Neatorama Posts Tagged "sailing"
Since 1802, Sailors Have Used One Man’s Navigation Manual...

(Image: US Coast Guard)As a child, Nathaniel Bowditch (1773-1838) of Salem, Massachusetts was a prodigy in multiple subjects. He taught himself Greek, Latin, Spanish, German, and French. At the age of 16, he found an err...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/12/Since-1802-Sailors-Have-Used-One-Mans-Navigation-Manual/
Clever Girl Bails out a Capsized Boat...

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GH6SMocBwN0](Video Link)This video allegedly shows children of the Bajau people of southeast Asia. This ethnic group which ranges across Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines is someti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/07/Clever-Girl-Bails-out-a-Capsized-Boat/
One Last Stitch to Make Sure That He's Dead...

(Image: Bridgeman Art Library)Before ships had refrigerated morgues, it was common to bury the dead at sea. A sailor's body and weights would be sewed up inside a hammock. His mates would finish the task by sewing the la...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/28/One-Last-Stitch-to-Make-Sure-That-Hes-Dead/
USS Constitution to Sail Once Again...

Launched in 1797, the frigate USS Constitution is the oldest vessel in active service in the United States Navy. Since 1881, it has sailed without the aid of tugs only once. Tomorrow, it will do so again to mark the 200t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/18/USS-iConstitutioni-to-Sail-Once-Again/
Myth-Adventure: The True Story of Captain Kidd...

The following is an article from Uncle John's Supremely Satisfying Bathroom Reader. Here at the BRI, we're huge fans of Richard Zak's books. They're great bathroom reading. He has a new book coming out: The Pirate Hunte...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/19/myth-adventure-the-true-story-of-captain-kidd/
Plastiki, A Boat Made from Plastic Bottles, Sails for Australia from California...

The Plastiki is a boat made from recycled plastic bottles. It was built by a team led by David de Rothschild in order to call attention to the value of recycling. It set sail on Saturday from Sausalito, California and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/03/22/plastiki-a-boat-made-from-plastic-bottles-sails-for-australia-from-california/
The Advanced Technology of Competitive Sailing

In The New York Times, Henry Fountain has an artic...  ...n article exploring how the ancient technology of sailing gets very cutting edge in high-value competitions...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/02/10/the-advanced-technology-of-competitive-sailing/
She Saved the Puppies!...

British citizen and experienced sailor Laura Hughes and her friend John Cochrane were battling gale force winds off the Turkish coast when a rope got caught in her boat's propeller and killed the engine. She sent a Mayda...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/11/21/she-saved-the-puppies/
Teenager Sails Around the World...

17-year-old Zac Sunderland arrived home in Califor...  ...rived home in California Thursday after a year of sailing around the world solo in his 36-foot sailboat nam...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/07/17/teenager-sails-around-the-world/




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