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Korean ferry captain is focus of investigation

In a scenario that echoes the deadly Costa Concordia shipwreck, the captain of a ferry that sank off the coast of South Korea on Wednesday...

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Crossing the Atlantic in a 16-foot boat

After 87 days, Austrian sailor and adventurer Harald Sedlacek arrived to Palm Beach, Fla., and his name is written in the sailing history. -...

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America’s Cup sailor faces five-year ban

America’s Cup sailor Dirk de Ridder was reportedly suspended from sanctioned events for five years by sailing’s international governing body. -

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Coast Guard 44 Motor Lifeboat

Illustration by Jim Ewing - July 4, 1980. A 58-foot powerboat was laboring off the wave-tossed Oregon coast in the aftermath of Hurricane Celia. As...

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Soundings at 50 - A sea of change

Celebrating a half-century of boating - In July 1987 I was a proofreader at a typesetting house — my first “real” job after graduating from...

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Key West Race Week delivers finish-line thrills Victory came down to the last leg of the last race for many of the grand prix classes at Key West Race Week,...

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Mishaps and Rescues

Boating deaths dipped to a record low in 2012

The Coast Guard says boating fatalities last year totaled 651, the lowest number on record. - In its 2012 Recreational Boating Statistics, the agency says the 651 deaths represent a...

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