Women Making Waves in Extreme Sailing:
Nine laps of the planet, 11 Olympic Games, one gold medal and one silver, 13 world championship titles and 45 national event wins. As team CVs go, Thalassa Magenta Racing’s is up there with the best.
Despite coming into Act 7 in Lisbon with just a handful of training days under their belts Thalassa Magenta Racing have already notched up two podium finishes from 10 races, beating some of the Series’ most seasoned crews in the process.
It’s a realisation of a dream for …
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Hurricane Matthew Swamps Carolinas:
(October 8, 2016; 07:00 PM EDT) – Hurricane Matthew is triggering massive rainfall flooding in a large swath of North Carolina and parts of South Carolina after making landfall earlier with storm-surge flooding and high winds. Flash flooding is widespread in eastern North Carolina where hourly rainfall estimates from radar are as high as 7 inches per hour! Buildings have flooded, roads have washed out, and sections of Interstates 95 and 40 have flooded in the Tar Heel State.
Fayetteville, North Carolina picked up over 8 inches of rain in 6 hours Saturday morning and has totaled over a foot of rain from this event.
The NWS office in Wilmington, North Carolina, issued i…
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