Jean-Jacques Savin, 71, says he has sailed across the Atlantic four times. Now, he is attempting to cross in a barrel using only ocean currents for propulsion.
A boom intended to collect plastic in the Pacific Ocean is not working as intended, but the designer says they are not giving up.
Susie Goodall, the youngest participant in the 2018 Golden Globe Race, was rescued in the South Pacific by a cargo ship after her boat was dismasted and taking on water.
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?