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  • Sailabration launches War of 1812 bicentennial

    Sailabration launches War of 1812 bicentennial
    Baltimore will launch its commemoration of the War of 1812 by land, sea and air this week, starting with parachute jumps into Camden Yards and a parade of tall ships into the harbor. The history-filled week features music, fireworks and an air show over...
  • Star-Spangled Sailabration kicks off at Inner Harbor

    Star-Spangled Sailabration kicks off at Inner Harbor
    It took 200 years, but the oft-forgotten War of 1812 got some attention Wednesday. A flotilla of more than 40 ships representing a dozen nations glided under the Key Bridge and into Baltimore Harbor to launch the commemoration of the conflict that gave...
  • Florida Travel Tips & Deals

    Florida Travel Tips & Deals
    Check this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in: Firehouse Museum in Key West History buffs can learn about Key West's past through its firefighting heritage at the Key West Firehouse Museum at 1024 Grinnell St. The museum...
  • Belgian museum celebrates the immigrant experience

    Belgian museum celebrates the immigrant experience
    ANTWERP, Belgium — One became a prime minister. Another a songwriter whose compositions included "White Christmas." And a third became an Angeleno who married, raised a family and became a social worker. All extraordinary in their own ways, all on...
  • The Harbor Report: Get those challengers on the harbor

    The 2014 sailing season will be upon us before you know it, and this year, our local PHRF fleet needs your help. I will start to sound like a broken record, but I trust you still understand my meaning — local participation is at an all-time low. The...
  • Cruise lines unveil intineraries for 2014 and beyond

    Cruise lines unveil intineraries for 2014 and beyond
    Silversea Cruises is featuring two special Grand Voyages for 2015. A 62-day Circle South America voyage is round-trip from Fort Lauderdale beginning on Jan. 7, 2015, with calls in Key West, Costa Rica, Panama, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Argentina, Falkland...
  • The Harbor Report: Yacht club's first female commodore has boating in her blood

    The Harbor Report: Yacht club's first female commodore has boating in her blood
    This week I had the opportunity to talk to a person whose family descended from the Mayflower. Named after her father's boat, Gale Nye Pickney has recently taken the helm of the Newport Harbor Yacht Club as its first female commodore. Shortly after...
  • Cruise season ramps up at South Florida ports

    Cruise season ramps up at South Florida ports
    As the 2013-14 peak cruise season heats up, several newly built ships will be sailing from South Florida ports, including the 3,600-passenger Royal Princess, which made its U.S. debut at Port Everglades last month. In 2014, nearly 4 million passengers...
  • Bimini has New Year's Eve party cruise; New Year's Day fare

    Bimini has New Year's Eve party cruise; New Year's Day fare
       The Resorts World Bimini Superfast will host back-to-back New Year’s sailings, with a New Year’s Eve cruise departing Miami at 9 p.m. on Dec. 31 and a New Year’s Day trip leaving Miami at 9 a.m. on Jan. 1.             The New Year&...
  • Trailing Christopher Columbus and a total eclipse in the Atlantic

    Trailing Christopher Columbus and a total eclipse in the Atlantic
    MÁLAGA, Spain — When I was 8 years old, I wanted to run away to sea and be a cabin boy on a clipper ship. Sixty years later — gender, age and vocation notwithstanding — I finally got the chance. As I packed to meet the Star Flyer on...
  • Florida travel calendar for January

    Florida travel calendar for January
    Check out festivals and events in January across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Nov. 29, 2013 - Jan. 5 2014: Carillon...