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Waterway and Maritime Transportation

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  • A cruise through the Galapagos Islands is a voyage back in time

    NORTH SEYMOUR ISLAND, Ecuador There should be a sign here reading "Please don't step on the sea lions." That was my first thought as my 11 fellow passengers and I prepared to disembark from a Zodiac raft on the first day of our Galapagos Islands cruise....
  • Go trolling for kingfish and catch a big wahoo

    Capt. Tom Oberrender of Killin' Time Charters was trolling for kingfish Tuesday morning out of Hillsboro Inlet Marina and also hoping to catch a wahoo. The trip aboard his boat Texas Wireline accomplished those goals, as his anglers caught kings, a cero...
  • The Grenadines: Safer sailing in numbers

     The Grenadines: Safer sailing in numbers
    As a 10-year veteran of sailing Chesapeake Bay and some other amazing waters around the globe, it's hard to name a favorite spot. But the Tobago Cays rank right up there. The Tobago Cays are an area with a 1,400-acre sand-bottom lagoon of crystal...
  • 172 fall ill on Carnival's Crown Princess cruise from California

    172 fall ill on Carnival's Crown Princess cruise from California
     A cruise ship with 172 passengers and crew members suffering from a gastrointestinal ailment caused by norovirus was met by public health officials when it docked in California on Sunday, authorities and Carnival Corp said. The outbreak marks the second...
  • Downtown boat parade returning to Hampton River

    HAMPTON — Downtown's Lighted Boat Parade is returning to the Hampton River on Dec. 6. The event where Yuletide meets high tide will be held along a stretch of the river near the Hampton piers, just off Settlers Landing Road. Boaters from...
  • Canton Seeks State Grant For Boat Ramp On Farmington River

    CANTON — Town officials want to put in a ramp for small boats on the Farmington River and are seeking a state grant to pay for it. That grant would come from the state's Small Town Economic Assistance Program and the board of selectmen authorized...
  • From the Boathouse: Bridge scrapes create troubled waters

    Ahoy! The world-famous Brooklyn Bridge was closed last Friday night and reopened over the weekend after the cargo ship Rainbow Quest scraped the underside of the span. The allision did not cause any damage to the ship's mast tower or the bridge, but the...
  • Outdoors calendar

    Outdoors calendar
    Nov. 22-30: First phase of the regular duck season. Dec. 6: A guided moonlight canoe trip is 7-9 p.m. at Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge. Meet at the Lee Road boat ramp, west of U.S. Highway 441 in Boynton Beach, for a tour through a portion of the...
  • Wartime experiences finally come to light for Wilmette vet

    Wartime experiences finally come to light for Wilmette vet
    It wasn't until June when Joseph Sanes, 92, of Wilmette, was honored during a memorial to the Battle of Midway at Naval Station Great Lakes that his sister learned all that he – and others – had been through during that key World War II...
  • 'Love Boat' stars christen Regal Princess in Fort Lauderdale

    'Love Boat' stars christen Regal Princess in Fort Lauderdale
    Leave it to Princess Cruises to round up the ultimate lineup of TV star royalty. On Nov. 5, dozens of sitcom stars crowded onto the lido deck of the Regal Princess at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale for the christening of the cruise line's...
  • 'Love Boats' author returns from celebration cruise

    'Love Boats' author returns from celebration cruise
    Jeraldine Saunders, the longtime Glendale resident who wrote the book that inspired “The Love Boat” television series, recently returned from a cruise in Florida to celebrate 50 years of Princess Cruises, the company for which she worked years...