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Flotsam & jetsam: A member of the windjammer tribe

A fixture along the Maine coast for decades, Heritage is a 145-foot (LOA) coasting schooner built to historical specifications, with the heavy scantlings of a...

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More water than wind, but Matthew left its mark

Hurricane Matthew weakened as it marched up the Southeast coast of the United States and stayed just far enough offshore to spare an estimated 2...

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Death of MLB pitcher brings safety of jetty into question

Sen. Marco Rubio has asked the Coast Guard and Army Corps of Engineers to evaluate the safety of the jetty at Miami’s Government Cut after...

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Wellcraft launches 262 Fisherman

Wellcraft’s new flagship center console, the 262 Fisherman, is 2 feet bigger than its predecessor, the 252. “It’s a completely different boat with an LOA...

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Flotsam and jetsam: that Down East look

Here’s something for fans of the iconic Hinckley Picnic Boat: Hull No. 1, Dasher, which put Down East lobster boats on the map, is for...

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Sailing

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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