Just three days after Florida officials issued a warning to boaters to beware of jumping sturgeon, a 25-year-old woman broke a leg when a sturgeon jumped into an airboat last weekend on the Suwannee River.
A woman was killed and six people, including a child, were injured when a powerboat exploded and sank Monday after refueling at the Erie Yacht Club in Pennsylvania.
A 28-foot boat that capsized last Wednesday, and left four men adrift in the Gulf of Mexico for 22 hours, was recovered Saturday, according to the wife of one of the men.
A family of four had to jump overboard when their boat caught fire during Memorial Day weekend off Miami.
The Coast Guard in Portsmouth, Va., is urging mariners and residents to begin planning and preparing for the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season, which starts June 1 and applies to all residents along the East and Gulf coasts.
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