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  • New in cruises: Snow rooms, better Wi-Fi and other wows

    New in cruises: Snow rooms, better Wi-Fi and other wows
    Snow rooms, better Wi-Fi and a continued emphasis on specialty food and drink are some of the trends for cruising in the next year or two. Here are some details. The 'wow' factor The industry that put skating rinks and waterslides on ships keeps...
  • Themed cruises, from Star Wars to Smithsonian

    Themed cruises, from Star Wars to Smithsonian
    You love cruising, but your mate does not even want to test the waters? Tempt him with a themed cruise on a subject he's especially interested in. These themed sailings add value to a cruise as they typically feature speakers, special activities and...
  • Bill Would Set Higher Age Limit For Boaters Towing People

    Bill Would Set Higher Age Limit For Boaters Towing People
    HARTFORD — The parents of a Greenwich teenager who was killed last summer while tubing behind a power boat on Long Island Sound pleaded with legislators Friday to create new boating safety age limits and educational requirements. "We need to...
  • Kieron Quinn

    Kieron Quinn
    Kieron F. Quinn, a retired attorney who had practiced admiralty and environmental law and took on class-action cases, died of complications from cancer Feb. 13 at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Riderwood resident was 73. Born in Lowell, Mass.,...
  • Asia-bound cargo ship held in Alaska harbor cleared to leave

    A cargo ship that has been detained in an Alaska harbor amid an environmental crimes investigation has been cleared to leave port. Assistant U.S. Attorney Kevin Feldis tells The Associated Press that the German operator and owner of the 600-foot Lindavia...
  • 1975 sinking of Carib Star

     
    An engine room explosion causes the 147-foot Catalina excursion vessel Carib Star to begin sinking at its dock in San Pedro....
  • Drop in Hampton Roads oyster harvest on the horizon

    Drop in Hampton Roads oyster harvest on the horizon
    Virginia has enjoyed huge oyster harvests for the past two seasons, taking in 504,000 bushels last year and 409,000 the year before that. The season now winding down looks healthy, too. But don't get used to it. The Chesapeake Bay and its...
  • Bahama Mama cruise-ferry sails off on maiden trip

    Bahama Mama cruise-ferry sails off on maiden trip
    Here's a new way to get to the Bahamas — eating, drinking and gambling along the way. The Bahama Mama, a 1,000-passenger cruise ferry, began sailing Thursday from Fort Lauderdale to Freeport. It replaced Bahamas Express' smaller Pinar del Rio...
  • Cruise Critic users like two Disney ships, Pacific Princess best

    Cruise Critic users like two Disney ships, Pacific Princess best
    What ships do cruise passengers like most? Disney Cruise Line received 12 awards in the 2015 Cruisers' Choice Awards from the website Cruise Critic. Disney Dream won for best overall cruises for large ships, and the Disney Wonder won for mid-size ships....
  • Hard unveils GoHard tour featuring Zeds Dead, A$AP Ferg, RL Grime, more

    Hard unveils GoHard tour featuring Zeds Dead, A$AP Ferg, RL Grime, more
    The Hard Events empire has taken another step toward EDM dominance with the announcement of a new multi-act tour called GoHard. The five-date event, to take place in the spring, will feature DJ-producers and rappers including Zeds Dead, Dillon Francis, A$...
  • Newport won't ban jetpacks in harbor, but there will be limits under latest plan

    Newport won't ban jetpacks in harbor, but there will be limits under latest plan
    Water-propelled jetpack businesses would be regulated instead of banned in Newport Harbor under a plan advanced by the Newport Beach City Council on Tuesday. Council members directed staff during a study session to craft an ordinance that would allow...