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  1. America's Cup racing in San Francisco in August 2012Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Echo

    ORGANISERS of the Hampshire leg of the warm-up tour for the next America's Cup have revealed the best places to watch the action from. America's Cup World Series bosses say spectators will get the best views of the Portsmouth event from Southsea Common, although boat owners can also watch from on the water.

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  2. Dongfeng Race Team entering the Beagle channel on its way to Ushuaia.Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Echo

    A SOUTH coast round the world racing team has retired from the latest leg of the Volvo Ocean Race after their yacht dismasted in the Southern Ocean. Donfeng Race Team, run by Isle of Wight sports company OC, had been leading the six-strong fleet when part of their enormous 100ft mast snapped.

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  3. Crew of replica pirate ship is rescued by Coast Guard off the coast ...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Atlanta cheating scandal teachers go to cells in hand-cuffs: Eleven educators face up to 20 years in prison for inflating their students' test scores to get money for their schools .

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  4. Nova Scotia tall ship towed inshoreRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Chilliwack Times

    A video screen grab shows U.S. Coast Guard search and rescue crews from Station Gloucester, Air Station Cape Cod and the Coast Guard Cutter Ocracoke rescued nine crewmembers from the Canadian Tall Ship Liana's Ransom 58 miles east of Gloucester, Mass., in this Monday, March 30, 2015 handout photo. The U.S. Coast Guard says it expects a crippled tall ship from Nova Scotia will arrive in port in New Hampshire today.

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  5. Wind in their sailsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    The Warrior Sailing Basic Training Camp, based at the St. Petersburg Sailing Center, brought in 25 wounded and active veterans this week. Most of the participants in the three-day camp have never sailed before.

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  6. Serena Williams moves into Miami Open semifinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | SFGate

    The seven-time Key Biscayne champion overcame her annoyance and shaky play Wednesday for her 700th career victory, beating Sabine Lisicki 7-6 , 1-6, 6-3 to reach the semifinals of the Miami Open. Williams won despite an unreliable serve, a poor second set and 51 unforced errors.

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  7. Spookie wins Nanny Cay Cup Round Tortola Race at BVI Sailing FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    Spookie, Steve and Heidi Benjamin's American Carkeek HP 40 win the Nanny Cay Cup and CSA Racing on day one of the BVI Sailing Festival. Photo: BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival/Todd vanSickle By Louay Habib NANNY CAY, BVI -- Racing got underway for the British Virgin Islands Sailing Festival with the Round Tortola Race for the Nanny Cay Cup.

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  8. First lot of 360 trapped Indians leave YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Times of India

    NEW DELHI: The first batch of Indian nationals from war-torn Yemen finally headed back for Indian shores late on Wednesday night after a naval warship and two strategic airlift aircraft worked round-the-clock in a well-coordinated evacuation operation near the horn of Africa over 1,000 nautical miles away. Offshore patrol vessel INS Sumitra entered the harbour of the southern Yemeni city of Aden around midnight on Tuesday, picked up 360 Indians after verifying their identities and then sailed to Djibouti 160 nautical miles away.

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  9. Stalled replica pirate ship towed to port after crew rescuedRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    A disabled Canadian replica pirate ship whose nine crewmembers were rescued by the Coast Guard has been towed to a southern Maine shipyard. Coast Guard Petty Officer Ross Ruddell says a fishing vessel took the charter schooner Liana's Ransom to the Kittery Point Yacht Yard in Eliot late Tuesday. 1 comment

  10. Scrap Metal Fundraiser For Troop 97 Schooner CrewRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Patch.com

    Local friends: If you have some scrap metal you are looking to get rid of, please consider donating it to our Boy Scout Troop 97 Schooner Crew. We have some boys that are part of a crew working on a schooner off the coast of Maine, and this will help them raise money for their 5-day adventure.

