Once the catch is loaded into the back of their ute, they drive the 42 kilometres to the fish market, arriving about 3am so Bobbie can sort the prawns from the crabs, the squid from the whiting and label the various weighed seafood to be left in separate boxes on the auction floor. “Sometimes I
35 year old Bensan Marki first came to Goa at the age of 20, from a village in the Palamu district in Jharkhand. He joined ten fellow villagers returning to their workplace in Goa after a two month break. “It took us more than 50 hours to reach Goa after leaving our homes,” he says.
When kids return to Kiwanis Camp Patterson on Lake Washington next year they’ll find a bigger dining hall that will be air conditioned and insulated, as well as other renovations at the camp. The dining upgrade follows a series of other improvements at the camp, which has operated since 1927. Between 2019 and this year
The future of work isn’t work from home; it’s work from wherever you want. For some people, that’s an apartment; for Brad Abbott, that’s a boat. “Living on a boat is just part of who I am,” said Abbott, co-owner of Gannon & Benjamin Marine Railway, a world-renowned boatyard located in Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. “Every
PORTLAND, Maine — In January 2020, the 42-foot fishing boat Hayley Ann sank 50 miles southeast of Portland. The Coast Guard never determined what happened. No distress call was sent. Only an automated emergency beacon alerted them to the tragedy. The disaster claimed the lives of Capt. Arnold “Joe” Nickerson, 60, of Arundel and his
A giant in one of the industries that put the Lake Cumberland region on the map has passed away. James “Jim” Sharpe passed away last Thursday at the age of 91. The epitome of entrepreneurship, Sharpe started and operated a number of successful business ventures involving the grocery business, automobile dealerships, marinas, furniture stores, restaurants
Updated: Oct 15, 2021 08:03 AM PJ Rodrigues, left, is making steady strides competing with Christchurch Boarding School Seahorses (Photograph supplied) PJ Rodrigues is thriving in his debut season competing in varsity sailing in the United States. The Bermudian has settled in well with his new team-mates since enrolling in Christchurch Boarding School in Norfolk,
How to sail away without quitting your life: advice from a couple who’ve done it. Patrick and Sheila Dixon explain how to make ‘hybrid cruising’ work Seven years ago, as a pair of empty-nesters living in London, Sheila and I embarked on an impulsive sailing adventure. I was working at a frenetic pace, flying all
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (CNS) — More Orange County beaches were being at least partially reopened Friday as workers continued scooping up oil from the sand and water from a major leak off the coast of Huntington Beach. The beach reopenings came after officials reduced estimates of the amount of oil spilled into the ocean from
SAN DIEGO (Border Report) — With loud sirens and flashing lights, marine interdiction agents pursue anything from jet skis to large cabin cruisers out in the Pacific Ocean, working to curtail human and drug smuggling into the U.S. These agents are part of the Air and Marine Branch within Customs and Border Protection based in
Chaparral, Robalo Boats win award NASHVILLE — For the 14th consecutive year, Chaparral and Robalo Boats was awarded the NMMA CSI Award for customer satisfaction. Chaparral received the award for the following categories: sterndrive bowrider boats, fiberglass outboard boats and deck boats while Robalo was awarded for fiberglass outboard boats, company officials said in a
Contractors for the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will be working at night over the next few weeks as part of ongoing repair work on the Portage Lake Lift Bridge between Houghton and Hancock. Night work from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. started this week and is expected to continue at least through the week of Aug.
‘I could not be prouder of our amazing volunteer lifeboat crews, who launch to the aid of anyone who is in trouble in or around the water and needs our help. We have done this since the RNLI was founded in 1824 and this will always be our ethos. ‘Every year, our lifeboat crews and