Some 3,200 wooden boat owners, restorers and enthusiasts attended the 38th annual Lake Tahoe Concours d'Elegance, held June 18-20 at the Sierra Boat Company in Carnelian Bay on Lake Tahoe's north shore.
Students in the International Yacht Restoration School's composites technology program, a new nine-month program that begins in September, will learn their craft while building a fleet of Moth sailboats.
NOAA released the final management plan for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, which will guide the sanctuary's resource protection and conservation efforts during the next five years.
Discover Boating, the recreational marine industry's program to encourage people to embrace the boating lifestyle, created a new online game, Making Waves, which is available on Facebook.
Forecasters say Florida's delicate chain of islands is in no imminent threat from the ongoing BP oil spill. The risk of oil from the Deepwater Horizon blowout reaching the Florida Keys and South Florida anytime soon is now so remote that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has suspended its trajectory maps for the area, effectively downgrading the region to low risk.
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