News from Waterway Guide for November 8, 2017

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News from Waterway Guide
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Greenland: Nature Sailing in the High North

Sigurður Jónsson, also known as Búbbi from Ísafjörður, treats the clients on his schooner like good guests and traveling companions as he shows them the magnificent Icelandic nature from the point of view of the sailor that he is. On board, he cooks succulent dishes for them and only uses ingredients straight from the nature that surrounds him.
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Great Lakes · Northern · Chesapeake Bay · Atlantic ICW
Southern · Bahamas & TCI · Cuba · General
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Waterway Guide & Navionics: Cuba Webinar

If a trip to Cuba is on your bucket list, it’s time to fill that bucket with white sand. The first step towards those unspoiled beaches is attending the upcoming webinar, “Cuba: The Next Great Caribbean Destination,” on November 15
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South Harbour Village: Lowest Slip Rates in Southport!
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Kidde Extinguishers Recalled

More than 40 million Kidde fire extinguishers equipped with plastic handles, some on the market for more than 40 years, have been recalled.
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Searching for your next great adventure? Visit Plymouth, NC!
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Secretary Zinke’s Recreation Advisory Committee Plan

On the heels of work by the Outdoor Recreation Industry Roundtable (ORIR), of which NMMA is a leading member, the U.S. Department of the Interior is now devoting important new…
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WG Marinas App: Thousands of marina destinations in a single app!
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NMMA is Seeking Member Input on Hurricane Relief

In the wakes of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, Congress has passed and President Trump has signed two disaster relief bills. One package signed in September provided $15.3 billion…
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Harvey & Irma Damage or Destroy 63k Recreational Boats

Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS), the nation’s largest advocacy, services and safety group for recreational boaters, estimates that more than 63,000 recreational…
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C&O Boat Elevator Ruins: Once an Engineering Marvel

The physical infrastructure of the U.S. is constantly rising and falling, with various eras of canals, railroads, and highways enjoying their moment in the sun until being eventually…
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Visit a Wild, Inaccessible Spot Right in Hampton Roads

Fisherman Island National Wildlife Refuge, where the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay meet, also is a wild and isolated meeting spot for wintering waterfowl, shore birds, deer and more.
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The Adventurous Foodie’s Guide to Virginia Beach

Fall is not only pleasantly mild in Virginia Beach, it’s also prime seafood season, thanks to fish migration in the Chesapeake Bay and the prevalence of fresh oysters. But it’s not just fish you’ll find here…
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Manatee in the Chesapeake Bay Stuns Researchers

Manatees are not supposed to be in the Chesapeake Bay. And definitely not in November. But a 7-foot manatee showed up Wednesday at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, near where…
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If Not Now, Then When? ‘Balancing the Boat’ Forum

"If change is not delivered now, then when will it happen?" This was just one of the messages delivered at Balancing the Boat: growing female participation and developing pathways in competitive sailing…
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NZ Olympian Lashes Out at Sexist Attitudes in Volvo Race

New Zealand Olympic sailor Jo Aleh has hit out at the sexist attitudes she experienced in her efforts to crack the Volvo Ocean Race fleet. Aleh, who won 470 gold in London and silver in Rio but is now…
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Photo of the Week

Taken at the 2017 Urbanna, VA Oyster Festival on the Rappahannock River. The privateer Lynx visited and is a replica of a Baltimore clipper originally built in 1812. Photo by Waterway Guide Editor-In-Chief, Ed Tillett.
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