| Jan 17, 2012
| 11:41 PM
From the familiar waters of the San Francisco Bay, to the waters off the coast of Italy, they are all reproduced in stunning electronic realism by a simulator at the California Maritime Academy. And on this virtual tide up-and-coming sailors are trained...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 3:58 PM
Mike Stoll and Addie King are safely back home now with their dogs but they say they know they are lucky to be alive. They were having appetizers in the dining room of the Costa Concordia Friday night when the ship suddenly slammed into a reef ripping a...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 9:57 AM
FORT GRATIOT, Mich. (AP) — Efforts to evacuate the cruise ship Costa Concordia after it hit rocks and began listing were disorganized, according to a Michigan couple that recently returned home from their trip aboard the ship.
Steve and Kathy...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 2:50 PM
There's an uneasy truce between some divers and boaters at Claytor Lake in Pulaski County.
Divers there are mad because they say some boaters don't pay enough attention to the buoys or the divers underneath them.
It's flippers first for Rob Fields. He's...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 12:04 PM
Robert Tomkies raced yachts in his native New Zealand, with a reputation respectable enough to be hired to work for a fellow named Ted Turner. But as Tomkies' dreams grew, so did his family, until he figured that he had to do something else to take care...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 7:30 AM
There is little doubt in my mind that the O'Malley administration is behind this latest proposal to raise fees on the citizens of Maryland ("Bill would drastically raise state boat registration fee," Feb. 17). I guess everyone forgot about Gov.Martin O'...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 5:16 PM
A state proposal to raise boat registration fees for the first time in nearly three decades has dismayed many boat owners.
A bill filed Thursday morning in Annapolis would replace the flat $24 boat registration fee paid every two years with fees...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 3:36 PM
John B. "Jack" Owens, who had been a principal in the family-owned Owens Yacht Co., the legendary Annapolis boat builder, and later established a real estate firm, died Saturday of heart failure at his Naples, Fla., home.
He was 96.
Mr. Owens was born...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 3:12 PM
There's nothing like thinking about a summer of sailing in the middle of January.
Strictly Sail Chicago, the midwest's largest convention dedicated to the sailboat, has returned to Navy Pier's Festival Hall. From now until Sunday, guests will have a...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 9:04 AM
Tom Gettings has helped save land and water, build trails and expose thousands upon thousands of area residents to the wonders of nature in the Lehigh Valley. He is an accomplished photographer, a devoted family man and friend whose can-do attitude is...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 12:25 PM
John Martino was not pleased when he saw where organizers of this year's New York Boat Show had stuck his booth inside the cavernous Javits Center earlier this month. He was in a distant corner, far enough from the main flow of foot traffic that he...