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A discovery from the Age of Discovery?

The Santa Maria hit a reef off Cap Haitien, Haiti, in 1492.Led astray by flawed directions, archaeologists for years have been searching in the wrong place for Christopher Columbus’ flagship, the Santa María, but explorer Barry Clifford thinks he’s found it on a sandy shoal off Cap Haïtien, Haiti.

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SEAMANSHIP QUIZ - July 2014

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

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Sentinel


Photo by Todd Gipstein

 

Camera: Nikon D300

New London Ledge Lighthouse,

Groton, Connecticut

July 2014 issue
   

GRAND ENTRANCE

The Coast Guard barque Eagle steamed into San Juan, Puerto Rico, on May 21 for a four-day call, one of the stops on the ship’s summer training schedule. She returns to her home port in New London, Connecticut, in August.


July 2014 issue

   

Zoooom lens

Paul Engelstadt nabbed a bronze for this beauty of an airborne RIB.Each year, the Union Internationale Motonautique — powerboating’s international governing body — sponsors a photo contest. As you can see from this selection of entries from the most recent contest, the UIM favors boats that take air. We thought something that was more Top Gun than Top-Sider might get the adrenaline going as you prepare for your own summer adventures aboard.

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