The Nuclear Tourist

The Nuclear Tourist They say that five sieverts of radiation is enough to kill you, so I was curious to see the reading on my Russian-made dosimeter as our tour van passed into the exclusion zone- the vast, quarantined wilderness that surrounds Chernobyl….


Hong Kong Race Week 2015

for immediate release 17 September 2014   Hong Kong Sailing Federation and Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club Join Forces to Host Hong Kong Race Week 2015   The Hong Kong Sailing Federation (HKSF) is joining forces with the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club to host Hong Kong Race Week 2015. Incorporating the second leg of […]


7 Surefire Ways To Increase Your Traffic Starting Yesterday

Internet. Business. Profit. To fully integrate all of these words into a successful merging you will need another word. Traffic . Every article you will find about making your site or company successful would always include the importance of generating…


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Ocean Cruising Club Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Ocean Cruising Club Celebrates 60th Anniversary with Record Gatherings Around the World By Andrew Cross · On September 10, 2014 Unlike other sailing clubs that hold one annual cruise, the Ocean Cruising Club (OCC) has been celebrating its 60th Anniversary literally all year round with events taking place on multiple continents and venues to which […]


Book Review: Jonathan Cahn’s, The Harbinger

Many of us have heard about and have read the book, The Harbinger , by Jonathan Cahn. Its subtitle, The Ancient Mystery That Holds the Secret of America’s Future , caught my eye, piqued my curiosity, and soon, thereafter, I became enthralled with the…


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Race to Alaska and Win $10,000

Race to Alaska and Win $10,000 By Andrew Cross · On September 10, 2014 http://vimeo.com/102808926 “Long distance rowers, paddlers and sailors will compete next summer in a first-ever Race to Alaska that offers a $10,000 prize – and no fuel bill. The Northwest Maritime Center, based in Port Townsend, WA, has begun accepting applicants for the unique, non-motorized, 750-mile […]


TO SUM UP DAY 3……

Happy to complete the Suits on Bikes Challenge   We started  our final day’s ride in Caciulata Calimanesti, famous for its natural spa waters and located on the Olt river, in the heart of the Carpathian  mountains. As we rode we were…


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Sailboat that Crossed Atlantic Highlights People with Multiple Sclerosis

Sailboat that Crossed Atlantic Highlights People with Multiple Sclerosis By Andrew Cross · On September 10, 2014 Thousands of multiple sclerosis researchers and physicians are traveling to Boston this week for the MSBoston2014 convention. But a 67-foot-long, steel-hulled sailboat, with a crew that included six people living with multiple sclerosis, got here first. Oceans of […]


Aboard the Hokule’a: Sailboats, Small Islands and the Stewardship of Nature

Aboard the Hokule‘a: Sailboats, Small Islands and the Stewardship of Nature Dr. Greg Stone Both hulls of the Hokule‘a pointed with pride out to sea from Pago Pago Harbor. Leaving port, the sun was high above us, the waves broke with white peaks of foam, and the worn edges of the dark green island of […]

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leading vodka brands in the United States are losing their buzz

The leading vodka brands in the United States are losing their buzz as craft distillers and other alcoholic drinks infringe on their turf. Both Diageo Plc (DGE.L), which markets Smirnoff, and Pernod Ricard SA (PERP.PA), known for its Absolut brand, say newcomers to the vodka market are cutting into their sales. The companies have been […]