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Black Jack Declared Overall Winner in Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race

Black Jack, the V70 owned by Queensland yachtsman Peter Harburg, has been declared overall winner of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australias 384 nautical mile 2015 Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race.


This Mega-Yacht Could Have Two Pools, Two Movie Theatres, Two Helipads, and Cost over $1 Billion

Even by the outlandish standards of the mega-yacht world, the Admiral X Force 145 could set a new standard for opulence.

Sir Patrick Stewart Gets Behind Effort to Collect Whale Mucus Using 'Snotbot' Drones

Gathering good biological data about whales can be difficult without bugging the big mammals with large planes, boats, tags, sampling darts or even biopsies and lethal study techniques. Instead, the Ocean Alliance wants to send custom drones to collect whale mucus--aka snot--for study and they've enlisted the help of Sir Patrick Stewart for the crowdfunding effort to finance the project.

Sleds & TP52's Leading Results in 48th Transpac

Honolulu, Hawaii - Boats from the two classes that symbolize Transpac more than any other have taken the top of the leaderboard in the 48th edition of this biennial ocean racing classic.

Marquis & Carver Yachts Returning to West Coast Florida: Adding Tom George Yachts Group

Pulaski, Wisc (July 28, 2015) Marquis and Carver Yachts has returned to the West Coast of Florida with the addition of Tom George Yacht Group in Dunedin, FL.

Humpback Whales and Zip-Line Thrill-Seekers at Icy Strait: Cruising Alaska's Inside Passage on the Looney Front, Part 3

We're on a catamaran in Icy Strait off the tip of Chichagof Island in Alaska's Inside Passage, 20 miles from Glacier Bay National Park, looking for whales - and I'm hoping we don't see any since we're guaranteed a $100-rebate on the $179.75 per-person cost if we see none.

Peaceful Paddles-with Beer Stops-on Oregon's Willamette Water Trail

CORVALLIS, Ore. For most of us, Oregon's Willamette Valley conjures thoughts of lush berries, intriguing pinot noirs and gently rolling hills. But the Willamette River itself?

Cruise Secrets: How Ships (Mostly) Keep You from Getting Seasick

Fear of getting seasick on a cruise is the number one reason cited by people who say theyre afraid to go on a cruise, according to a statistic I made up.

Tall Ships Arrive for Sail Portsmouth 2015 Festival

PORTSMOUTH Capt. Rosario Fernandez proudly sailed the Spanish tall ship El Galeon Andalucia into Portsmouth Harbor kicking off the Sail Portsmouth 2015 festival Wednesday afternoon.

After Storm Delay, Replica San Salvador Ship Launches in San Diego

San Diego's recent storms and wild weather delayed the launch of a massive replica ship under construction for the past four years, but the vessel finally hit the water on Wednesday.

Trial Program to Anchor West of Lido Isle

A trial anchorage program will soon be placed on the west side of Lido Isle following a Newport Beach City Council vote this week. Council approved the item 6-1, with Mayor Pro Tem Diane Dixon dissenting.

Iridescent Pools Discovered in Undersea Volcano's Crater

Deep in the Aegean Sea, shimmering pools of white water meander through the caldera of the Santorini volcano.

A Close-Up Education on Puget Sound

Environmental stewardship takes on a whole new feel from inside a kayak navigating the Squaxin Passage on Puget Sound.

In Stunning Spectacle, RI Tall Ship Sails for First Time

Narragansett Bay was graced by the mighty presence of the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry on Thursday as she set sail for the first time on wind power alone on a maiden voyage to join other Tall Ships for the Portland 2015 festival in Maine.

Picture: Amazing Moment Fearless Dolphin Pops Up to Take a Closer Look at Ship

This plucky dolphin leapt out of Scottish waters to square up to a huge oil supply ship.

 

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