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  • Daytrippers: The Schooner Argia

    Daytrippers: The Schooner Argia
    Daytrippers visits Mystic's scenic landscape and climbs aboard the Schooner Argia. This modern replica of a 19th century sailing schooner is docked near the quaint downtown and provides tourists a chance to see the coast from onboard a ship.  Argia is a replica of a Chesapeake Bay cargo ship that would have carried tobacco or lumber.  Many passengers come from the Mystic Seaport and get to rest their feet and feel the wind as they see the historic buildings from the water.  "A boat view of the coastal line, it's pretty interesting," says Mike Johnson from Pennsylvania.  "You can see more than driving or walking."  Captain Isaac Henry, who has worked aboard the Argia for about a year, agrees:   "It's nice that they can see the two different perspectives from walking through versus the waterside."  Historic ships, such as the Charles W. Morgan and the Sabino, are easily visible from up on deck.
  • Chicago out of running for 2017 America's Cup

    Chicago out of running for 2017 America's Cup
    The Windy City apparently isn’t windy enough. That’s what the America’s Cup Event Authority told Chicago officials Tuesday as its bid to host the world-class sailing race in 2017 was rejected. Instead, San Diego and Bermuda are on...

    Umatilla all-star baseball team headed to state tourney

    Umatilla all-star baseball team headed to state tourney
    The Umatilla 10-and-under all-star baseball team won the District 11 championship on June 23 in Belleview. The team plays next in the Florida state tournament July 9 in Jupiter. The team is seeking donations to defray the cost of its upcoming trip...

    Mamer skippers Navy 44 to win in Annapolis-Bermuda Race in light air

    For midshipman Duncan Mamer, the skipper of a Navy 44, the waiting was the hardest part of the 19th biennial Annapolis-Bermuda Race. "The prevailing conditions for this race were mostly just lots and lots of light air," said Mamer, a Caldwell, Iowa,...

    ODU's first year in Conference USA: Expenses rise, along with competition and opportunity

    ODU's first year in Conference USA: Expenses rise, along with competition and opportunity
    Old Dominion baseball coach Chris Finwood knows precisely when a benefit of Conference USA membership became evident: Monday, May 26, 2014, 12:42 p.m. That's when ODU's name flashed across the TV screen during the NCAA baseball tournament selection...