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  11. River cruiser to ferry MPE exokernel missionRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | 3000 NewsWire

    An obscure, elite set of EU computer scientists will tackle the looming challenge of slimming down the 3000's operating system this summer, working aboard a cruise ship plying the waters of Europe's river system. The fledgling coalition of seasoned developers will occupy the Norwegian Avignon Passion II on a route between Budapest and Prague, taking on Eastern Bloc developers at Regensburg, Melk, and Roth along the Danube.

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  12. Da-Da-Da-DAT-Dat, Da-Da-DaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Slate Magazine

    Watching March Madness on CBS - and, nowadays, the Turner cable networks - has long been an exercise in consistency. There's Jim Nantz's smarm, Clark Kellogg's no-frills analysis, Bill Raftery's seasonal onion-farming .

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  13. How to Live the Sarasota Boating Life We live in a boater's paradise. Let's chart your course.Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Sarasota Magazine

    From all corners of the globe, boaters are drawn here not only by the beauty of the Gulf and inland waterways but by favorable currents and steady winds that make this one of the best boating environments anywhere. Our boating lifestyle attracts people of all ages and backgrounds, from international yachters and competitive sailors to seagoing kayakers and Sunday fishermen.

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  14. F.I.S.H.BoatWorks Aims to Save Wooden BoatsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Sarasota Magazine

    In a world of high-performance, high-tech vessels, some people still consider a wooden boat the ultimate expression of marine artistry. That's true at F.I.S.H. BoatWorks , where manager Rick Stewart and his volunteers devote themselves to restoring historic wooden boats, from fishing skiffs and sailboats to a replica of a Spanish longboat like those used by early explorers.

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  15. 'Lengthy timeline' for Team NZ America's Cup legal battleRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Grant Dalton and Team NZ have been dealt a blow with Auckland ruled out of the running to host the America's Cup challenger series. Team New Zealand's legal challenge to losing the America's Cup challenger series could throw the troubled regatta into disarray with a lengthy timeline likely.

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  16. Sailing: Omani talents target medals at GCC sailing meet in Abu DhabiRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Oman sailing team members pose with a banner indicating their intention to dedicate their performances at Abu Dhabi GCC Sailing Championships to His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said. Photo - Supplied Muscat: Talented Omani sailors will be feeling the heat when they jostle for a position on the Abu Dhabi start line at the 7th GCC Sailing Championships.

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  17. Sail-O Wants to Be Your Airbnb for YachtingRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Entrepreneur Magazine

    Boats are expensive to buy, expensive to store and, unless you're lucky enough to spend your days on the high seas, they often spend most of their time unused. The flip side, though, is that they are a pretty famously good time.

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  18. Titanic Fast FactsRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | CNN

    April 14-15, 1912 - The luxury liner hits an iceberg in the North Atlantic around midnight and sinks in less than three hours. The ship's length was 882 feet, 9 inches, and it weighed 46,328 tons.

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  19. Captain says series of mishaps crippled Nova Scotia tall ship before rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Liana's Ransom, an 85-foot gaff rigged, topsail schooner operated by Eastern Passage Privateers Schooner Company Ltd., sails past the Imperial Oil Dartmouth refinery in Halifax harbour on Oct. 31, 2007. Nine people were rescued from a Halifax-based tall ship as it was buffeted by stiff winds and high waves early Monday about 93 kilometres east of Gloucester, Mass.The U.S. Coast Guard said it was notified at about 12:35 a.m. that the engines on the Liana's Ransom were disabled, the generator was failing and one of its main sails had wrapped around the mast.

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  20. Swedes' Easter holiday saved as strike called offRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Local

    Tens of thousands of Swedes hoping to spend their Easter weekend in Helsinki can rest easily again, as a sympathy strike threatening to hit all passenger traffic between Sweden and Finland was called off late on Wednesday afternoon. Finnish sea workers' unions 'Sjmansunionen' and 'Maskinbeflsfrbundet' have been embroiled in a two-week conflict with state-owned ice breaker company Arctia Shipping over a new collective agreement.

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