The captain of the charter fishing boat Vendetta in Point Loma, Calif., near San Diego changed his itinerary after coming upon a man stranded at sea whose skiff had capsized.
Safety on the water is important to the marine industry, but accidents happen. Builders, dealers, boatyards and other marine businesses can learn from them.
Federal investigators had their first chance Tuesday to delve into the wreckage of a devastating fire last week at sportboat builder Northwest Marine in Ferndale, Wash.
Jojo John, who pleaded guilty in June to two counts of vehicular manslaughter in a fatal July 2013 boat crash on the Hudson River, was sentenced Tuesday to two years in prison.
Authorities were trying to determine the cause of a fire that started on a dry-docked boat Thursday at Bartlett Lake in Arizona.
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.
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.