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  • Palm Beach Boat Show has it all

    Palm Beach Boat Show has it all
    The Palm Beach International Boat Show has it all: A beautiful location along the Intracoastal Waterway in West Palm Beach, more than 700 boats on display in the water and on land, plenty of marine accessories ranging from artwork and anchors to engines...
  • Will Cold War spy ship anchor in Pennsylvania?

    Will Cold War spy ship anchor in Pennsylvania?
    PHILADELPHIA —John Lahm was a 25-year-old electrician helping to build a waterfront power plant in Chester when he saw the ship cruising north on the Delaware River. All around him, work stopped. Hundreds of men stood and stared at the strange-...
  • Letters: Quantum of the Seas? Like being trapped in a packed mall

    Letters: Quantum of the Seas? Like being trapped in a packed mall
    It was with great interest that I read Christopher Reynolds' story "Plugging In" [March 15] on the Quantum of the Seas. I was on that same sailing. I am by no means new to cruising or Royal Caribbean, and I have to say that this was the single worst...
  • Welcome back veterans from D.C. Honor Flight

    Thirty-five veterans including 13 from The Villages, five from Lady Lake, three from Ocala, and two each from Leesburg, Tavares, Fort McCoy, Oxford and Spring Hill, and one each from Clermont, Brooksville, Dunnellon and Inverness, are scheduled to leave...
  • Report: Asian cruise passengers are on the rise, and they're younger too

    Report: Asian cruise passengers are on the rise, and they're younger too
    There now are more cruise ships, more ports and more cruisers in Asia where passenger capacity has jumped about 20% since 2013, a new study says. And Asian cruise passengers tend to be younger too. That's the word from last week's Asia Cruise Trends...
  • Royal Caribbean, FIU unveil production studio for shipboard entertainers

    Royal Caribbean, FIU unveil production studio for shipboard entertainers
    The dancers, aerialists, singers and actors who entertain guests on some Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ships now have a new venue to hone their skills. On Friday, officials of the Miami-based cruise company and Florida International University unveiled a...
  • Coast Guard: Smoldering blaze on cargo ship towed to NYC

    The Coast Guard and firefighters have been working to extinguish a smoldering blaze on a cargo ship that had engine trouble after leaving New York. The Coast Guard says the Motor Vessel Grey Shark was towed to Staten Island Wednesday, about four days...
  • Man overboard from cruise ship off coast of Marathon

    Man overboard from cruise ship off coast of Marathon
    Rescuers continued to search Monday for a cruise ship passenger who went overboard near the Florida Keys, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. Royal Caribbean's Liberty of the Seas, headed to Port Everglades, was about 20 miles south of Marathon when...
  • Coast Guard rescues 2 fishermen from sinking boat

    Two fishermen whose boat began sinking near Block Island have been taken to safety by the Coast Guard. The Coast Guard says the men contacted Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, around noon Monday after they realized...
  • Toyo Ito's architecture beckons a critic to Asia

    Toyo Ito's architecture beckons a critic to Asia
    Jet lag can do strange things to a person. But it wasn't just a mixed-up body clock that had me awake at 3 a.m. during a trip to Japan a few years ago, madly scrolling through online ferry schedules and trying to plot a route by train, boat and taxi to...
  • Mexico gets serious about saving its tiny endangered porpoise

    SAN FELIPE, Mexico Mexico is taking drastic measures to stave off possible extinction of the world's tiniest porpoise, but the doomsday clock keeps ticking on the marine mammal known as the vaquita. If the lights go out on the vaquita, it would mark...