Seventy Years Later, Coast Guard Honors One of Its Own – Rafu Shimpo

[ad_1] During a ceremony held June 10 at the Los Angeles-Long Beach Coast Guard Base, Capt. Rebecca Ore presented a medal to Rikio Izumi. By LANCE IZUMI The following is the introduction to“Rikio Izumi: Proud Service to the Nation,” which is a private family book commemorating Izumi’s recent Coast Guard medal-pinning ceremony. This beautiful book, […]

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Bernadette takes the lead in Parade of Sail

[ad_1] As Tammy Kennon (USA Today) put it, “some yachts have stage presence. When they enter a harbor, every head turns. Trumpy motor yachts have that hard-to-define appeal. Like a Frank Lloyd Wright house or a Rolls Royce, they are a product of their time yet possess a timeless appeal.” We are so appreciative of […]

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Some fishermen likely have defective survival suits on board

[ad_1] Close-up of the defect on a new Survitec immersion suit. Glue attaching the zipper to the neoprene shell does not adhere well. (Photo by Dylan Simard/KMXT) Kodiak Marine Supply is a large department store on Kodiak’s dockside, selling just about anything one might find on a fishing boat. Normally, that would include survival suits […]

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Inside 45m ISA’s Aria SF

[ad_1] ISA GT 45 motor yacht Aria SF is the last born in the ISA Yachts shipyard in Ancona. The 45 meter vessel with steel hull and aluminum superstructure features the naval architecture by Palumbo Superyachts technical team, the exterior design was made by Team for Design Enrico Gobbi, while the interior style by Luca Dini Design […]

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Suntex acquires The Wharf in Marathon | Boating Industry

[ad_1] Suntex Marina Investors, LLC (Suntex) has announced the acquisition of The Wharf in Marathon in the Florida Keys and, after a significant investment, will re-launch the property as Ocean View Marina. The new acquisition establishes a significant foothold for Suntex in the Keys following the purchases of Faro Blanco, Caloosa Cove and Garrison Bight […]

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7 Best Spots to Paddle and Rent Kayaks in Houston

[ad_1] Bayou City Adventures Best known as the outfit that provides watercraft in Buffalo Bayou Park, this company also offers tours and rentals across town, with everything from stand-up paddleboards in Discovery Green and surfing lessons in Surfside to private paddling tours of Green Bayou and Armand Bayou. You can even purchase season passes that […]

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25 tragic deaths of actresses

[ad_1] In Hollywood’s long and illustrious history, thousands of young starlets have arrived with big dreams and plans. Some make it, establishing successful careers that last so long we’re duped into believing they’ll be with us forever. Who didn’t believe Betty White would make it to 100? How many of us were stunned when she […]

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Move over world’s largest axe: Nackawic’s ambitious waterfront plan draws new visitors |

[ad_1] When you visit Nackawic’s waterfront, two things are hard to miss. On one side of the river, the pulp mill, perched high on a hill. On the other side, that massive axe.  They’re both symbols of the strong ties Nackawic has historically had with the forestry industry. But lately, the small but mighty town […]

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20 things to love about summer in Rhode Island – The Boston Globe

[ad_1] More: Blackstone Valley Tourism Council, rivertourblackstone.com 2. That frosty mug taste at A&W, Greenville Growing up in Greenville, I associated summer with a thick, ice-cold mug of root beer delivered by a carhop to a tray hung from the driver’s side window of our 1976 LeMans Pontiac (which was a charm on the downhill). […]

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STREAM OF CONSCIOUSNESS: Paddle wheeler

[ad_1] Editor’s Note: This is a column on area watersheds by Blyden Potts and guest columnists to spread awareness of the area’s tributaries and the efforts of area volunteers to keep them clean. For the second year, the Conodoguinet Creek Watershed Association (CCWA) is doing stream cleanups west of Carlisle. The first occurred Saturday, teamed […]

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UK’s response to migrants arriving by small boats “ineffective and inefficient” –

[ad_1] LONDON (Reuters) – The British government’s response to migrants coming to the country via small boats was “ineffective and inefficient” and has exposed gaps in security procedures, the chief inspector of borders and immigration said on Thursday. © Reuters/MATTHEW CHILDS FILE PHOTO: Inflatable boats, believed to have been used by migrants that crossed the […]

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Selina opens first Southeast Asia hotel in Phuket, Thailand

[ad_1] Selina, the fast-growing lifestyle and experiential hospitality brand targeting millennial and Gen Z travelers, has opened Selina Serenity Rawai Phuket in Thailand’s famed island that is home to some of the country’s most popular beaches and resorts. The hotel — which is the first Selina to be fully operational in Southeast Asia — expands […]

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5 Reasons Why Kerala Should Be On Top Of Your Travel Bucket List

