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VIDEO: Search is back on

Two days after suspending its search for four British sailors who are missing after an apparent capsize 1,000 miles off Massachusetts, the Coast Guard has reversed course and resumed searching.

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VIDEO: ‘We pray they are alive’

The Coast Guard is being called upon to resume its search for four British sailors whose 40-foot sailboat apparently capsized 1,000 miles off Massachusetts in 15-foot seas and winds surpassing 50 knots.

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VIDEO: 1,200 miles out and sinking

Three Frenchmen in their 70s were rescued Thursday afternoon about 1,200 miles off Cape Cod, Mass., after their boat began to take on water.

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VIDEO: Free again

For firefighter Scott Kregness, it was one unusual rescue, and he derives much satisfaction from being able to release to the wild a bald eagle that flew into the boat he was towing last month.

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VIDEO: Winged chauffeur

Winning America’s Cup sailors go on to pursue other trophies, but what becomes of the boats that carried them to victory?

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VIDEO: Historic discovery?

Undersea explorer Barry Clifford believes he has found the “Mount Everest of shipwrecks” — Christopher Columbus' flagship, the Santa Maria.

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VIDEO: One quick cat

Europeans love their cats, as in catamarans, particularly the French.

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VIDEO: Crash course

The Extreme Sailing Series is designed for adrenaline junkies who race identical 40-foot performance honeycomb-cored, carbon-fiber catamarans at double-digit speeds that have been clocked as high as 30 knots.

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VIDEO: Tasty RIB?

A TV production crew for the nature show MaxAnimal got a better-than-expected close-up when a great white shark took a bite of the RIB they were in.

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VIDEO: ‘We’re in trouble, dude’

A day of fishing turned into a fight for survival when two Florida men were pitched into the Atlantic by a wave one of the anglers described as 12 feet.

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VIDEO: Radical ride

Chances are you’ve never seen a boat like this.

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VIDEO: Lethal rapier

Marine scientists long have known that billfish use the long spear on their upper jaw to slash at and stun prey during feeding, although some experts have suggested that it also helps them navigate.

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VIDEO: Pitched off

We don’t know much about this short video we found on YouTube, but it’s well worth a few seconds of your time as a reminder of how fast things can go wrong on a boat.

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VIDEO: Caught on tape

Prosecutors say the woman in this surveillance video not only struck a bridge, but she also did not do enough to help her injured boyfriend after the accident. The man later died from his injuries.

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VIDEO: Good company

British long-distance swimmer Adam Walker was three hours into a swim across New Zealand’s Cook Strait when he noticed he had company.

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VIDEO: 'That's not a dolphin'

A group of Australian angling buddies came away from a recent outing with a fish tale about the one they were glad got away — a shark the size of their aluminum boat.

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VIDEO: Beyond Force 10

Every surfer dreams of riding the perfect wave. But it’s a rare breed who heads out into monster surf kicked up by a 100-year storm.

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VIDEO: 1888 wreck rediscovered

A 202-foot steamship that sank in 1888 in the shadow of where San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge now stands was recently rediscovered and should shed new light on American society during the Gold Rush.

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VIDEO: Moth men

The Moth Class is probably the least understood of the competitive sailing dinghy racing classes, most notably because of the hydrofoil design, which lifts the hull of the boats out of the water to significantly reduce drag and increase speed.

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VIDEO: 'A guardian's eye'

Coast Guard surfmen are the service’s most highly trained boat handlers and the only coxswains qualified to operate rescue boats in unpredictable and treacherous breaking surf conditions.

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