The Cruising Club of America celebrated its outstanding sailors of 2013 during the annual awards dinner at the New York Yacht Club in Manhattan.
Despite a pool of more than $75 million in federal appropriations for fisheries disaster relief from Hurricane Sandy and other storm damage, New Jersey, at $1.5 million, has received a pittance compared with other regions, according to state legislators and anglers associations.
Scottish sailor Andrew Halcrow's second attempt to circumnavigate the globe single-handed was thwarted by a storm that damaged his 32-foot boat near Cape Horn.
In a time when Congress has a hard time passing laws that everyone agrees on, it seemed unlikely in late 2013 that a reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act would include changes that would allow the law to approach the management of recreational fishing in a way that was different from commercial fishing.
Two Swedish boaters rescued at sea Saturday arrive Monday in Wilmington, Del., after being rescued from their sailboat Saturday approximately 100 miles southwest of Bermuda.
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