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The Miss Geico racing team gave rides to wounded war veterans during the Atlantic City (New Jersey) Offshore Grand Prix this summer. “These men and women have sacrificed so much,” says throttleman Scott Begovich. The 50-foot Miss Geico packs 3,300 horses and can top 200 mph.

Gian Carlo Photography

September 2014 issue

 

Blue blade

Camera: Hasselblad H3D-39

Shutter speed: 0.7 second

Lens focal length: 120mm

Aperture: f/13

ISO: 50

September 2014 issue

   

Niña report cites texts, satellite technology

The search for the yacht showed that improvements needed to be made in the use of satellite technology in trying to find missing vessels.An independent review of the search for Niña, the classic yacht that was lost with seven crewmembers more than a year ago on the Tasman Sea, has found that the New Zealand rescue authority did all it should have done — and more — to try to find the 84-foot schooner, but it recommends the agency learn to use satellite technology more effectively in its searches.

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Summertime USA

These photos by Bob Grieser provide visual proof that summertime on the water is fun.

Summer boating is like New Year’s Eve or a great birthday party, only it stretches on, day after day. You know it’s not forever, but it sure is fun while it lasts. The operative word always should be “fun," as long as it’s done safely, there is no right or wrong way to enjoy a boat.

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Monhegan Harbor

Oil on canvas by Paul Black

An artist can find inspiration anywhere — in the far corners of the world, the pages of history, the open field of the imagination. For Paul Black, it’s right around the corner, close to home.

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