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    Published on 09-05-2018 09:17 AM
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    If you are out on, or near the bay this weekend, or perhaps running a regatta or participating in a regatta, you might be wary
    of a spectacle which should unfold in the afternoon, should they get that far...

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    Published on 08-29-2018 01:27 PM
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    Three months after a capsize off Morocco, the Maxi Banque Populaire IX has left the Multiplast yard in Vannes, no less than 10 weeks after entering for structural damage repairs. He was transferred to the base of Team Banque Populaire in Lorient where ...
    Published on 08-27-2018 10:23 AM
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    The Mighty Midway endured a post WWII surprise attack over the weekend as the recreational vessel
    Sea Esta clipped her bow with unintentional consequences. ...
    Published on 08-21-2018 09:07 AM
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    Coast Guard sets port condition X-RAY for Big Island, WHISKEY for all other Hawaiian commercial ports
 ahead of Hurricane Lane

    HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port set port condition X-RAY for the Big Island ports and port condition WHISKEY for Oahu, Maui, Lanai, Molokai and Kauai ports as of 11 a.m. Monday in
    advance of Hurricane Lane.

    Commercial ports are:

    Hilo Harbor and Kawaihae ...
    Published on 08-13-2018 05:05 PM
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    SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) - Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, California Department of Fish and Wildlife's Office of Spill Prevention and Response (OSPR), Monterey County and Santa Cruz Fire Department continued a ...
    Published on 08-06-2018 09:50 AM
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    Northern California’s beloved Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, home of beautiful waterfalls, stunning beaches and a crystal clear lake, is closing for the remainder of the summer due to the extensive damage cause by the Carrr Fire.

    A National Park Service official said that the park will be closed for at least the upcoming month, if not longer.
    Published on 08-03-2018 09:09 AM
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    SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters near Mare Island in San Pablo Bay, Wednesday, after their 30-foot sailboat ran aground.

    The boaters contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders around 4:30 ...
    Published on 07-24-2018 01:32 PM
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    You might recall the loss of the Kelaerin just over a month ago. CLICK HERE

    As luck would have it, she was recovered and is reported to be in good shape!

    SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard Cutter Barracuda crew found the vessel, the Kelaerin, Sunday while on routine patrol near Fort Bragg more than 440 ...
    Published on 07-17-2018 11:57 AM
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    A wave measuring nearly five feet hit Ciutadella on the west coast of Menorca early this morning. Nearby beaches were also flooded by the meteotsunami, called a rissaga in Catalan Spanish. The freak weather phenomenon also affected holiday resorts in Majorca, with seawater flooding bars and terraces by the coast in Andratx and covering beachside roads. Boat owners in the resort on Majorca's south west coast were filmed trying to protect their boats.

    The Daily Mail Reports

    A five-foot tsunami has hit tourist beaches in parts of Majorca and Menorca. ...
    Published on 07-16-2018 02:21 PM
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    At least 13 people were injured in Hawaii early Monday when a lava explosion from the Kilauea volcano sent
    debris flying through the roof of their tour boat. (Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources)

    Published on 06-20-2018 02:45 PM
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    TowBoatUS San Francisco Bay & Delta:
    We worked a wreck removal out on the southwest corner of Alameda. This is the old Naval Airstation property.
    There is an endangered seabird nesting area out there that made the ...
    Published on 06-12-2018 03:52 PM
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    European dealers cancel US boat orders in anticipation of tariffs
    By Arlene Sloan

    Industry leaders on both sides of the Atlantic appeal to Trump

    European marine trade associations warned last week that retaliatory action proposed by the EU in response to import tariffs imposed by the US on steel and aluminium has already resulted in cancelled orders for American boats by dealers in Europe.

    Meeting in Berlin last week, marine industry associations from over 30 countries listened intently to Nicole Vasilaros, government and legal affairs council for the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), describing the US ...
    Published on 06-09-2018 05:16 PM
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    The fire broke out lastnight. The destroyed building was occupied by the "Groupama Team France", the team of Franck Cammas who participated ...
    Published on 06-07-2018 08:24 AM
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    After the April 30 vote by the Board of Supervisors' Land Use Committee (preemptively rejecting TIDA's marina expansion proposal), the developers came to the table and essentially agreed to all of our requirements.