The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Fisheries Service announced an interim rule that will prohibit commercial and recreational fishing for red snapper in federal waters off North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and the Atlantic coast of Florida.
A 56-year-old German-born Swiss man was forced to abandon his 52-foot yacht, on which he was attempting a double circumnavigation of the globe, after he crashed into what he thought was a whale.
An Australian man is in intensive care with facial stings after diving off a yacht and face-first into a venomous irukandji jellyfish.
A Coast Guard crew hoisted two people to safety from a disabled sailboat off Cape Lookout, N.C. The Coast Guard received a distress signal from the sailboat Croc about 5 p.m. Wednesday that the boat was about 100 nautical miles offshore and was taking on water, according to the Coast Guard.
Wealthy families pay too much to insure yachts, paintings and the risk of being taken hostage because they aren't using their purchasing power to negotiate better deals, according to brokers.
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