The Maryland Natural Resources Police says the preliminary cause of death July 25 of a PWC rider was electrocution. The incident occurred a half-mile south of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge during last Sunday's severe thunderstorm.
Sailors for the Sea, an ocean conservation non-profit focused on the sailing and boating community, joined with US Sailing Regatta Network to encourage a more sustainable approach to running major regatta events.
The Coast Guard fined a Gloucester, Mass., man who was not in distress for shooting flares July 4. Coast Guard Station Gloucester fined the man $180 when he admitted to wrongfully setting off the flares.
TowBoatU.S. this week took the 44-foot Sea Ray that the "Barefoot Bandit" allegedly stole in tow and was bound for Port Everglades, Fla., the company said in a statement.
Canadian archeologists found a ship abandoned more than 150 years ago in the quest for the fabled Northwest Passage that was lost in the search for the doomed expedition of Sir John Franklin, the head of the team said Wednesday.
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