British adventurer Sarah Outen set out from London in April 2011 on her London2London: Via the World expedition. Her goal was to journey eastward around the Northern Hemisphere by rowing boat, bike and kayak.
It has been well-publicized that U.S. boaters have the official go-ahead to travel to Cuba, but government authorization is just the first step for the “pioneers” who are opting to make the journey after the lifting of a half-century embargo.
In the Monday issue of the Vineyard Gazette, sailor and author Sam Low recalls a voyage to celebrate an earlier seafaring people who explored and settled one third of Earth’s surface long before Columbus set out.
This weekend, attendees at the 25th annual Bowen’s Wharf Seafood Festival in Newport will enjoy an opportunity to board the 200-foot Tall Ship SSV Oliver Hazard Perry, the Ocean State’s Official Sailing Education Vessel and the first ocean-going full-rigged ship built in America in over a century.
There was such a thing as the Amphicar: a car that could double as a boat.
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