[ad_1] Popularly known as ‘Venice of the East’, Alleppey is the best place to truly enjoy the backwaters. (Image: Shutterstock) So when are you planning your trip to God’s own country? Trending Desk Kerala, India Last Updated: July 21, 2022, 15:33 IST FOLLOW US ON: During monsoons, one of the most beautiful places to visit […]

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Ocean City Home Transforms into “Alice in Wonderland” for Night in Venice | OCNJ Daily

[ad_1] Donna and Bill Dorney are getting ready to give parade watchers a night of whimsy. By MADDY VITALE Each year there are bayfront homes decorated in themes for Night in Venice. And on this coming Saturday, Donna and Bill Dorney’s home at 118 W. 17th Street will likely stand out as very memorable. No, […]

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Nearly 3000 Wellington residents cut off as weather, swells close roads

[ad_1] Nearly 3000 residents in Wellington’s Eastbourne are cut off as extreme weather and swells close roads and cancel ferries. Hutt City Council is advising Eastern Bays residents to stay at home where possible, and to avoid unnecessary travel until the weather clears. Marine Drive on the east coast remains closed as strong winds and […]

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Treasure Island

[ad_1] Mary Lucille Hays teaches writing at UIUC and Zhejiang University in Haining, China. You can see pictures about this week’s post on Instagram @BirdlandLetters. Mary can be reached at letterfrombirdland@gmail.com or via snail mail care of the Journal Republican, 118 E. Washington St., Monticello. A quick solo trip home from the boat to do […]

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Tennessee Fishermen Shocked At Sight Of Black Bear Mauling A Deer On Shore

[ad_1] Imagine walking through the woods at night, just to come across this wild scene. This nightmare became a reality for these two fishermen, who were fishing on Watauga Lake in eastern Tennessee. According to The Charlotte Observer, Dustin Tolley and Adam Buckles were enjoying a night out on the lake hoping to catch some nice fish, […]

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Man accused of killing Nevada friend pleads guilty to murder

[ad_1] July 20, 2022Updated: July 20, 2022 7:05 p.m. LAS VEGAS (AP) — A suspect accused of dismembering a man and driving around the Las Vegas area with a severed head and body parts has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder. Las Vegas TV station KLAS reported Wednesday that 58-year-old Eric Holland entered his plea in the […]

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With new tags, researchers can track sharks into the inky depths of the ocean’s Twilight

[ad_1] Only the faintest glimmers of sunlight can penetrate through to the ocean’s Twilight Zone—a hazy liminal space that marine travelers must pass through on their descent into total darkness. It’s the perfect place for sharks to lurk. But the specifics about where they go and what they do in the shadows of this limbo-like […]

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‘Brain Eating’ Amoeba Territory Is Expanding, Here’s How Swimmers Can Avoid Contact

[ad_1] A hidden danger is set to dampen the enjoyment of boating, swimming, and other aquatic sports in freshwater lakes and rivers during America’s summer months. It is Naegleria fowleri—better known as a brain-eating amoeba—that lives within many of the nation’s waterways. Hot summer temperatures and encounters with this organism tend to go hand in […]

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A Look Back at the Dodge Dakota Convertible, a Softtop Pickup

[ad_1] This story originally appeared in the February 1989 issue of Car and Driver. To hear Bruce Benedict tell it, invent­ing the first modern ragtop pickup truck was not a stroke of genius but rather a reasoned response to an obvious marketing need. Benedict, product-planning chief for the Dodge Dakota pickup line, says that his […]

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Environmental Conservation Police on Patrol

[ad_1] For Release: Wednesday, July 20, 2022 The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) Division of Law Enforcement enforces the 71 chapters of New York State’s Environmental Conservation Law (ECL), protecting fish and wildlife and preserving environmental quality across New York. In 1880, the first eight Game Protectors proudly began serving to protect […]

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OceanOneK connects human’s sight and touch to the deep sea | Stanford News

[ad_1] As the underwater robot OceanOneK carefully navigated toward the upper deck railing of the sunken Italian steamship Le Francesco Crispi about 500 m below the Mediterranean’s surface this month (roughly a third of a mile), Stanford University roboticist Oussama Khatib felt as though he himself was there. Go to the web site to view […]

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Carmichael tackles Faroese over Russian Trawlers – The Shetland Times

[ad_1] MP Alistair Carmichael today (Wednesday) met virtually with the Faroese fisheries minister Árni Skaale to discuss ongoing concerns about the open access of Russian trawlers to shared UK-Faroese fishing grounds. Mr Carmichael requested the meeting to express frustrations among fishermen and others in the Northern Isles about the presence of Russian fishing vessels in […]

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Destinations in India to capture memories with your parents

[ad_1] The ability to experience travel with your closest friends and family makes it much more enjoyable. Traveling with friends is undoubtedly exciting and full of fun. However, there are advantages to family travel. Traveling with your parents as an adult might be more pleasurable than you might expect, even while the concept of taking […]

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