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  • Tall ship, replica of Bounty docked in Annapolis for tours

    Tall ship, replica of Bounty docked in Annapolis for tours
    It sure doesn't look like the other vessels docked in Annapolis. The Bounty, a wooden movie-star ship with its tallest mast at 115 feet, is in town for a long weekend of tours that ends Sunday. The visit, like the Star-Spangled Sailabration in...
  • Fiji for beginners

    Fiji for beginners
    That cannibal thing is over. Fiji is a perfectly safe and wonderful place for an island getaway. Long a vacation site for New Zealanders and Australians, Fiji has been showing up more on Americans' radar. The archipelago offers beauty, ease and a...
  • Former USC song girl dies as tall ship Bounty sinks in Sandy

     
    A former USC song girl died at sea when the tall ship she was aboard sank off the North Carolina coast under Sandy’s ferocious winds and high waves....
  • HMS Bounty: Woman killed in tall ship's sinking loved the sea

     
    She was bright, vivacious and in love with with her ship, the HMS Bounty. Claudene Christian, the former USC song girl who died at sea Monday when the tall ship on which she was sailing sank off the North Carolina......
  • Rolling on and off the water on a drive and ferry trip to British Columbia

    Rolling on and off the water on a drive and ferry trip to British Columbia
    Land. Sea. Land. Sea. Ferry. Road. Ferry. Road Fish for lunch. Fish for dinner. Pancakes for breakfast (yes, you can have fish if you really must). A looping trip west out of Vancouver, British Columbia, means a lot of water and mountains that get in...
  • Mesa Musings: Sail away with his lectures

    Is there a more knowledgeable sailor in our community than Dave Grant? Because this is my column, I can ask and answer my own questions. My response is, "I think not!" Now, you could hide my knowledge of sailing on the business end of a cotton swab. But...
  • Four men to set sail in re-creation of Captain Bligh's mutiny on the Bounty voyage

     
    The mutiny on the Bounty has been memorialized in novels, movies (one of which won an Academy Award for best picture of 1935) and other media. Occurring aboard the British Royal Navy ship HMS Bounty on April 28, 1789, commanding......
  • Casting away in the South Pacific

    Casting away in the South Pacific
    On our first night aboard the Mystique Princess, cruise director Albert Wong warned us about the consequences of being left ashore. "You may get eaten," he said with a wink. His little joke: Cannibalism has not been practiced in Fiji for nearly 200...