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1 hr ago | Dominion Post

Plucked from the sea yet keen to sail again

HOME AND DRY: Caitlin Lester and Sanjiv Perera, of Wellington, were sailing from Fiji to New Zealand on the yacht Finn when it was dismasted.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Island Packet

PHOTO: Regatta in Beaufort canceled Sunday

Dan Brown rolls up the sail for his Sunfish sailboat Sunday afternoon after a regatta at the Beaufort Yacht & Sailing Club was canceled because of a lack of wind.

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Examiner.com

Visit four heavenly Hawaiian Islands by yacht with an Un-Cruise Adventure

Years ago a super luxurious cruise ship sailed the Hawaiian Islands. It operated under the American flag of Matson, served truly gourmet food created by a top San Francisco chef and served on exquisite china.

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Fiji Times

Sailing for a reason

The ocean-going canoe, Uto ni Yalo, sails out of the Bay of Islands in Lami to the other side of the Suva peninsula yesterday, to the USP lower campus where the Sustainable Sea Transport Talanoa starts today.

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Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

MINISAILING: Whitefriars club member Rupert Whelan keeps the national title at home

WHITEFRIARS Sailing Club in the Cotswold Water Park hosted a very international Minisail National Championships over the weekend of July 5/6 and despite competition from Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands it produced a home grown winner in Rupert Whelan of the host club.

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Daily Pilot

Governor's Cup features elite competition

Last year, skipper Ryan Davidson delivered Balboa Yacht Club's best finish in 32 years in the Governor's Cup.

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Daily Mail

Land ho! After 11 months at sea (including a hurricane, a tornado...

'I'll see my family again one day': Brave girl, 15, who lost her parents and four siblings in Houston shooting at the hands of her uncle leads memorial event just a day after leaving hospital 'Don't hate the men who killed my husband': Widow of firefighter calls for forgiveness of the pair 'who shot her husband dead in burglary' as they face the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Marathon

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Chronicle-Journal

City host sailboat races

BY EMMA TRANTER There was lightning on the waters of Lake Superior Saturday afternoon as the 2014 Canadian Sailing Championships got underway.

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TheDay.Com

Whale watching on the Charles W. Morgan

A humpback mother and calf feed just off the starboard side of the historic whaleship Charles W. Morgan on the waters of the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary off Cape Cod Saturday, July 12, 2014.

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Courier News

PHOTOS: Sailboat regatta on the Raritan Bay

The 68th Red Grant Regatta in the Raritan Bay off of Perth Amboy. About 100 boats from New jersey and New York are scheduled to participate.

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The New Zealand Herald

Yachting: Jolly good chance at gold

But getting sponsorship gold behind them has not been plain sailing for the crack 470 crew of Aleh and Powrie Hyeres, Palma, Athens, Rio de Janeiro and Santander - it's an itinerary to tempt any bon vivant into grabbing the passport, booking the Learjet and shaking together a martini while taxiing down the runway.

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Related Topix: Sports, Blair Tuke, Peter Burling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Sailing, Olympic Canoe/Kayak

Daily Echo

Clipper Round the World yachts return home

The Clipper Race fleet has returned to a heroes' welcome in London eleven months after setting off having conquered Mother Nature's toughest conditions during the 40,000 mile ocean odyssey.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Amistad to participate in Sailfest after all

The Amistad left New Haven at 5 a.m. Saturday and is expected to arrive in New London at midday.

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Daily Echo

VIDEO: The moment a clipper yacht was struck by a tornado

FROM hurricane force winds, tornados, mountainous waves, men overboard to drifting in the doldrums for days on end, it was an incredible experience that would test the most seasoned of sailors to the max.

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Falmouth Packet

SAILING: Boats battle hard in misty Falmouth sea

Grey wet mist was over the course but gradually the darker mainsails appeared but they were not clear against a grey-green background.

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Times-Standard

Coast Guard honors crew lost 20 years ago during daring rescue

Avionics Electrical Technician 3rd Class Aimee Blier salutes during the playing of "Taps" at a memorial ceremony at Air Station Humboldt Bay in McKinleyville on Friday to honor the 20th anniversary of the deadly crash of Coast Guard helicopter 6541.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Argus

Around the kingdom in 80 days

Gordonstoun students pictured sailing into Brighton Marina as part of their round the UK sailing trip to celebrate their school's 80th anniversary Eighty-foot sail training vessel Ocean Spirit sailed into Brighton Marina on Tuesday crewed by students on the fourth leg of its tour.

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Park Record

Junior sailing programs a big success

Tanner Pidwell, left, and Chris Drury, members of the Guppies program for young sailors, pose for a picture while setting sail on the Jordanelle.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Summer Olympics, Olympic Sailing, Park City, UT

Cool Hunting

Grand Banks Floating Oyster Bar : The historic Sherman Zwicker...

As of this week, Manhattan has a new maritime attraction in the form of the Grand Banks , a working historic schooner turned seasonal oyster bar.

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Chicago Tribune

The other 'Mac' sailing race launches 90th edition Saturday

Most Chicagoans know of Chicago Yacht Club's annual 333-mile Race to Mackinac, which begins its 106th edition on July 18 and July 19 .

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