Susan Strasser swallowed so much water after a large wave swept her from her family’s center console in Hillsboro Inlet that staff at the hospital that treated her found it hard to believe she survived.
Randy and Nate Jones’ sailing lobster boat just got greener. Owner/captain Nate, of Westport Island, Maine, and his father, Randy, who co-captains the Sarah Mead, are changing out the 42-foot Friendship sloop’s 20-hp Volvo diesel with an electric turbine, turning what is Maine’s last sailing lobster boat into what the Joneses believe is the state’s only zero-emissions lobster boat.
Giovanni Soldini and crew aboard Maserati, a VOR70, established a new record for the Golden Route on Feb. 16, finishing the voyage from New York to San Francisco — rounding Cape Horn — in 47 days, 42 minutes, 29 seconds.
April 2013 issue
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