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Hong Kong boat Scallywag’s lead cut in half in Volvo Ocean Race as they switch off radar in the dash for home
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:44

Hong Kong’s Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag added an intriguing twist to the final stages of leg four of the Volvo Ocean Race as they went into stealth m...

Release of ancient methane due to changing climate kept in check by ocean waters
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:37

Ocean sediments are a massive storehouse for the potent greenhouse gas methane. But methane only acts as a greenhouse gas if and when it reaches the a...

Man overboard: watch the drama as Hong Kong’s Scallywag crew rescues sailor who fell into the water during Volvo Ocean Race
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 06:43

Hong Kong entrant Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag had a sailor overboard for seven minutes but recovered quickly to maintain their lead in the fourth leg of th...

Human Emissions Made Ocean Heat Wave 53 Times More Likely
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 01:17

Three 2016 marine heat waves that killed whales, birds, corals, and shellfish from Australia to Alaska were many times more likely thanks to climate c...

Clouds slow down Scallywag but Hong Kong boat still enjoys healthy lead in Volvo Ocean Race
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:44

Hong Kong boat Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag is now involved in a full-on drag race towards the finish line in leg four of the Volvo Ocean Race after losing ...

Why Philippines is the last chance for Volvo Ocean Race fleet to catch Hong Kong’s Scallywag
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 07:02

Hong Kong entrant Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag has extended its lead over the Volvo Ocean Race fleet on its way home but faces a major test when the seven b...

Sun Flare Over Ocean by Cathy S.
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 08:38

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Ocean Cruising Adventure announces 2018 speakers
  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 14:29

The three unique talks will be held at the Scottish Cultural Centre in South Vancouver on Friday evenings, starting January 26, 2018. Anne Trudel, the...

‘We’re idiots,’ says skipper David Witt as HK’s Scallywag again fights back in Volvo Ocean Race
  • Fri, 12 Jan 2018 16:49

Scallywag went from 90 nautical miles behind the leader to first place within 48 hours in leg four of the Volvo Ocean Race. Just six hours later, the ...

Week in review – Leg 4, week 1 | Volvo Ocean Race
  • Thu, 11 Jan 2018 14:29

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Strong support for ocean protection: Study
  • Thu, 11 Jan 2018 00:35

People around the world strongly support ocean conservation measures, according to a new study of public perceptions of marine threats and protection....

‘We can’t be last into Hong Kong’ – surging Scallywag defies expectations to lead Volvo Ocean Race fourth leg
  • Wed, 10 Jan 2018 22:42

Hong Kong’s Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag has defied expectations by moving from last into first place in the fourth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race, with ...

Once-in-a-lifetime experience — enjoy action and fun at the Volvo ocean race, organisers tell public
  • Tue, 09 Jan 2018 02:44

Organisers have called on the public to get behind the Volvo ocean race when the seven-yacht fleet arrives in the city from Melbourne next week, heral...

The ocean is losing its breath
  • Sun, 07 Jan 2018 22:26

In the past 50 years, the amount of water in the open ocean with zero oxygen has gone up more than fourfold. In coastal water bodies, including estuar...

Belize ends oil activity in its ocean waters
  • Sat, 06 Jan 2018 08:31

Belize, home of the largest barrier reef in the western hemisphere, permanently suspended oil activity in its ocean waters. The legislation marks the ...

The ocean is losing its breath -- here's the global scope
  • Fri, 05 Jan 2018 17:18

In the past 50 years, the amount of water in the open ocean with zero oxygen has gone up more than fourfold. In coastal water bodies, including estuar...

Paying dividends – Volvo Ocean Race
  • Fri, 05 Jan 2018 14:29

Dongfeng Race Team and team AkzoNobel claimed the first bragging rights of Leg 4 three days into the sprint to Hong Kong as their bid to punch further...

Trilevel town house hosts ocean views, hot tub in Pacifica
  • Fri, 05 Jan 2018 07:15

Twice a week, The Chronicle features a home on the market that caught our eye for its architecture, history or character. More photos: www.sfgate.com/...

Sunken warships are the ultimate treasure - unless Canada can protect 'ocean graves'
  • Tue, 02 Jan 2018 10:25

As diving becomes more advanced, nine wartime ships in Canadian waters - most sunk by German U-boats - are highly vulnerable to thieves Recent reports...

We’ll show them what Hong Kong is all about – David Witt and Scallywag prepare to set sail for home in Volvo Ocean Race
  • Tue, 02 Jan 2018 06:45

David Witt and his crew aboard Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag are looking forward to showing their rivals the magic of Hong Kong as the seven-strong fleet pre...

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