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  1. Phoenix Wraps Up Another SeriesRead the original story

    51 min ago | Falmouth Enterprise

    It was a beautiful day of racing for S Class boats Aeolus , Olive and Teaticket as they head out from the starting line during Quissett Yacht Club's July series races held last Saturday. Olive breezed in for the win on the first race while Aeolus took the second race.

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  2. More cruise firms eyeing extreme adventuresRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    One of the best reasons to cruise is to see places that are difficult to reach by land: Think Norwegian fjords or tiny, postcard-perfect villages along the Rhne river. Now, thanks to a rise in expedition ships and yachts - along with decreased interest in the Caribbean and Europe due to Zika and refugee crises - cruise companies are blazing trails to places that are practically impossible to reach otherwise.

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  3. Based in Rhode Island, the country's newest tall ship set to train studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: PROVIDENCE - Resembling an American naval vessel of the early 1800s, the country's newest tall ship is set to sail with its first students in an education-at-sea program also aimed at personal growth. The Rhode Island-based SSV Oliver Hazard Perry recently earned its Coast Guard certification, and high school-age students are to board the vessel in Boston on Sunday for a Portsmouth, New Hampshire, tall ships festival.

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  4. Country's newest tall ship set to train studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

    In this July 21, 2016 photo provided by OHPRI, the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry sails beside the yacht American Eagle, right, and a group of jet skiers in Rhode Island's Narragansett bay. The sailing school vessel, based in Newport, R.I., has earned its Coast Guard certification to become the nation's newest tall ship.

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  5. Medicaid reform: Compassionate or cruel?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Grayson News Gazette

    An example of how the British government in the 19th century used the magic of incentives to improve survival rates of prisoners transported on ships to Australia could offer clues about how to right Kentucky's listing Medicaid program. Despite ardent appeals from church, humanitarian and government leaders imploring ship captains to improve conditions, survival rates failed to change.

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  6. Sydney sailor Wendy Tuck finishes the Clipper round-the-world raceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Age

    After 11 months, 40,000 nautical miles and a dramatic knockdown of her yacht in a huge storm, Sydney sailor Wendy Tuck has successfully crossed the finish line to become the first Australian female skipper in the Clipper round-the-world race. An exhausted Ms Tuck and her crew of 17 amateur sailors on board the 70-foot yacht, Da Nang-Viet Nam, finished the final leg of their race in London on Saturday morning AEST.

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  7. Correction: Chicago-Mackinac Race StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | TheCourier.com

    In a story July 26 about the Chicago-Mackinac sailboat race, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Windquest was first across the line Monday and that Il Mostro finished second.

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  8. London to welcome yacht crews as Clipper Round the World Race concludesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

    London will host the finishing parade of the Clipper Round the World Race as a 12-strong fleet of yachts marks a complete journey around the globe. Thousands of friends and family of the crew members who set sail from Den Helder, Netherlands, on Thursday will line the River Thames and Tower Bridge to welcome them into port on Saturday.

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  9. Laser's 'El Demolidor' seeks last medal at homeRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Reuters

    Robert Scheidt, one of three Olympic sailors to win five medals, two of them gold, reckons he has a good chance of making it six when racing begins on Aug. 8 at home in Rio de Janeiro. It won't match the four Olympic golds won by former British arch-rival Ben Ainslie, now racing America's Cup boats.

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  10. U.S. sailor lends hand to clean Rio's bay before GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Reuters

    American sailor Brad Funk collects garbage during a small clean-up effort to remove rubbish from the notoriously dirty Guanabara Bay, ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil July 29, 2016. American sailor Brad Funk and Brazilian volunteer Camila Avelar collect garbage during clean-up effort to remove rubbish from the notoriously dirty Guanabara Bay, ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil July 29, 2016.

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  11. Book review: 'Before the Wind' captures obsessive nature of sailorsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    Jim Lynch is an extraordinary writer and if you have ever spent any time on a sailboat, it's obvious he is also a sailor. In "Before the Wind" he captures the essence of it all.

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  12. 'Squishy' Wind Confounds Megansett KnockaboutsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Falmouth Enterprise

    "Squishy" is the word that came to mind as this writer was explaining to his crew the challenges of the last Sunday's sailing conditions off Megansett harbor. The team onboard Finally! was excited as they cleared the harbor and headed for the racecourse.

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  13. Rocky Mountain Junior Olympics regatta returns to Lake Dillon for 1st time since 2013Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The Summit Daily News

    What: An annual junior regatta sponsored by U.S. Sailing for youth sailors from across the region and world, including Colorado, Illinois and Great Britain Registration is closed for the regatta, but parents and the public are welcome to watch for free from the Dillon Marina. All racecourses stay close to the docks.

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  14. Larry Johnston: Learning puts wind in your S.A.I.L.Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Florida Today

    Larry Johnston: Learning puts wind in your S.A.I.L. S.A.I.L. is an acronym for Senior Adventures In Learning. Check out this story on floridatoday.com: http://on.flatoday.com/2ak1hwc What's more, signing up for one subject offers a unique bonus: You can attend all the other subjects offered on the same day.

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  15. SailingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    A LINE UP of nearly 100 yachts is expected for the start of the 69th West Highland Yachting Week at Craobh Marina this Sunday . Unique in set up and running till August 5, the regatta is based round Craobh, Oban and Tobermory.

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  16. East Troy's Haeger among Olympic gold hopefuls for Americans in RioRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | CSI Media

    Regardless, the East Troy area resident has combined her best qualities -- including athletic ability, work ethic and mental toughness -- to land a spot in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Haeger, 26, and teammate Briana Provancha are among 15 members of the U.S. sailing team heading to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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  17. Sail trainees embark on Spanish adventureRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Shetland Today

    Lorrie Robertson, 21, from Burra, Shona Johnson, 24, from Unst, Paul Sansom, 18 from Walls and 18-year-old Shaun Scott from Whiteness boarded the ferry tonight to take part in Race 3 of The Tall Ships Race 2016 from Cadiz, sailing aboard the three-masted bark Statsraad Lehmkuhl . The group will enjoy a brief stopover in the Portugese host port of Ilhavo before completing a cruise-in company leg to finish at A Coruna, Spain, on 13th August.

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  18. SailFuture brightens horizons with home renovationRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | YourObserver

    At-risk youth don't have a ton of alternatives before incarceration, and that's where SailFuture, founded by Long in 2012, comes in. The organization's mission is simple- keep kids out of prison.

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  19. To the ice and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    At the age of 63 Kiwi sailor Graeme Kendall, in his yacht the Astral Express, conquered the "Everest of sailing" - the first solo journey through the Northwest passage, a treacherous Arctic sea route connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. In this extract from a new book, Kendall reveals the moment the adventure almost claimed him.

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  20. Volunteers inspire campers during summer sailing camp in GeorgetownRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Kingstree News

    Junior camp counselor Savannah Morris works her way down the dock, lending a hand to campers who are rigging their vessels for sail. To say Mac and Mary McAlister know a thing or two about sailing would be an understatement, but to say the Georgetown couple loves sharing their knowledge, passion and enthusiasm for sailing with youngsters is spot on.

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