Bruce Kirby, Who Transformed Sailing With a ‘Doodle,’ Dies at 92 – The New York Times

On yellow legal paper, Mr. Kirby, a self-taught designer and Olympic sailor, came up with an impromptu design for a lightweight craft that changed the face of sailing.Starting out as a journalist with a passion for sailing, and roots in a nautical family, Bruce Kirby became one of…

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Swim Team to Cross Mouth of Chesapeake Bay in Honor of Truck Driver Erik Mezick – Chesapeake Bay Magazine

Erik Mezick lost his life last December, when his box truck plunged off the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel (CBBT) between Cape Charles and Virginia Beach, Va.  Mezick, 47, was from Fruitland, Md. outside Salisbury. He was a powerful swimmer. Now, some of his swimming friends are planning to…

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ICAST 2021 “Best Of Show” Awards In New Product Showcase – SGB Media

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Pure Fishing, Inc., and its Berkley PowerBait Gilly, won “Best of Show” in the ICAST 2021 New Product Showcase. The winner was announced in the New Product Showcase at the Orange County Convention Center, in Orlando, FL. The Berkley PowerBait Gilly was selected from the 30 “Best of…

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Outtakes Around the Lakes: Cool off with Christmas in July Boat Parade – Canton Repository

Frank Weaver Jr.For quite a while, I've been under the impression there are no more summer holiday parties on schedule to celebrate here at the Portage Lakes until after most of the schools have been opened. Regardless, I was wrong. Stay with me here to learn about another…

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Sunreef’s New All-Electric Catamaran Blends Solar and Wind Energy for Unlimited Range – Robb Report


Sunreef Yachts has just started building what it’s claiming will be “the world’s most advanced sustainable luxury catamaran.” The electric vessel, known as the Sunreef 80 Eco, blends the latest green technologies with the reliability of a day-sailer and the comfort of a superyacht. It was first unveiled…

Solar-Powered Amphibious Superyacht Can Move On Sand Like A Crab – Intelligent Living


Italian-based Lazzarini Design studio has unveiled designs for a solar-powered amphibious “crabmaran” dubbed Pagurus, which the studio claim will be the world’s first. The term crabmaran combines the words “crab” and “catamaran,” which is appropriate since it moves on the sand, like a crab. This unique vessel was…

Coastal wetlands projects receive $5 million in grants –


Coastal wetlands in five S.C. counties will receive federal grants totaling $5 million awarded to the S.C. Department of Natural Resources and the S.C. Conservation Bank. Wetlands protection projects in Williamsburg, Jasper, Charleston, Georgetown and Horry counties each received the maximum of $1 million in National Coastal Wetlands…