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1 hr ago | WHDH

Today in History: August 22

In 1972, President Richard Nixon was nominated for a second term of office by the Republican National Convention in Miami Beach.


1 hr ago | Bournemouth Echo

Ships, ahoy! New project sets sights on raising A 40k to buy sailing boat for young people

QUAY FOR THE FUTURE: Left, Simon Bradbury and Anthony Reid, co-directors of the Quay Pilot Project, pictured with supporters at Poole Park Lake A NEWLY-formed social enterprise company based on wooden boatbuilding and sailing has launched a A 40k fundraising effort for a flagship boat.


1 hr ago | The Independent

Extreme Sailing Series Regatta 2014: Ben Ainslie shuffles his crew, but maintains lead

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3 hrs ago | Lake Forester

LFHS grad builds leadership skills atop mountains, at sea

By The Numbers Days kayaking: 19 Days backpacking: 21 Days sailing: 21 Miles hiked: 96 Miles kayaked: 110 Miles sailed: 393 Photos taken: 3,000 Lake Bluff's Kaitlyn Sapp heads to Boston University to start her freshman year with 16 college credits on her transcript earned through a semester-long wilderness expedition this spring.


Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Kayaking, Lake Forest, IL

7 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

Today in History for August 22, 2014

Today is Friday, August 22, the 234th day of 2014. There are 131 days left in the year.


11 hrs ago | Exmouth Journal

Exehibitionist lands RNLI pennant success in Exe SC

Recovering the boat after an evenings sailing on the Exe estuary. Photo by Simon Horn.


13 hrs ago |

Afloat: Devoted Scott's a shining light

YOUNGSTER Scott Chudley has been demonstrating his dedication to sailing by giving up his spare time to volunteer at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy .


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

17 hrs ago | Weekly Packet

Bowdoin sets sail with new mast for August training cruise

With a newly constructed laminated mast, Maine Maritime Academy's schooner Bowdoin, a National Historic Landmark and the Official Vessel of the State of Maine, will set sail for Nova Scotia this weekend.


Thu Aug 21, 2014

DC Military

Pride of Baltimore II sails into Washington Navy Yard

The Pride of Baltimore II, a reproduction of an 1812-era topsail schooner, will be available for free public tours, Aug. 20-25, as part of ongoing commemorations of the War of 1812 bicentennial.



Oracle CEO Larry Ellison turns 70 with no retirement in sight

Most people start thinking about retirement when they turn 70, if they haven't already called it a career.



America's Cup: Challengers to Team Oracle's crown announced

It produced one of the memorable sporting moments of 2013 and now the excitement is starting to brew all over again for America's Cup fans.


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

Afloat: Crew sought for tall ship

WEYMOUTH tall ship Pelican needs crew to sail her to one of the world's top sailing events - the prestigious Falmouth Regatta, which starts on August 28. The regatta will attract around 50 tall ships and hundreds of other sailing vessels from around the globe, and estimates are that it will draw crowds of 100,000.


Tall Ships Festival sails into San Pedro Wednesday

The brigantine Exy Johnshon crosses the wake of its tall ship twin Irving Johnson as they head to the mouth of the Los Angeles Harbor for a sailing excursion.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.