Environmentalists, Fishing Industry Clash Over Marine Preserve
Environmental groups are calling on President Barack Obama to use his executive powers to establish a 6,180-square-mile New England Coral Canyons and Seamounts national monument.
Coast Guard, Shell Oil Co. Respond To Spill Off Louisiana (VIDEO)
In-water recovery vessels are searching for oil that can be safely recovered via skimming. Five such vessels have been mobilized, and they have recovered more than 51,000 gallons of an oily-water mixture.
Sinking Historic Yacht Has Fuel Drained In Washington Marina
The Northwind, a 130-foot yacht built in the 1930s and thought to have hosted Winston Churchill, Jackie Kennedy and Princess Elizabeth, was found to be listing and taking on water April 14.
Blue Future: Boyan Slat's Clean Ocean Project (VIDEO)
Late in 2014, Dutchman Boyan Slat completed what was said to be the largest crowd-funded campaign in history, generating over two million dollars in 100 days for his non-profit startup, The Ocean Cleanup.
Florida Marine Flea Market Runs Through The Weekend
The gates opened at 9 a.m. as the 26-acre parking lot of the casino at U.S. Route 1 and Pembroke Road once again became a nautical swap shop.
AustinBlu Foundation Rises From Teenage Boating Tragedy
The two boys, Austin Stephanos (pictured above right) and Perry Cohen (left), were avid fishermen who spent as much time as possible on the water.
Highlights From Last Week's BoatUS National Advisory Council Meeting
A panel of 11 national boating leaders who serve as a sounding board for BoatUS gathered last week with senior leadership from the boater organization to discuss key issues.
Seven Seas Cruising Association Obtains New FCC License To Benefit Cruisers
When Glenn Tuttle was asked to join the Board of Directors at the SSCA, he thought to himself, “how could I combine my passions, cruising and radio communications, and serve the SSCA?”
Get Your Best Cruising Photos Printed In The Pages Of PassageMaker
Calling all photo-boaters! This year’s November/December issue features the debut of a new section in the front of the magazine, VIEWFINDER, and we need your help.
Massachusetts Company Awarded Florida ICW Dredging Contract
Expect yacht captains to breathe more easily with three or four additional feet of water under their keels as they make their way up the Intracoastal Waterway to the Bahia Mar and Las Olas marinas.
Google And Baykeeper Team Up To Map California Sealevels
With the help of Google, Torqueedo electric power, solar panels, and a specially designed multihull boat, the Baykeeper project is hard at work photographing some 500 miles of coastline around the San Francisco Bay area.
NASA Charts The World's Waste In The Oceans (VIDEO)
An estimated 70 percent of the trash sinks, and much of it is tiny bits of non-biodegradable plastic floating out of sight just below the surface creating what NASA calls the 'Garbage Islands.'