The United States spends more than 10% of its federal budget, and nearly half of its discretionary spending, on the military, and one of the apparent benefits of this staggering investment is the humanitarian component.
Ah, the majestic sea lion, nature's lethargic, barking pile of blubber, who — like a pack of sun-starved, snowbird tourists — can turn docks into lounge chairs and laze in the sun for hours. Sure, this might be an unflattering description of one of God's creatures (both sea lions and tourists), but there's no doubt that pinnipeds and sailors' habitats have a tendency to overlap. How close is too close?
Twenty-six volunteers, including island residents and crew from the Cal Sailing Team, collected 40 bags of trash along Clipper Cove's waterfront.
UKHO joins NOAA in ceasing production of paper nautical navigation charts.
What a great shot for this month's Caption Contest(!)!
Just browsing? Some have been caught in the act, and it's sent them down a new path. There's lots more to browse in the photos in the back of the magazine.
Aboard Andy Schwenk’s 'Spindrift V,' all was not well.
On a recent trip to Australia we took a flight to the country's west coast in search of the coveted America's Cup.
As the remnants of Hurricane Darby have passed south of the Hawaiian Islands, the Pacific Cup boats still at sea are dealing with increasingly rainy and squally weather.
After asking readers to tell us what a blooper is we received many responses, including some from sailors who remember using them aboard their own boat.
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