A British powerboat racer says she is considering giving up the sport after being injured in a second serious crash in two months.
Mau Piailug will never be as famous as Capt. James Cook, but Piailug, who died last week at the age of 78, could have matched Cook's voyaging island-for-island across the vast immensity of the Pacific - and without charts, compass or sextant.
A 14-year-old Dutch girl who wants to sail around the world was given the thumbs-up by her mother - less than five weeks after American teen Abby Sunderland ran into trouble attempting her own circumnavigation, which prompted a highly publicized, 20-hour rescue mission.
A Florida man was in critical condition after crashing his boat into a bridge pillar. Authorities called off an intense search for other possible missing when they learned no one else was on board at the time of the accident.
The latest round in the Champlin's Marina saga came to a close last week as both sides rested their cases over an application to expand the marina in Block Island's Great Salt Pond.
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