Sailing yacht builder Morris Yachts held a send-off celebration Wednesday in Bass Harbor, Maine, for its Shearwater Hull 1, which is off to the Coast Guard Academy for use as a training vessel.
Maine's oldest marine museum will open Friday for its 75th year with new exhibits ranging from contemporary art to historic artifacts. Penobscot Marine Museum will host a free reception at 5:30 p.m. on opening day to give visitors a taste of this year's exhibits and a chance to meet some of the exhibiting artists and the museum's new executive director.
The Atlantic basin is expected to see an above-normal hurricane season this year, according to the seasonal outlook issued by NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service.
A recent trans-Atlantic voyage by the Coast Guard cutter Eagle offered its crew of cadets a harrowing moment when the 295-foot vessel encountered up to 15-foot seas and wind gusts to 45 knots.
North Carolina archeologists are attempting to retrieve an anchor this week from the wreckage of the notorious pirate ship Queen Anne's Revenge.
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