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    Published on 07-21-2017 02:19 PM
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    John Green of Cowes on the Island of Wight snapped this dandy.

    Anybody have a caption worthy of the image?


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    Published on 07-11-2017 02:55 PM
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    Quantum Sails today announced that it has completed an agreement with Hood Sailmakers in Newport, RI to acquire the company's sailmaking ...
    Published on 07-01-2017 09:21 AM
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    Photo Ryan Clapper

    The SF Chronicle published this story on Friday, June 30th. C'mon people, give the beasts some space. Seriously.

    Boat collides with humpback whale in SF Bay

    Whales have been breaching and feeding in the San Francisco Bay over ...
    Published on 06-26-2017 08:18 AM
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    A ton of fond memories and countless hours spent and years to acquire.

    16 sails, 6 boards 6 masts, 6 booms and a bundle of fins, harness's ...
    Published on 06-22-2017 09:47 PM
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    Coast Guard suspends search for missing Celebration solo-sailor in South Pacific

    HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the active search Thursday for a solo-sailor aboard the 36-foot sailing vessel Celebration last reported 1,800 miles southeast of Hilo, Hawaii.

    Richard ...
    Published on 06-17-2017 06:51 AM
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    Coast Guard, locals rescue dozens after high-speed ferry accident in Hyannis

    image © david curran



    BOSTON – The Coast Guard teamed-up with local responders late Friday and early ...
    Published on 06-16-2017 09:11 AM
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    'Crazy sailor' who quit teaching job to cross Atlantic in a washing machine dies aged 77
    Tom McNally raised hundreds of thousands for cancer charities



    Tom McNally a former fine arts lecturer from Kirby prepares to set a new world record by sailing the Atlantic Ocean in ...
    Published on 06-13-2017 08:49 AM
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    http://tracker.r2ak.com/

    3 teams have pushed pas the Seymour Narrows and into the Johnstone Strait in the R2AK.

    Team Pure & Wild Freeburd are in the lead with Bad Kitty and Big Broderna in pursuit. ...
    Published on 06-05-2017 08:45 AM
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    Attention: Save Alameda’s Working Waterfront needs speakers to come to Alameda’s City Council meeting on Tuesday evening to influence the policies the city will create relative to Master Plans for new development ...
    Published on 06-02-2017 04:55 PM
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    image © Michael Macor, The Chronicle

    SANTA CRUZ, Calif. —
    Jack O'Neill, the eye patch wearing wetsuit pioneer who trail-blazed coldwater surfing, has died, friends confirmed to KSBW Friday.

    Story by Amy Larson KSBW8


    O'Neill single-handedly opened up the possibility of surfing Northern and Central California's cold water year-round with his industry-changing wetsuits.

    He lived out his days in his legendary moss-green house perched over the ocean along East Cliff Drive in Santa Cruz. Surfers affectionately refer to the surf spot where perfect waves roll up to O'Neill's steps as "Jacks Break"

    "It's a sad ...
    Published on 05-24-2017 08:44 AM
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    Dennis Evanosky writes in The Alameda Sun




    What is the “Blue Economy” and how can Alameda benefit from it?

    This question arose at a recent Planning Board meeting when Alamedans discussed the fate of the Alameda Marina and its working waterfront. ...
    Published on 05-22-2017 08:47 AM
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    A migrating juvenile humpback whale found its way into the Ventura Harbor over the weekend and spent the better part
    of Saturday in the harbor. Marine biologists ...
    Published on 05-22-2017 08:28 AM
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    Caught on film, this rather large Sea Lion gets aggro when it sees an opportunity.

    Know for sometimes territorial behavior, large male sea lions, which ...
    Published on 05-17-2017 03:11 PM
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    Even though the energy we use is largely invisible to us day-to-day, how our electricity is generated has a big impact on our planet, which is why many of us at X are exploring moonshots in clean, renewable energy sources. The Makani team is focused ...