| Apr 6, 2011
Abby Sunderland is sitting barefoot aboard her brother's boat in Marina del Rey on a recent morning, her blond hair fluttering in the light breeze. The only physical evidence of the five months she traveled by herself at sea before her sailboat rolled...
| May 10, 2011
Kids were everywhere -- splashing in the ship's pools, touring the Coliseum and Pompeii, posing for family photos before that "special" dinner.
Cruising the Mediterranean on the Disney Magic (www.disneycruise.com), there were at least 1,000 kids onboard,...
| Oct 14, 2011
The J-22 World Championship is underway on the New Orleans lakefront. Sailing teams from around the world are battling to win the contest that is hosted by the Southern Yacht Club and sponsored by the All State Sugar Bowl.
The event is a great reminder...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 2:55 PM
A media mogul, a surfboard industry pioneer, a coach of disabled athletes and the first man to sail solo around the world are among the inaugural inductees to the National Sailing Hall of Fame, a Maryland institution working to build a permanent home on...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 10:59 PM
Farrah Hall spends most of her life traveling around the world, windsurfing. The pictures and other images she posts on her Facebook page from places like Australia and the south of France seem pretty glamorous, but the reality for the 30-year-old Hall is...
| Oct 21, 2011
John Nigro of Fort Lauderdale-based Show Management is director of land, booth display exhibits and operations manager for the Fort Lauderdale International Boat show, a role he's held for the past decade.
The show runs from Oct. 27 to Oct 31 and...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 8:51 AM
When Disney's newest cruise ship, the Fantasy, sails into New York Harbor on Tuesday, it will bear a strong resemblance to the Dream, its twin that debuted more than a year ago.
Although the two vessels share a common blueprint, the Fantasy has fresh...
| Sep 22, 2009
| 4:33 PM
Zac Sunderland, 17, sailed around the world alone on a voyage that was not grandly sponsored and ended up burying his parents in debt. Now it's Abby Sunderland's turn to test her mettle against the world's oceans, but a different......
| Oct 5, 2009
| 4:33 PM
Should Jessica Watson be allowed to go? Does the 16-year-old Australian possess the sailing skills to negotiate her 34-foot boat around the world on a nonstop journey -- by herself? Is the girl strong enough, mentally and physically, to deal......
| Oct 9, 2009
| 4:34 PM
Jessica Watson's sojourn around the world, in a 34-foot pink sailboat, will begin as early as next week from Sydney, Australia. "She???s a really cute little boat and I???m so proud of her, but she???s really tough as well,??? the......
| Oct 19, 2009
| 4:34 PM
One girl has already departed on her solo-sailing journey around the world while another girl waits, hoping she, too, is able to go. Australia's Jessica Watson, 16, left Sydney on Sunday aboard a 34-foot pink sailboat named Ella's Pink Lady.......