U.S. cruisers save three sailors whose boat sank after grounding on a reef in the South Pacific
Maurice Conti says they were lucky, but the International Maritime Organization says he and his wife showed exceptional bravery in rescuing three sailors after the trio's yacht, Timella, sank in the South Pacific after grounding on a submerged reef at night in breaking surf.
BMW Oracle Racing makes a statement with two-race sweep over defending Swiss in racing off Spain
After a 15-year absence, the America's Cup, yacht racing's most prestigious prize, has come home to the United States. Victory for the U.S. syndicate, BMW Oracle Racing, was swift and decisive.
At 70, the conqueror of the oceans accepts another award and hints at adventures yet to come
Four decades ago, when Sir Robin Knox-Johnston sailed around the world non-stop and single-handed - a feat never before achieved - it was a very different world. GPS hadn't been invented. Nor satellite phones. Nor EPIRBs.
Cruising Club of America to present awards
A couple with more than 300,000 cruising miles between them who have wintered in the ice at both poles, a twosome who undertook a daring rescue in the South Pacific, and a husband-wife team who have circumnavigated east- and west-around on home-built boats were honored with the Cruising Club of America's 2009 awards, recognizing those who best exemplify dedication to cruising.
This team takes catch and release to a new level, tagging the giant sharks in the interests of conservation
Chris Fischer fell in love with the ocean as a boy, fishing from a 16-foot trihull in Florida. That bond with the sea has only strengthened through the years, and today the 41-year-old marine conservationist has orchestrated an unprecedented study of the great white shark.
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