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Boater accused of whale harassment fined

A Gloucester, Mass., fisherman accused of harassing humpback whales on Stellwagen Bank in 2008 reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors that will see him fined $200.

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PLBs will be on board during historic re-creation

031010_mcmurdoMcMurdo Ltd, a British manufacturer of PLBs, announced that when the crew of the 'Talisker Bounty Boat' sets off on an epic sailing adventure to re-create the 4,000-mile open boat journey of Capt. William Bligh, they will each be carrying a Fast Find 211 Personal Location Beacon (PLB).

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Survivor’s book decried by wife of deceased boater

A year ago the news of their disappearance off the coast of Florida in the midst of a fishing trip and the subsequent rescue that brought only one of four boating friends home was hard to ignore.

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Swiss say Cup race was run improperly

One of the bitterest chapters in the 159-year history of the America's Cup didn't quite end when the speedy space-age trimaran owned by American software tycoon Larry Ellison routed Alinghi of Switzerland last month in Valencia, Spain.

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Fishing village defends dolphin hunting

The mayor of the fishing village portrayed in the documentary "The Cove" defended local dolphin hunts as part of local tradition after the film's best documentary Oscar.

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