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Classic speedboat run from Wingham to Manning Point

North Coast Speedboat and Recreation Group members will leave Wingham at 10am on Saturday January 20 for a run to Manning Point and return.<p>This is a …

Boating

From Nazi Germany to Australia: The Incredible True Story of History’s Longest Kayak Journey

With Germany in tatters, his small business bankrupt, Oskar Speck got into his kayak in 1932 for what would become an epic, seven-and-a-half-year paddle—30,000 miles, packed with hero’s welcomes and near-death escapes, all the way to Australia. But as Speck battled sharks, hostile locals, and …

Mount Everest

Mark O'Neill

Seventy48

<b>70 miles in 48 hours.</b><br>The rules are simple - no motors, no sails, no support. Human power only. Pedal, paddle, or row.<p>Seventy 48 begins in Tacoma, …

Barb McCullough-Jones

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Fish

Artisans of Michigan: Kayaks and canoes evolve into art

Outside of Grand Ledge, at the end of a long driveway tucked away among the trees, we found a house and a large steel barn, the workshop of our …

Fishing

Last ocean-going wooden ketch built in Ireland set to return to sea

When Ireland’ s first round-world yachtsman Conor O’Brien designed and built a 56ft ketch more than 90 years ago, he was not to know that it would …

News (Ireland)

Happy New Year

My apologies for not having blogged for a while, but Christmas, New Year and Tall Ships can all take their share of the blame. And I did try to have …

Ice boats, 'faster than any motorcycle,' are part of Hudson history

Robert Wills tells the story of ice yachting, an 'increasingly fickle sport'<p>Published Jan 13, 2018 at 12:28 pm (Updated Jan 10, 2018)<p>Photos<p>Franklin …

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Wooden Wonders: Classic boats have a home at Lake of the Ozarks

“Everyone thinks that owning a wooden boat is a nightmare,” Hart said. “But we run it all the time. When you find one of these boats sitting out in …

Boats

Mecum floats Taggart boat collection at Kissimmee sale

An array of historic drag racing cars and a fleet of IROC Camaros aren’t the only vehicles with strong competitive histories that will cross the …

Sports Cars

2 old gals

Hello Members,Just a quick introduction.I am now in my mid 50's and other than a Hobie 16 and an 18' Formula deep vee I have no boat experience, …

Design

David R. Darrow

Hackercraft Target Bboat.

While the original system worked quite well as a one-off post, it didn’t allow for updating or posting new photographs etc.<p>That is why I have …

Boats

Iceboats help satisfy need for speed

If the need for speed is not your thing, three guys who get a major kick out of sailing iceboats have an 1890 “pleasure” model for the more faint of …

Boats

Marty Loken

Classic Yawl Dorade Finishes Second in Division in Sydney Hobart Race

Four years ago, the yacht racing world was caught aback when <i>Dorade</i>, a yacht designed by Olin Stephens II and delivered in 1930, won the 2013 Transpac …

Sailing

Last but not least for Lees’ Freyja

MISSION COMPLETE: Newcastle's Dick Lees with yacht Freyja - the last boat to finish this year's Sydney to Hobart. Picture: Simone De Peak<p>Many were …

Travel

DIY your own kayak

Start now to build a kayak for 2018. One ErIe man built one in five months.Then he built more.<p>Ron Majewski, 53, of Erie, is the kind of guy who goes …

Lake Erie

Checkmate launches Aussie Assault at Pittwater to Paradise Regatta

<b>Owner, Ray Roberts and crew of the iconic US-built Peterson 50, Checkmate are looking forward to launching the vessel's Australian racing career in</b> …

Sailing

Couta Boat Association

Couta Boat Association. 561 likes. The Couta Boat Association is dedicated to the promotion of iconic wooden Australian gaff rig fishing boats now …

Tim Collett

Cross country team continues to build boats, running culture

NEWPORT — The Newport cross country team is back to building boats. What started as a team-building exercise before the season — when the runners …

Refugees

The River: As a young boy, loving sights, smells and sounds of the river and learning lessons for a lifetime

<i>(The riverboat captain is a storyteller, and Captain Don Sanders will be sharing the stories of his long association with the river — from discovery</i> …

Fishing

Kialoa II

It seems silly to think of inanimate objects as people, with their own quirks and nuances, but that's often what we do.<p>The bridge, the opera house, …

Sailing

SoCal Classics: Eagle’s Wings

In this feature, The Log looks at notable boats — sail and power — that continue to turn heads in Southern California harbors.<p><i>Boat name</i><i>: Eagle’s …

Boats

Why Greeks Traditionally Decorate a Boat Instead of a Christmas Tree

Naxos Beach.To KaravakiThe most traditional symbol you will find in Greece during the holidays is a small boat decorated with lights, usually placed …

Christmas

Boats made by kids save Washington Christmas river crossing

WASHINGTON CROSSING, Pa. (AP) — George Washington and his troops’ annual Christmas Day trip across the Delaware River has been saved by boats made by …

Nonprofits

How to Make a Surfboard

Nestled between the woods and lobster boat-dotted coves in York, Maine, just nine miles from the New Hampshire border, sits an unusual woodshop. In …

England