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Despite having cerebral palsy and having to use a wheelchair, Natasha Lambert has recently returned from her Sea and Summit challenge which saw her sail 430 nautical miles and climb 3,000 ft to the top of Pen y Fan in the Brecon Beacons, the highest peak in southern Britain. Now the 17-year-old from Cowes has sailed into the PSP Southampton Boat Show where her yacht Miss Isle Too will be on display until Sunday.
Editor's Note: This is part one of a two-part update on the travels of Travis and Joanne Scott. Armchair sailors, get out your atlases.
A WIRRAL sailor who has survived cancer took part in a five-day yachting adventure to raise funds for a charity helping young people recovering from the disease. Alex Ibrahim was among 12 people aged 18 to 24 who took part in the inspirational trip for the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust.
As many as 500 migrants are believed to have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea last week when their boat was allegedly rammed by human traffickers in an incident described by the International Organization for Migration as "mass murder." Actress Angelina Jolie, a United Nations special envoy, listens to military officers in Valletta, Malta, describe efforts to rescue migrants at sea.
Albert McLoon Rogers passed from this life Sept. 10, 2014. Born in Rockland, May 17, 1929, he was known by his family nickname of "Mac."
The route would see ocean racers start in New York before tracking north to Greenland, across the Northwest Passage, around Alaska and down to Victoria. The Northwest Passage has been in the news as Canadian authorities announced the discovery of a wreck from Sir John Franklin's Arctic voyage of 1845.
NATASHA Lambert was due to sail into the PSP Southampton Boat Show at 11.30am today on her specially designed yacht Miss Isle Too which will be on display at berth M134 until Sunday. The 17-year-old award-winning sailor, who has cerebral palsy and is confined to a wheelchair, used the yacht to complete the Sea and Summit Challenge which saw her single-handedly sail 440 miles and climb Pen y Fan, the tallest peak in south Wales, raising A 11,000 for charity last month.
BOAT lovers were given a glimpse into the future of inshore racing as Southampton Solent University showed off their new Solent Whisper catamaran at the PSP Southampton Boat Show . Hampshire yachtsman and Southampton Solent University graduate Geoff Holt MBE, known for becoming the first quadriplegic sailor to sail the Atlantic, unveiled the boat.
Rhett Krawitt, 6, of Corte Madera, poses with his sailing crew aboard "Gammon" in Sausalito. Krawitt, who started first grade this fall, is a leukemia survivor and will serve as the honorary skipper for the Leukemia Cup Regatta this weekend.
The magnificent four-masted German barque Goldbek bound from Tacoma to London with a cargo of timber was captured off the Isles of Scilly by a British cruiser. A prize crew was placed onboard and the vessel was brought to Falmouth harbour.
The Charles W. Morgan passes throught the Mystic River Drawbridge on May 17 as it begins the first leg of its 38th voyage. Crowds packed Mystic River Park and lined the banks of the river and the Noank shoreline that day, cheering the ship and Mystic Seaport.
Tropical rain, shipwrecks and record heat top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history . From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on September 14. 1867 - The wood schooner, 2-mast Wellington , while carrying 14,000 bushels of wheat, drove onto Skillagallee Reef in a gale in Lake Michigan and broke up while bound Chicago for Goderich.
The Dutch Barquentine sailing ship "Thalassa" sails past Canary Wharf on its way to Greenwich to join the "Parade of Sail" down the river and out to sea, that concludes the 5 day Tall Ships Festival in London, England. BLURRED ON YOUR SCREEN? Click on the link below for a cleaner and larger view.
Anyone interested in canoeing, kayaking or paddleboarding can learn how during the annual Paddle the Navesink River day this Sunday in Red Bank Paddle the Navesink day floats into Red Bank on Sunday Anyone interested in canoeing, kayaking or paddleboarding can learn how during the annual Paddle the Navesink River day this Sunday in Red Bank Check ... (more)
The Coast Guard and Good Samaritans rescued a child and four adults from their sinking sailboat 12 miles off Port Mansfield, Texas, Friday. At approximately 10 p.m., watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi Command Center received a distress call from the sailboat 12 miles offshore and 38 miles North of South Padre Island.
Two wins and two thirds were enough for Team New Zealand to retain second place on the penultimate day of the latest Extreme Sailing Series regatta in Turkey on Sunday. In fact they edged a point closer to leaders The Wave, Muscat with just two points separating them after a frantic day in Istanbul featuring nine races.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 05:44 am
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