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    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 ...
    Published on 01-09-2019 03:37 PM
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    At long last, Ferry Service from Richmond to San Francisco has arrived and will save residents in and around the
    East Bay hub a greif and time saving alternative to sitting in Bay Bridge traffic, ...
    Published on 01-03-2019 12:03 PM
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    http://www.mysuncoast.com/2019/01/03...-experience-2/


    By ABC7 Staff | January 2, 2019 at 11:30 AM EST - Updated January 3 at 12:59 PM
    SARASOTA (WWSB) - Thomas MacKnight is thankful to be alive after the helicopter he was in crashed into the water about a mile offshore of Anna Maria Island on Wednesday.
    It happened around 11am. MacKnight was one of three ...
    Published on 01-03-2019 11:25 AM
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    Search Suspended for Missing Sincerity Ace Crew; Car Carrier Abandoned and Adrift in Pacific Ocean

    The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended the active search for one remaining unaccounted for crewmember of the Sincerity Ace.

    Good Samaritans from four merchant vessels were able to rescue 16 of the 21 Sincerity Ace crew who abandoned the burning car carrier following a fire on New Year’s Eve roughly 2,000 miles from northwest of Hawaii.

    The Coast Guard says four missing mariners were located but remain in the water as they were unresponsive and unable to react to life-saving equipment.

    Coast Guard watchstanders ...
    Published on 01-02-2019 11:07 AM
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    Lost vessel found off Kangaroo Island identified as US sailor Abby Sunderland's Wild Eyes

    A Report by ABC in Australia www.abc.net.au Reveals the vessel Wild Eyes is still floating, 8 years hence:

    A vessel found off the coast of Kangaroo Island on New Year's Eve has been identified ...
    Published on 01-02-2019 10:19 AM
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    The Marin I.J. Reports


    A Richardson Bay boater died Monday after falling into the water off the Sausalito shoreline, a fire official said.

    The Southern Marin Fire Protection District responded ...
    Published on 12-30-2018 01:39 PM
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    ACAPULCO, Mexico (CBS Newspath) -- A large fire at a yacht club in Acapulco, Mexico broke out on Saturday morning, injuring two men with second- and third-degree burns.

    Authorities say ...
    Published on 12-24-2018 11:55 AM
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    Merry Christmas, Happy Belated Hanukkah, Jolly Festivus etc etc...
    Whatever you are celebrating, make it a good one...
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    Published on 12-19-2018 10:39 AM
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    Berkeleyside's Tony Hicks reports on the status of The Berkeley Marina


    In debt and in urgent need of investment, Berkeley waterfront is at a ‘crisis point’


    Berkeley Marina: The city’s waterfront will be insolvent by 2020 if urgent action is not taken, according to a new report. Photo: betsysaur

    Berkeley’s waterfront is at a “crisis point,” running about $1 ...