Engine problems will keep the Coast Guard's only functioning heavy icebreaker in port until at least January.
Mystic Seaport is extending the summer weekend experience with "Summer Sunday Evenings" and will offer complimentary after-hours museum admission to all visitors from 5-8 p.m. Sundays in July and August.
The recreational boating advocacy group BoatU.S. offers boaters and anglers fuel, boat repair and overnight dockage discounts listed on its Service Locator site.
A 14-year-old Florida was injured by a barracuda - while sitting in a boat. During a fishing outing with her family, 14-year-old Koral Wira, who was feeling a little seasick, was sitting in a shady spot on the boat when a 3-foot-long barracuda shot out of the water, flew across the boat, and clamped onto the girl's arm.
A fisherman who says he was terrified by a freighter that narrowly missed his boat and fatally struck another fishing vessel in a heavy fog off Point Reyes, Calif., is entitled to sue the ship's owner for emotional distress, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
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