After 1,152 days meandering the world's oceans on a 70-foot schooner he built himself, American sailor and artist Reid Stowe to sailed Thursday into New York Harbor and claimed the record for the longest sea voyage in history - eclipsing a century-old record by almost three months.
Two blue-collar adventurers are once again in search of the American spirit aboard the same 17-foot Boston Whaler they traveled the waterways from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., to New York to Chicago to New Orleans nearly a quarter-century ago.
A charter fishing boat owner along Alabama's Gulf Coast known as Capt. Bligh had to shut down his inshore guide business after oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill made it through a pass into Perdido Bay, about 100 miles north of the rig site. Rust-colored tar balls now stain its sandy shores.
A 14-year-old Dutch girl who wants to become the youngest person to sail solo around the globe will remain under state supervision for another month, a court ruled Thursday, days after a California teenager was rescued in the Indian Ocean during a similar attempt.
As part of a Yamaha Motor Corp. press event held Wednesday and Thursday in the Florida Keys, more than a dozen marine journalists aboard five Yamaha-powered boats documented the release of a rehabilitated sea turtle.
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