Twenty-six firefighters from the Newport (R.I.) Fire Department are receiving two days of special training today and Wednesday on fighting fires aboard yachts and ships, and in marinas and yacht yards.
Safety on the water is important to the marine industry, but accidents happen. Builders, dealers, boatyards and other marine businesses can learn from them.
Police arrested a Florida man in connection with a March 18 boat crash that killed two people and injured 10 others, saying he was drinking when the accident occurred.
A tearful Florida mother thanked rescuers for saving her toddler, who survived a boat capsize in an unlikely air pocket beneath the boat and with her life jacket still in place.
Jerry Greer, the son of country singer Craig Morgan, was found dead on Monday after a boating accident on Kentucky Lake in Tennessee.
The Sea Tow Foundation said it launched a new emergency beacon rental program, allowing boaters across the nation access to personal locator beacons and emergency position indicating radio beacons for rent.
A June 11 lightning strike sparked a fire that caused extensive damage to the offices of Tallahassee, Fla.-based BoatTrack — but like the software it develops, the company uses cloud-based technology and immediately resumed normal business operations.
New Jersey state troopers and TowBoatUS pulled 11 people and a dog from the Point Pleasant Canal on Sunday after their 21-foot boat capsized.
Eight boats and a dock burned last weekend on Keystone Lake in Oklahoma.
A San Francisco Fire Department rescue boat flipped over in the Pacific Ocean on Saturday during a training exercise, sending seven firefighters into the chilly waters before all were rescued.
A grounded cargo ship split in two and is leaking fuel oil a little more than two weeks after becoming stranded along the coast in northern Taiwan.