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  • Disney adds discount to drive Alaskan cruise bookings

     
    Disney has begun offering free sailings for children to help drive bookings for a series of cruises to Alaska it has planned this year. Under the promotion, children age 17 and under can sail for free when traveling with two adults who pay full fare for...
  • More spring break deals, this time in Aruba

     
    Here are some deals for spring break fun in Aruba (which sounds pretty awesome): Read on for rates at all-inclusive Occidental Hotels & Resorts, with properties in the Aruba, Dominican Republic, Costa Rica and Mexico, are offering travelers starting...
  • O.C. yachting couple among hundreds held by Somalia pirates, official says

     
    The Orange County couple whose boat was hijacked off the coast of Oman are among hundreds of people being held against their will by Somali pirates. A U.S. Navy spokesman told BBC Africa that Somali pirates currently have about 30......
  • Meet Space Shuttle Discovery’s crew

     
    Steven W. Lindsey, Commander Born: Aug. 24, 1960 in Arcadia, Calif. Education: B.S., Engineering Sciences, U.S. Air Force Academy in 1982, M.S., Aeronautical Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology in 1990. Family: Married with three children...
  • Two theories put forth on what caused fatal sailboat accident in San Diego Bay

     
    Two theories were posited Tuesday for what caused a sailboat to capsize in San Diego Bay, leaving two dead. But the agency leading the probe into the accident, the San Diego Harbor Police, said it will take weeks before a......
  • U.S. Coast Guard searches for 2 men overdue from sailing trip to Catalina

     
    Two boaters are missing on a sailing trip to Catalina Island, the U.S. Coast Guard said Tuesday....
  • Men's jewelry casts a line into fishhook fashion

     
    While researching the resurgence of tie bars for an article in Sunday's Image section, another men's jewelry and accessories trend caught my eye -- fishhooks. This particular sea-faring symbol came to my attention while chatting with Darren Gold, co-owner...
  • Great deals on Royal Caribbean cruise, but you have to act fast

     
    For the next 48 hours, the price of a four-night Royal Caribbean Bahamas cruise from Port Canaveral is reduced to $189 per person in part of a larger www.CruiseNow.com sale exclusive to Florida residents. Read on for more about the deal: This Nov. 7...
  • Breaching whale damages sailboat off Oregon

     
    A sailboat participating in the Oregon International Offshore Race was struck by a breaching whale Thursday off the coast of Oregon. Thankfully, nobody aboard was injured. The 38-foot vessel, ironically named L'Orca, was about a half-hour into the race...
  • Bad news traveled slowly in 1986

     
    For all anyone in Baltimore knew on this morning 25 years ago, the Pride of Baltimore, the rakish replica clipper ship that had raised the city's spirits and sailed off to tell our story to the world, was somewhere out on......
  • Cool down at these Lakeview hot spots

     
    Here in Chicago, the temps can go from 60 to 90 degrees within 24 hours. Luckily, there are many ways to cool off in Lakeview when the heat starts melting your face....