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Discovery of Navy Shipwreck Solves 95-Year-Old Mystery
The U.S.S. Conestoga, a Navy tugboat that disappeared in 1921, has been found in shark-infested waters about 30 miles west of San Francisco. NYT > Science
Solo Antarctic Explorer Dies Just Short of Goal
Even before the 55-year-old former army officer made the agonizing call, his journey was full of harrowing moments. Discovery News - Top Stories
The Coxless Crew complete 9,200 mile rowing voyage across Pacific, in pictures
In pics: Female adventurers complete 9,200 mile rowing voyage UK news, breaking UK news, lat
Abu Dhabi uses world stage to inspire young UAE sailors
Moves to draw a new generation of young Emiratis into sailing and steer the UAE's brightest young talent towards the top level are being boosted by the 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi this week. ISAF News
UW Men's Rowing Makes History
The Washington Huskies men’s crew team swept into the record books Sunday by winning their fifth-straight national championship, becoming the first collegiate team to do so in the storied history of the sport.he UW men’s varsity e
New rowing courses will make a splash at Leeds activity center
The Leeds Sailing and Activity Center(LSAC) in Yeadon will be offering rowing courses for the first time, starting with an open day on Saturday September 13. It will then run taster sessions and courses on Fridays and Saturdays fo
A fast row to Eden – four-man rowing crew lands in Seychelles after 73 days at sea
A team of four young British rowers have broken two Ocean Rowing Society world records. The crew set off in their specially-built rowing vessel, the Tiny Dancer, from Australia across the Indian Ocean in an epic 73-day voyage that
Group unlocked waterways modern-day potential
Back in the 1990s, a group of hydro-enthusiasts decided it was time to do something “useful” with the water released from an Erie Canal lock in Pittsford. The result was the Lock 32 Whitewater Kayaking Park off Clover Street. The
Kayaking to the Jungle in Nicaragua
Nicaragua has recently become a popular tourist destination for its eco-friendly resorts, unspoiled beaches and waves popular with surfers. Now, travelers have a chance to discover a different part of the Central American coun
Solo circumnavigation around Shelter Island
At 6:45 a.m., dressed in a bathing suit, T-Shirt and cap, he walked down the beach pulling his kayak on a trailer to the water’s edge just south of Hay Beach Point. It was windier than he would have preferred, more like a late
Cambridge Airport firefighters hope for Guinness Book of Records entry after kayaking across The Wash
Firefighters from Cambridge showed they are hot stuff in kayaks - and they hope to get in the record books as a result. A team of six based at Cambridge Airport swapped hoses for paddles and trekked across The Wash, to raise m
Star caves and Colorado kayaking
A roundup of the best reader photos in today's Take 5. Have a great photo that you'd like to share with the nation? Submit your top shots at yourtake.usatoday.com and you could be in the next Take 5 feature. Contributor Steve S
1,500 rowers, 1,200 boats, 140 national clubs head to Riverside Park for national championships
Grand Rapids is about to turn into the rowing capital of the United States as some 1,500 rowers, 1,200 boats, and more than 140 national rowing clubs from around the country descend on Riverside Park for four days of competition.
Kayaking: Carrington won't be teaming up
A dream kayak combination of Lisa Carrington and Teneale Hatton at the Rio Olympics is likely to remain just that. The two kayakers dominated at the World Champs in Moscow, with both winning gold medals. Canoe Sprint NZ High P
Adaptive rowing opens sport to disabled
Juan Carlos Gil likes the feeling of independence the sport of rowing gives him. "The freedom the water can give me is exhilarating when I hear the water flick over the oars," said Gil, who has cerebral palsy, and is legally blind
What Kayakers Can Teach Us About Living Well
Some plunge down waterfalls while others fish from their vessels, but kayakers have one thing in common: They all know a thing or two about leading a healthy lifestyle. Bobbing around on a kayak offers a lot more than a relaxi
7-Person Rowing Team Crosses Indian Ocean
The skipper of a seven-man rowing crew on the cusp of setting an Indian Ocean speed record said Thursday his team is looking forward to getting their feet dry on the island nation of the Seychelles after 57 days on the water.
Coast Guard Makes 2nd Rescue in Ocean Rowing Race
A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter on Sunday plucked from the Pacific Ocean a rower who was participating in a race from California to Hawaii, the second time in a 24-hour period that authorities were called to help during the inaugura
Vikings at the British Museum: great ship but where's the story?
It cuts through the air like a sword through flesh, relentless. The prow is as sharp as a shark's tooth. A fragile heart of oak survives within the metal skeleton. This ghost ship is solid yet empty, there and not there. Roskil
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