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    Published on 04-20-2019 11:41 AM
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    A blind Japanese sailor on Saturday successfully completed a near two-month, non-stop voyage from San Diego to Fukushima Prefecture, making him the first to make a so-called blind sailing Pacific Ocean crossing.
    Published on 04-17-2019 12:48 PM
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    The SF Chronicle Phil Matier Reports

    The Port of Oakland’s maritime industry is raising red flags over the Oakland A’s new waterfront ballpark plan, saying the 34,000-seat stadium and housing project would pose both a safety risk to ships and a threat to the port’s future as a major, regional economic engine.

    “Between the traffic congestion it will bring, the navigational risks it will pose to shipping vessels and the land-use conflicts it will create, there’s no way for this project to proceed without doing irreparable harm to Oakland’s working waterfront,” said Mike Jacob, vice president at the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association and a leader in the coalition of port workers, bar pilots, ...
    Published on 04-17-2019 09:37 AM
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    "Our first day was perfect…a bluebird sky and gentle breezes. Eight hours of spectacular sailing.

    Day two we awoke to another day in paradise – it was so beautiful as we left Guanaja. We cruised without a care. Then, in the distance, we saw them. At first there was one panga (a native fishing boat) – we gave them a 6 pack and they left.
    Published on 04-17-2019 09:20 AM
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    A pontoon boat broke its mooring lines in wild weather on Sunday April 14, 2019, in Lake Adger, NC. It drifted to the edge of the dam. North Carolina Wildlife ...
    Published on 04-12-2019 09:39 AM
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    A recent advertisement for replacement innkeepers for the East Brothers Lighthouse brought in
    a flood of interest and over 1,000 applicants seeking the job, a unique position that requires a lot of dedication
    and willingness to be isolated in the midst of one of the ...
    Published on 04-01-2019 10:53 AM
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    A young wooly sunfish Woola woola in the Aquarium’s Open Sea exhibition.
    © Monterey Bay Aquarium

    Monterey, CA — In a hair-raising breakthrough, scientists at the Monterey Bay ...
    Published on 04-01-2019 08:51 AM
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    Historical image emerges of 1st known photograph of sailing vessel crossing the equator. ...
    Published on 04-01-2019 08:48 AM
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    Because You Never Know When You Will Need One. ...
    Published on 04-01-2019 08:39 AM
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    The Participants in Normandy 1st Annual Low Tide Regatta sailed to a tie when the fleet found the shallowest point of the course ...
    Published on 03-30-2019 09:51 AM
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    On March 29, 2019, at 11:30 A.M, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 transfer call from the California Highway Patrol. The caller, a 10-year-old child explained to the dispatcher that her 1-year-old ...
    Published on 03-28-2019 10:20 AM
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    Announcement Regarding ILCA Approved Builders

    International Laser Class Association Removes Laser Performance as Approved Builder

    ILCA is seeking ...
    Published on 03-26-2019 10:21 AM
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    BRISTOL, R.I. (March 26, 2019) – Kilroy Realty Corporation (Kilroy Realty), an industry-leading commercial real estate company, has partnered with US Sailing as a primary sponsor of the ...
    Published on 03-22-2019 11:06 AM
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    "As many of you know, CNN Mainsail has been a part of CNN’s sporting line-up for 15 years. For the past 13 years, it’s also been a very considerable part of my life. In television terms, over a decade is almost a lifetime. 156 editions – but the beauty of this programme was that no two months ...
    Published on 03-21-2019 03:27 PM
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    Stanford researchers create hydrogen fuel from seawater
    Splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen presents an alternative to fossil fuels, but purified water is a precious resource. A Stanford-led team has now developed a way to harness seawater – Earth’s most abundant source – for chemical energy.


    Stanford researchers have devised a way to generate hydrogen ...