To help see first-hand what the ongoing Deepwater Explorer spill in the Gulf of Mexico means to recreational boaters and anglers, the BoatU.S. Foundation recently sent member Chris Edmonston to the "front lines" in Louisiana to investigate.
The HMS Bounty, a three-masted tall ship, is sailing into the port of Bath, Maine, and will be open to the public for tours this weekend.
The America's Cup Hall of Fame will induct Simon Daubney, Warwick Fleury, Murray Jones, Dean Phipps, Mike Drummond and Halsey Herreshoff into the hall on Sept. 18.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration extended the boundaries of the closed fishing area in the Gulf of Mexico into the northern portion of the warm water current known as "the loop" current as a precautionary measure, the agency announced.
Roger Fenn Duncan, co-author of "The Cruising Guide to the New England Coast" editions five through 11, died last Saturday after an extended illness in his hometown of Boothbay, Maine. He was 93.
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