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Waterway and Maritime Transportation

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  • Boaters rescued from rushing river during annual antler hunt

    Rangers and law enforcement officers carried out a daring moonlight rescue after a boat full of people capsized in a rushing river and two other boats were swept downstream during a popular antler-hunting event in Wyoming. A crowd of people was trying to...
  • Orlando native Sonya Baumstein will try to row solo across Pacific Ocean

    Orlando native Sonya Baumstein will try to row solo across Pacific Ocean
    Half her lifetime ago, Sonya Baumstein approached a table at Winter Park High School, intrigued by a sport she knew little about. It was her freshman year, and the people at that table were trying to convince her to try rowing. "They told me it was...
  • Some 1,400 migrants saved by Italy, France in sea off Libya

    Ships from Italy and France rescued more than 1,400 migrants on Saturday after smugglers' boats ran into trouble in the Mediterranean Sea near Libya. Italian officials said 1,200 migrants were being taken to Italian ports after several different rescue...
  • Young Delaware students track their boat across Atlantic

    It was a chilly, rainy day in Ireland on Tuesday when Sean Creaven and his dog, Daisy, found a little white boat washed up on the shores of Strandhill Beach in County Sligo. The sail had been damaged, but the 4-foot wooden craft was otherwise in good...
  • In Chicago, Lusitania disaster became a local story

     In Chicago, Lusitania disaster became a local story
    William Campbell, an unemployed carpenter, sailed for his native England on May 1, 1915, work being scarce in Chicago because a strike had halted building construction. A shipmate was Henry Harrison, a fellow Chicagoan rushing to the Isle of Man, a...
  • Coast Guard in Buffalo hosting Armed Forces Week festivities

    A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter and ice-breaking cutter that patrol the Great Lakes will be in Buffalo to help kick off the 55th annual Western New York Armed Forces Week. The U.S. Coast Guard station on the Lake Erie waterfront in Buffalo is hosting the...
  • Discover the wildlife at Otter Point Creek

    Discover the wildlife at Otter Point Creek
    Every year, Otter Point Creek lures thousands of families — perhaps to glimpse a rare, long-billed king rail, kayak past turtles soaking up sun, or get goosebumps during a Haunted Hike. Teeming with wildlife, the lush forests and marshlands are...
  • Crucero nudista zarpará de Port Everglades

    Crucero nudista zarpará de Port Everglades
    Es un viaje donde no hay que afanarse mucho por hacer las maletas… Pero eso sí, el bloqueador solar será esencial, aunque la ropa no. Se trata de un crucero que zarpará de Port Everglades en noviembre, por siete noches por el Caribe, con al menos...
  • Newport rowing team hopes to cruise to regional youth title

    Having played a variety of sports throughout her childhood, 16-year-old Kendall Fearnley considers herself an avid sportswoman. However, the sophomore at Edison High School in Huntington Beach said she hadn't grown attached to any one sport. That...
  • From the Boathouse: Boating season is upon us

    Ahoy! The Newport Sea Base has declared that the figurative ice on the bay in front of the base has been broken and it's time for opening day, which is the tradition of yacht clubs on the East Coast. Since we boat year-round and our harbor does not ice...
  • British Virgin Islands pier expanded for more cruise ships

    A tourism project that included an expanded cruise ship pier has been completed in the British Virgin Islands and is expected to draw tens of thousands of additional visitors per year to the Caribbean territory, officials said Wednesday. The BVI has...