The Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport presents its annual winter exhibition Maritime Miniatures by Maritime Masters, which runs Nov. 20 through Jan. 29, 2011.
A boat fire in Miami's Biscayne Bay sent the Coast Guard and Miami-Dade Fire Rescue scrambling early Friday afternoon. A 45-foot motoryacht with three aboard somehow caught fire and quickly became fully involved.
The skipper of the yacht Spirit of Antigua, which capsized Wednesday night in the bay of Biscay, has described the setting of the accident.
Like birds sensing the approach of winter, large yachts that summered in Charleston, S.C., have begun their seasonal southern migration, partially to avoid large tax bills that would arrive if they were to linger in South Carolina waters.
Police in northeast Tasmania, Australia, say they faced difficult conditions to rescue a 56-year-old woman from a stricken yacht, which broke away from its anchor and started taking on water in high seas.
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