Residents and leaders in New Bedford, Mass., hope the return of the 19th century Charles W. Morgan whaleship will signify a rebound for the town.
The marine industry is a global enterprise. Builders, dealers, marinas, equipment manufacturers and other businesses are found worldwide, and there are major boat shows on all continents.
A South African couple intent on visiting New York City made the trip the hard way — rowing almost 6,700 miles over six months.
Consumer confidence climbed again in June and is at its highest level in more than six years.
The latest report on climate change, its causes and its potential effects paints a dire future for coastal properties.
A new Commerce Department report says the U.S. manufacturing sector has turned a corner, with outputs and exports surpassing pre-recession peaks and employment growing for the first time since 1998.
A father-and-son team from Aspen Power Catamarans will attempt to circumnavigate Vancouver Island non-stop, unrefueled in a production boat, starting Friday.
The International Monetary Fund reduced its growth forecast for the United States, saying the economy won’t reach full employment until 2017.
An audit revealed that the United States spent more than $3 million on eight patrol boats for police in landlocked Afghanistan.
Spindrift 2 arrived last week in Newport, R.I., after eight days at sea.
Employers added 217,000 jobs in May and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 6.3 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.