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Sea Science: Color analysis advances studies of ocean currents

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed The origin of the word salt comes from salarium, Latin for salary, which refers to the amount of compensation a Roman …

Sea Science: Mirages taunt our inability to discern nature’s tricks

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed Seeing is believing, and a human’s ability to observe with our eyes often dictates what we accept as truth. There are …

Sea Science: Treacherous, frozen latitudes becoming hot destinations

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed Once upon a time, the ideal yachting expedition would involve calm seas, warm breezes and smooth sailing. The yachting …

Sea Science: Roll clouds can be 600 miles long

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed Turning toward the sky, one can’t help but become mesmerized by the beauty and movement of the different clouds that …

Sea Science: Weather lore jibes with modern science

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed Before the invention and integration of high-tech weather instruments such as satellites, radar, and computer models, …

Sea Science: The real deal behind ‘daylight saving time’

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed “Spring forward; fall back.” It’s a mnemonic phrase to help us remember which way to reset our household clocks: …

Sea Science: Weather sets calendar for ‘yachting season’

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed Weather conditions are generally what determine “yachting season” in various destinations around the world. Most …

Sea Science: Altered coastlines may require an alternate route

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed Navigating a yacht requires advanced knowledge of the intended transit route, either via previous experience or access to …

Sea Science: Technology to ease danger of submerged containers

Sea Science: by Scott McDowell Boaters and professional captains alike know that one of the most dangerous hazards at sea is colliding with a partially …

Navigation alert: New island appears off North Carolina coast

By Jordanna Sheermohamed The recent geological phenomena off the U.S. East Coast, the appearance of a large sand island known as “Shelly Island,” is …

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MYBA18: Charter show opens in Barcelona

MYBA18: Charter show opens in Barcelona

The 30th edition of the MYBA Charter Show opened in Barcelona today. Crew showed off their ship-shape yachts in preparation of the upcoming …

Yacht ‘transcended money’ for Huizenga Sr.

Yacht ‘transcended money’ for Huizenga Sr.

By Dorie Cox Owning a yacht was not like H. Wayne Huizenga Sr.’s other ventures. The billionaire entrepreneur, who died March 22 at …

Yacht crew, industry rally to help injured Dayle Louwrens

Yacht crew, industry rally to help injured Dayle Louwrens

Yacht crew and industry colleagues have started a crowd-source funding page for Dayle Louwrens after she was hit by a car while on her …

R/V Petrel finds another WWII ship

R/V Petrel finds another WWII ship

The research team of yacht owner and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has found another World War II ship. According to Allen's website, …

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