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Seniors Take the High Seas With Oasis Sailing Club

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- Can recreational boating help you live longer? A group of senior citizens who are members of Oasis (Older Adult Social and Information Services) Sailing Club in Newport Beach certainly believe the time they spend on the water has been key to living long, healthy and happy lives.


Chumash Tomol Canoe to Help Kids Learn About History of Central Coast

Kids along the Central Coast will have a big visual aid as they study Chumash history in school.

SeaWorld Wants to Build the World’s Biggest Fish Farm

Will the fish on your dinner plate come from SeaWorld one day? It could soon.

Southern California's Pink Dragons to Compete in Boat Festival

LONG BEACH, Calif. -- The sun was beginning to dip down on the horizon as a team of women, armed with paddles and their pink gear, pushed an 800-pound dragon boat into the water and hopped in.

Study: Fish Just Wanna Have Fun

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 21 (UPI) -- It's only natural to assume small-brained animals like fish would care about little outside of the quest for food and mates, but according to a new study by researchers at the University of Tennessee, some of them -- like cichlid fish species -- like to play.

Historic Fish Boat Goes to Astoria Museum

Last week, Puget Island resident Olaf Thomason donated a boat commissioned in 1902 by the first permanent settler on Puget Island to the Columbia River Maritime Museum in Astoria.

Mesmerizing Killer Whale Drone Footage

The Vancouver Aquarium and NOAA teamed together for the first study of killer whales using an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), more commonly known as a drone.

Octopus Attacking Boat on Carmel Beach Wins Annual Sandcastle Contest

CARMEL, Calif. -- It was all smiles out at Carmel Beach for the 54th Annual Sandcastle Contest.

Santa Cruz Harbor Celebrates Completion of Recovery and Rebuilding Process

Santa Cruz, CA -- October 21, 2014 -- Three years after being devastated by the tsunami that was triggered by the 2011 earthquake in Japan, Santa Cruz Harbor looks better than it did before the tsunami hit.

Marquis & Carver Yachts Post Record Sales

Pulaski, Wis. -- The last six months have resulted in positive sales of Marquis and Carver Yachts, as compared to the previous year. The last 90 days being the strongest sales period, resulting in more than 46 retail sold units.

Teenage Boy Catches 8-Foot Tiger Shark Off Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Kip Houghton said Wednesday that his encounter with a Tiger shark changed his life.

The Lobanov STAR Redefines What a Superyacht Can Be

Yacht designer Igor Lobanov, of Lobanov Design, thrives trying things no one else has.

Ancient Greek Shipwreck Found To Be World’s Largest

New finds from a Greek ship that sank nearly 2,100 years ago indicate that much of the vessel and its luxury cargo have been preserved. Divers and archaeologists wearing special suits that enable flexible movement during several consecutive hours of deep-sea exploration made the discoveries this month.

Pod of Dolphins, Whale Put On a Show Off Monterey, California

MONTEREY, Calif. -- Chris' Fishing and Whale Watching tours caught some amazing video on one of its recent trips.

Port of San Diego Hosts Eco-Friendly Hull Paint Expo

SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- Boaters who are considering making the switch from copper hull paints to more environmentally friendly coatings will want to mark their calendar for the Port of San Diego's Eco-Friendly Hull Paint Expo, Oct. 18.

 

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