An 88-foot sailboat headed from Salem, Mass., to sunnier climes was in trouble in turbulent seas 100 miles southeast of Nantucket, the Coast Guard said. Raw Faith, which had two people on board, was disabled in seas running 10 to 15 feet with winds blowing 28 to 35 miles per hour.
The world's largest solar boat, the Turanor PlanetSolar, docked Tuesday at Cancun, Mexico to witness the first major world climate conference of the year.
The Coast Guard Band is scheduled to perform at 5 p.m. Thursday during the National Christmas Tree Lighting in Washington on The Ellipse near the White House.
A 24-year-old woman piloted a 35-foot Ericson sailing yacht through rough seas off Honduras with her dead father's body on board Friday to escape the scene of a fatal attack by pirates.
The skipper of an out-of-control party boat that crashed into a wharf, injuring nine people, was involved in a violent confrontation with passengers as he attempted to fix a faulty gear, according to Australian investigators.
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