A strong wind carried the scent of smoke across the docks at the Rhode Island Yacht Club in Cranston late Saturday night as boaters slept during the first warm weekend of the boating season.
Safety on the water is important to the marine industry, but accidents happen. Builders, dealers, boatyards and other marine businesses can learn from them.
Safe boating is an ongoing priority for the marine industry, and that includes stressing the importance of training and education to help boaters avoid accidents.
Seven people died, including three children, when a boat carrying dozens of Christian worshippers celebrating Easter sank today off eastern Indonesia.
In a scenario that echoes the deadly Costa Concordia shipwreck, the captain of a ferry that sank off the coast of South Korea on Wednesday is facing a criminal investigation and is suspected of being one of the first people to abandon the doomed vessel.
The captain of the cruise ship Concordia tried to orchestrate a cover-up in which the company would blame the shipwreck on a power failure, a court in Italy has heard.
Safety and recovery teams were continuing their effort today to clean up an oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico off the Texas coast with the planned deployment of four skimming vessels as another 20 vessels stood ready to help, according to the Coast Guard.
A fast-moving fire Friday at a marina in northeast Washington destroyed seven boats and damaged at least eight others.
A Georgia man was found guilty of homicide by vessel in the death of R&B singer Usher’s stepson.
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
Boating deaths in Louisiana were a record-low 13 last year, state wildlife officials say.