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Oops! After accidental release of Atlantic salmon, fisherman being told, ‘Catch as many as you want’

Thousands of 10-pound Atlantic salmon were accidentally released into the waters between Anacortes and the San Juan Islands, and officials are asking …


180+ MPH! On 50' Cat, Key Biscayne Florida!

The Foiling Optimist




A Couple from the Landlocked West “Circumnavigates” the USA in a Year

Lifestyle<p>Avatar:<p>Author:<p>Melba Covert Ringe<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>0<p>0<p>SHARES<p>It’s funny how the bug bites. In January 2010, my husband, Kirk, and I …


Clipper Race: Welcome to the Atlantic >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

(August 22, 2017; Day 2) – Strong tides running North have divided the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet tactically overnight, with the front …


Boeing Field runways renumbered for shift in magnetic poles – and safety - Puget Sound Business Journal

Runway 13R at Boeing Field will get a new number after a shift in the airport's position… more<p>KIng County International Airport - Boeing Field<p>The …


International Canoe World Championship at Pwllheli - Day 3

by David Henshall today at 9:37 pm 19-25 August 2017<p><i>Mae'r haul wedi cael ei het i ffwrdd!</i> (see below)<p><b>Race 5</b> - Wind 100 degrees 4-5 kts. Light rain at …


Friday is a free day at Washington’s state parks

Washington State Parks will offer free entrance on Friday to celebrate the National Park Service’s 101st birthday.<p>Visitors typically need a Discover …

National Parks

Channel changes coming - are you ready? - Practical Boat Owner

Boat owners, shipping companies and anyone who puts out to sea need to make sure they’re ready for the changeover of some VHF channel numbers used to …


Racing 101

Racing yachts these days are becoming increasingly complicated machines that require highly skilled professionals to operate. For the average sailor, …


Seriousness in the Sport of Sailing >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Are we taking ourselves and our sport too seriously? Scuttlebutt editor Craig Leweck takes on the topic for Sailing World magazine.<p>Performance is …

Ben Ainslie

USS John S. McCain collides with merchant ship in Pacific

The guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain was involved in a collision with a merchant vessel east of Singapore and the Strait of Malacca, the Navy said in a tweet.<p>Initial reports indicate the warship sustained damage to its port side aft.<p>No immediate word on any casualties. Search and rescue …


Bush carrier strike group returns to hugs, tears and sweat at Naval Station Norfolk

NORFOLK<p>A cold drink on a hot day tastes especially good after a seven-month deployment, and that was exactly what was on Petty Officer 2nd Class …


BREAKING: Guided-Missile Destroyer USS John S. McCain collides with Merchant near Singapore

Rescue Mission Launched<p>A rescue mission has been launched after the guided-missile destroyer USS John S McCain was damaged after colliding with an …


US Navy Loss of the USS Guardian, 2 Patrol Boats, USS Fitzgerald and USS McCain. Why Does The List Keeps Going?

By CDR Joe Tenaglia, USN (Ret) – Four ships in four years – not to mention USS Antietam grounding and the USS Fitzgerald collision – apparently due …


Appeals Court Revives Suit Over US Military Base in Japan

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court Monday revived a lawsuit that seeks to block construction of a U.S. military base in Okinawa, Japan over …

U.S. Military

"We have seen no indications of" cyber attacks or cyber interference, Navy says, but investigation continues

US Navy collision: Divers join search for missing sailors - BBC News

Divers from the US Navy have begun searching for 10 sailors still missing after their destroyer collided with a tanker near Singapore.<p>They will search the affected parts of the USS John S McCain as well as carry out an assessment of the damage.<p>Meanwhile, a major air and sea search in one of the …


US Navy orders worldwide 'operational pause' after warship crashes off Singapore

The US Navy has ordered a "worldwide operational pause" after a warship crashed into a merchant vessel in Singapore.<p>Chief of Naval Operations Admiral …


USS John S. McCain: Remains of missing sailors found

John Bacon, USA TODAY<p>Navy and Marine Corps divers on Tuesday located the remains of some of the 10 sailors missing from the USS John S. McCain following its collision with an oil tanker off Malaysia, the Navy said Tuesday.<p>Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain maneuvers …


Why Do U.S. Navy Ships Keep Crashing?

The déjà vu collision of the guided missile destroyer <i>USS John S. McCain</i> with an oil tanker near Singapore was the Navy’s fourth serious incident in …