The night of March 10, 2007, was one of horror for four Florida men whose boat capsized about 50 miles north of the Boca Grande Pass in the Gulf of Mexico.
An 88-foot sailboat headed from Salem, Mass., to sunnier climes was in trouble in turbulent seas 100 miles southeast of Nantucket, the Coast Guard said. Raw Faith, which had two people on board, was disabled in seas running 10 to 15 feet with winds blowing 28 to 35 miles per hour.
The world's largest solar boat, the Turanor PlanetSolar, docked Tuesday at Cancun, Mexico to witness the first major world climate conference of the year.
The Coast Guard Band is scheduled to perform at 5 p.m. Thursday during the National Christmas Tree Lighting in Washington on The Ellipse near the White House.
A 24-year-old woman piloted a 35-foot Ericson sailing yacht through rough seas off Honduras with her dead father's body on board Friday to escape the scene of a fatal attack by pirates.
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