“Charger has landed in Wales! We are sooooo psyched!” wrote Barbara Nidzgorski, a teacher at John Winthrop Middle School in Deep River, Conn. Her email was sent after a 4-1/2-foot fiberglass sailboat her class sponsored was discovered by a beach patrol on Pendine Sands earlier this year.
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The 138-foot Dutch training ship Astrid awaited salvage in August after running hard aground off Kinsale, Ireland. She was driven onto rocks by high winds and seas after the engine gave out. All 30 crewmembers were saved.
October 2013 issue
Chris-Craft pulled the cover off its new 21 Capri this summer — a throwback to the original, with a tumblehome transom and bow with a stainless steel covering.
“With this boat we are connecting with the origins of the company,” says Nick Karpuck, marketing coordinator for Chris-Craft, referring to the 21 Capris of the 1950s and ’60s.
Oil painting by Joseph McGurl
Joseph McGurl has been called “one of the most gifted contemporary artists” of the American landscape school. His style has been compared to the 19th century illuminists, but with a thoroughly modern approach to style and subject.
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