Letters: Win-win scenarios 'still not out of style'

...expanded, our boats were being put at considerable risk. Logic dictated that it would only be a matter of time before one or more hulls would be cracked and/or shattered at great expense to the owner(s). That concern was shared with Dave Borg (Juneau's...
Three tugs being built for Arctic work

...said Foss Maritime's Tim Beyer, vice president for project sales in the Pacific.The new vessels will have reinforced hulls to allow them to sail safely through ice, and a fuel capacity of about 122,000 gallons, which should enable them to operate...
My Turn: The Katzehin ferries - design by politics

...more important questions are about the hull and engine designs. In the Draft Design...they focused on vessels with displacement hulls which are most efficient at normal service...route, would they have found catamaran hulls to be the better design option? And given...
Off the Beaten Path: The eulachon of Berners Bay

...with sediment, seals and sea lions frequently surfaced near our kayaks. When pods of sea lions swam our way, we'd slap the hulls of our boats - once surprising a half dozen less than 10 feet away. They fled in panic, snorting and spraying water.When...
Boldly going where no boat has gone before

...zipping around in tiny boats with jet ski motors, they knew it was something they had to try."They were fabbing up their own hulls and throwing jet ski motors in 'em and going crashing all over the place," Darrin said. "That's exactly what we need...
Today in Sports History

Aug. 191921 - Detroit's Ty Cobb, 34, becomes the youngest player to reach 3,000 career hits.1934 - Helen Hull Jacobs wins the women's title in the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association championships.1951 - Eddie Gaedel, 3-foot-7 and 65...
Today in Sports History

...K. Browne wins the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association singles title. Maurice McLoughlin wins the men's title.1933 - Helen Hull Jacobs captures the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association singles title when Helen Wills Moody defaults in the third set because of...
Sports on TV

...exhibition, Canada vs. United States, at Bridgeport, Conn.MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL3 p.m., MLB - Teams TBANFL FOOTBALL4:15 p.m., ESPN - Philadelphia at IndianapolisSOCCER10:55 a.m., NBCSN - Premier League, West Ham at Hull City
Arson: A hard crime to identify and solve

...Waters found suspicious the pattern that flames followed in Tesoro's records room on the second floor. Burned-out boat hulls was all that was left after Juneau firefighters battled a fire that completely destroyed Channel Marine. BRIAN WALLACE / EMPIRE...
Hagel says nations must avoid conflict in Arctic

...are happy to rely on the Coast Guard for that capability but say Navy ships will also need improvements, including hardened hulls and better insulation, in order to operate in the frigid, icy waters.Search-and-rescue operations could be in greater...


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