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Voyage data recorder could hold clues to El Faro sinking

A team of scientists and investigators have found the voyage data recorder from El Faro, the cargo ship that sank during Hurricane Joaquin last fall...

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Fisherman found alive after two months adrift

Four men who ventured 300 miles off Colombia’s west coast in a 23-foot skiff to fish were set adrift when their boat’s engine failed. When...

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A champion of our maritime heritage crosses the bar

New York City was on the verge of losing the last remnants of its once-vibrant maritime hub in lower Manhattan in 1967 when Peter and...

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A tragic loss in the Clipper race

As friends, family and sailors in the Clipper Round the World Race mourned her loss, Clipper founder Sir Robin Knox-Johnston promised a full investigation into...

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A life-saving app rewards its creator

A navigation app with a “buddy” feature that enables a friend or family member to track your boat saved the life of the app developer’s...

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Sailing

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Sailing

Key West Race Week delivers finish-line thrills Victory came down to the last leg of the last race for many of the grand prix classes at Key West Race Week,...

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Mishaps and Rescues

Boating deaths dipped to a record low in 2012

The Coast Guard says boating fatalities last year totaled 651, the lowest number on record. - In its 2012 Recreational Boating Statistics, the agency says the 651 deaths represent a...

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