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    SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- There was no distress signal or mayday call when the skipper of this sailboat James LeBlanc lost control of the vessel before it washed ashore at Baker Beach in San ...
    Published on 02-10-2019 10:37 AM
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    30 Days of marine traffic on SF Bay captured on one graph.

    Cargo ships and Tankers clearly stay in defined lines.
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    Published on 02-09-2019 04:31 PM
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    Meteorologist Tom Skilling sounds the alarm!



    Hawaii is facing monster waves and high winds in the next few days. A powerhouse "Kona low" (described below) is behind the meteorological and oceanic mayhem. The storm is threatening huge waves--some as high as 60 feet high on north-facing shores--along with powerful ...
    Published on 02-07-2019 01:38 PM
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    TERMINOUS — A three-alarm fire destroyed a large commercial building at the Tower Park Marina late Tuesday evening.

    Reports of a large fire were made at about 9:11 p.m., ...
    Published on 02-05-2019 03:49 PM
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    Zeilen NL Reports On Any Connections Of Lost Keels On The MaxFun 35's

    At the end of August last year, the MaxFun 35 Team Heiner 3 lost its keel at the Zeeland coast. The two passengers were rescued by the KNRM, but the boat was lost. The accident raised many questions. What happened, how did that happen and how can it be prevented in the future? Tuesday morning ...
    Published on 01-31-2019 10:56 AM
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    Michelle Theriault Boots reports for Anchorage Daily News


    Six months after he washed up on a Siberian beach, John Martin III is back in the United States.

    In ...
    Published on 01-31-2019 10:32 AM
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    SF Gate's Pens This Article

    You know the saying: When the cat's away the mice will play. It appears the Bay Area is ready to coin a new turn of phrase: When the rangers are gone the elephant seals will swarm.

    When tourism decreased and wildlife management staff were furloughed during the government ...
    Published on 01-25-2019 02:15 PM
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    Kimberly Hickock ofwww.livescience.com reports:

    A commercial fisherman, Vinh Pham of San Jose, California, was charged with illegally shooting and killing a great white shark over the summer, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) announced on Thursday (Jan. 24). Pham was given ...
    Published on 01-23-2019 10:13 AM
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    How Plastic Cleanup Threatens the Ocean’s Living Islands
    Home to vibrantly colored, tiny creatures, the ecosystems floating on the ocean’s surface remain all but unknown.

    Rebecca Helm Pens this article for The Atlantic



    Blue sea dragons are part of the neuston/shutterstock

    Imagine you’re on a small boat in the middle of the open ocean, surrounded ...
    Published on 01-18-2019 10:50 AM
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    Many around the world were mesmerized with the latest video of a 21' long, 8 foot wide, 5,000 lb great white shark named "Deep Blue"
    seen swimming and feeding on a whale carcass near the Hawaiian Islands. And then there was the blonde snorkeler swimming aside
    the massive pregnant apex predator. And then you might wonder, Who Does That? ...
    Published on 01-15-2019 05:40 PM
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    The negotiated quest to save commercial marine activities and a working waterfront has resulted
    in an opportunity for interested qualified parties that might be interested in taking over the Svendsen's
    boatyard and chandlery. Attached is the PDF Part 1

    Note: The final filing date is April 1st 2019
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    Published on 01-15-2019 03:41 PM




    The 52 Super Series is the pinnacle of Grand Prix monohull racing. The series every element of the sport from the sailor to the ...
    Published on 01-15-2019 10:57 AM
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    Spike in Boat Thefts Results in Advisory from Contra Costa Marine Patrol

    The Marine Services Unit of the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff would like to issue a crime prevention advisory to owners of ...
    Published on 01-09-2019 04:07 PM
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    Rick Smith had been charged in connection with the death of a crew member, David Pontious, who jumped overboard during a passage to the Virgin Islands in 2015.

    Camden charter ...