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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/12/met_227969.shtml
Metro
Trade-happy clubs in West enjoy beefed-up rosters

...take the field for another day of spring training drills in the desert with his rebuilt San Diego roster.Who could blame the skipper for being a little more lively? He has the highest expectations for San Diego in years and an entirely new starting outfield...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-07/trade-happy-clubs-west-e
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/26/met_240085.shtml
Metro
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/13/out_299803.shtml
Outdoors
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/18/oth_242272.shtml
Other sports
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/20/out_301225.shtml
Outdoors
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/20/oth_245259.shtml
Other sports
Skipper doll a `hip' teen machine

Kelly booted Skipper out of the Barbie's little sister spotlight, so Skipper strapped on a training bra and hit the toy shelves last month as an all new, extremely keen teen. "Skipper was becoming this middle child that no one was remembering...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/01/xtr_210729.shtml
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Palmetto Amateur co-founder Berry Crain dies at 73

...no longer played golf because of mobility issues, but he continued to work on the Palmetto Amateur, which he founded with Skipper Perry in 1976. Less than two weeks ago, Moore visited Crain at his house and they talked about player recruitment for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-03-12/palmetto-amateur-co-founder-
New Zealand skipper: hula hull is no golden bullet

...Zealand -- Team New Zealand's revolutionary hula hull won't assure victory in the America's Cup competition, the boat's skipper insists. The reported properties of the innovative hull appendage, which stretches without breaking regatta's design rules...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/08/oth_375059.shtml
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