Two boats collided Sunday on Georgia's Lake Lanier, throwing one driver into the water and leaving his boat for someone to catch.
An active 2010 hurricane season continues, with powerful Hurricane Igor and Tropical Storm Julia swirling out in the Atlantic Ocean.
Sir Francis Chichester's legendary yacht Gipsy Moth IV has been put up for sale for $385,000. Chichester sailed the boat, a 54-foot Honduras Mahogany ketch, around the world in 1967, becoming the first person to single-handedly circumnavigate via all three capes.
In a brief preliminary report on the July 7 collision in Philadelphia of a tug-driven barge and a duck boat that killed two young tourists, the National Transportation Safety Board said the tug's pilot evidently did not respond to the radio distress calls of the stalled duck and other nearby vessels.
The next America's Cup will be held in 2013 and it will use wingsail catamarans, said Russell Coutts, the head of America's Cup defender BMW Oracle, today in Spain.
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