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  1. Boat show sets sail this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Vancouver Courier

    Growing up on Vancouver Island, Mike McLellan's initial love of "boating" came from taking part Nanaimo's infamous bathtub race. He then moved on to jet skis and power boats.

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  2. A new 'pirate hotspot' in East Asia is forcing shipping companies to alter their routesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    A surge in piracy to the west of the Philippines is forcing shipowners to divert vessels through other waters, stoking their costs and extending the time it takes to transport goods such as Australian iron ore to key Asian destinations. There have been 16 attacks since last March on ships in the Sulu and Celebes Seas, through which about $40 billion worth of cargo passes each year, according to the Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia .

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  3. Lack of federal funding sinks Race the Cape yacht regattaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBC News

    A popular annual sailing regatta in Cape Breton has been cancelled due to a lack of federal funding, says the CEO of Destination Cape Breton. Race the Cape, which began in 2013, is a weeklong, point-to-point racing event in July that covers more than 320 kilometres.

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  4. Shippers Avoid New "pirate hotspot" west of PhilippinesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Marine News

    A surge in piracy to the west of the Philippines is forcing shipowners to divert vessels through other waters, stoking their costs and extending the time it takes to transport goods such as Australian iron ore to key Asian destinations. There have been 16 attacks since last March on ships in the Sulu and Celebes Seas, through which about $40 billion worth of cargo passes each year, according to the Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia .

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  5. Gearing up for 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Cruising World

    New electronics are being rolled out for 2017, here's what you need to know to outfit with the best gear of the new year. The adage goes that what's old eventually becomes new again.

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  6. Southam students ship shape and ready for school trip after kind donationRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Leamington Spa Courier

    A house building firm have helped a group of pupils push the boat out with a donation to their school trip fund. Taylor Wimpey Midlands has provided a cash boost to Southam College to help fund a residential trip for a group of Year 9 students.

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  7. A beauty pageant of the sea is coming to Quebec CityRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Janesville Gazette

    As the story goes, the training ship Amerigo Vespucci was sailing the Mediterranean in 1962 when the U.S. aircraft carrier Independence spotted it and radioed: "Who are you?" Came the reply: "School ship Amerigo Vespucci, the Italian Navy." The Independence answered: "You are the most beautiful ship in the world."

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  8. Orwell Rotary club visits luxury boatbuilder Spirit YachtsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Ipswich Evening Star

    There have been boats built in Ipswich for many hundreds of years - sailboats and working boats and barges, and all many of maritime craft. But, the luxury yachts being hand made by Spirit Yachts - on the Waterfront island site at Haven Marina - are among the most impressive.

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  9. Real-life pirates terrorize New Mexico manRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Merchant marine captain Mike Brown spends his summers in Las Vegas, New Mexico and his winters on his sailboat. On Thursday, he described why he thought he might be a goner when he encountered real-life pirates.

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  10. MoreRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Art Daily

    A rare 1494 Basel edition of Christopher Columbus' letter to King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella entitled, 'Christophorus Columbus, De insulis nuper in mari Indico inventis' will be auctioned by Nate D. Sanders Auctions on January 30, 2017. The 56-page book features Columbus' letter to King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella regarding his discovery of the new world.

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  11. Auckland woman named Navy's Sailor of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Acting Petty Officer Jo Stewart with with Chief of Navy Rear Admiral John Martin and Warrant Officer of the Navy Steve Bourke. Photo / Supplied Auckland woman Jo Stewart has reached the big time, being named the Royal New Zealand Navy's Sailor of the Year for 2016.

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  12. Carnival to Build Two New Cruise Ships with FincantieriRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Marine News

    Two new ships to be built for company's Holland America Line and Princess Cruises brands will help meet growing demand for cruise vacations and enhance the fleet. Carnival Corporation & plc announced that it has signed a memorandum of agreement with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri S.p.A. to build two new cruise ships with final contracts expected to be executed in early 2017.

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  13. Sleeping, not sailing, key to victory, says Vendee Globe doctorRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Star Online

    The biggest challenge facing the Vendee Globe's solo round-the-world racers is sleeping not sailing, according to the gruelling event's doctor Jean-Yves Chauve. "The big challenge is to be on your own for more than two months," the 67-year-old Chauve, who has been involved in every Vendee Globe since its inception in 1989, told Reuters on Thursday.

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  14. A Floating Noise and Drag Club Celebrates San Francisco's Lost UndergroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hyperallergic

    As a huddle of adventurous art-seekers stood at the edge of the San Francisco Bay under the first full moon of 2017, a glimpse of purple neon appeared in the darkness ahead. A small white yacht twinkling with lights - the Noise Club - came into focus, and a booming voice called out from the water: "Come aboard!" We shuffled across a bridge of floating platforms, adjusting to the soft swells of the sea as we unmoored ourselves from the comforts and constraints of the city.

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  15. Hampshire sailor mentors youngsters on trip around the Canary IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Echo

    Alice Brindley, a lieutenant based at HMS Collingwood in Fareham , embarked on a trip around the Canary Islands to mentor a group of students. She joined the STS Lord Nelson for the trip, organised by the Southampton -based Jubilee Sailing Trust , where taught tasks to students from the Welbeck Defence Sixth Form College.

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  16. Putting some wind in their sailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Scoop

    Gilmours has swung in behind the team at Emirates Team New Zealand as an Official Supplier to the Challenge as they set their sights on bringing the America's Cup home in 2017. The team has long inspired Kiwis from all walks of life as they take on the best the world has to offer - and this year should prove no exception.

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  17. Armel Le Cleac'h conquers gruelling Vendee GlobeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RTE.ie

    Armel Le Cleac'h held off Britain's Alex Thomson in a tight finish to maintain France's perfect record in the solo round-the-world Vendee Globe sailing race on Thursday. After finishing second in 2009 and 2013, Le Cleac'h, aboard Banque Populaire, won in a record time of 74 days, three hours, 35 minutes and 46 seconds to become the eighth Frenchman to win the race in eight editions.

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  18. Most expensive home for sale in U.S. fRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Los Angeles Times

    The mansion has a four-lane bowling alley, a candy room filled with towering cylinders of sweets and two wine cellars stocked with hundreds of bottles of Champagne and wine. The mansion has a four-lane bowling alley, a candy room filled with towering cylinders of sweets and two wine cellars stocked with hundreds of bottles of Champagne and wine.

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  19. Carnival Corporation to Build Two New Cruise Ships with Fincantieri S.p.A.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hotel News Resource

    Two new ships to be built for company's Holland America Line and Princess Cruises brands will help meet growing demand for cruise vacations and enhance industry-leading fleet Carnival Corporation & plc today announced that it has signed a memorandum of agreement with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri S.p.A. to build two new cruise ships with final contracts expected to be executed in early 2017. The two new ships are designated for the company's Holland America Line and Princess Cruises brands.

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  20. This Incredible Self-Sinking Ship Moves Mega Yachts Around The WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Jalopnik

    When you want to sail your fancy yacht someplace far from home, but don't feel like driving it yourself, you can put your boat on a bigger boat that's basically a bus for boats. The scale of this logistical operation is insane.

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