Marine investigators have concluded that the sinking last fall of a Lake Mead yacht owned by Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton was an accident. The Oct. 18 sinking of the 65-foot aluminum luxury houseboat named Rendezvous was traced to the failure of two hoses to drain water from a rear storage compartment, Lake Mead National…more
Safety on the water is important to the marine industry, but accidents happen. Builders, dealers, boatyards and other marine businesses can learn from them.
Boating deaths in Louisiana were a record-low 13 last year, state wildlife officials say.
A fire at Horn Point Harbor Marina in Annapolis, Md., engulfed two boats Thursday morning.
Family and friends of a man who died in a boating accident while fishing will celebrate his life on Saturday with the third annual Remembering Scotty Craig Life Jacket Fundraiser & Bike Run.
Of an estimated 1,800 gallons of diesel fuel and oil that spilled from a towboat that sank last week in the Mississippi River off Le Claire, Iowa, at least 85 percent has been removed.
The man whose bride-to-be and best man were killed when the powerboat they were in crashed into a construction barge on the Hudson River last summer is among the latest to sue the joint venture building the new Tappan Zee Bridge, as well as the boat’s driver.
Wrestler-turned-actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will star in “Not Without Hope,” a film based on the best-selling memoir by Tampa, Fla., resident Nick Schuyler, the lone survivor of a 2009 accident that left three of his friends dead in the Gulf of Mexico, according to Variety.
An indictment says the pilot of a powerboat was drunk when he crashed into a construction barge in New York’s Hudson River in late July, killing a bride-to-be and her fiance’s best man. A grand jury indicted Jojo John, of Nyack, N.Y., on charges that include vehicular manslaughter and operating a vessel under the influence…more
Fire investigators are looking into reports of recent break-ins at a Boston area marina where five boats and a personal watercraft went up in flames early Sunday morning. “Boat fires are notoriously tough, you know, we save it at the waterline and that’s pretty much where we get it,” Lynn (Mass.) Fire Department Chief Arthur…more
Whoever stole a 20-foot boat Friday probably didn’t know it was intended to take wounded veterans on free fishing trips, but the fact that the theft happened so close to Veterans Day increased the blow. A 20-foot North River boat that was stolen from retired 7-Eleven executive Jeff Mason’s driveway in Washington state was to…more