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Monroe grad leads Toledo sailing team to world stage

Monroe grad leads Toledo sailing team to world stage
So it made sense that Mackay would turn to North Cape and other local yacht clubs to help him follow his sailing dreams halfway across the world. “We did a lot of our fundraising through North Cape Yacht Club,” Mackay said. “But we also fundraised some …
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Russian billionaire's luxury superyacht docks in Auckland
One of the world's largest superyachts – owned by a Russian billionaire and complete with six swimming pools – has moored in Auckland. The seven-deck luxury behemoth, Ocean Victory, is owned by billionaire steel magnate Viktor Rashnikov who is worth …
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Murder at Sea: Captured on Video, but Killers Go Free

Murder at Sea: Captured on Video, but Killers Go Free
Three other men floating in the ocean, some clinging to what looks like the wreckage of an overturned wooden boat, are surrounded by several large white tuna longliners. The sky above is clear and blue; the sea below, dark and choppy. As the ships' …
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Problems pile up for Greek boat-builders as taxes bite
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — At its height eight years ago, George Kranitis' family-owned shipyard in Patra, Greece's third-largest city, employed some 35 people and sold around 340 boats annually. But after years of biting … With a coastline that's 10,720 …
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World's Largest Yacht Will Cost 0 Million
Bloomberg's Pimm Fox reports on the world's biggest yacht costing $ 770 million. He speaks on “Bloomberg Markets.” (Source: Bloomberg). Related. Dow 'Death Cross' Warns of Long-Term Stocks Decline. Most Recent Videos. China's Yuan Move Creates …
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News: CRN Signs Contract For 50M Super Conero
Italian builder CRN announces they have signed contract for a 50-meter superyacht in the Super Conero line. The new mega yacht, whose naval engineering project has been developed by CRN Engineering in cooperation with design firm Zuccon …
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Title: Pictorial history of the Russian War, 1854-5-6 : with maps, plans, and wood engravings
Year: 1856 (1850s)
Authors: Dodd, George, 1808-1881
Subjects: Crimean War, 1853-1856
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h, bringing consignments of troops, untilthe little island was almost filled to repletion.Valetta, the chief town, became busy as a fair;and the Maltese made a fine harvest on the occa-sion. Besides the three steamers already named,the Niagara, the Himalaya, the Vulcan, the Emu,the Kangaroo, the Simoom, and the Valetta, succes-sively arrived; and as the troops conveyed in these vessels were landed at Malta, the militarythrong became very great. It was a fine achieve-ment of that magnificent steamer, the Himalaya—at that time the largest ship in the world—to bring1500 men from Plymouth to Malta in seven days ;and, indeed, the steamers belonging to the severalcompanies invariably eclipsed the few belongingto the government employed in this service.Among 10,000 or 12,000 soldiers, thus conveyed ina small number of steamers, some complainingsand repinings were to be expected. In one vessel,the provisions were badly cooked; in another—thegovernment steamer Simoom—the machinery went

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Valetta. wrong, and the voyage was rendered very tedious.For the most part, however, the men landed atValetta in high spirits; and those who had moneyto spend, whether officers or privates, met withlittle difficulty in so doing. Every Maltese work-man found immediate and incessant employment,to supply the numberless little wants of so large abody of persons. The provisioning of this unoccupied army becamea matter of much importance. That the troopswere idly detained at Malta for many weeks, wasa subject of regret both to officers and men; andsevere strictures were made both at home andabroad on the government, concerning the enforce-ment of this idleness. The delay was occasionedpartly by the indecision of the home authorities,and partly by the necessity of acting in concertwith the French; but, explained as it may be, thelong detention at Malta was injurious to the objectin view, which would have been better secured byan earlier advance from that island to Gallipoli or Constantinople

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World's largest cruise company set to begin launching trips from Miami to Cuba

