| Nov 29, 2009
A Biloxi museum is getting a sailboat that was left to Tulane University - along with nearly $390,000 - in exchange for a promise to preserve it for at least 99 years.
The Nydia, built about 1898 at the Johnson Shipyard, "represents the ultimate in boat-...
| Jan 24, 2010
Without too much effort, even a novice can snare a great fare on a one-way repositioning cruise.
Such cruises have become increasingly popular in recent times, especially among cruisers who enjoy time at sea rather than at many ports.
For the do-it-...
| Jun 23, 2009
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Boating connects like no other leisure activity and is a great getaway for spending quality time with family and friends without having to travel too far. In fact, 90 percent of Americans live within an hour of a body of water....
| May 6, 2009
The Coast Guard comes to the rescue of a disabled sailing vessel off the coast of Coos Bay, Oregon.
The sailing vessel "Kay II" reported it lost battery power and its sails had blown out in windy conditions and 10 foot waves.
Coast guard officials...
| May 21, 2009
The Outer Banks of North Carolina, one of the prime vacation spots on the East Coast, is an easy two-hour drive from Hampton Roads. Famous for its family-oriented entertainment, the area offers miles of beautiful white beaches, amusements and historical...
| May 21, 2009
BIKING, REGIONAL EVENTS
BikeWalk Virginia. Formerly known as Bicycling Education Association, it sponsors Bike Virginia in June. BikeWalk Virginia, sponsors the Tour de Chesapeake, held in Mathews, from May 15 to 17. Nonprofit group that promotes ease...
| Jun 12, 2009
On any hot Seattle day you'll find boaters out in force on our area lakes. But if you've never been on the water, here's your chance to spend some time on our water this summer... for free! (yes, free!)
The people who put on the Seattle Boat show are...
| Jun 17, 2009
When I heard Carnival Cruise Lines would begin sailing year-round from Baltimore, I was not excited. I was glad that it meant more jobs and a boost to Maryland's economy, but a Carnival cruise wasn't going to be part of my vacation plans.
| Jan 13, 2010
When you finally get to take time off this year, traveling to places that take you to another level physically and spiritually will leave you lest restless and more satisfied than vacations that are filled with scheduled tours, jam-packed spaces and noisy...
| Jan 14, 2010
Carolyn Fletcher's honeymoon started heading south the moment she and her husband landed in Cancun. No one was there to pick up the newlyweds.
It took an hour for her to convince a van service to deliver them to their hotel. But when they checked into...
| Dec 16, 2008
The economy may be sailing slowly these days, but that hasn't stopped South Florida's cruise lines, which are introducing a half-dozen new ships here this fall.
Do these new superliners really offer anything "new"? Sure, they all have the amenities...