Outpouring of admiration for McCain, following his passing; Bristol Harbor Group designing new high-speed boat for Sayville Ferry

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Outpouring of admiration for McCain, following his passing
August 27, 2018 — There was an outpouring of admiration and affection for Arizona Senator John S. McCain III, following his passing on August 25 after a long battle with terminal brain cancer. Often labeled a “maverick,” the Senator, a naval aviator during the Vietnam War, prisoner of war in the “Hanoi Hilton” for five years, and Presidential candidate, was 81.

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Oman Air team bounces back to winning ways at Extreme Sailing Series in Cardiff

The Extreme Sailing Series 2018. Act 5. 24th-27th August. Cardiff, Wales. The ‘Oman Air’ race team shown in action close to the shore, skippered by Phill Robertson (NZL) with team mates Pete Greenhalgh (GBR), Stewart Dodson (NZL), James Wierzbowski (AUS) and Nasser Al Mashari (OMA)

Team Oman Air hit the reboot button on the second day of high-speed Extreme Sailing Series action in Cardiff to revive their performance and prospects for a strong result.

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CAPSIZED YACHT – TWO PERSONS IN THE WATER REQUEST ASSISTANCE

At 10:25hr on Friday 24 August 2018, UK Coastguard requested the launch of Seahouses All Weather Lifeboat, to go to the assistance of two persons in the water, following a yacht capsizing off Football Hole, south of Beadnell Bay. The radio distress call was very weak and distorted, and barely readable and was heard by the Lifeboat Station personnel as well as the UK Coastguard Operations Centre.

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Testing conditions for Oman Air team as Extreme Sailing Series returns to Cardiff, UK

The Extreme Sailing Series 2018. Act 5. 24th-27th August. Cardiff, Wales. The ‘Oman Air’ race team shown in action close to the shore, skippered by Phill Robertson (NZL) with team mates Pete Greenhalgh (GBR), Stewart Dodson (NZL), James Wierzbowski (AUS) and Nasser Al Mashari (OMA)

Strong gusts of wind and persistent squalls produced challenging conditions on Cardiff Bay for the Oman Air team as the Extreme Sailing Series began four days of intense high-speed racing.

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All American Marine launches hybrid tour boat; Salvors nabbed in illegal plunder of WWI shipwreck

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Matson Navigation, FEMA, USCG prepare Hawaii for Hurricane Lane
August 24, 2018 — Matson Navigation Company reports it is continuing to sail its vessels that serve the islands on a normal schedule to position inbound cargo for discharge as soon as possible after the reopening of Hawaii ports.

 

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