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Sailing Around the World

Taking Education Underwater With A Virtual Field Trip To The Great Barrier Reef

Polynesian Voyaging Society | Posted 06.18.2016 | Hawaii
Polynesian Voyaging Society

For those navigating Hawaiʻi's sailing canoe Hōkūleʻa around the world, pairing indigenous voyaging with cutting-edge technology is a dream come true.

Excellence in Exploration: Polynesian Navigator Honored With Benchley Ocean Award

Polynesian Voyaging Society | Posted 05.15.2016 | Hawaii
Polynesian Voyaging Society

Master navigator Nainoa Thompson was honored for Excellence in Exploration at the 2015 Peter Benchley Ocean Awards. He is one of a handful of indigenous navigators that can find islands in the open ocean without instruments, using techniques handed down through generations for over a thousand years.

Apprentice Navigator Guides Voyaging Canoe Hōkūleʻa to Australia

Polynesian Voyaging Society | Posted 05.13.2016 | Hawaii
Polynesian Voyaging Society

Over the past two weeks, Kaleo and his mentor, master navigator Bruce Blankenfeld, successfully guided the crew of Hōkūleʻa out of Polynesia and on a first-ever journey to Australia.

Ancient Canoe in New Zealand Inspires New Generation of Navigators

Polynesian Voyaging Society | Posted 05.13.2016 | Hawaii
Polynesian Voyaging Society

Over the past 40 years, Hōkūleʻa has sailed 150,000 miles throughout the Pacific Ocean, reconnecting the nearly-lost voyaging traditions of islands throughout the Polynesian Triangle.

Sailing the Roaring 40s

Tim Wendel | Posted 05.24.2015 | Sports
Tim Wendel

We like to believe that we've tamed the world. But then you try to sail the "Roaring 40s" and you realize how much we're fooling ourselves. That's where the Volvo Ocean Race currently finds itself and where four boats suffered near wipe-outs in turbulent weather earlier this week.

A Canoe's Epic Voyage To Change The World

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 05.20.2014 | Green

Imagine sailing in the middle of the ocean on a 62-foot wooden canoe with 16 other people that you might not know that well, let alone like that much....

Sasha Belenky

Social Media's 'Horrific Catch-22,' The Best Night Of The Week, And More Must-Reads | Sasha Belenky | Posted 08.02.2013 | Politics

1. The Internet As An Arm Of Justice Through the Internet, especially social media, people around the world have the power to share information, ra...

The Only American in the Race

Chauncey Zalkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Chauncey Zalkin

Barcelona World Race 2010 - 2011 article by Chauncey Zalkin video by Peter Crosby Most days along the Barcelona port, African immigrants unravel the...

Anthony Smith, 84-Year-Old Adventurer, Prepares To Cross Atlantic

Telegraph | Michael Howie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Anthony Smith, an 84-year-old adventurer who walks with a stick, is preparing to cross the Atlantic with his three crew on a raft made of plastic gas ...

Teen Sailor Abby Sunderlund Says, "No" To Press Interviews About Rescue; "Yes" To Book Offers

Ventura County Star | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

As she takes a slow ride home to Thousand Oaks, 16-year-old sailor Abby Sunderland says she is not ready to do press interviews but does plan to write...