The Southern Yacht Club is the country's second-oldest yacht club. Founded in 1849 in Pass Christian, Miss., the club relocated in 1878 to the shores of Lake Pontchartrain in New Orleans. The clubhouse has been rebuilt five times since making the move. The most recent reconstruction was the most challenging and emotional transition the club has ever faced in its long, storied history.
Marine journalist and Cuba expert Peter Swanson will speak June 11 at CubaCon 2010, a Cuban art and culture conference in Provincetown, Mass.
Latitude 41° Restaurant at Mystic Seaport opened Tuesday. Owned by Mystic Seaport and operated by the Mystic-based company Coastal Gourmet Inc., Latitude 41° will offer guests new American cuisine.
In a groundbreaking decision that some say will usher in a new era of clean energy, U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced Wednesday he was approving the nation's first offshore wind farm, the controversial Cape Wind project off Cape Cod.
A massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has officials along the coast of Louisiana and Florida watching the situation closely.
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