John Beeden completes non-desist solo row across the Pacific

John Beeden: the first to complete a non-stop solo row across the Pacific | Photo: solopacificrow.com

Terra Firma. John Beeden has successfully completed the 6,100-nautical mile (11,297 kilometers) non-stop solo row across the Pacific between the Us and Australia.

After 209 days at sea, the British rower can finally relax. John Beeden, 53, kicked off his journey in San Francisco on June 1st,…

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The glove that lets you "see" underwater

IrukaTact: the portable sonar for floods and tsunamis

Researchers at the Tsukuba University in Japan have developed a sonar glove that allows swimmers or post-tsunami rescue teams to “see” with their fingers in murky waters.

Aisen Chacin and Takeshi Oozu created a very special DIY kit. IrukaTact is a portable underwater sonar system that, when…

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Oceans will contain more weight of plastics than fish by 2050

Plastics: by 2050 oceans will contain more weight of plastics than fish | Photo: Bledowski/BigStockPhoto

A recital by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation concluded that by 2050 oceans will contain more weight of plastics than fish.

“The New Plastics Economy: Rethinking the future of plastics” is the result of a three-year study of the powerful global plastic industry. In the next 20 years, the use of…

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How to be true windsurfer and improve the community

Oresund: a Swedish windsurf town | Photo: Visit Skane

A contingent of Swedish windsurfers is showing the way forward in how to support fellow sailors, get more money into the windsurfing business and increase the social capital within the community.

From where we stand, it is merely a seven-hour drive to the Arctic Circle. In the horizon, you can…

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Laurence Carey steals the 2016 New Zealand Slalom Windsurfing Nationals

Laurence Carey: fast and ready for the 2016 PWA World Tour season | Photo: Carter/PWA

Laurence Carey has been crowned champion at the 2016 New Zealand Slalom Windsurfing Nationals, held at Naval Point, Canterbury.

The gods of the wind only allowed two days of racing, but it was enough to decide the season winners. And with temperatures as high as 31°C (87.8°F), windsurfers…

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Lucas Silveira and Isabella Nichols win the 2016 World Junior Championships

Lucas Silveira and Isabella Nichols: the 2016 world junior surfing champions | Photo: WSL/Poullenot

Lucas Silveira and Isabella Nichols have been crowned winners of the 2016 Ericeira World Junior Championships, at Ribeira d’Ilhas, in Portugal.

The finals got underway in clean three-to-four foot waves at the iconic European point break. The Brazilian surfer Lucas Silveira defeated Timothee…

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The 2016 Todos Santos Challenge expects 40-foot waves

Todos Santos: the Mexican liquid avalanche | Photo: WSL

The 2016 Todos Santos Dare has green light. The Mexican competition gets underway on Sunday, January 17th.

The organization believes that the third miracle of the 2015/2016 Big Sea Tour will get underway with a projected 30-foot-plus sea and amenable winds. Twenty-four athletes are now…

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