The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a two-day forum on fishing vessel safety beginning Oct. 13.
The wife of a police sergeant who died after a boating incident in April on Georgia's Lake Allatoona filed a civil lawsuit against the suspects and the boat's owner, asking for more than $1 million for the loss of her husband and funeral expenses, according to papers filed Monday in Paulding County Superior Court.
An important part of the boat buying budget are taxes, and to help buyers understand what taxes apply, BoatU.S. developed a new online State Boating Tax and Registration Guide.
The Alliance for Safe Navigation said a recent survey of 7,570 recreational boaters revealed that 64 percent of respondents are not concerned enough about the accuracy of their navigational aids to seek out or make updates.
Debris from heavy winds and rain that swept across Martha's Vineyard Monday left at least 2,000 of the Massachusetts islanders without power, roads blocked, dinghies stranded and a charter schooner destroyed.
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