UK based Gibbs Technologies rolls into the U.S. with their cool amphibious vehicles.
The Gibbs Aquada car boat...
Jun 14 2007, 5:00am CDT
Source: The Huffington Post: UK Edition
Nine suspected illegal immigrants had to be rescued when they became stranded on a small power boat in the English Channel.
Their rigid inflatable dinghy suffered engine failure about four miles east of Dover, Kent, with a force four wind blowing.
RNLI officials said those on board were "lucky" as they drifted in one of the world's busiest waterways.
The alarm was raised with the Coastguard when other boats saw ...
Full article at: The Huffington Post: UK Edition
Jun 28 2014, 9:13am CDT
Author:Mark RonanFair-weather fight? D-Day, 1944A new play, Pressure, at Chichester coinciding with the 70th anniversary of D-Day, brilliantly shows what went on with the postponement of the Normandy landings from June 5 to June 6, 1944. The skies had been clear for several days and a warm front was predicted to be coming up the English Channel on June 5. So who decided to postpone the invasion, and how good were weather forecasts at that time ...
Full article at: Standpoint
Jun 24 2014, 10:58am CDT
Ferries between the islands have had to take an alternate route which is about 20 minutes longer since December when shallow areas in the channel were discov ...
Full article at: WVEC.com
Jun 23 2014, 11:16am CDT
There are advantages to being a tiny, self-regulating speck in the English Channel, and the ability to create a "welcoming" financial habitat is certainly one of them. But Jersey has ambitions beyond just being a haven for regular cash. Its Treasu ...
Full article at: Engadget
Jun 23 2014, 5:28am CDT
Source: Albany Times-Union
On Sunday, a Day of Recognition & Remembrance was marked at the Holiday Inn Express in Latham with veterans, Patriot Guard Riders and the Christian Brothers Academy Color Guard, among others.
Seventy years ago, Avery trained for five months in England before crossing the English ...
Full article at: Albany Times-Union
Jun 6 2014, 12:33pm CDT