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Blue over a bluefin tuna

Carlos Rafael lost a big payout when the 881-pound tuna was deemed an illegal catch.The crew of the fishing vessel Apollo thought they had won the lottery. On Nov. 12, the New Bedford, Mass.-based 86-footer unintentionally netted an 881-pound bluefin tuna, which can sell for upward of $500 a pound in Japan if it is of premium quality.

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Pemaquid Point Light

This beacon in Bristol, Maine, sits on Pemaquid Peninsula and was built in 1835.

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Seamanship Quiz

Test your knowledge with these Coast Guard license exam prep questions from the National Captain’s Institute.  www.captains.com

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The little boat that did

Sven Yrvind sailed a 15-foot, 9-inch boat he designed and built into Martinique in the Caribbean on Nov. 26 after a 45-day, 2,870-nautical-mile crossing from the Portuguese island of Porto Santo.

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Antarctic ice

Antarctic ice

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