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Giving up the Rat Race for a Life at Sea: Ocean Adventurers

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Giving up the Rat Race for a Life at Sea: Ocean Adventurers

Source: CNN/Kellie Pollock - September 13, 2017

We sold up and bought a boat to sail around the world. How idyllic does that sound?

It conjures up images of the wind in more…

Don’t Let Their Youth Fool You, These Youngsters Impacted the Volvo Ocean Race

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Don’t Let Their Youth Fool You, These Youngsters Impacted the Volvo Ocean Race

Source: Scuttlebutt Sailing News/Volvo Ocean Race Media - February 24, 2017

Age is just a number, right? Well, yes, according to some of the sailors who’ve tackled the world’s toughest ocean test. They say ‘if you’re more…

Father and Two Sons Sail Across the Atlantic Ocean Together

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Father and Two Sons Sail Across the Atlantic Ocean Together

Source: The Post and Courier/Derrek Asberry - February 14, 2017

Roughly 2,000 miles into the Atlantic Ocean aboard a boat on its way to Puerto Rico, James Island resident Bruce Stoehr enjoyed freshly-caught mahi-mahi over more…

Royal Navy Saves 14 Sailors From Stranded Racing Yacht

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Royal Navy Saves 14 Sailors From Stranded Racing Yacht

Source: The Telegraph - February 13, 2017

The skipper of a racing yacht has described the moment a "rogue wave" tore off its mast and left the crew stranded in the Atlantic Ocean for more…

A Guide to the Upcoming Volvo Ocean Race Changes

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A Guide to the Upcoming Volvo Ocean Race Changes

Source: Sailing World/Dave Reed - February 2, 2017

Organizers of the Volvo Ocean Race continue to reinvent the pre-eminent around-the-world team race before its October 2017 start. New CEO Mark Turner, a sports more…

Solo Chinese Sailor Missing at Sea Following Record Attempt to Cross Pacific

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Solo Chinese Sailor Missing at Sea Following Record Attempt to Cross Pacific

Source: Reuters/Shravanth Vijayakumar - October 27, 2016

Chinese sailor Guo Chuan has gone missing in the Pacific during his attempt to set a record for a solo non-stop crossing of the ocean, more…

The Next Generation Sailing Simulator

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The Next Generation Sailing Simulator

Source: Scuttlebutt Sailing News/Christian Valentin - September 22, 2016

The thrill of traveling the ocean has captured our attention for millennia, across cultures and continents. From the westward journeys toward a new world to the more…

Sibling Sailors’ Olympic Success More Than Just Upbringing

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Sibling Sailors’ Olympic Success More Than Just Upbringing

Source: Bay of Plenty Times/Daniel Gilhooly - August 24, 2016

Sibling sailors Sam and Molly Meech insist a unique ocean upbringing wasn't the reason for their Olympic success.

The Tauranga pair will leave Rio with more…

Volvo Ocean Race Pieces Coming Together

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Volvo Ocean Race Pieces Coming Together

Source: Scuttlebutt Sailing News - March 24, 2016

The Hague, Netherlands – The Hague, scene of an enormously successful pit-stop during the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15, has been chosen to host the finale more…

The Clipper Race Enters the World’s Largest Ocean

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The Clipper Race Enters the World’s Largest Ocean

Source: Sail-World/Claire Glancy - March 22, 2016

2015 -16 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - At 0100 UTC on 21 March, the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet began the more…