The Coast Guard rescued two men Wednesday morning after their 108-foot yacht sank approximately 10 miles south of Plana Cay, Bahamas.
Jurors convicted Erica Blizzard of negligent homicide for failing to keep a proper lookout, but were unable to reach verdicts on the more serious charge of negligent homicide by intoxication for the fatal boat crash she had in 2008. Blizzard faces 3-1/2 years in state prison on her conviction.
Maine's boatbuilding industry will be in the spotlight during the 23rd Maine Boatbuilders Show, which runs March 19-21 in Portland, Maine.
With the release of several early seasonal hurricane forecasts for this year, boaters and marina operators are finding out they could face a much different scenario than last year's relatively mild storm season.
A stranded windsurfer was rescued Saturday south of San Francisco's San Mateo Bridge after radioing the Coast Guard for help.
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