A University of Florida study says recreational fishermen who normally fish in the Gulf of Mexico lost as much as $585 million from lost opportunities in 2010, the year of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, and could be entitled to compensation.
Safety on the water is important to the marine industry, but accidents happen. Builders, dealers, boatyards and other marine businesses can learn from them.
Outerlimits Powerboats founder Mike Fiore died Tuesday evening after a powerboating crash at the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout on Saturday. He was 44.
A 13-year-old Louisiana girl was killed in an electric-shock accident Sunday afternoon on Lake Bruin that authorities believe occurred when a boat lift malfunctioned.
A 78-foot Feadship that partially sunk in Alabama is reportedly a 1953 vessel that has had several famous owners.
A high-speed boat crash at the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout boat-racing event left two men in serious need of medical attention on Saturday.
A 75-year-old man was killed Wednesday when a boat exploded at a Long Island marina.
Fire heavily damaged a boat docked Wednesday in the harbor at Monterey, Calif., threatening others nearby and providing a water show for people who were visiting the city for Monterey Car Week.
Children as young as 12 can operate boats legally in Connecticut unsupervised as long as they complete an 8-hour boating safety course and pass a multiple choice test — something one state lawmaker wants to re-examine in the wake of a boating accident that left one teenager dead and another injured.
Authorities said an outing on New York’s Baldwin Bay turned deadly Sunday evening when a passenger who was in the water was struck by the boat’s propeller as an intoxicated operator started the engine.
The 16-year-old operator of a powerboat involved in a fatal accident Wednesday afternoon on Long Island Sound was licensed by the state of Connecticut and many in the state are calling for stricter regulations.