Monthly Archives: August 2014

Set sail with robots, virtual balconies on tech-filled cruise

Set sail with robots, virtual balconies on tech-filled cruise
The cruise line is instituting a preboarding process that will let passengers upload their photo IDs and print their boarding documents before they sail. They're also launching an app called Cruise Planner that will let passengers book their excursions …
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Teens sail aboard tall ship Mystic for week
Photo by Michelle Bush Two best friends learned some unforgettable lessons about marine science, and about themselves, when they sailed aboard a tall ship with the Oliver Hazard Perry summer camp. Julia Bush and Mary Baertlein, both 13, sailed out of …
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Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray sail into third round of US Open

Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray sail into third round of US Open
Video; Image. Nick Kyrgios advances to US Open third round 2:24. Play video. http://cdn.newsapi.com.au/image/v1/. Nick Kyrgios has set up a mouth-watering third round showdown with Tommy Robredo at the US Open after ousting Italy's Andreas Seppi in …
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Tall Ships Festival: Best viewing spots for the Grand Parade of Sail
Tall Ships Festival: Best viewing spots for the Grand Parade of Sail. The Eagle frames the Bounty as ships begin to line-up for the Port of Los Angeles' annual Festival of Sail parade of tall ships through the port in August 2008. Steve McCrank …
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SAIL Burnpur plant set to go on stream in December
Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) is likely to commission its steel plant at Burnpur in West Bengal in December. According to CS Varma, Chairman, SAIL, the blast furnace will be ready and be operational by December following which the project is …
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Join the PTMSC for an Adventuress sail Aug. 30

Join the PTMSC for an Adventuress sail Aug. 30
Climb aboard the 101-foot wooden schooner Adventuress and set sail for Protection Island or around Port Townsend Bay, for a fun-filled day learning about the wildlife of the area and the Salish Sea. Sponsored by the Port Townsend Marine Science Center …
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Food Crops Pushed To The Side As Oil Trains Sail Through
In oil-rich North Dakota, farmers trying to get their crops to market are getting squeezed out of the rail transportation picture. Rail line congestion caused by the oil boom in the Bakken shale oil field of North Dakota and Montana is creating huge …
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Sturgeon has “spring in her step” as she sets sail for Shetland

Sturgeon has “spring in her step” as she sets sail for Shetland
Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said she had “a spring in her step” as she set sail for Shetland last night with plans for a surprise independence Q&A for ferry passengers. Ms Sturgeon made a brief pit stop in Aberdeen city centre yesterday …
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Rehabbing a Used Boat
After giving up sailing for eight weeks of the sailing season in Chicago, spending somewhere between 15-16 days working on this boat, we made it to the starting line of the Chicago Yacht Club to Mackinac Island race. We still had things that needed …
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Lastest Sail News

Foofaraw: Ready….Set….Sail!
Port of Olympia Foofaraw For over five decades, the Thurston County Chamber of Commerce has been honored to partner with the Olympia Yacht Club to host local military personnel, at Foofaraw, an event unmatched anywhere else in the world. Always the …
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International sailing competition breezes into Sippican Harbor
Courtesy of: Chris Howell Answers weren't the only thing "Blowin' in the Wind" as a sail with Bob Dylan's image catches the breeze in the J/24 U.S. National Championship last weekend. The boat's captain Micheal Sudofsky of Marion earned 19th place in …
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Sail Raja Ampat 2014
The Indonesian seas east of Bali will again host a huge maritime event which this year will be centred around the paradise islands of Raja Ampat, West Papua – Sail Raja Ampat 2014. This follows previous successful events designed to develop tourism to …
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Bowdoin sets sail with new mast for August training cruise

