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Chris Bertish — First Person to Cross Atlantic by Paddleboard

On Thursday, South African Chris Bertish paddled his ocean-going stand-up paddleboard into Antiqua’s English Harbor becoming the first person to cross the Atlantic by stand-up paddleboard. He left Agadir, Morocco, 93 days ago, on the epic 4,050-mile voyage.  Bertish was wholly unassisted … Continue reading

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First U.S. Atlantic Ocean Marine National Monument Established

President Obama has designated 4,913 square miles of ocean, 130 miles off Cape Cod on the southern edge of George’s Bank, as the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument, the nation’s first marine reserve in the Atlantic Ocean. Lee … Continue reading

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Yacht Cheeki Rafiki Feared Lost, Four UK Sailors Missing, Controversy as Coast Guard Calls Off Search

UPDATE:  The US Coast Guard has resumed the search for the missing crew from the Cheeki Rafiki.   Over 200,000 signed petitions asking that the search be resumed.  British Prime Minister David Cameron thanked the Coast Guard on Twitter after it made … Continue reading

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Sarah Hebert, Suffering From Anemia, Suspends Atlantic Windsurf Crossing

On Monday we posted about Sarah Hebert’s bold attempt to cross the Atlantic by windsurfer.  She has been battling 3-to-5 metre swells and constant 25-knot winds.  Now, suffering from extreme dizziness, diagnosed to be caused by anemia, she has suspended her attempt but vows to return … Continue reading

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85 year old, Anthony Smith, Crosses the Atlantic on Raft “An-Tiki”

After 66 days at sea, Anthony Smith and a crew of three friends arrived in St. Maarten on a voyage from the Canary Islands on the raft “An-Tiki“.   Smith celebrated  his 85th birthday during the voyage.  The crew of the An-Tiki … Continue reading

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Artemis Rowing Team Smashes 114-year old Record for Rowing Across the Atlantic

On July 19th, we posted about the start of the Artemis North Atlantic Challenge when the Artemis Rowing Team set off from New York Harbor to break the 114 year old record for rowing across the Atlantic.    The previous record had … Continue reading

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