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1 min ago | 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.


4 hrs ago | Yahoo!

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

8 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

16 hrs ago | 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.


20 hrs ago | 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.


23 hrs ago | 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.


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.