The Scuttlefish

Love the Ocean. Wish you were here.

Month: August, 2013

Watch a Russian Hovercraft Land on a Crowded Beach

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Apparently this is fairly routine, and the U.S. Navy has exercised the very same routine on San Francisco’s Ocean Beach, but a popular beach laden with sunbathers?

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The Winners of the 2013 Red Bull Illume Contest Have Been Announced, But These Are My Picks


Secret Spot, Bahamas, by Chris Straley


Lahinch, Ireland, by George Karbus

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Littoral Greatness: Sea Caves & Huts

Sea Waterfall

“Yet even before men and beasts walked the earth, there existed some kind of architecture, coarsely modeled by the primeval forces of creation and occasionally polished by wind and water into elegant structures.” ~Bernard Rudofsky, “Architecture Without Architects”

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Surfer Falls Overboard off the Mentawais, Afloat for 28 Hours


Brett Archibald, 50, was aboard the Nagu Lau headed through the Mentawai Strait when a storm struck. 

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Descendant of Fletcher Christian, H.M.S. Bounty Mutineer, Dies at 77


Tom Christian, Pitcairn Island’s chief radio operator and great-great-great-grandson of Fletcher Christian, the leader of the mutiny that took place aboard the H.M.S. Bounty, passed away last month at the age of 77.

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Undersea Brine Pools Found in the Gulf of Mexico


The E/V Nautilus was in the Gulf of Mexico this past month when it found these undersea “brine pools.”

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Seen: Bondi surf livesaving club

Bondi surf livesaving club

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Mediterranean Summer