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  • Row, row (or motor) your boat to the Newport Beach parade

    Row, row (or motor) your boat to the Newport Beach parade
    It's been described as Newport Beach's Christmas card to the world. The Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade, a five-day event running Wednesday through Dec. 21, will draw thousands to bridges, boats and docks for a glimpse of holiday-themed vessels...
  • Last known survivor of 1915 Eastland disaster dies

    Last known survivor of 1915 Eastland disaster dies
    Marion Eichholz was only 3 in 1915 when her dad took her in his arms and jumped into the Chicago River to escape a sinking ship, according to her recollection published online. That ship, the Eastland, claimed 844 lives on July 24, 1915, the deadliest...
  • From the Boathouse: Lay off the wine on the water

    Ahoy! Holiday boat parades are happening in numerous harbors up and down the coast this weekend, and I have a few helpful tips for decorating your boat and cruising in a parade. I have been a professional captain for decades, and I have skippered in...
  • Bahamas Express plans larger ferry at Port Everglades

     Bahamas Express plans larger ferry at Port Everglades
    A larger ship soon could operate out of Port Everglades for day trips to Freeport and Nassau in the Bahamas. The Bahamas Express service expects to replace its 463-passenger Pinar del Rio catamaran with the 1,000-passenger Alhucemas. The fast-ferry...
  • Insignia passengers return to Miami after fire cancels cruise

    Insignia passengers return to Miami after fire cancels cruise
    The remaining crew member hospitalized after a fatal engine fire aboard an Oceania Cruises ship this week was released Friday, a spokesman for the Miami-based cruise line said. Three people died Thursday after a blaze broke out aboard the 684-...
  • No more drunken sailors: Canadian Navy bans drinking at sea

    No more drunken sailors: Canadian Navy bans drinking at sea
    The Royal Canadian Navy on Friday imposed an almost total ban on sailors drinking at sea, after a warship had to be recalled from an international exercise because inebriated crew members got into trouble. Sailors had hitherto been allowed to drink off...
  • Fishing report

    Fishing report
    LAKE OKEECHOBEE Look for some big post-spawn bass to be biting adjacent to bedding areas in the wake of the full moon. Flipping has been the best bet given the cooler temperatures, but swimbaits worked around holes in the grass has also been productive....
  • Weekend preview: Ho, ho, ho, Flo, Flo, Flo

    Weekend preview: Ho, ho, ho, Flo, Flo, Flo
    The eclectic boogaloo of the holiday season finds its rhythm this weekend, in events big and small, red and white, wet and dry. The evolution of Flagler Village into a hub of residential activity continues on Friday with the downtown Fort Lauderdale...
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: Dubrovnik, Croatia

    Cruise Port Spotlight: Dubrovnik, Croatia
    Often referred to as “the pearl of the Adriatic,” Dubrovnik, Croatia is a popular stop on Eastern Mediterranean cruises. A fortified seaside town with impressive walls, and pretty as a picture with buildings with red tile roofs that shimmer in...
  • Oceania cruise ship fire kills 3; line's president now in St. Lucia

    Oceania cruise ship fire kills 3; line's president now in St. Lucia
    Updated Oceania Cruises statement, Dec. 11 at 9:30 p.m. "We are deeply saddened by the tragic events that occurred this morning on Insignia. We have extended our heartfelt condolences to the families of those involved and are offering them our full...
  • Cruise lines order more ships, reveal designs

    Cruise lines order more ships, reveal designs
    Celebrity Cruises plans to debut a new class of cruise ship and has ordered its first two vessels, according to its parent company, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. The cruise operator has signed a letter of intent for the new 2,900-passenger cruise ships...