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2014-05-21 16:21:42

By Islands Magazine Photographers Jon Whittle & Lori Barbely BELLEVUE, Wash., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Gauguin Cruises (www.pgcruises.com), operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, and the 88-guest m/v Tere Moana, offers photography seminars by Jon Whittle and Lori Barbely, staff photographers for Islands magazine, on The Gauguin's 7-night Tahiti & the Society Islands voyage departing September...

2014-04-02 12:21:00

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NU) - More and more, vacationers interested in taking a cruise are considering small ships carrying just hundreds of passengers instead of huge liners carrying thousands. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140402/PH96471) As interest in small-ship cruising has grown, so has the number of ships, increasing 200 percent in the past decade. Now, every year more than 350,000 Americans opt for small-ship cruises. Smaller does mean...

2014-02-26 23:32:55

SXM Deals prepares for St. Maarten's annual Heineken regatta with new tours to accommodate customers. Philipsburg, St. Maarten (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Leading tour operator on island, SXM Deals, with over 50 St. Maarten excursions adds new tours just for the island's biggest yearly event, the Heineken regatta. This sailing race will take place from March 6th till March 9th, 2014. The Heineken regatta remains the biggest event in St. Maarten each year as international...

2014-02-19 23:27:30

Bluenose Yacht Sales presents the Jeanneau 41DS and the Jeanneau 409 at the New England Boat show at the convention center in Boston starting on Feb. 22 for nine days. Additionally, BYS will be discussing our charter programs, select brokerage and the Sparkman Stephens 30. Newport, Rhode Island (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Bluenose Yacht Sales invites you to visit the New England Boat Show to discuss the Jeanneau 41DS or the Jeanneau 409 in addition to the award winning S&S 30. The...

2014-02-13 08:21:19

With peer-to-peer boat sharing now possible, ASA partners with the fastest growing boat rental marketplace, Boatbound, to certify the next generation of sailors. LOS ANGELES, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Sailing Association (ASA), the leading authority on commercial sailing schools in the United States, today launched an exclusive partnership with Boatbound, the nation's fastest growing peer-to-peer boat rental marketplace in the United States, to introduce more people...

2014-01-24 23:24:50

The Sparkman Stephens 30 will be available for viewing at the Providence Boat Show on Jan. 31 - Feb. 2, 2014 as presented by Bluenose Yachts, exclusive distributor and Northeast sales representative. Join Bluenose Yachts to also welcome the only American sailor, Rome Kirby, from America's Cup winning racing team, ORACLE on Friday evening kick off party. Providence, Rhode Island (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 Visit the Providence Boat Show and stop by to see the award winning Sparkman...

2014-01-23 23:27:34

The Sparkman Stephens 30 will be on display at the San Francisco Boat Show on Jan. 23-26, 2014. The S&S 30 was named 2013 Boat of the Year by SAILING magazine and is now being represented in San Francisco by Elixir Yachts and distributed world-wide by Bluenose Yachts. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Bluenose Yachts and Elixir Yachts invite you to attend the San Francisco Boat Show this weekend to climb aboard the Sparkman Stephens 30 making her debut in California....

2014-01-17 16:23:05

MIAMI, Jan. 17, 2014 Country Cruising 2014, sailing on its second annual Country Music Festival at Sea, continues on after the departure of Country star Trace Adkins. Adkins left the ship in Ocho Rios after an incident on the ship involving alcohol. The ship left Miami on January 12, 2014 aboard the Norwegian Pearl, with twenty eight artists and over 100 live shows scheduled, including Wynonna, Montgomery Gentry, Neal McCoy, Craig Morgan and Love and Theft. There has been no...

2014-01-02 12:20:07

CLEARWATER, Fla., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tecton Corporation (TTNC) (the "Company") announced that it has acquired Endurance Exploration Group, LLC in a share exchange agreement. Endurance Exploration Group, LLC ("Endurance") is a development stage company that specializes in subsea shipwreck research, search and survey, inspection, and recovery projects. Additional information regarding the acquisition can be found in the Company's "Super 8K" filed with the SEC on December 31....

2013-12-24 23:02:07

Ensure you can meet all relevant ballast water deadlines and corporate targets cost-effectively. Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 Infocast, the leading business intelligence and networking events producer in the water management industry, has announced its inaugural Ballast Water Management Summit, scheduled for February 25 – 27, 2014 in Long Beach, CA. New regulations for ship ballast water management are being implemented by the US Coast Guard within the year that are...


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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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