Program asks boat skippers to remain sober

...coalition of boating safety advocates introduced its Designated Skipper program to Coastal Georgia on Monday. Reflecting Georgia's...marine-related businesses will offer special incentives to designated skippers all summer. Boaters who sign a pledge to abstain from alcohol...

Sailors have their own reasons for single-handed race

...and testing their yachts, 16 skippers set sail this weekend in a...said the race veteran who will skipper a 49-foot yacht named South...next spring. Thirty-nine skippers originally registered, although...are there a third." Some skippers seemed a bit awed by what they...

More boats needed for PVA event

...a problem: Not enough boats and ablebodied skippers. "We need 25 more boats and skippers to take out our physically challenged entrants...860-9833 (home) for more information. Boat skipper applications also are available at Belvedere...

This sport is catching

Seventy-two teams pairing disabled anglers with able-bodied boat skippers tested Strom Thurmond Lake in Saturday's fourth annual Southeastern Bass Tournament out of the Fort Gordon Recreation Area...

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More boats needed for PVA tourney

At least five more boats and ablebodied skippers are needed by organizers of the sixth annual Southeastern Bass Tournament this weekend on Strom Thurmond Lake. The event is sponsored...

Fishing report: Anglers would welcome colder air

...which so far have mostly played hooky. It has not affected the live bait fishing for same (check out reports from charter skippers Jim Ware and David Willard. Late fall and early winter usually is a favorite time of year for fishermen who use field glasses...

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Now's the the time for salt water fishing off the Georgia and South Carolina coasts

...part of July on into autumn and fall is the best time to go because of the amazing varieties of fish available. And charter skippers like Capt. Judy know all the techniques needed for you to catch more than enough for a fish fry. She provides the bait...

Marjorie Luckey

...MD (Tania), Matthew Luckey (Shannon), Lucas Bender, Nicholas Bender, John McGarity III, Lee McGarity (Angela), Skipper Short (Mendy), Dana Short and Taylor Gilmer (Jeromie) and ten great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her...

Michaux: Atlanta Braves' glory days are just about over

...at the Baseball Hall of Fame. John Smoltz will be reunited with his rotation mates Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine and former skipper Bobby Cox. They were all the backbone of an unprecedented 14 consecutive division titles and an era of contending relevance...


...more than four hours in the water is still keen to com pete in a race, event organizers said Sunday.Jacinto Rodriguez, skipper of "Duende 52," wasn't wearing a life jacket when he went overboard in darkness at around 4:30 a.m., but his padded...