Today In Sports History

...Francis breaks his own record for small colleges (84), set two weeks earlier against Alliance College.1962 - Using a fiberglass pole, John Uelses becomes the first man to vault more than 16 feet, indoors or out. Uelses, a Marine Corps corporal...
Couple finds debris believed to be from tsunami

...village of Metlakatla was beachcombing on Annette Island in far southeastern Alaska when they stumbled across a 24-foot fiberglass boat believed to be from the Japanese tsunami in March 2011.Mark Gunyah and his wife, Michele, were beachcombing along...
Boat builder crafts more than 100 vessels

...bottomed, dory-style plywood/epoxy/fiberglass boats may be found around the bay a plywood/epoxy/fiberglass boats may be found around the bay and...High-quality exotic marine plywood and more fiberglass increase the weight, but even more...
Humpback sinks sailboat

...his boat just off Hoonah earlier this month, breaking the fiberglass hull and sinking it within five minutes."It hit us directly...feet up and pushed it as much as 10 feet sideways, crunching fiberglass.The whale initially appeared stunned, but was seen continuing...
Vessel sinks at Harris Harbor

...Harbor personnel were alerted to a sunken vessel early Wednesday morning in Harris Harbor and responded to find the 28-foot fiberglass cabin cruiser Sea Wolf sunk at the dock. A downtown harbor supervisor said an absorbent boom was placed around the sunken...
Good Samaritans helped rescue injured boater

...Unbeknownst to them, a 14-foot skiff struck a 24-foot fiberglass boat just minutes before. The forceful collision had thrown...motorist involved in the collision, aboard the bigger 24-foot fiberglass vessel, was not injured. That boat was operated by a 91-year-old...
Russian team searches for lost Soviet-era bomber

...something lurking just under the water a few years ago. It was something hard and large that ripped a hole in the boat's fiberglass hull.Former state archaeologist Dave McMahan said the location near the mouth of the Colville River, with a mix of fresh...
State museum makes its move

...advise the design of the new tree and eagle placement. Unlike the original Eagle Tree, it will not be made out of wood, but fiberglass. Bringing in a real tree is risky - it could expose other artifacts to harmful bug infestations, Banghart said.The current...
Kayak theft is JPD Crime of the Week

...bottom, was stowed inside his car port and was stolen sometime over the past few months.The release states it is made of fiberglass and has a black rubberized bow cover, and it is valued at about $750.Anyone with information regarding this or any other...
Kodiak skipper recounts sinking of wooden seiner

...they can be used for fisheries other than salmon.Their big drawback - and the reason most new salmon seiners are built of fiberglass or metal - is that wood boats take an enormous amount of maintenance.Each off-season, wooden boats fill Kodiak's yards...


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