Loved ones of the victims of several boating accidents joined Nassau, New York, District Attorney Kathleen Rice to call for stronger boating safety laws in New York and across the nation.
The Costa Concordia refloating was completed Tuesday afternoon. Works are in progress to complete the last operations to prepare the Concordia for the departure and for the mooring in Genoa Voltri Port.
Jerry and Greg Miarecki pulled a hat trick in the 106th Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac, raced on Lake Michigan during the last few days. The father-and-son team have won their third consecutive Race to Mackinac on board Providence. This year, they won the Chicago-Mackinac Trophy Division with a corrected time of 41:35:28.
An independent review of the search for Niña, lost more than a year ago on the Tasman Sea with its seven crewmembers, found that the New Zealand rescue authority did all it should have done — and more — to try to find the 84-foot schooner.
A boat fire in Massachusetts’ Nantucket Harbor sent thick black smoke billowing into the air Saturday afternoon.
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