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ESCONDIDO, Calif. -- The daughter of one of the four Americans killed Tuesday by Somali pirates thanked the Navy sailors who tried to save their lives and asked to be allowed to grieve in private. Jean and Scott Adams of Marina Del Rey, Calif., were...
Tags: Armed Forces, Piracy, New York, Sailing, Punishment
ABOARD THE ALASKA EAGLE, off South Georgia Island — With 30 knots of wind behind us, Alaska Eagle was flying along at 11 knots. Suddenly we found ourselves in fog with 200 feet of visibility. "Up for ice!" Peter called from the mast. As we quickly...
Tags: Sailing, Landforms, Colleges and Universities, Alaska, Weather
L.A. NOWThe Orange County couple whose boat was hijacked off the coast of Oman are among hundreds of people being held against their will by Somali pirates. A U.S. Navy spokesman told BBC Africa that Somali pirates currently have about 30......
Los Angeles TimesAbby Sunderland is sitting barefoot aboard her brother's boat in Marina del Rey on a recent morning, her blond hair fluttering in the light breeze. The only physical evidence of the five months she traveled by herself at sea before her sailboat rolled...
Tags: Apple iPod, Television, Thousand Oaks, Entertainment, Sailing
Halfway into his sailing trip around the world, Newport Beach's Mike Lawler nervously scanned the horizon for pirates. Two days earlier, U.S. Navy SEAL snipers had killed three Somali pirates during a successful high seas rescue of an American captain...
Los Angeles TimesToby Sunderland declared Thursday "Zac Day" in honor of his older brother -- and that it was. Hundreds of admirers could not wait for Zac Sunderland, 17, to guide his 36-foot vessel into Marina del Rey on Thursday morning, completing a 13-month quest...
Moms At WorkÂ» Orlando Sentinel â€“ Moms At WorkWe all support our kids' dreams, of course. But at what point, and age, do we step in and use parental rule? I started thinking about this when I heard the news that 16-year-old mariner Abby Sunderland had lost contact somewhere in the Indian Ocean on...
OutpostsGlobal sailor Abby Sunderland has been found, alive and apparently unharmed, sighted by a crew of spotters aboard a Qantas Airways jetliner, who also made radio contact with Sunderland. Her 40-foot sailboat, Wild Eyes, is upright, but the mast had......
Reporter who sailed with Abby Sunderland says child protective services visited her before she departedL.A. NOWOutdoor blogger Pete Thomas, a former Los Angeles Times reporter, weighed in on the controversy surrounding 16-year-old Abby Sunderland, offering unique insight into her quest to become the youngest person to sail solo around the world and the role her......
Zap2It"Charlie St. Cloud," which stars the very swoony Zac Efron as a haunted hunk in need of saving, is a study in restraint when restraint is really the last thing needed here. Everything about the story screams heartbreaking weepy, from its premise —...
Tags: 17 Again (movie), Sports, Baz Luhrmann, Entertainment, Sailing
Zac Sunderland is wedged in his small bunk, reading, as his 36-foot sailboat ascends and careens down mountainous, shifting peaks. Just ahead on this late June morning is Mexico's first seasonal tropical depression, whose winds have roiled the Pacific....
Tags: Entertainment, Sailing, Firearms, Crimes, Crime, Law and Justice
Staff reporterDiscover Boating Boating connects like no other leisure activity and is a great getaway for spending quality time with family and friends without having to travel too far. In fact, 90 percent of Americans live within an hour of a body of water....
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