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    Published on 01-03-2017 02:27 PM
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    Kaimi, a bottlenose dolphin who has taken up residence in S.F. Bay, is a favorite of a canoe club’s members who often visit the marine mammal as she hangs out around a buoy off the old Alameda Naval Air Station

    Image Bill Keener, Golden Gate Cetacean Research

    David Pearlman ...
    Published on 01-03-2017 10:54 AM
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    Beau Vrolyk has just updated his blog on the Alden Designed Schooner Mayan which Beau purchased and beautifully restored in recent years.
    In his latest writing, Beau talks about rock star David Crosby and his years owning the legendary yacht: CLICKY

    David and Jan Crosby sailing Mayan in a breeze
    Published on 12-29-2016 10:42 AM
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    Guo Chuan's Qingdao Trimaran (former IDEC II which Francis Joyon sailed upon when he set the solo around the world record of 57 days, 13 hours and 34 minutes in 2008) is headed back to San Francisco. The 97' maxi ...
    Published on 12-27-2016 11:14 AM
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    Image © Naomi Darby

    Richard Sandomir writes this piece for The NewYork Times

    S. Newman Darby, a sign painter whose passion for boating led him to invent a sailboard that is widely acknowledged as the first windsurfing craft, died on Dec. 3 at his home in St. Johns, Fla. He was 88.

    His daughter Wendy Darby Brown confirmed ...
    Published on 12-24-2016 10:34 AM
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    Wishing you and yours a festive and joyous holiday season and the bestest New Year EVER!

    Original image: © Vincent ...
    Published on 12-15-2016 03:30 PM
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    Thursday's King Tides combining with a rater juice weather system provided a tell-tale scale model of things to come as sea levels
    increase on an ongoing basis. Closed roadways, backed up waste water, flooded basements are just the tip of the once frozen iceberg.
    Published on 12-07-2016 03:21 PM
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    The SF Chronicle's Melody Gutierrez wrote This Article on the CSLC's decision to take eminent domain control of Martins Beach, just south of Half Moon Bay on the San Mateao County Coast:

    SACRAMENTO — The California State Lands Commission voted Tuesday to look at seizing land from billionaire Vinod Khosla through eminent domain in order to give the public access to a beloved ...
    Published on 11-30-2016 04:03 PM
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    A 2009 Proposal To Build a pedestrian and bicycle only drawbridge on the Western Estuary has resurfaced as Alameda
    shuffles its tarot cards in hope to deal with the ever growing housing units and increasing ...
    Published on 11-28-2016 12:24 PM
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    "Long haul fossil fuel powered passenger transport by air and sea is not sustainable. We are exploring the alternatives and aim to have a trans-Atlantic passenger service in operation by 2020."

    The VoyageVert team are investigating alternatives to unsustainable, fossil fuel-powered long haul passenger transport. Starting with a pilot trans-Atlantic passenger service, we will move 22 passengers, 4 volunteers and 4 professional crew from US to UK and back on a 110′ (35m) catamaran.

    How much will it cost?

    Our current prediction is based on a one-way ticket price of £4,000 with a passenger capacity of 26*people. There will be 4 half-price tickets on every trip in return for some work on board.* We know ...
    Published on 11-16-2016 09:25 AM
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    A mysterious adventure of a homemade houseboat that "Sailed" across the Atlantic has emerged as the craft washed up up on a beach in Ireland. Apparently ...
    Published on 11-13-2016 10:49 AM
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    Kim Andersen has been elected as World Sailing President at World Sailing's General Assembly at the 2016 Annual Conference in Barcelona, Spain.
    The President and seven Vice-Presidents, two of which must be female, were voted for by World Sailing's ...
    Published on 11-12-2016 09:14 AM
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    World Sailing, the world governing body for the sport, the International Kiteboarding Association (IKA) and the Global Kitesports Association (GKA) have today signed an important memorandum of understanding to record a new governance ...
    Published on 11-11-2016 02:24 PM
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    Sailing/boating friends: This sweet, Moseley family dog "Maple", , a one year old Lab mix was recently stolen from outside Servino's in Tiburon on November 2nd. This is surveillance ...
    Published on 11-10-2016 01:43 PM
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    Quantum Sails San Diego, an independently-owned affiliate of Quantum Sails since 1999, has been acquired by Quantum Sails. Loft founder Mark Reynolds, along with team members ...