The US Sailing Safety-at-Sea Committee awarded Arthur B. Hanson Rescue Medals to four boats for the seamanship displayed by their crews during rescues in separate incidents on Lake Huron in Michigan and on Hawaii's Kaneohe Bay.
In her search to be the youngest person to sail alone non-stop around the world, Australian teen Jessica Watson has reached a milestone.
In strong winds and the pitching Javan Sea, 200 miles off the coast of Indonesia, 16 amateur crewmembers had to jump off their 68-foot racing yacht after it hit a submerged reef in the middle of the night.
Two of the world's largest sailboats are set to embark on a grueling head-to-head race to go around the world in 40 days. The two vessels are competing for the Jules Verne sailing trophy, created in honor of the French writer's legendary character, Phileas Fogg, from the novel "Around the World in Eighty Days."
One of Oregon's historic lighthouses was the victim of vandalism last weekend, as someone shot the beacon area several times and took the Coast Guard active light out of commission with more rounds.
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