A Fort Lauderdale yacht brokerage was found liable for $1.7 million in damages after a Rhode Island man filed suit claiming the 66-foot yacht he bought in 2007 was "unseaworthy."
A publicist for Californian teen sailor Abby Sunderland reports the 16-year-old has safely arrived in Cape Town, South Africa, to make repairs to her vessel before heading back out to sea to finish her solo circumnavigation.
The designers at Mercedes-Benz will be styling other products in the future, including yachts, the company says.
This week marks the launch of Shark Advocates International, a new, non-profit initiative dedicated to shark conservation.
The annual blessing of the boats is normally a joyous start to the spring fishing season in Louisiana's St. Bernard Parish. But this year's affair had more the air of a wake.
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