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Private guards kill Somali pirate for first time

In the first killing of its kind, private security contractors shot dead a Somali pirate in a clash that left two skiffs riddled with bullet holes, officials said Wednesday.



Soundings sponsors new boat show

Soundings Publications was named exclusive media sponsor for the new Spring Boat Show to be held April 23-25 in Essex, Conn.



Road closed, take the boat to work

A popular stretch of U.S. 129 in Tennessee known as the "Tail of the Dragon" remains closed after a rock slide crashed into the highway on March 14. Last week, the state closed an 11-mile section of the highway extending from the site of the slide near Chilhowee Dam all the way to the North Carolina border.



Photo gallery depicts tow of sinking boat

TowBoatU.S. Islamorada has shared photographs taken of an incident that took place last week. While this ended up being a relatively minor event, it does point to the need for being prepared.



Skipper departs on plastic boat

A banking heir adventurer sailed under the Golden Gate Bridge last weekend and out of San Francisco Bay as co-skipper aboard the trans-Pacific expedition vessel Plastiki, bound for Sydney, Australia.



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