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Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Slip Owners at Olde Naples Seaport back in their marina

posted: 7/29/2014

NAPLES, Fla.– After more than a year of paying rent in neighboring marinas, the slips owners at Olde Naples Seaport in Naples, Florida have been allowed to return their boats to their slips. 


Bell reunited with schooner sailing Puget Sound

posted: 7/28/2014

SEATTLE (AP) -- In 1936, a San Francisco police-boat captain gave a young boy a bronze bell engraved with Adventuress 1913.

Obama creating world’s largest ocean preserve

posted: 7/14/2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vowing to protect fragile marine life, President Barack Obama acted June 17 to create the world's largest ocean preserve by expanding a national monument his predecessor established in waters thousands of miles from the American mainland.

Martinac shipyard in Tacoma facing foreclosure

posted: 7/12/2014

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) -- At nearly 90 years old, one of Tacoma's last major shipyards may be closing down for good.

Boaters tread water for 14 hours

posted: 7/8/2014

MIAMI (LOG NEWS SERVICE) — Two boaters spent nearly14 hours in the water before being rescued after falling overboard off Key Largo, Fla. June 20.

Beneteau supports Sailing for ALS campaign during Pacific Cup

posted: 7/2/2014

ANNAPOLIS, Md.– Beneteau America will support and sponsor the Sailing for ALS campaign, led by Beneteau dealership owner Charles-Etienne Devanneaux (Charly) of NAOS Yachts, in Marina del Rey, Calif.

U.S. Boats Scuttled from Cuba Billfish Tournament

Capt. Pat Rains  |  posted: 6/29/2014

MIAMI—At the last minute, the U.S. State Department squashed year-long plans for the first team of U.S. anglers and their 40 U.S. flagged sport-fishing boats to participate in the annual Hemingway International Billfish Tournament, held off Havana, June 9-15. 

Coast Guard rescues kayaker trying second paddle to Hawaii

posted: 6/25/2014

LOS ANGELES (LOG NEWS SERVICE) — The U.S. Coast Guard says a man is lucky to be alive after he was rescued 11 days into his second attempted voyage from California to Hawaii paddling a 22-foot kayak.

SF Out; San Diego, Chicago and Bermuda on short list to host 35th America’s Cup

posted: 6/25/2014

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Francisco is out of the race to host the next America's Cup, meaning no more spectacular backdrops of the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island.

State Parks director names new head for Cal Boating

posted: 6/22/2014

SACRAMENTO (LOG NEWS SERVICE) — The Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) has a new leader.

Obama signs bill boosting Corps of Engineers support for recreational boating

posted: 6/22/2014

WASHINGTON, DC. (LOG NEWS SEVICE) — President Barack Obama signed bipartisan water resources legislation June 10 that includes provisions requiring the Federal government to do more to help small harbors, address longstanding dredging issues, and improve boating and navigation infrastructure.

A superyacht inspired by Legos

posted: 6/16/2014

LONDON – A 5,600 square-foot superyacht that features floor to ceiling windows is a concept generated by skyscrapers and Lego building blocks.

‘Bogie’s Boat’ Santana Being Restored at Rhode Island Boatyard

posted: 6/11/2014

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (LOG NEWS SERVICE) — Workers at a Rhode Island boatyard have begun work to restore Santana, a schooner once owned by actor Humphrey Bogart.

State Parks Director to retire after only 19 months on job

posted: 6/10/2014

SACRAMENTO (AP) — California's state parks director abruptly announced his retirement May 21, just 19 months after he took control of a department that had been rocked by years of fiscal mismanagement.

Rowers prepare for California to Hawaii paddle

Rowers prepare for California to Hawaii paddle

John W. Scafetta  |  posted: 5/29/2014

MONTEREY— Navigating 2,100 nautical miles of volatile waters is a tall task. Completing that trek in a rowboat is a gigantic feat.

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