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    Published on 08-20-2019 02:30 PM
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    Just a quick note to report that Mo is through the ice and sailing fast on a N wind for Cambridge Bay, 235 miles SW.

    I have been pushing to get to Alioth’s position for two days. She has a busted gear box ...
    Published on 08-20-2019 09:38 AM
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    Literally.

    They don't build them like they used too.

    images © Admiral Marine Surveying ...
    Published on 08-16-2019 09:21 AM
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    "School strike week 52.
    Pos 47 degrees 17 minutes north and 13 degrees 17 minutes west"




    "Boris update: The team are experiencing some uncomfortable conditions and everyone is feeling a bit seasick but nothing ...
    Published on 08-15-2019 09:28 AM
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    Makani flew its energy kite from a floating platform in the North Sea.

    Once commercialized, Makani’s kites have the potential to bring power to hundreds of millions of people living along the world’s coastlines where the wind is strong and steady, ...
    Published on 08-14-2019 04:12 PM
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    Friday August 9th was an especially electrifying evening in the Columbia River Gorge.
    Blaine Franger set up his tripods and cameras in White Salmon and focus to the west and south west
    as an amazing midsummer thunderstorm rolled up the Gorge and ...
    Published on 08-05-2019 10:13 AM



    Cause the soundtrack is AWESOME!!! ...
    Published on 08-05-2019 09:56 AM
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    SD 1020 survived freezing temperatures, 15-meter waves, 130 km/h winds, and collisions with giant icebergs to complete the 22,000-kilometer mission in 196 days.

    A seven-meter (23-foot) long, wind-powered unmanned surface vehicle (USV) called a saildrone has become the first unmanned system to circumnavigate Antarctica. The vehicle, known as SD 1020, was equipped with a suite of climate-grade sensors and collected data in previously uncharted waters, enabling new key insights into ocean and climate processes.

    The 196-day mission was launched from Southport in Bluff, New Zealand, on January 19, 2019, returning to the same port on August 3 after sailing ...
    Published on 08-03-2019 10:38 AM
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    Located on the interwebs, but no clue what it's intended purpose is.

    Anybody?

    Buehler?

    CLICKY ...
    Published on 07-30-2019 10:59 AM
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    Story By DAVID KEYTON AND FRANK JORDANS ABC News/Associated Press


    Greta Thunberg, the Swedish teenager whose social media-savvy brand of eco-activism has inspired tens of thousands of students in Europe to skip classes and protest for faster action against climate change, said Monday that she plans to take her message to America the old-fashioned way: by boat.

    The 16-year-old tweeted that she'll sail across the Atlantic aboard a high-tech racing yacht, leaving Britain next month to attend U.N. climate summits in ...
    Published on 07-14-2019 08:32 AM
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    Big tussle with the landlord Saturday....


    Today will go down in history for Golden State Sportfishing as one of the best days ever!
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    Published on 07-05-2019 12:13 PM
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    Torqeedo Issues Safety Recall


    Important safety warning
    Dear Customer, we place the highest value on the quality and safety of our products. We are therefore informing you about a possible safety risk in connection with the batteries used in our outboard ...
    Published on 06-28-2019 10:30 AM
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    World News Reports


    Stephen Hague was on Windermere during a session with Blackwell Sailing Club when a gust of wind capsized the boat.
    The instructor onboard managed to swim to safety but the 57-year-old, from Heversham, became trapped under the hull and was unable to escape given his mobility issues.

    The Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) found that a strap used to secure the retractable keel had not been attached at the time of the incident on June 12.
    As the keel was fully retracted it would have been very difficult ...
    Published on 06-19-2019 03:18 PM
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    Baltic 130 Custom superyacht My Song "beyond repair"
    13 JUNE 2019 BY MIRANDA BLAZEBY

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    The Baltic 130 Custom sailing yacht My Song is "not salvageable", according to its owner.

    The yacht, which was lost at sea after falling from a cargo ship, was hauled out in Palma earlier this month. Photographs taken by onlookers showed extensive damage to the yacht, with several holes in the hull of the boat.
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    Published on 06-19-2019 10:39 AM
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    Rob Douglas has set a new nautical mile speed sailing world record at Plage du Rouet, in La Palme, France.
    On June 10, the American kiteboarder rode his kite at 39.04 knots (44.93 miles per hour) during the 2019 Prince of Speed.
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