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Association of Sail Training Organisations helps disadvantaged young people
DOZENS of young people who come from disadvantaged backgrounds have helped to make up some of the crews on board vessels at the Falmouth Tall Ships regatta. The Association of Sail Training Organisations (ASTO) is the UK's national sail training …
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Scientists may have solved the mystery of Death Valley's 'sailing stones'
It's called Racetrack Playa — and for decades geologists have been chasing the “sailing stones” at play there. One of the first scientific studies, published in 1948, suggested the rock motion was driven by dust devils. Most recently, a couple of U.S …
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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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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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Solid winds for start of Sail Canada Senior National Championships
Kingston, ON (August 16, 2014) – Today over 250 sailors hit the water for the first day of the CORK Olympic Classes Regatta (OCR) and the Sail Canada Senior National Championships. Cloudy skies and rain with a breeze of about 15 to 18 knots greeted the …
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The Joy of Learning to Sail Lake Superior
They have two sails – the jib and the main sail and that's for kids 12 to 18,” she adds. Laura is 16, and Ben 14. They've risen to the rank of “instructor in training.” The teaching season started as their school year ended. The Paulsens work with the …
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Trimaran set fair to break round Britain sailing record
Musandam, Oman Sail's 70ft flagship trimaran, is on course to smash the round Britain sailing record, setting a furious, hurricane-propelled pace through the waters north of Scotland. At 3pm on Tuesday, Musandam had rounded Outer Stack, the most …
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Par-A-Dice Captain Is Lucky to Roll Once a Year
As captain of the Par-A-Dice riverboat casino, among the last such vessels to actually leave a dock, he sails only once a year. "People ask questions like, 'Oh, what do you do? Nothing?' " said Mr. O'Donohue, 49 years old, who has been the casino's …
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Children set sail for boating competition in Muskegon
"I think the most rewarding thing of this is that we see kids as young as, 6 or 7 or 8 years-old, completely capable of rigging a sailboat, leaving the beach, sailing on their own all day. bringing it back to the beach and doing it safely and …
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Tepe and Marrello sail to bronze medal at Ontario Summer Games
The Tecumseh South Port Sailing Club tandem were tied for third after four races on the first day of competition Friday and finished strong in Saturday's final four races, which were held on Lake St. Clair. “It's unbelievable,” the 15-year-old Tepe …
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Marin City program sees youth learn to sail in San Rafael
Sailing Education Adventures has been taking children from Marin City and around the county and teaching them how to sail for the last 11 years. Initially at the Clipper Yacht Harbor in Sausalito, it has moved more recently to Loch Lomond Marina in San …
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Big ships can't sail past Venice's main piazza
ROME (AP) – Italy has moved ahead with plans to block big cruise ships from sailing past Venice's historic center, authorizing an environmental study for an alternate route that it hopes will still satisfy the city's key tourism industry. Cruise ships …
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