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  1. Sailing club sets course with beginners' lessonsRead the original story

    25 min ago | Miami Hurricane

    The University of Miami Sailing Club offers students an opportunity to get offshore and explore the pristine waters surrounding South Florida. The organization, currently consisting of about 40 to 50 active sailors, is divided into a 'Learn to Sail' program, a co-ed team and a women's team.


  2. Annapolis native takes the lead in J/80 WorldsRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Hometown Annapolis

    Terry Flynn has lived in League City, Texas for more than three decades, but he's an Annapolis local at heart. Flynn grew up in Eastport and is a product of the Severn Sailing Association.


  3. Former ship's captain spanked wife's bottom with deck shoeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Nothing To Do With Arbroath

    A 73-year-old former ship's captain repeatedly slapped his wife on the buttock with a deck shoe. Michael Forwood has been ordered to do unpaid work after pleading guilty to assaulting his wife by beating.


  4. Sailing: Scott makes World Sailor award shortlistRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    WORLD and European Champion and world number one sailor Giles Scott will have his eyes on one more prize this year, having been named today in the shortlist for the ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards for 2014. The Portland -based star is one of five male nominees for the coveted award, with the three female nominees also including British kiteboard racing World Champion Steph Bridge.


  5. Scouts world-record challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Andover Advertiser

    The Sea Scouts were taking part in Bart's Bash which is a worldwide event in memory of the late Olympic sailor Andrew "Bart" Simpson. The event was master-minded by the Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation, which was set up last year after Andrew's tragic death during his training for the America's Cup.


  6. Young cancer sufferer embarks on inspirational sailing trip with the Ellen MacArthur Cancer TrustRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    Thomas Harman, 11, joined the voyage along with 16 other youngsters between the age of eight of 18 who are in recovery from the disease. Tom joined the crew of one of five yachts to set sail around the Solent on the south coast of England during a four day yacht adventure.


  7. Yacht racing school invitationRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Echo

    Past members have gone on to join some of the biggest teams in the world racing in prestigious events such as the America's Cup, Volvo Ocean Race and World Match Racing Tour.


  8. Reforms to bring a raft of benefits to reservistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2014 | Portsmouth Today

    EXTRA INCENTIVES Reforms mean people who employ reservists, like those from Portsmouth-based HMS King Alfred, will get a better deal in return Small and medium businesses, plus charities and partnerships, will be given up to A 500 a month if a reservist employee is mobilised by the forces. The payments will be made on top of existing financial benefits that are offered to companies to cover the cost of replacing reservist members of staff when they are deployed.


  9. Hospitality on the water proves a fun day outRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2014 | Portsmouth Today

    They crewed four stripped-down Clipper vessels from the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet, racing over three legs on the Solent between historic Portsmouth Harbour and Ryde on the Isle of Wight. The sixth annual Smith & Williamson Clipper Challenge was hosted by the south coast office of accountancy and investment management group Smith & Williamson in association with Gosport-based Clipper Events, a long-standing client.


  10. Bentham survivor of famous Second World War U-Boat ship sinking dies at 88Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    Beth and a friend clung to an overturned lifeboat for more than 16 hours until they were rescued by another British ship which had answered the City of Benares' 'mayday' distress call. Only 13 children of the 90 on board survived the sinking.


  11. 600-year-old canoe found in New Zealand linked to Polynesian sailorsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Centuries before Captain James Cook explored the South Pacific, Polynesian seafarers in canoes crossed vast swaths of water to colonize lonely islands from Samoa and New Zealand all the way to Hawaii. But how they managed such a feat remains something of a mystery.


  12. What's happening in greater Annapolis, Baltimore, D.C. and at the beachRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Maryland Gazette

    The 45th United States Sailboat Show, Oct. 9-13. Sailors and non-sailors also will enjoy walking the floating docks and drifting in and out of huge exhbitor tents where you'll find everything from the latest yachts, equipment, marinas offering docking, clothing and even jewelry.


  13. Learning to sail an enjoyable life skillRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Thursday Magnet

    Open Bics are an easy to sail option for younger people and will be available to try at this weekend's Twofold Bay Yacht Club learn to sail day. Twofold Bay Yacht Club will have new, fun, easy to sail Open BIC sailing boats to introduce younger people to sailing.


  14. Stranded passengers leave cruise ship stuck in Quebec CityRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    The more than 1,300 passengers who were stranded in Quebec City after a cruise ship could not sail because of mechanical problems have all left the luxury liner, a spokesman said Wednesday. The MS Veendam was set to sail to Boston from Quebec City on Sunday to launch a seven-day cruise.


  15. All aboard Aucklanda s new ferry serviceRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Scoop

    A new Hauraki Gulf ferry service will give tourists and commuters greater choice and a unique travel experience when it launches on Auckland Harbour on Saturday. Long running New Zealand tourism operator Explore Group will run ferries between Auckland's downtown ferry terminal to Waiheke Island 12 times a day, catering for the large number of commuters to and from the island.


  16. Tennis bats about classic pop soundRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Songs written while they were sailing along the East Coast unexpectedly led Alaina Moore and Patrick Riley to form Tennis and landed them a record deal. Neither was then pursuing a musical career; Riley had taken a job at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Denver, and Moore was considering going to law school.


  17. U.S. parents who ferried children to Cuba agree to jail timeRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Reuters

    A U.S. couple face a decade or longer in jail after pleading guilty this week to kidnapping their two young sons in Florida last year, then fleeing by sailboat to Cuba with the family dog. In a deal that spared them additional federal or state charges, Sharyn and Joshua Hakken, who had lost custody of their sons after a drug arrest in Louisiana, admitted on Tuesday to kidnapping the boys, then ages 4 and 2, their attorneys said.


  18. Callous thieves steal Olympian's windsurfing kitRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    A DORSET Olympian's dreams of competing in a world windsurfing event are hanging by a thread after thieves stole all her kit. The callous thieves swiped thousands of pounds of Olympic medallist Bryony Shaw 's windsurfing kit from outside her parent's house in Weymouth.


  19. Passengers leave cruise ship stuck in Quebec CityRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | SooToday

    The more than 1,300 passengers who were stranded in Quebec City after a cruise ship could not sail because of mechanical problems have all left the luxury liner, a spokesman said Wednesday. The MS Veendam was set to sail to Boston from Quebec City on Sunday to launch a seven-day cruise.


  20. Sail Days in New York CityRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Meetings And Conventions

    Autumn in New York is glorious enough to have had a song written about it , and it looks pretty good from the water, too, by luxury yacht or swanky schooner via Classic Harbor Line . CHL offers a wide variety of excursions, including: an American Institute of Architects' accredited tour that explores the many bridges of Manhattan; the classic New York skyline and Statue of Liberty sail that takes in the sparkling new World Trade Center tower; an ber-relaxing champagne sunset cruise through the Hudson and East rivers ; and during October, a riotously colorful fall foliage jaunt into the Hudson Valley.