Crowley Maritime Corp.’s 2015-2016 Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarships have helped to further educational opportunities for four students of Massachusetts Maritime Academy.
A fishing trip turned into a nightmare for a group of boaters off the coast of South Carolina after their boat capsized miles from shore.
An adventurous fur seal joined Russian fishermen for an eight-hour boat ride, refusing to swim away and insisting on an hours-long trip around the Far-Eastern Russian island of Sakhalin.
The Supermac Race, an extension of the Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac and a precursor to this Saturday’s start of the Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race, wound up with 31 entrants, and after four dropouts, 27 finishers. Among those finishers, it was the smaller boats that fared the best, just as they had in the “Chicago Mac” (which started July 11 on Lake Michigan).
They are the lasting workhorse of many a cruising or sailing vessel, the inboard diesel engine. Some say they have a reputation for being finicky while others swear by their never-ending reliability.
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