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Navy Divers Prep for Mission to Raise Civil War Ironclad

Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, VA -- A team of Navy divers spent a week in mid-May preparing for an historic salvage of a Civil War ironclad scuttled more than 150 years ago.


Ice Cream Boat Launching on Casco Bay This Weekend

It's easy to carry along a six-pack or two of beer on ice when you're cruising Casco Bay on a hot summer day, but that other thing you're likely to crave as the sun beats down on your forehead -- ice cream -- well, that's not quite as easy to take along without making a gigantic mess.

Silver Queen: The Barry Island Rowing Boat in Dunkirk Evacuation

She was just a 40-foot rowing boat built in 1926 to carry passengers around Barry Island.

Building Model Boats From Scratch

Robert Tuttle doesn't even use a kit.

Explore This 1930s Boat-Turned-Art Gallery on the Hudson River

The last remaining steam-powered lighthouse tender in the country is currently berthed (and slowly being restored) at Pier 25 in Tribeca.

Selling J.F.K.'s Boat

After going up for auction on Monday, with a starting bid of a hundred thousand dollars, President John F. Kennedy's boat is still for sale.

See Pittsburgh Pirates' Pedro Alvarez Hit a Home Run That Lands in a Boat

Pedro Alvarez of the Pittsburgh Pirates hit a home run out of PNC Park and into a boat in the Allegheny River Tuesday night -- and the owners of the boat jokingly say they want the ball back.

Mercury Marine Announces Sterndrives Now Eligible for Repower Financing

FOND DU LAC, Wis. (May 20, 2015) -- Mercury Marine announced Wednesday that consumers with approved credit can now finance Mercury outboard, gas sterndrive and inboard engines on the Mercury Marine Repower Financing program. Special promotional outboard repower financing rates or rebates are also available just in time for the boating season.

Dolphins Take Fishing Trip on Huge Boat With Their Fans

The Miami Dolphins got their annual Fins Weekend underway on Friday with a golf tournament at Trump National Doral Golf Course, and on Saturday, they took some fans on a huge boat for a fishing tournament.

Restoring Wooden PT Boat Labor of Love for Architect Whose Grandfather Worked in New Orleans Factory That Built Them

Architect J. Clifford Grout III has spent hundreds of hours volunteering with others on a project that's dear to his heart: working on the restoration of a historic New Orleans-built wooden PT boat that helped win World War II.

Woman Attempts to Row Alone From Japan to San Francisco

"There's no sail; there's no motor."

Boy Named Safety Ambassador After Being Hit By Boat

DESTIN, Fla. -- Nearly a year after being hit by a boat while snorkeling in the Choctawhatchee Bay, Drew Barefield was named the official 2015 ambassador for Boating Safety Week in Destin.

‘Boat Rat’ Works to Preserve D-Day Tugboat

A piece of World War II history floating in Kewaunee's harbor will soon open for tours again this summer.

Is It a House or Boat? – See the Coolest Airbnb Ever

All aboard the coolest Airbnb ever! It's half house, half boat.

When Boat Building is About Something More -- In This Case, Middle School Math

For their first-ever boat trip, Destinee Rogers and Angel Scott, both 13, took a ride Friday on a wooden skiff that they and their classmates helped to build.