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It’s sunrise at sea for Team Vestas Wind, which is competing in the 38,739-nautical-mile Volvo Ocean Race. Seven one-design VO 65s are sailing around the world in nine legs. The fleet stops in Newport, Rhode Island, in May. www.volvooceanrace.com

January 2015 issue



IMAGES photo by Onne van der Wal

Camera: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III

Shutter speed: 1/1,250 second

Lens focal length: 300mm

Aperture: f/4.0

ISO: 400

January 2014 issue


Crewmember who died in ferry disaster honored

Park Ji-YoungShe was a 22-year-old crewmember and cafeteria worker who shone like a beacon in the chaos aboard the sinking South Korean ferry Sewol. She remained at her post — passing out life jackets, helping passengers make their way on deck, giving up her own life jacket, ultimately losing her life — while the captain and many other crewmembers cut and ran.



SEAMANSHIP QUIZ - December 2014

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





A Coast Guard air crew hoisted two men from the sailboat French Kiss this fall after they ran onto the Galveston, Texas, south jetty in 6-foot seas and 30-knot winds. One man had minor injuries. The boat drifted off the rocks and sank.

December 2014 issue


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