Sailor, 74, Sets Sights On Being Oldest To Sail Solo Non-Stop Around The World

Jeanne Socrates has sailed enough ocean miles, 160,000, to circumnavigate the world seven times. Now she wants to establish a new record. Socrates has already been recognized by Guinness World Records and nautical associations, like the Cruising Club of America, as the oldest woman to circumnavigate the globe in a non-stop, solo, unassisted sailing trip. She

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This Couple Balances Work and Play While Cruising The World

“Freedom.” That is how Victoria Fine describes her life.In April, Fine left a big job at Slate to launch her own business, Finally, a growth hacking company that offers editorial and audience development solutions to grow digital audiences. In June, she set sail with her husband and now lives full-time on a sailboat, traveling the planet and living

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Tiny Unmanned Sailboat Makes It Across The Atlantic

A tiny sailboat built by a high school senior from Waterford, CT has successfully traveled thousands of miles from the coast of Cape Cod across the Atlantic to Ireland. Waterford High School student Kaitlyn Dow built the boat last spring as a project for her marine science class filled with memorabilia from her school and the

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Sailor Fighting for his Life after Electrocution

John Harrison Doucet, a 20-year-old Gulfport (MS) resident, is fighting for his life after being electrocuted at the Gulfport Yacht Club in Gulfport, MS. A lifelong sailor and competitor in the Gulf Yachting Association and member of Gulfport Yacht Club, Doucet was electrocuted Sunday, September 18th while trailering a J/22 at the Gulfport Yacht Club

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Boating part of the "Bloodline" for Elmhurst's Hansmann family

Five family members and three generations of the Hansmann family completed the 108th Race to Mackinac this summer. When it came time to name his newest boat, John Hansmann had little trouble coming up with a moniker. There really was only one choice for a boat co-owned by Hansmann, his brother, Will, and their dad, Woody,

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Donna Lange Completes Second Solo Sail Around the World at the End of This Month

When Donna Lange brings her boat to the Herreshoff Museum dock in Bristol, RI, at the end of this month (May 2016) she will have sailed alone for ten months. Severe southeastern Pacific storms forced her to go through the Panama Canal instead of sailing around the bottom of South America as planned. Through a

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