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2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Cup challengers say they'll support venue choice

Like a tide rushing into a harbor, America's Cup challengers are now saying they will support whichever venue is chosen by defending champion Oracle Team USA for the 2017 regatta.


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

6 hrs ago | The Independent

Five ways to take a sailing holiday

Whether it's an hour off the Isle of Wight or a week in the Med, find your sea legs whatever your budget Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.


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

8 hrs ago | Ocean Navigator

Race around Cape Horn

Of the five southern capes, the best known are the Cape of Good Hope and Cape Horn.


8 hrs ago | DVDCreation Reviews

Expats Enjoy a Sailing Retirement in the Med, Latin America and Asia...

Plenty of everyday people are choosing to live on the water full-timein their retirement, says editor Jason Holland, author of the publications new report.


Related Topix: Boating, Outdoor Recreation

9 hrs ago | Southland Times

Backyard boat builder always busy

Southland man Bruce Keen is building a boat from scratch in his "reasonable-sized shed" - which is never big enough.


10 hrs ago |

Young sailors race in memory of CJ Buckley

ARMADA: Crews launch 420 sailboats from Goddard Park for the first day of team racing in the CJ Buckley Regatta.


10 hrs ago | Iron County Reporter

Camp Batawagama waterfront activities

On July 25, the last day of the summer-camp season, campers and counselors took advantage of the sun on Indian Lake for canoeing, sailing, swimming, kayaking, diving, sail-boarding, campfires and all that is good at the Iron County youth camp - Camp Batawagama.


Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Sports, Swimming

11 hrs ago | Portsmouth Today

Day at sea gives taste of Clipper race

With Sir Ben Ainslie choosing Portsmouth as his base for the America's Cup and global sailing company Clipper Ventures based in Gosport, I thought it was about time I had a go at sailing.


14 hrs ago |

Two philanthropists push Ernestina past fundraising goal

Two philanthropists have stepped forward with $2.8 million to put the Schooner Ernestina past its fundraising goal for a full restoration of the historic vessel, Department of Conservation and Recreation Commissioner Jack Murray told The Standard-Times Monday.


18 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

Don't sell the schooner

We welcome your opinion on public issues, in either of two ways. You can submit a letter to the editor for possible publication in the printed edition.


Mon Jul 28, 2014

Replicas of 19th century ships to sail off Seacoast

Public sails will be offered in Portsmouth Wednesday, Thursday and Friday on the Lynx, a replica of a War of 1812 clipper privateer.


The New Zealand Herald

New Caledonia: Hooked on yacht racing

You have to make a decision to go in front or behind the reef. One way is shorter, but the other way you have very little waves and the water is flatter.



Elizabeth Meyer recalls 'Armageddon battle' to restore Endeavour

Endeavour was the first J-Class yacht to be restored from a wreck by Elizabeth Meyer, who is credited with a resurgence in classic yachting.


Coast Guard ships welcomed by crowd, large waves to 90th annual festival

After years of sailing through the channel to the port of Grand Haven as a part of the Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival, the arrival of the Coast Guard ships is personal for North Muskegon resident Tracy Oomen.


Business Journal

Hawaii could host America's Cup qualifying yacht races, official says

Russell Coutts, CEO of Team Oracle USA and head of the America's Cup Event Authority, is seem in this Bloomberg file photo from August 2013, before Oracle Team USA won the 34th America's Cup in San Francisco.


Sailors to navigate dirty water in 1st Rio test

Some liken it to a sewer. The water is filthy after years of untreated waste being poured into the enclosed bay, a mess officials say will take at least a decade to fix.


Related Topix: Sports, Nico Delle Karth, Nikolaus Resch, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Sailing, Swimming

USA Today

The thrill of visiting Skagway, Alaska on a Disney ship

What's it like visiting Skagway, Alaska on a Disney cruise? Now you can see for yourself right here at USA TODAY's Cruise Hub.


Handful of visitors enjoy the Schooner Ernestina in the rain

Leah Burns of the state Department of Conservation and Recreation, right, talks to a group visiting the Schooner Ernestina at State Pier during an open house Sunday before announcing a major restoration project.


Sun Jul 27, 2014

Post and Courier

Hogan, Gise receive top awards at Carolina Yacht Club Regatta

Wade Spees/Staff More than 130 sailors competed in 17 classes in the Carolina Yacht Club Open Regatta on Saturday and Sunday in Charleston Harbor.


Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Area teens land some cool summer jobs

Flipping burgers, bussing tables and scooping ice cream: all effective ways to make some extra cash over the summer as a high school student.