The father of an Australian sailor missing at sea for two weeks after an earthquake and tsunami hit Chile late last month says he is hopeful his son will be found alive.
AccuWeather.com Hurricane Center meteorologists are predicting a more active 2010 Atlantic hurricane season, with above-normal threats to the U.S. coastline.
The Obama Administration is trying to quell rumors that it planned to ban recreational fishing in marine waters and the Great Lakes in the wake of media reports such actions were imminent.
Piers Dudin, the skipper of the 68-foot steel yacht Hull & Humber Clipper, was swept across the deck and broke his leg after a huge wave hit the boat 400 miles east of Japan.
BoatU.S. Towing Services, which operates a nationwide on-the-water recreational boat-towing program reports that more than 65,000 requests for non-emergency assistance were received by its TowBoatU.S. and Vessel Assist towing fleet in 2009 - an 8 percent increase over the previous year.
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