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Strangers at Sea

Ryan Breymaier is hardly known outside the national sailing community. In the port cities Barcelona and Les Sables-d'Olonne, France, he is recognized as a skipper of some of the most challenging racing sailboats in the world.


Moes Marine Keeps Vintage, Modern Boats Afloat

Vintage floats and modern boats meet the water at Moes Marine Service Inc. in Vermilion, Ohio.

Restoring a Legend: Destrehan Students Help Rebuild WWII PT Boat

A piece of south Louisiana naval history is one step closer to reliving its glory days with the help of Destrehan High School students.

Solo Sailor Arrives in Plymouth Seven Months After Setting Off

A sailor who survived a hurricane, Arctic ice and a pack of hungry polar bears has arrived safely in Plymouth.

Getting to Know ... A Sailboat Builder

Penny McMillan's eyes light up these days when she talks about the days that she and her husband, Gordon McMillan, built their own sailboat. In fact, the sailboat that they build together turned out to be their home off the Gulf of Mexico near Mobile, Alabama, for eight years.

Sea Organisms From Shipwreck Could be Real Treasure to Researchers

The greatest treasure of all in the SS Central America shipwreck off the South Carolina coast might not be gold bars and coins worth millions of dollars.

Humminbird® Introduces New HELIX Fishfinder Family

EUFAULA, AL. (November 21, 2014) -- Continuing with the trend of offering anglers more features at a compelling value, Humminbird is proud to announce the launch of HELIX, a family of compact-format fishfinders that feature a best-in-class, widescreen color display and powerful, professional-grade features.

With Hand-Sewn Ships, Oman Revives a Glorious Maritime Past

These days, a visitor to the Persian Gulf sultanate of Oman is likely to be a pale European seeking some winter sun, or perhaps a diplomat seeking to broker a deal between longtime rivals such as, say, the U.S. and Iran. But Oman's reputation as a go-between is well-earned and stretches back centuries.

Friends May Have Found Boat From 1800s

SEASIDE, Ore. (KOIN 6) -- A piece of an old boat from as far back as the 1800s may have been found in Seaside by a couple of buddies armed with a metal detector.

Soccer Ball-Shaped Watercraft Makes U.S. Debut at Zoo Miami

MIAMI (CBSMiami) -- Have you ever said to yourself, "Hey, I like soccer and I like boating. Why isn't there a soccer ball-shaped watercraft?" Well, the strange desire to hybridize a ball and boating has materialized and it's finally stateside.

Row, Row, Row Your Boat Gently Down the Ice?

After being stuck in snow and ice for nearly two weeks, a boat has finally been rescued. Aime Katcheconias left his boat at the docks in front of Q104, which quickly froze. Fortunately, his friend, Innes Sandy is the ice rescue expert.

Boating in Paradise: Prepare Pets For a Boat Excursion

Boating with dogs and cats aboard your boat can be fun. But before you head out, your pet should receive some initial preparation if it's to be the first boat trip for your pet.

Sea Tow International Presents 2014 Sea Tow Awards For Franchise of the Year and Other Honors

West Palm Beach, Fla., November 19, 2014 -- Sea Tow Services International Inc., the nation's leading on-water assistance provider, announced the winners of three prestigious annual awards at the Sea Tow Awards Banquet on Nov. 18, 2014. The event capped the organization's 2014 Annual Meeting, which brought Sea Tow operators and team members from across the country to West Palm Beach, Fla., November 17-19 for three days of training, education and networking.

New Volvo Penta Next-Generation Marine Gasoline Engines

(CHESAPEAKE, Va.) -- Nov. 19, 2014 -- (Marine NewsWire) Volvo Penta today announced the introduction of the first two models of its next-generation sterndrive marine gasoline engines.

Familiar Faces Hard at Work to Resurrect the Historic Schooner 'Nathaniel Bowditch'

THOMASTON, Maine -- By mid-summer 2015, Noah and Jane Barnes hope to have the historic schooner Nathaniel Bowditch back in the water, plying Maine's Penobscot Bay with guests aboard once again.