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    Published on 04-08-2021 06:43 PM
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    The Marine Mammal Center sadly report a 4th grey whale has washed ashore, this one on the Marin County Coast:

    "This morning we confirmed a fourth gray ...
    Published on 04-06-2021 05:26 PM
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    The crew of the Dutch ship, Eemslift Hendrika, had to abandon its vessel late on Monday, seemingly after a cargo shift caused a heavy list.

    Footage released by the Norwegian Rescue Coordination Centre shows some of the 12 crew members jumping into the ocean from the Eemslift Hendrika before being rescued ...
    Published on 04-04-2021 11:01 AM




    This video was submitted by an anonymous person. The boat in the video had been anchored in Richardson Bay near Sausalito Calif. Onboard ...
    Published on 03-30-2021 08:57 AM
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    SEATTLE — The Coast Guard and partner agencies responded to a boat fire Monday morning at Quartermaster Harbor Yacht Club on Vashon Island this morning.

    At 4:16 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound received notification notified from ...
    Published on 03-26-2021 09:30 AM
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    A Marin County housing activist was arrested Thursday on a houseboat that had been illegally taken from a government boat crushing yard in Sausalito, the city said.

    Police removed Robbie Powelson — carrying him part of the way and dragging him the rest — in front of a group bystanders who were either crying, recording or jeering.

    Powelson, 26, was arrested on suspicion of trespassing and resisting arrest, said Sgt. Stacie Gregory. Police detained ...
    Published on 03-23-2021 12:17 PM
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    BRISTOL, R.I. (March 23, 2021) – US Sailing today announced Paul Cayard (San Francisco, Calif.), one of America’s most accomplished sailors, in the role of Executive Director of U.S. Olympic Sailing. Cayard will take the helm of the US Sailing Team, inclusive ...
    Published on 03-10-2021 09:36 AM
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    Boaters are encouraged to check the U.S. Coast Guard website for additional information on this new use ...
    Published on 03-09-2021 09:14 AM
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    Recent eruptions in the Sicilian Region of Southern Italy vie Mt Etna have provided boat owners
    a generous supply of free black non skid, not only on their deck, and cockpits but the docks as well. ...
    by Published on 03-05-2021 10:26 AM
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    Images of what appears to be a hovering ship have been captured as the result of a rare optical illusion off the coast of England.

    David Morris took a photo of the ship near Falmouth, Cornwall.

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    Published on 03-04-2021 10:29 AM
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    March 4 (UPI)LINKY -- A powerful earthquake off New Zealand on Thursday triggered a tsunami warning, scientists and officials said.

    The 7.3-magnitude quake struck about 90 miles east of the Bay of Plenty, in the Pacific Ocean off the country's eastern ...
    Published on 02-19-2021 10:25 AM
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    Ocean Going Container Dispensers Reloading At Port Of Oakland

    With a giant leap in volume of online shopping since the pandemic has begun, shipping companies have experienced a large increase in volume
    of containers needing to be moved across the seven seas. The increased demand has lead to packing ships to the maximum with little room for error.
    Many of the containers coming from the US back to overseas destinations are shipped empty as the US imports have
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    Published on 02-18-2021 08:59 AM
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    Seven crew rescued from 75m Enigma (ex. Phocea) yacht fire in Malaysia

    By Laura Nicholls Superyacht Times




    The 75.13-metre sailing yacht known as Enigma and Phocea caught fire this morning ...
    Published on 02-11-2021 12:46 PM
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    Santa Cruz is seeing more great white sharks. Now researchers know why




    Kurtis Alexander SF GATE

    Santa Cruz County didn’t used to be a place where you’d see a lot of sharks.

    The cool but inviting waters of the Monterey Bay have long been the cherished turf of carefree surfers and relaxing beachgoers and, of course, seals, seabirds and the ...
    Published on 02-09-2021 09:26 AM
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    Why the pandemic may be causing a rising tide of abandoned boats in the San Francisco Bay


    image © Ben Derico

    Tessa McLean

    SF Gate


    Why the pandemic may be causing a rising tide of abandoned boats in the San Francisco Bay

    In early November, two boats washed ashore on the rocks just off the Safe Harbor Emeryville. Days of strong gales from the Pacific coast ...