A 14-year-old Dutch girl may be allowed to set sail on a solo around-the-world voyage after all after a court allowed her to stay in her father's care and laid out conditions to allow the teenage sailor to begin her trip, possibly within three months.
Mike Richey, the veteran solo sailor and celebrated navigator, died at the age 92 after a heart attack at his home in Brighton, England.
Mystery surrounds the death last Saturday of a recreational fisherman off Australia. The mariner died after being trapped in the cabin of a small runabout boat as it sank in what authorities describe as a freak accident on a day of calm seas and weather.
An electrical current is being blamed for damaging boats on the Kawkawlin River in Michigan.
Robert Mark Cooper of Point Pleasant, N.J., rescued from a 38-foot fishing boat that sank last Wednesday, is in stable condition, according to Coast Guard Petty Officer Crystalynn Kneen.
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