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Black Sailors in Chicago Chart a New Course

When Karen Harris was 10, she and her younger brother went to sailing camp for two weeks in Chicago. Not a common activity for a couple of …

Sailing

Pacific Cup: Cashing in the chips >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

(July 19, 2018) – Twenty-four more hours into this 20th edition of the Pacific Cup and we have continued to gain clarity on how much of the fleet may …

Sailing

Milos boat tour - See the best of the island on a Milos sailing tour

<b>A sailing trip around Milos is one of the best ways to see this beautiful Greek island. Spend time at Kleftiko beach and swim in crystal clear waters</b> …

Sailing

Six classes clinched at Youth Worlds >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Corpus Christi, TX (July 19, 2018) – The fourth day of the 48th Youth Sailing world Championships saw six class winners crowned gold medalists.<p>The …

Sailing

Top four advance at Governor's Cup >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Newport Beach, CA (July 19, 2018) – The third day of the 52nd Annual Governor’s Cup International Youth Match Racing Championship saw the 12 teams …

Sailing

An 80 Year Tradition on The Vineyard >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Edgartown Yacht Club’s ‘Round-the-Island Race (’RTI) – one of America’s oldest distance races – originated in 1938 and except for the years of the …

Sailing

the vampire

<i>The conclusion to An Island, a Vampire, and a Yank</i><p>After about two hours of sailing and working our way through the majority of the IRC fleet, we …

Sailing

Monster fish swallows shark whole

There’s a reason goliath groupers are called the garbage disposals of the sea — they eat everything in sight, including sharks apparently.<p>A group of …

Florida

Slowing Gulf Stream current to boost warming for 20 years

<b>The prospect of the Gulf Stream slowing down and even stopping altogether has worried many experts in recent years.</b><p>Some believed that this would cause a rapid cooling around the world with resulting global chaos.<p>But a new study finds the Gulf Stream go-slow will have a significant impact on …

Global Warming

Drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to get fast review

The Interior Department has commissioned an expedited environmental review of the impact of leasing part of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for oil and gas drilling, according to a document released under the Freedom of Information Act.<p>The nearly $1.7 million contract that Interior signed April …

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Volvo Cork Week - Day 4

<b>The full armada of 120 yachts was out for the fourth day of Volvo Cork week. After a delayed start, a warm sea breeze blew into Volvo Cork Week to</b> …

Sailing

In conservative Oklahoma, a Republican raises taxes — and many voters like it

Oklahoma City — Helen Swope considers herself a traditional Republican, skittish about paying higher taxes for what can seem like the ever-growing role of government.<p>But after Oklahoma City spent hundreds of millions of dollars building new parks, bicycle trails, elite recreational facilities and a …

Voting

Two Kids Bitten in Possible Shark Attack Off New York's Fire Island: 'It Was Pretty Surreal'

Two kids were attacked by what authorities suspect to be sharks on Wednesday off of Fire Island, New York, authorities tell news outlets.<p>A …

Shark Attacks

Group wants to reopen Willamette Falls Locks

CLACKAMAS COUNTY, Ore. — Big changes are coming to Willamette Falls, the second largest waterfall by volume in North America.<p>One project that hit a …

Oregon

10 Must-Visit Places in Florida That You've Probably Never Heard Of

1 of 10<p>Walkers Landing in Amelia Island<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>No Name Pub in Big Pine Key<p>3 of 10<p>Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge in Vero …

Florida

Multiple Fatalities In Duck Boat Crash On Missouri Lake

Officials in Missouri have confirmed that at least eight people have died after a duck boat sank on the Table Rock River. 31 people, including …

Blue Ridge Mountains

Scientists have the best reactions to a surprise fish attack in this deep sea video

The internet is filled with spooky videos of deep sea creatures sure to make your skin crawl. But this deep sea encounter is defying the creepy …

North Carolina

Dragon Boat World Championships 2018 in Hungary ‘perfect tapering’ for Hongkonger just days before 250km Gobi Ultra | Outdoor & Extreme | South China Morning Post

When Vicky Huffey finishes competing at the International Dragon Boat Festival Club Crew World Championships in Hungary, she will have no time for …

Dragon Boats

Downtown San Diego Is Booming: Here's Why

Downtown San Diego is booming with residential and commercial development. No longer is it the once sleepy navy town boasting the best climate in the country. The weather remains beautiful year-round while the city has reinvented itself as a dynamic place to live, work and play.<br>The Downtown San …

San Diego

U.S. Rebuffed at U.N. on North Korea Sanctions Enforcement

Signaling new tensions over North Korea at the United Nations, Russia and China on Thursday blocked disciplinary steps sought by the United States to stop what it called rampant cheating on North Korea’s petroleum imports.<p>United Nations diplomats said the Russians and Chinese used their power to …

North Korea

Walshe wins Optimist Girls US Nationals >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Pensacola, FL (July 19, 2018) – The 2018 Optimist Girls US National Championship was won today by Samara Walshe of New York who lead all sailors with …

National Championship

Where the Super-Rich Go to Buy Their Second Passport

Cheaper than a Gulfstream, nimbler than a superyacht, a second passport—or a third or fourth—has become another trophy for the ultra-wealthy.<p>Even …

Gulf Stream

Race to Mackinac's 110th sailing begins Friday

A second VHS antenna seems an odd thing to require in the Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac.<p>Until you think about it. The Mac is not a Saturday …

Sailing

Early winner at Offshore Sailing Worlds >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

The Hague, Netherlands (July 19, 2018) – With yet another sunny day on the North Sea coast, in a little gentler winds than in the last few days, …

Sailing

Kurt Arrigo - J Class textures 'Ranger' #sail https://t.co/Tfy2FZtEHl

Visiting our 2028 Olympians. ⁦@USOptiSailing⁩ ⁦@ussailing⁩ #giveback #happy #summer https://t.co/0EMFf9Jpks

Jack Robinson Just Won the 2018 Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang in Stunning Form

<b>Eight tube specialists</b> (four from Indo, and four from the rest of the world) remained when the Rip Curl Padang Padang resumed competition on …

Aquatic Sports

Take a bow. J CLASS Hanuman in @MenorcaMaxi http://t.co/SXQiLeCUev