Ida Lewis was known to have saved anywhere from 18 to 36 lives from the mid to late 1800's while working as a lighthouse keeper in Newport.
Sailing to Tonga, a couple encounters one of the last slices of South Pacific paradise
Sailing on the edge of a squall on Long Island Sound, a girl feels safe with her confident, expert sailor father
A new law in Maine suggests younger boaters ages 12-25 take mandatory boating education classes
Watch Hill, Rhode Island has been a popular waypoint for boaters in the Northeast since the 19th century.
Artist Keith Reynolds created this painting, Christmas Island, after visiting Christmas Cove near Boothbay, Maine, where he was inspired by what he saw he saw just off the peninsula.
Readers weigh in on their favorite places to tie up the boat and grab a bite to eat after a day on the water?
Lots of factors including family dynamics effect boat buying decisions. Soundings spoke to four families who recently bought a boat that they felt was the right one for them.
When Tracy Edwards got the idea to skipper her own boat in the 1989/90 Whitbread race, there were five female sailors competing for every 200 men.
What compels serious sailors to pour immense amounts of time, money and energy toward sailing the Newport Bermuda Race? It’s all about devotion.
Some of the toughest sportfish swim off the coast of New Jersey, making this state one of the most popular summer destinations for serious anglers.
A trip across the Gulf Stream offers an opportunity to test Beneteau’s brand-new Swift Trawler 48 and a chance to see a storied island
Center console boats in the 30- to 40-foot range are some of the most sought-after designs on the water today
The contents of a stepfather’s desk reveal a passion for big fish
If you like a quiet cruising destination with laid-back style, it’s worth popping over to Cuttyhunk and its little neighbor, Penikese Island
First Light Boatworks on Cape Cod helps keep the tradition of American wooden boatbuilding alive and thriving.
How big and fast can electric outboard motors get, and how far will they be able to go?
How Sir Francis Chichester won the first single-handed transatlantic race.
A retired boatbuilder comes up with a spiffy daysailer that balances elegance and performance with a tiny carbon footprint
Long Island's east end rarely fails to enchant boaters who want to be immersed in nature while exploring new cruising grounds
Baltimore’s Inner Harbor is a salty destination for boaters who appreciate a spectacular collection of historic ships
A new grant will help the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum continue to preserve the craft of wooden boat construction