Soundings editors continue to roam the 59th annual edition of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Here are some new boats they found on day two. READ MORE
The 59thannual edition of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show has begun. Here are just some of the new products Soundingseditors have found so far.
A Greek coalition is trying to save the caique, a traditional, wooden Greek fishing boat, which is rapidly disappearing because of a 1996 European Union effort to prevent overfishing. READ MORE.
Last week’s government announcement that gasoline blended with up to 15 percent ethanol (E15) will be sold year-round was met with resistance from a number of marine industry groups. READ MORE
Hurricane Michael wreaked havoc on land, but also at sea, as evidenced by satellite imagery.
A sailboat made a short “flight” back to the water as it was recovered after Hurricane Florence.
A Swiss company debuted the world’s first ocean-going solar super yacht design at the Cannes Yachting Festival. The vessel will use solar power as its principal propulsion source and an innovative hull design to minimize wave action and seasickness. READ MORE
Upper Chesapeake Bay boaters are for the second time this year playing dodge ball with trees, logs, tires and other debris sent downstream from the 90-year-old Conowingo Dam.
Scientists have been trying to figure out why California’s great white sharks take a month every year to travel to an empty spot in the Pacific Ocean that’s halfway toHawaii. A recent research expedition revealed that there might be a lot on the menu there for the sharks to eat. READ MORE
Though Hurricane Florence did not come ashore at predicted Category 4 strength, the storm cast a wide swath of flooding and destruction in North Carolina.
If Hurricane Florence damaged your vessel, be sure to read these tips before you even touch your boat.
When hurricanes approach, boat owners immediately think about the security of their vessels, but what about the EPIRBs they keep onboard? READ MORE
Early reports from the Carolinas indicate that Hurricane Florence is already having a “freaky” effect on tidal conditions. READ MORE.
In this Ask Mario video, Mario Vittone answers Len Thibodeaux's question: Does Mario prefer EPIRBs or Satellite Tracking Devices?
A tour boat navigating around a coastal lava flow in Hawaii this week was struck by a large chunk of lava, injuring 23 people. The basketball-size rock punctured the boat’s roof and covered its deck with volcanic debris
A fleet of nine windjammers got underway from Islesboro, Maine, on July 6 for the 42ndinstallment of the Great Schooner Race, one of the largest gatherings of traditional schooners in the United States. Soundings enjoyed racing action aboard the 95-foot Schooner Heritage, which took first place overall.
Made from at least 80,000 images tied together into 1.5 terabytes of video footage, this 30-day time-lapse follows the journey of a containership from the Red Sea to Hong Kong, China. Watch from the bridge as the ship steams through storms, glides beneath a star-filled sky and ties up at ports along the way.
Crab cakes, crab imperial and crab dip are just a few of the blue crab specialties you’ll find at seafood restaurants and on home menus around the Chesapeake Bay region. Those tasty dishes may be challenging to find this year — or cost you more money — because of a shortage of immigrant workers.
Launched on April 28 this year, Russia’s 474-foot long Akademik Lomonosovis the world’s first floating nuclear power plant. Capable of producing 70 megawatts of power, the ship is currently making its way across the Arctic Ocean to Eastern Russia.
The Coast Guard on Monday deployed the Francis Scott Key memorial buoy in the Patapsco River off Baltimore, Maryland. The red-white-and-blue buoy marks the approximate position where Key wrote “Defence of Fort McHenry,” while imprisoned aboard a British ship. Key’s poem would go on to become the national anthem of the United States.