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Cruising family shipwrecked on remote island

An Australian family of four faces six months of living on turtles and sleeping in rough accommodations after they were stranded on a tiny Pacific island during a tropical storm.

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Old fishing schooner prospers despite a sea change

In 1911, Tordenskjold, a 75-foot schooner hewed from old-growth fir, left the Ballard, Wash., docks for its first season of halibut fishing off Alaska.

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Boston rower nears trans-Atlantic shore

A retired U.S. marshal has rowed for 93 days through stormy seas and blistering heat. He's been rationing food for a couple of weeks now, eating just two meals a day, so he doesn't run out before he makes it ashore.

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Navy ship captures suspected pirates, rescues crew

The crew of the guided-missile destroyer USS McFaul captured 10 suspected pirates and rescued eight crewmembers April 5 from the Indian cargo dhow Faize Osamani near Salalah, Oman, after a dhow and three skiffs attempted to attack the motor vessel Rising Sun the same day.

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Seaport offers free admission for teachers

Educators and their families - up to four people total - will be admitted for free this weekend, April 10-11, into Mystic Seaport during Educators' Weekend.

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