National Marina Day is this Saturday and it is shaping up to be the most widely celebrated day in the event's history, according to the Association of Marina Industries, which manages the event.
Dawn Santamaria, founder and executive director of Sisters Under Sail, was presented Saturday with the 2011 Leadership in Women's Sailing Award at the 10th Women's Sailing Conference at the Corinthian Yacht Club in Marblehead, Mass.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is preparing for Florida’s hurricane season and encourages Florida boaters to do the same. Hurricane season began June 1 and the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration predicts a stronger-than-usual hurricane season.
A powerboat that was damaged by an explosion at Pennsylvania’s Erie Yacht Club had mechanical problems before the accident, which killed a 25-year-old woman and injured five other people, according to Erie's chief fire inspector.
Capt. Tom Whyte sounded the whistle, then cut the engine and glided PT-728 into a slip at the marina by Battery Park City.
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