng Race Team sail into the harbour in Sanya on January 27, 2015 in the southern Chinese island of Hainan, 23 days 13 hours 31 minutes and 38 seconds after setting out from Abu Dhabi. A Chinese sailing team led by a French captain took the third leg of the Volvo Ocean Race, crossing the finish line in home waters to make history as the event's first Chinese stage winners.


  2. 2015 Cruise News: Growth continues as new routes and bigger ships seek to meet demandRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    There may be rough seas ahead but while there's new ships and old ships and love and romance, let's face the ocean and dance. Cruising has been the biggest success story in travel for at least two decades and though the pace of growth slowed a couple of years ago, it's about to take off again in a big way.


  3. Annapolis skipper captures class in Key West for third timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Hometown Annapolis

    Gerry Taylor can attest to that as he was all smiles while celebrating with his crew after capturing PHRF 2 class at Quantum Key West 2015 on Friday afternoon. It was the third Key West victory for the Annapolis skipper, who previously won in 2011 and 2013.


  4. Yachting: Chinese team make history at Volvo Ocean RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Peninsula

    Sanya --A Chinese sailing team led by a French captain took the third leg of the Volvo Ocean Race on Tuesday, crossing the finish line in home waters to make history as the event's first Chinese stage winners Charles Caudrelier and his Dongfeng Race Team arrived in Sanya on the southern Chinese island of Hainan, 23 days 13 hours 31 minutes and 38 seconds after setting out from Abu Dhabi The team are backed by Chinese carmaker Dongfeng, which has joint ventures with French manufacturers Renault and Peugeot and a stake in the latter Dongfeng were billed as underdogs at the start of the race -- like the only two previous Chinese entries in the race's 41-year history -- but the crew performed heroics to finish second in both the first two stages, from Alicante to Cape Town, and then onto Abu Dhabi They started the third leg as one of three joint leaders, but now hold an outright advantage in ... (more)


  5. Exploring legal challenges to fulfilling the potential of mHealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mobile Marketer

    In less than a week we will celebrate the 522nd anniversary of the date Christopher Columbus - an Italian explorer sailing under the sponsorship of the Spanish monarchy - landed in San Salvador in the Bahamas in 1492. While myths abound that Columbus set out to prove the world was round, not flat, nothing could be farther from the truth.


  6. Vogue drives participation with It Bag vote - Luxury DailyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Mobile Marketer

    As New York braces against what could amount to the largest winter storm in its history, luxury brands and retailers have an opportunity to make a difference. Luxury brands improved their digital performance by 8 percent over the last quarter, according to a new report by ContactLab and Exane BNP Paribas.


  7. An ocean of possibility: Mount Pleasant native takes family on two-year sailing tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Moultrie News

    The family has been living on the Terrapin since June and will call the boat home for the next two years.


  8. Today In HistoryRead the original story

    Yesterday |

    While working at night a globe lamp which was hung from the mast was accidentally knocked into the cargo hole and the ship was instantly a blaze. The schooner was a total loss and the crew were all saved.


  9. Barwick in running for B.C.'s top athlete honoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Para-equestrienne Lauren Barwick at home in Aldergrove with Maile after winning the gold and silver medals at the 2008 Hong Kong Paralympic Games. Equestrian athlete Lauren Barwick of Aldergrove has been named as a finalist in Sport B.C.'s Athlete of the Year Awards.


  10. Promising Chinese sailors cutting their teeth on Dongfeng in Volvo Ocean RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    The future looks bright for Chinese sailing with six up-and-comers cutting their teeth as crew members on Dongfeng in the Volvo Ocean Race Dongfeng Race Team is competing in the Volvo Ocean Race having finished second in the first two legs of the series. Photo: EPA He missed being born on Valentine's Day by a few hours, but Horace Chen Jinhao, the "baby" of the Dongfeng Race Team , is in a love affair destined to make him one of China's top ocean racers.


  11. Carnival Corporation and China Merchants Group Sign Memo of...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Sys-Con Media

    The joint venture would explore the possibility of sourcing new ships that are designed and built in Port & Destination Development Joint Venture: In this potential joint venture, CMG and Carnival Corporation would collaborate to develop turnaround and transit ports within and around beginning with a flagship port currently being developed by CMG called Prince Bay Cruise Terminal in Shekou, which is located in .


  12. Mystery kite surfer credited with preventing sailors from drowningRead the original story

    Monday Jan 5 | The Daily Herald

    A kite surfer is being hailed as a hero after his actions helped three Dutch shipwrecked sailors get safely to shore after their yacht got into trouble in Baie Lucas, off Coralita, on Saturday afternoon around 4:30pm. Due to the rough weather the yacht, reportedly from Sunsail, got caught in the waves and was being pushed dangerously close to the reef.


  13. San Francisco Boat Show 2015, wind toys to massive engines, heat sensing camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    The San Francisco Boat Show 2015, the second annual show and held at spectacular McCovey Cove , ran last Thursday through the weekend and presented an educational and interactive array of boats, electronics and more. It's all hands on, from wind toys to an engine as big as a kitchen stove; and heat sensing security cameras.


  14. Comox author credits Mark Twain for his careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    That love - combined with his passion for history - is apparent in the Comox bestselling novelist's series about a British naval officer, set during the French Revolution. Under Enemy Colors; A Battle Won; Take, Burn or Destroy; and Until the Sea Shall Give Up Her Dead follow the journeys of Charles Saunders Hayden, who starts out as a young lieutenant and moves up the ranks of the British Navy, as war is waged between the British and French.


  15. Skating tradition at Toronto Island becoming popular againRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Toronto Star

    Whenever skaters head out on the ice in the Toronto Harbour, people in the condo towers lining the waterfront freak out. The Toronto Police Marine Unit gets “calls galore” says Sgt.


  16. No wind? Use the plane propellersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Surfing News

    Los Roques, in Venezuela, is a windsurfing paradise. Here, winds are steady and constant, almost all-year round.


  17. Planetary Society Announces LightSail Spacecraft Test FlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Space Ref

    Funded entirely by private citizens, the solar sail satellite will hitch a ride to space aboard an Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The mission will test LightSail's critical functions, a precursor to a second mission slated for 2016.


  18. Private spacecraft will sail on streams of photons from the sunRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CNET

    Bill Nye's Planetary Society wants to propel a spacecraft by bouncing the sun's photons off it. The first test of such a craft will take place this May. You can see the mylar sails folded up inside the LightSail as team members prepare it for its test flight.


  19. Thinking about the future: What are your goals?Read the original story

    Monday | The Code Project

    Now that you're thinking about your software development career as a business, it's time to start defining the goals you have for this business. Not everyone is alike.


  20. Single in retirement? How it can hurt your bottom lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Globe and Mail

    It's hard to miss the Registered Retirement Savings Plan advertisements that spring up at this time of year showing lithe and healthy seniors experiencing the good life. Think a silver-haired couple at the helm of a sailboat living the retirement dream.