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The Way The U.S. Coast Guard Replaces Its’ Largest Ship’s Motor Is Mind-Blowing

A fire broke out on the United States Coast Guard’s largest ship last summer, destroying one of the vessel’s enormous electric motors. Now the Coast Guard, one of the five service branches of the U.S. military, is replacing that motor and documenting the entire process, which involves cutting a giant hole in the hull.…Read more… […]

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COVID-19 Hits First Caribbean Cruise Since Shutdown In Outcome Absolutely No One Could Have Predicted

Please, if you’re carrying something precious, like a baby or a cup of good coffee, put them/it down before reading this shocking information: The first cruise ship to ply the waters of the Caribbean with passengers reported its first case of COVID-19 among those happy few.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Formula E Founder Develops World’s First Electric Powerboat Championship

Alejandro Agag, founder of both the Formula E and Extreme E championships, has just announced the formation of an all-electric powerboat league called the E1 World Electric Powerboat Series. Once again, the whole goal of the series is to draw attention to the environmental concerns that impact marine life.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Formula E Founder Develops World’s First Electric Powerboat Championship

Alejandro Agag, founder of both the Formula E and Extreme E championships, has just announced the formation of an all-electric powerboat league called the E1 World Electric Powerboat Series. Once again, the whole goal of the series is to draw attention to the environmental concerns that impact marine life.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Average Canadians Are Tracking U.S. Yachts Illegally Crossing The Border

Some of those good productive Americans who through hard work and superior morals definitely deserve their own yachts have been illegally sneaking across the Canadain border with their tracking responders switched off and our neighbors to the north have had enough.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Average Canadians Are Tracking U.S. Yachts Illegally Crossing The Border

Some of those good productive Americans who through hard work and superior morals definitely deserve their own yachts have been illegally sneaking across the Canadain border with their tracking responders switched off and our neighbors to the north have had enough.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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A Nissan Pao Makes A Perfectly Capable Canoe Hauler In Case You Were Curious

So, partially as a result of that jackass pandemic canceling my kid’s usual summer plans and making his little friends effectively unapproachable, I’ve become sort of obsessed with the idea of getting a canoe. The thinking is it could be something that I could do with him that would get us outside and be an…Read […]

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Ship Knocks Containers Into River As It Sails Into Giant Red Bridge You Can’t Miss

The Willemsbrug, a bridge in the Dutch city of Rotterdam, was painted bright red when it was completed back in 1981. While it helps it stand out against the beautiful northern blue sky, it would also hopefully act as a literal red flag for ships to avoid, too, but a German barge just collided with […]

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Ship Knocks Containers Into River As It Sails Into Giant Red Bridge You Can’t Miss

The Willemsbrug, a bridge in the Dutch city of Rotterdam, was painted bright red when it was completed back in 1981. While it helps it stand out against the beautiful northern blue sky, it would also hopefully act as a literal red flag for ships to avoid, too, but a German barge just collided with […]

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Thousands To Attend Drunken Boat Party Known As ‘Jobbie Nooner’ COVID-19 Be Damned

An annual unofficial boating party on Lake St. Claire in Michigan is still going on, despite signs the previously improving state is facing a potential uptick in COVID-19 cases. It seems for the first time in decades, STIs and sunburn aren’t the biggest health threats to the average Jobbie Nooner partier.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The Japanese Are Developing An Awesome 3.5 MWh Battery-Powered Ocean Freighter

There are over 7,000 domestic shipping vessels in Japan, constantly churning a hydrocarbons and particulates into the atmosphere. These boats are vital to the Japanese economy, obviously, as the country is built entirely on a chain of islands. And make no mistake, Japan is running headlong at electrification to keep…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Carnival Is Back To Cruising On August 1

Carnival on Monday laid out a plan to get its boats back out to sea packed to the gills with Americans who apparently have learned nothing from the last three months’ events. The CDC has recommended that nobody go on a cruise right now, for obvious coronavirus-related reasons, and that recommendation was extended for…Read more… […]

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