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  • Sailing center in Annapolis to induct first honorees on Oct. 23

    Sailing center in Annapolis to induct first honorees on Oct. 23
    A media mogul, a surfboard industry pioneer, a coach of disabled athletes and the first man to sail solo around the world are among the inaugural inductees to the National Sailing Hall of Fame, a Maryland institution working to build a permanent home on...
  • Sailboat Race Creates Business Opportunities For Locals

    Sailboat Race Creates Business Opportunities For Locals
    The J-22 World Championship is underway on the New Orleans lakefront. Sailing teams from around the world are battling to win the contest that is hosted by the Southern Yacht Club and sponsored by the All State Sugar Bowl. The event is a great reminder...
  • Four years later, Hall's Olympic course seems calmer

    Four years later, Hall's Olympic course seems calmer
    Farrah Hall spends most of her life traveling around the world, windsurfing. The pictures and other images she posts on her Facebook page from places like Australia and the south of France seem pretty glamorous, but the reality for the 30-year-old Hall is...
  • Disney's Fantasy, Dream cruise ships are twins — but not identical

    Disney's Fantasy, Dream cruise ships are twins — but not identical
    When Disney's newest cruise ship, the Fantasy, sails into New York Harbor on Tuesday, it will bear a strong resemblance to the Dream, its twin that debuted more than a year ago. Although the two vessels share a common blueprint, the Fantasy has fresh...
  • W.I.B. Crealock dies at 89; yacht designer and author

    W.I.B. Crealock dies at 89; yacht designer and author
    W.I.B. Crealock, a yacht designer, sailor and sailing author, died Sept. 26 at his home in Carlsbad after breaking his hip in a fall. He was 89. Crealock was part of the "golden age" of fiberglass design in the 1960s, when the use of fiberglass made...
  • Sailor Abby Sunderland, 16, rounds Cape Horn

     
    Thousand Oaks teen Abby Sunderland achieved a milestone in her quest to become the youngest sailor to solo circumnavigate the globe, nonstop and unassisted, when she rounded Cape Horn on Wednesday. Times contributor Pete Thomas had an exclusive...
  • Jessica Watson reaches 2,000-mile mark of solo global sailing voyage

     
    Australian teen sailor Jessica Watson, 19 days into her planned voyage around the world, has reached the 2,000-mile mark as she sails to the north toward the equator. She's currently passing the Tonga islands, heading toward American Samoa. After a......
  • Zac Sunderland lends hand as sister Abby prepares for solo global sailing voyage

     
    Where in the world is Zac Sunderland? Outposts posed that question often while the Thousand Oaks teenager was circumnavigating the planet by himself aboard a 36-foot sailboat appropriately named Intrepid. Zac has been back on the high seas, off the......
  • Global sailor Jessica Watson, 16, will spend the holidays alone at sea

     
    As millions of Americans begin to gather with their families to celebrate Thanksgiving, a lone Australian girl is in the middle of the Pacific, pointed toward treacherous Cape Horn aboard a 34-foot pink sailboat, dining on fresh fish. Jessica Watson,........
  • Abby Sunderland, 16, to depart this month on solo-global sailing odyssey

     
    As Australia's Jessica Watson has passed the 5,000-mile mark during her journey around the world, alone in a 34-foot sailboat, Abby Sunderland is embarking Thursday to Ensenada, Mexico, to pick up the 40-foot sailboat she hopes will carry her safely......
  • Global sailor Jessica Watson, 16, endures 30-knot winds and 10-foot waves

     
    Jessica Watson, 16, the Australian adventurer who is sailing alone around the world and making her way toward treacherous Cape Horn, has spent the last 24 hours in 30-knot winds and 10-foot waves. It might be a taste of things......