Everett Pearson was a fiberglass boatbuilding pioneer who co-founded Pearson Yachts and helped to launch the J/Boats sailboat brand.
Boat-trailer decouplings that lead to deaths and criminal prosecution are so rare that the Boat Trailer Manufacturers Association doesn’t even have statistics about them, says Darren Envall, the group’s assistant executive director.
If mussels foul your boat or dock on a regular basis, you might think the mollusk is the enemy.
For a vessel with such a big history, the lightship Ambrose looks surprisingly small. Perhaps it’s because South Street Seaport Museum has the 135-footer tied up across from the 325-foot iron-hulled Wavertree.
For a vessel with such a big history, the lightship Ambrose looks surprisingly small.
In early January, on his way out of the Oval Office, President Obama denied a half-dozen permits to companies that wanted to search for oil and gas deposits beneath the Atlantic. Environmentalists celebrated the move. Titans of the energy industry fumed.
A retrial is expected on manslaughter charges in the case of Cheeki Rafiki, a Beneteau First 40.7 that capsized in 2014 more than 620 miles off Cape Cod, Massachusetts, killing four British sailors. The boat was en route to England after competing in Antigua Sailing Week.
On an otherwise typical day in August 2015, John Waldman looked around the waters near his home off Hempstead Harbor, on Long Island’s north shore. Usually when he gazed out, he saw the blue shimmer of Long Island Sound. On that day, however, he saw the unmistakable silver glint of menhaden, a fish known locally as bunker.