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Philippine Everest conqueror sets sail for China

Manila - After conquering Mount Everest, Philippine adventurer Carina Dayondon is set to sail to China aboard a wooden replica of an ancient boat in the hopes of boosting national pride in a forgotten maritime prowess.

British woman dies after fall from riverboat in southern France

Avignon - A British woman died Saturday night after falling from a boat which hit a beacon in the Rhone river in Avignon, southern France, emergency services said.

40 people missing as migrant vessel sinks off Haiti

Port-au-prince - About 40 people remain missing after a migrant vessel sank off the northern coast of Haiti, authorities said Monday.

Rohingya women, children perish in sea voyage from Myanmar

Cox's Bazar - Shona Miah wept as he gently closed the lifeless eyes of his three tiny daughters, young Rohingya refugees he could not save from the huge surf that upended their rickety fishing boat a stone's throw from safety in Bangladesh.

Two Brazil boat wrecks in two days leave 39 dead

Salvador - Two Brazilian ferry wrecks in as many days left at least 39 people dead, authorities said Thursday, as rescuers searched for several more who were still missing.

Two Brazil boat wrecks in two days leave 43 dead

Salvador - Two Brazilian ferry wrecks in as many days left at least 43 people dead, authorities said Thursday, as rescuers searched for several more who were still missing.

Turkish Cypriots release anti-migrant Europe boat crew

Nicosia - Turkish Cypriot authorities on Thursday released the captain and crew of a boat hired by far-right activists to prevent would-be migrants from reaching Europe, local media reported.

27 dead, 54 missing, in DR Congo boat sinking

Kinshasa - At least 27 people have perished and 54 are missing after an overcrowded boat sank in a river in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a local official said Sunday.

Far-right group hires boat to 'patrol' Med for migrants

Rome - A group of far-right activists has hired a vessel to patrol the Mediterranean and prevent would-be migrants from reaching Europe, organisers said Tuesday.

Traditional dhow boat race retraces Gulf pearl route

Dibai - More than 120 traditional dhows retraced a centuries-old pearl diving route off the coast of the United Arab Emirates on Sunday for an annual boat race.

20 dead after boat capsizes in Senegal: firefighters

Dakar - At least 20 people, the vast majority of them women, were killed when a wooden boat capsized off the coast of central Senegal in a delta region popular with tourists, firefighters told AFP on Tuesday.

Myanmar wedding boat toll rises to 30

Yangon - Rescuers Sunday found more bodies from a boat accident in western Myanmar that has now claimed the lives of at least 30 people, most of them guests returning from a wedding.

Myanmar wedding boat toll rises to 30

Yangon - Rescuers Sunday found more bodies from a boat accident in western Myanmar that has now claimed the lives of at least 30 people, most of them guests returning from a wedding.

Myanmar wedding boat toll rises to 30

Yangon - Rescuers Sunday found more bodies from a boat accident in western Myanmar that has now claimed the lives of at least 30 people, most of them guests returning from a wedding.

20 killed in Myanmar wedding boat crash

Yangon - At least 20 people were killed when a boat carrying scores of wedding guests collided with a river barge at night in western Myanmar, authorities said Saturday, with more feared drowned as rescue workers renewed their search in daylight.

20 killed in Myanmar wedding boat crash

Yangon - At least 20 people were killed when a boat carrying scores of wedding guests collided with a river barge at night in western Myanmar, authorities said Saturday, with more feared drowned as rescue workers renewed their search in daylight.

20 killed in Myanmar wedding boat crash

Yangon - At least 20 people were killed when a boat carrying scores of wedding guests collided with a river barge at night in western Myanmar, authorities said Saturday, with more feared drowned as rescue workers renewed their search in daylight.

Malaysia shipwreck search expanded, two crewmen held

Kuala Lumpur - Rescuers Monday expanded their search for five Chinese tourists and a Malaysian crewman after their boat sank in rough seas off Malaysia, as police detained the skipper and another crewman for suspected negligence.

Malaysia shipwreck search expanded, two crewmen held

Kuala Lumpur - Rescuers Monday expanded their search for five Chinese tourists and a Malaysian crewman after their boat sank in rough seas off Malaysia, as police detained the skipper and another crewman for suspected negligence.

