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Man Who Spends Seven Hours a Day Cleaning a Shark Tank Surrounded By More Than 10 Deadly Creatures

For many, diving into a shark tank and spending hours every day among the deadly creatures would be a terrifying thought.


Tiny Tug Makes Harbor Days Debut

Though Harbor Days celebrates maritime history, one of the tugboats on view at this weekend's festival was just launched last week.

DockStock Draws 40-Plus Boats to South Whidbey Harbor at Langley

Langley hosted 44 boats, ranging from 20-foot pleasure crafts to 66-foot yachts for the sixth annual DockStock at South Whidbey Harbor.

Brother and Sister Win 2014 Lido 14 National Class Championship

LONG BEACH, Calif. -- They sailed the oldest boat but it was a special boat that Mark Ryan and his crew, sister Sarah Schaupeter, drove to their second Lido 14 National Class Championship on Alamitos Bay Sunday, Aug. 3.

Sea Turtle Sighting in Santa Monica Bay is a Rare Event

LOS ANGELES -- The Ocean Conservation Society research team had a rare encounter with an endangered green sea turtle in August, as the reptile was spotted swimming a couple of miles off the Los Angeles coastline.

Russian Billionaires' Super Yacht Dwarfs Other Boats as it Docks at Pier 90 in Seattle

Early this morning (Friday, Aug. 29) we broke the story that the 394-foot super yacht "A," one of the most luxurious private yachts in the world, arrived in Seattle last night and slipped into Harbor Island harbor for fuel.

13th Annual Wooden Boat Rendezvous in Deer Harbor Labor Day

The Wooden Boat Society of the San Juan Islands is holding the 13th Annual Wooden Boat Rendezvous Sept. 1-3 at Deer Harbor and Orcas Island. The Rendezvous is a low-key celebration of wooden boats, held in one of the most scenic harbors in the Pacific Northwest.

2,700-Year-Old Phoenician Shipwreck Discovered

An international team of researchers has discovered the remains of a Phoenician ship that sunk in the waters off the island of Malta around 700 BC, Maltese authorities announced this week.

New Generation Enters Catalina Paddleboard Race

On Sunday morning before daybreak, 94 men and women stood on the sand at the isthmus on Catalina, warming themselves by a firepit. They woke up at 4:30 a.m. to start stretching, whitening their faces with titanium dioxide sunscreen and mentally preparing themselves for the day ahead.

Master Sand Sculpting Action in San Diego

Professional sand sculptors from all over the world will compete in San Diego this Labor Day weekend, carefully carving sand and meticulously making masterpieces for all to enjoy.

Curious Sea Lions Get Up Close and Personal

A group of curious sea lions were so eager to be captured on camera they sized up the photographer and grabbed at his camera just as he was taking the perfect shot of them.

Oceanside Appoints New Harbor Manager

OCEANSIDE, Calif. -- The city of Oceanside has announced the appointment of Paul Lawrence as its new Harbor Manager after a search led by city of Oceanside City Manager Steve Jepsen.

The 10 Best Cities for Boaters

With Labor Day weekend just around the corner, millions of boat owners will be fueling up their tanks in preparation for the last big hurrah of the boating season. According to Discover Boating, an estimated 89 million Americans go boating each year. If you're one of those boaters, you've probably dreamed of owning property on a river, lake or ocean and living the ultimate American Dream. To help guide you in the right direction, Redfin worked with our friends at Discover Boating and The Weather Channel to determine which major metropolitan areas have the most waterfront property for sale, the longest boating seasons, the most boat vendors and the largest boating communities.

Marine Corps Showcases the UHAC

WAIMANALO, Hawaii -- The Marine Corps Warfighting Lab introduced the Ultra Heavy-lift Amphibious Connector (UHAC) prototype at the Marine Corps Training Area Bellows, July 11.

Record Set in Pacific Yachting's Pacific Challenge by ArrowCat Power Catamarans

In response to Pacific Yachting Magazine's open challenge to boat manufacturers, ArrowCat Power Catamarans successfully completed the PY Pacific Challenge, a race against time around Victoria Island. The ArrowCat 30RS completed 643 miles, tracked by Spot, in 28 hours, 59 minutes, and 12 seconds on 494 gallons of fuel. ArrowCat Power Catamarans is the second manufacturer to attempt the race, but the first in the 30 foot category.

 

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