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  1. Barbara Veneri - Sea Notes: Great Scotts sailing 'round the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago |

    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.


  2. Sailing star Natasha set for boat showRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daily Echo

    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.


  3. University unveils cutting-edge catamaranRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daily Echo

    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.


  4. As many as 750 migrants feared dead in five Mediterranean shipwrecksRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    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.


  5. Yacht Club Protests Closure of HP Beach South of Water Treatment PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    The North Shore Yacht Club of Highland Park was informed by the Park District of Highland Park this week that the City of Highland Park is not renewing the Park District's lease for the south part of Park Avenue Beach in the city. The North Shore Yacht Club uses the Park Avenue Beach site south of the water treatment plant for all of its programs.


  6. Again, hundreds of refugees from wars drown in MediterraneanRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Dear Kitty

    Footage has emerged of the rescue of hundreds of Syrian refugees who say they were left to drown in the Mediterranean off the coast of Malta. Survivors said they were rescued off the Maltese coast after their boat was shot and sunk by Libya traffickers after an argument about payment earlier this month.


  7. Albert M. RogersRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

    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."


  8. Search for missing Argentine sailboat suspended in BrazilRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Buenos Aires Herald

    The relatives of the four Argentineans that went missing 20 days ago while sailing near the Brazilian shores of Ro Grande said that local authorities have suspended search efforts for the 12.5 meters-long sailboat they were travelling in. "Yesterday a captain of Argentine Navy running the search informed us that the Brazilian Navy had suspended the search at 2 pm and that the Argentine Navy had to do the same," the daughter-in-law of Alejandro Vernero, one of the four missing crew members said.


  9. Green Passenger Ferries from Faaborg VaerftRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Marine News

    The first full-electrical passenger ferry in composite is delivered to Ballerina AB in Stockholm, Sweden. Faaborg Vaerft A/S has delivered the first full-electrical passenger vessel, Sjvgen, built in composite materials to the shipping company Ballerina AB in Stockholm, Sweden.


  10. Arctic sailing: Will ocean racers follow Franklin?Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | CNN

    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.


  11. Wirral sailor's inspirational journey for cancer charityRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Wirral Globe

    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.


  12. RNLI set to commemorate centenary of dramatic sea rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | York Press

    THE RNLI is preparing to commemorate the centenary of one of the most remarkable rescues in its history, which took place when a ship was wrecked off Whitby in 1914. A spokeswoman for the charity said that on October 30, 1914, the hospital ship HMHS Rohilla was sailing from Leith to Belgium to pick up wounded soldiers from the front when she ran aground under the cliffs at Saltwick Bay near Whitby.


  13. Nyack Boat Club Leads at World Race Event, Bart's BashRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | NyackNewsAndViews

    The Nyack Boat Club is among the worldwide leaders in fundraising for Bart's Bash, a sailing event with thousands of world wide participants. The NBC will enter 58 boats and with 122 members in the September 21st race named for famed Olympic and America's Cup racing sailor Andrew "Bart" Simpson.


  14. MIT - Physicists find a new way to push electrons aroundRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

    Release date- 12092014 - When moving through a conductive material in an electric field, electrons tend to follow the path of least resistance - which runs in the direction of that field. But now physicists at MIT and the have found an unexpectedly different behavior under very specialized conditions - one that might lead to new types of transistors and electronic circuits that could prove highly energy-efficient.


  15. 6 People Who Own Private IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Investopedia

    While your idea of a big purchase may be a new TV or a high-end barbecue with all the bells and whistles, some of the world's ultra-wealthy have another idea. Even for much of "the 1%," a private island in a prime location is out of the budget.


  16. Marvellous to see tall ships in Falmouth againRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Falmouth Packet

    YET another fantastic week in Falmouth's rich maritime history as the town came alive for the Falmouth to Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Regatta, writes David Barnicoat. Thanks to John Hick of the Falmouth Tall Ships Association, Sam Groome and the other organisers who worked extremely hard to secure this prestigious event.


  17. Final VoyageRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    There are whispers the Sea Lion may make a final voyage to Virginia, where it will be restored and possibly kept there for good.


  18. A stay in St TropezRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    SEXY SIREN: Bardot, who used to summer here as a girl, knows better than anyone that it requires a leisurely pace to fully appreciate its pleasures. The sexy, sunny siren of the Cote d'Azur, St Tropez has been luring men to the French Riviera long before Brigitte Bardot made it a jet-set touchstone with the 1956 film And God Created Woman.


  19. Michelle Slade on sailing in Marin: Young cancer survivor an honorary ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Marin Independent Journal

    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.


  20. Man overboard in yacht race warmup eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    China's entry into the next around the world yacht race suffered the embarrassment of a sailor overboard in the middle of the night on the dress rehearsal event. The drama came in the 400 nautical mile race to Majorca just completed by all seven teams as they busy themselves in Alicante, Spain, ahead of next month's official start to the Volvo Ocean Race.