World's largest cruise company set to begin launching trips from Miami to Cuba
They could be ferries, yacht charters or cruises. Of those six, four of them are authorized to allow passengers and crew to spend the night aboard, even when docked in a Cuban port. Other major cruise lines did not immediately respond to inquiries …
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Australia. Don't miss out on these great Beneteau Sydney Boat Show deals
Beneteau are the world's largest production yacht manufacturer by number of boats sold and are the clear market leader in Australia, having sold over 1000 Beneteau's into the local market. Beneteau yachts are renowned not only for their quality …
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Huge Yacht Carrier Headed for South Pacific
DYT, a company performing semi-submersible yacht transport, introduced what it calls the world's first purpose-built yacht carrier, Yacht Express, in 2007. Yacht Express and Super Servant 4 service the South Pacific, Caribbean and Mediterranean Sea.
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Four of the worlds largest yachts on the move in the Middle East
Four of the largest yachts in the world are all on the move in the Middle East. Yesterday, we spotted the 180 metre Azzam and the 155 metre Al Said cruising side by side through the Suez Canal. We have not yet seen photos of them cruising together, but …
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You Won't Believe The Amenities on World's Largest Yacht
Once The Double Century is finally built, the vessel will snag the record of world's largest superyacht from the 590-foot Azzam, which is reportedly owned by Zayed al-Nayan, president of the United Arab Emirates. This new yacht will be twice the length …
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Photo gallery: perfect racing conditions for spectacular Superyacht Cup fleet

Photo gallery: perfect racing conditions for spectacular Superyacht Cup fleet
She now famously boasts the world's largest sail, a massive 2,600 square metre A2 spinnaker, built by Doyle. In between is a great array of yachts in every style, from neo-classics such as the 55m Hoek Design ketch Marie to more outright performance …
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Wealth Secrets of the One Percent: How the super-rich became super rich
The “fortune”, Wilkin clarifies, is not the stuff of fancy cars and a holiday home on the Amalfi Coast, but “yachts and personal helicopters, diamond-encrusted light fixtures, stately homes and private islands”. The sort of fortune, … in on their …
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News: Mulder 92' Raised Pilot House (RPH) Concept

News: Mulder 92' Raised Pilot House (RPH) Concept
The round-bilged, all-aluminium yacht offers an economical cruising speed of twelve knots and the option of achieving 15-16-knots or even more if required. Using aluminium instead of steel for the hull allowed fuel savings of 15-20% at low speeds …
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Greeks rush to bitcoin in lieu of euro
… Flaskaemper. Bitcoin trades from Greece have shot up 79 percent from their ten-week average on Bitstamp, the world's third-largest exchange. … Among them: a family restaurant called Angel Tavern, a head-and-neck surgeon, and a yacht rental company.
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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race announces the host for next year
The Clipper Race is unique in that it trains amateurs to take on the world's most challenging oceans under the leadership of professional skippers. Crews come from all walks of life, represent over 40 different nationalities, and are aged 18 to 70 plus …
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SpaceX Launch Ends In Failure, Rocket Erupts

SpaceX Launch Ends In Failure, Rocket Erupts
CBS 2CBS 2 is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. Latest Videos Eye On New York Dining Deals … WFANAs the world's first 24-hour all-sports radio station, WFAN …
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Andres Oppenheimer: Latin America still way behind in innovation
The reasons for the decline were mainly the drop in commodity prices — which drew fewer investments for ports and other infrastructure projects to ship raw materials — and some governments' anti-investment policies. … Latin America and the …
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Greece crisis: Fearful Greeks stockpile food, bank branches reopened for
Protesters gather in front of the Greek parliament in Athens last night, carrying banners calling Open Gallery 6 Protesters gather in front of the Greek parliament in Athens last night, carrying banners calling for a No vote in the forthcoming …
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Cindy's ship comes in: 1994 trip on a Great Lakes freighter
The catch, said Bill Hardy of World Shipping, was that she had to board the ship at the Welland Canal, near Niagara Falls, Ont., and ride it back 17 hours to Detroit. Penabaker was a … It was the largest ship that would fit in the canal. "Why are you …
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SA reverend aboard ship attempting to break Israeli blockade on Gaza
… blockade‚ condemned by the United Nations as a violation of international law‚ has had a devastating humanitarian cost for the 1.8 million Palestinians trapped in Gaza‚ with Nobel peace laureate Archibishop Desmond Tutu calling it the world's …
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