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  1. Rising Income Inequality Causing Wealthy Americans To Take On Second SailboatRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    While those with higher incomes used to be able to get by with just a single reliable sailboat, that is no longer the case. Over the past 15 years, changing financial circumstances have led more and more affluent individuals across the country to get a second watercraft, said the report's lead researcher, Robert Anthony, adding that nowadays it's not uncommon for a rich American to have to juggle two, or sometimes even three 40-foot luxury sailing vessels, which are oftentimes located far apart from one another at different marinas.

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  2. Bart's Bash raises more than A 366,000 in memory of sailor Andrew SimpsonRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    Bart's Bash was held in waters around the world earlier this year in memory of Andrew 'Bart' Simpson, the Olympic gold medal sailor who died in May 2013. The event was in aid of the Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation, which is based at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy .

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  3. When Rivalry Has to WaitRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    Team Alvimedica during the start of leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race Cape Town to Abu Dhabi in November. It changed course shortly thereafter to aid a competing boat.

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  4. Season's final sailing raceRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Parksville Qualicum News

    A cool, moderate breeze drove six boats around a nine-mile course for the seventh and final race in the Fall Colours Series, bringing the series to an end until January. All six participating boats crowded the start line and crossed within seconds of one another.

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  5. 's guide to cruise ships on orderRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | USA Today

    What's next from the world's largest cruise lines? Below is our annual list of all the ocean-going cruise ships on order for major brands such as Carnival and Royal Caribbean, updated to include the new Regent USA TODAY's guide to cruise ships on order What's next from the world's largest cruise lines? Below is our annual list of all the ocean-going cruise ships on order for major brands such as Carnival and Royal Caribbean, updated to include the new Regent Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/12oqLRa Regent Seven Seas Cruises' next ship, the 738-passenger Seven Seas Explorer, is being billed as the most luxurious cruise vessel ever built.

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  6. 'Tis the season: Holiday festivities to make you merryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | USA Today

    It's no surprise that Nashville celebrates the holidays in a musical fashion, and their "Holiday Harmony" celebrations reach far and wide. Over the holidays, visitors can check out the city's other popular music themed attractions and historic attractions as well.

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  7. Frozen Few has lots of followers - Warwick BeaconRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Warwickonline.com

    Stuart Malone is comfortable being on the water, even when it's windy and cold. But never as chair of the Edgewood Yacht Club frostbite racing committee was he faced with conditions like they were two weeks ago Sunday.

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  8. Sailing World announces 2015 Boat of the Year WinnersRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Boating Industry

    Sailing World magazine revealed the winners of its Boat of the Year Awards program, naming the Farr 280 as its 2015 Boat of the Year. The high-tech, 28-foot raceboat was designed by Farr Yacht Design, of Annapolis, MD, and built by Premiere Composite Technologies .

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  9. Dismasted schooner to receive repairs at Shelburne County wharfRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Nova News Now

    An 85-foot schooner that had its mast come crashing down onto the wheelhouse during a storm, limped into West Head Wharf on Monday with the help of the Canadian Coast Guard. On Wednesday, West Head Wharf manager Robert Hartman said a crane had arrived to remove the heavy mast from the top of the schooner Liana's Purse so repairs could be made.

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  10. Egypt: Death Toll of Red Sea Sunken Boat Rises to 20 - SpokesmanRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The death toll of the Red Sea sunken boat has risen to 20, and the number of injured has reached 18, Hossam Abdel Ghaffar, Health Ministry Spokesman said on Thursday. All 20 bodies were recovered and transferred to the Tor Hospital morgue, 13 of whom were handed to their families, while the remaining seven are still in the morgue, Abdel Ghaffar added.

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  11. Carnival Corporation to Debut its First-Ever Super Bowl TV CommercialRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | PR Newswire

    World's largest cruise company asking consumers for input on final four concepts for its Super Bowl TV commercial - with participants having a chance to win a yearly cruise for life Created by the Atlanta office of world-renowned advertising agency BBDO and directed by Academy AwardA winner Wally Pfister, the all new Super Bowl TV commercial will anchor the company's multi-brand marketing initiative to entice more people to consider cruising as an exceptional vacation option Carnival Corporation will unveil the first TV commercial from its new multi-brand national marketing initiative during Super Bowl XLIX.

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  12. One Of The Great Sailing Classics, Now In A Superb Audio Edition For Its 35th AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | PR Log

    New Street Nautical Audio is proud to partner with L&LPardey Books to launch the latest revised, updated and expanded edition of Herb Payson's critically-acclaimed BLOWN AWAY. PRLog - Dec. 18, 2014 - NEWPORT, R.I. -- When first published in 1980, Herb Payson's brilliant Blown Away was hailed by critics and readers alike as a modern classic in the genre of cruising literature.

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  13. Bermuda selected for 35th Defense of the America's CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Examiner.com

    For the first time in the long history of the America's Cup sailing competition, the event will be contested by the Defender's choice outside the bounderies of the Defender's nation. Last week in Manhattan, New York city, the island nation of Bermuda, located a few hundred miles off the East coast of the United States, was officially announced as the location of the 2017 America's Cup finals by Russell Coutts, CEO of the defending team Oracle .

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  14. The Most Important Lessons You Can Learn From the Sony HackRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I'm Adam K. Levin, former Director of the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs. I'm co-founder and chairman of both Credit.com , a leader in financial education and services, and Identity Theft 911 , which provides identity and data risk management, resolution and educational services to 500+ institutions.

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  15. Grand old lady getting quickerRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Mercury

    WILD Oats XI skipper Mark Richards admits he is flabbergasted the "skinny little pencil" he steered to the first of seven Sydney to Hobart line honours wins in 2005 is now faster than ever as she prepares to rewrite history. - dubbed the "red army" in reference to their numbers and shirt colour - were just days from completing their best-ever preparation for the race.

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  16. Allen hopes for Hobart and Olympic gloryRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Yachting Australia president Matt Allen is confident his sport can deliver on the latest Olympic benchmark report, but his most immediate challenge is a handicap win in the Sydney to Hobart. On Wednesday, the Australian Olympic Committee issued their annual medals projection ahead of the 2016 Rio Games based on recent performances in major international competitions.

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  17. Balmoral edges closer to sailing againRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Penarth Times

    PIER: Representatives of Penarth Town Council, The Balmoral Fund Ltd and Penarth Pier Pavilion on the pier The popular coastal cruising steamer, which was last in operation in 2012, was a regular fixture at Penarth Pier in the summer months for many years before it was withdrawn from service and laid up in Bristol Inner Harbour. The Balmoral Fund Ltd was founded in January of this year with the aim of getting the ship sailing again in 2015.

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  18. Boats for $20? At 'Storage Wars' by the sea, anything's possibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wave

    Johnny Cizek pulls up to the docks in an inflatable gray dinghy, just minutes before the action starts. Buzzing nearby on wooden walkways are about 50 people looking to pick up a deal, bargain-hunters who have shown up on a recent chilly morning to scour old, beat-up boats that over the past few months have washed up or been abandoned in Newport Harbor.

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  19. Speed technology has ruined America's CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cape Cod Times

    I note with interest that the 2017 America's Cup races will be held in Bermuda. Normally this event would capture my full attention for the spectacular seamanship and tactics required at this level of sailing.

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  20. Alameda letters: Man lost in accident will be sorely missedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Inside Bay Area

    A good man was killed Dec. 11 at the intersection of Grand Street and Otis Avenue. He was in a crosswalk and was wearing a neon vest and lighted wristband.

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