Breaking the finish line on an overcast, humid morning in Southern Brazil, the French duo of Vincent Riou and Jean Le Cam won the IMOCA Open 60 class at 10 hours, 41 minutes, 47 seconds local time, completing the 5,450 miles course to Itajaí from Le Havre, France.
A federal appeals court on Wednesday rejected a North Carolina widow’s lawsuit blaming the Coast Guard for failing to save her husband’s life, saying the agency does not have a legal obligation to launch life-saving rescues.
Usually a fisherman catches a fish and puts it in the fridge. In one typhoon-wrecked Filipino village, fishermen are putting themselves in the fridge and then going fishing.
Former US Sailing president Gary Jobson will participate in the first Sailing Leadership Forum 2014, which runs Feb. 6-8 at the Hilton San Diego Resort.
The defense attorney for a Marshfield man acquitted of a drunken boating charge in connection with a 2011 fatal boat accident off Brant Rock says witness testimony that his client appeared hypothermic and in shock helped win the case.
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