Bowdoin sets sail with new mast for August training cruise
With a newly constructed laminated mast, Maine Maritime Academy's schooner Bowdoin, a National Historic Landmark and the Official Vessel of the State of Maine, will set sail for Nova Scotia this weekend. Eleven “rising senior” academy students in the …
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2014 Detroit Cup – Morvan wins
2014 Detroit Cup – In masterful display of (nearly) error-free match race sailing, Pierre-Antoine Morvan and his Vannes Agglo Sailing Team of Mathie Renault and Steven Liorzou have emerged from four days of battle to be the 2014 Champions of the …
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Yellowcard Announces New Album, Lift a Sail
Lift A Sail promises to be a solid rock album, shifting away from the pop-punk sound of Yellowcard's early days, but it will still be packed with the anthemic tracks Yellowcard is known for. Key's phenomenal songwriting skills will surely shine …
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PBO Sail Clinic: free hands-on expert advice for readers

PBO Sail Clinic: free hands-on expert advice for readers
It's always interesting to hear from readers whose boats seem reluctant to sail as they should. Every challenge is different – even if some of the same problems do crop up pretty regularly – and when John Taylor got in touch about his Kelt 550, it …
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Living The Dream In The BVI: Peter Island Resort's New Learn-To-Sail Program
And now Peter Island Resort is making that dream accessible—and downright cushy. The just-launched learn-to-sail package wraps three days of hands-on instruction in five nights of full-on coddling ($ 4,700 for two people in a basic room, or $ 6,393 for …
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Sell SAIL; target of Rs 62: Emkay
Sell SAIL; target of Rs 62: Emkay. Brokerage house Emkay Global Financial Services is bearish on Steel Authority of India (SAIL) and has recommended sell rating on the stock with a target price of Rs 62 in its August 13, 2014 research report. Emkay …
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Set sail from Quebec City

Set sail from Quebec City
We're into the dog days of summer which means cruise lines have started or will soon be starting the "fall foliage" tours to New England, Atlantic Canada and Quebec. Most major lines are into the market and your choices range from luxury cruises to …
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Oman Sail successfully hosts first National Optimist Championship
'The first Oman National Optimist Championship came on the back of a weeklong a training camp for 14 members of the Oman Sail's Youth Squad as part of the Omantel Youth Programme, co-sponsored by Oman Shipping Company' Oman Sail …
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Lastest Sail News

Suction bucket is ready to sail
The so-called suction-bucket jacket, fitted with cylindrical-shaped feet that are pulled down into the seabed by a system of high-pressure pumps, was to have sailed out yesterday to the 312MW wind farm now under construction off the island of Borkum …
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Re-sail Race Adds to Typhoon Series Pleasure
HONG KONG—A re-sail race in place of the cancelled Race-2 was an added bonus for the 60-boat fleet that gathered for Day-6 of the Hebe Haven Yacht Club, Quest Yachting Typhoon Series on Sunday Aug 17, 2014. Race Officer, Inge Strompf Jepsen set a …
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Bulgarian's attempt to sail from England to US in dinghy ends after 5 miles
A Bulgarian man's attempt to sail 3,000 miles from England to America in a 14-foot dinghy ended after five miles — because he was seasick. The unidentified man was rescued by Royal National Lifeboat Institution rescue boats near Mudeford on Saturday …
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Singer Maxwell to set sail on concert cruise

Singer Maxwell to set sail on concert cruise
R&B star Maxwell has recruited his famous friends and is setting sail for a Caribbean cruise. The Pretty Wings hitmaker is launching the Maxwell + The 7 Seas Caribbean cruise next year, and is bringing fellow musicians including Erykah Badu, Anthony …
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Clive and Jane Green sail back to Wales after 16 year voyage
Could Clive and Jane Green live together without a cross word in the cramped cabin of a 35ft sailing yacht? Now 16 years after setting off for a quiet cruise to Spain, the couple have returned to Pembrokeshire – covering 51,000 nautical miles as they …
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Tall Ships Set Sail in Poland
Aug. 20 (Bloomberg) — Bloomberg's “Money Clip” Host Adam Johnson reports on tall ships set sail on the Baltic Sea in Poland. (Source: Bloomberg). Video: Tall Ships Set Sail in Poland · Video: The Five Most Massive Cruise Ships in the World · Story …
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