The Coast Guard rescued seven boaters Thursday after their vessel sunk a mile southeast of Cape Canaveral, Fla.
A woman in Sheboygan, Wis., was recently awakened at 7 a.m. when her dog began barking at the 18 or so people standing in her front yard wanting to take away her boat and minivan, which were advertised as free for the taking in an online want ad on Craigslist.
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution is funded by charitable donations and the volunteer lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 139,000 lives at sea since 1824.
With the summer boating season under way, the Coast Guard Auxiliary is reminding boaters of the value in a few vessel safety check by an Auxiliary examiner.
The city of Newport Beach, Calif., plans to take a resident to court for refusing to remove a 72-foot, 42-ton yacht from his yard.
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