Three years ago, North Carolina officials were warning that the Atlantic Ocean will be 39 inches higher by the end of the century, swamping homes on the Outer Banks.
When a boat sinks, that’s typically the end of her because repairs on a sunken boat often cost more than the actual value of the boat.
The wreck of an old steel steamship with a colorful past has been sitting in decay in a tributary just off the Ohio River for the better part of three decades, but a group of kakers recently came across the ghost ship and set about exploring it.
Tubing is a favorite activity of families during the summer, but researchers warn that boaters need to be careful when towing riders.
Tropical Storm Arthur is forecast to become a Category 1 hurricane Friday morning as it passes North Carolina’s Outer Banks, but some local marinas are less concerned about the storm than its impact on Fourth of July boating activities.
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