Malaysia shipwreck search expanded, two crewmen held

Kuala Lumpur - Rescuers Monday expanded their search for five Chinese tourists and a Malaysian crewman after their boat sank in rough seas off Malaysia, as police detained the skipper and another crewman for suspected negligence.

3 dead, 22 rescued in Malaysia shipwreck: officials

Kuala Lumpur - Three Chinese passengers died and five are missing after a tourist boat sank in rough seas off eastern Malaysia, officials confirmed late on Sunday, with 22 people rescued following the shipwreck.

At least 19 dead as boat capsizes in India: police

New Delhi - At least 19 people died Saturday after a boat carrying some 40 revellers returning from a kite festival capsized in the Ganges river in eastern India, police said."We can confirm that 19 people have died.

At least 19 dead as boat capsizes in India: police

New Delhi - At least 19 people died Saturday after a boat carrying some 40 revellers returning from a kite festival capsized in the Ganges river in eastern India, police said."We can confirm that 19 people have died.

At least 19 dead as boat capsizes in India: police

New Delhi - At least 19 people died Saturday after a boat carrying some 40 revellers returning from a kite festival capsized in the Ganges river in eastern India, police said."We can confirm that 19 people have died.

Myanmar ferry disaster death toll tops 50

Yangon - More than 50 bodies have been recovered from a ferry that sank in central Myanmar, a local official said Wednesday, warning the toll would keep rising as workers raise the capsized boat.

32 bodies found in Myanmar ferry disaster as death toll mounts

Yangon - Searchers have recovered 32 bodies after an overloaded ferry sank in central Myanmar and expect to find dozens more dead, officials said Monday, as workers began raising the boat from the riverbed.

Boat with up to 450 migrants capsizes off Egypt, 42 drowned

Rosetta - A boat carrying up to 450 migrants capsized in the Mediterranean off Egypt's north coast on Wednesday, drowning 42 people and prompting a search operation that rescued 163 passengers, officials said.

Migrant boat capsizes off Egypt, killing at least 30

Cairo - A boat carrying migrants capsized Wednesday in the Mediterranean off Egypt's north coast, killing 30 people and triggering an operation in which another 150 were rescued, officials said.

Thais search for missing as 15 die in pilgrim boat accident

Ayutthaya - Divers located the body of a young boy on Monday as they resumed their search for missing passengers after an overcrowded boat carrying Muslim pilgrims sank on Thailand's Chao Phraya river, leaving at least 15 people dead.

Honeymooning Spaniard killed in Bali boat blast

Denpasar - A Spanish woman on her honeymoon was killed in an explosion on a Bali tourist boat that left another foreigner dead and about 20 injured, officials said Friday.
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The Simplon  a paddle steamer from the  Belle Époque   sailing on Lake Geneva  Switzerland.
The Simplon, a paddle steamer from the "Belle Époque", sailing on Lake Geneva, Switzerland.
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Barges now sit in various parts of the country, waiting for sale or recycling.
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Sunseeker staff ready to show people around their boats at the Sydney International Boat Show.
Sunseeker staff ready to show people around their boats at the Sydney International Boat Show.
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A typical ocean carrying cargo ship model in the hotel foyer. It captures the history of Sea Containers House by Blackfriars Bridge.
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Ship repait at a drydock in St.Catharines,Ontario,Canada
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A view of George Town, the main city of the Cayman Islands, from a cruise ship
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Bird on the bow of a sailboat during sunset in Belmar  NJ
Bird on the bow of a sailboat during sunset in Belmar, NJ
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A boat in the fiery Marmara sunset
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A boat moves across the sea, close to St Ives.
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Dzhokhar emerging from boat, no traumatic neck/throat wound.
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Davey and Robyn try out the Herbivore.
Davey and Robyn try out the Herbivore.
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Ship repair at a drydock in St.Catharines,Ontario,Canada
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And watch the sunset
My children (now 17 and 20) on the boat that toured Doubtful Sound  New Zealand
My children (now 17 and 20) on the boat that toured Doubtful Sound, New Zealand