- Undeterred by rescues, novelist ready to set sail again Updated: May-01-16 10:03 am
PORTLAND, Maine - A novelist who was twice rescued from storm-battered sailboats hopes his next adventure lacks in such drama.
- Top skippers ready for Transat from England to Brooklyn Updated: Apr-29-16 5:04 pm
Several top ocean racers are ready for the Transat, the world's oldest solo trans-Atlantic race from Plymouth, England, to New York.
- Changes planned 1 year after Alabama sailboat race tragedy Updated: Apr-18-16 9:51 am
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Organizers of a major Gulf Coast sailboat race are making changes to improve safety a year after the regatta ended in chaos and death when a powerful storm struck Alabama's Mobile Bay while dozens of boats were on the water.
- Carnival sued over Cuba ban on nationals sailing to island Updated: Apr-13-16 5:27 pm
MIAMI - Carnival Corp. is being sued in Miami federal court over its adherence to Cuba's policy that prevents Cuban nationals from arriving or departing the island by sea.
- McNay, Hughes earn spot on Olympic sailing team in 470 class Updated: Apr-12-16 8:18 pm
PALMA DE MALLORCA, Spain - Stu McNay of Providence, Rhode Island, and Dave Hughes of Miami have earned a berth on the U.S. Olympic sailing team in the 470 class.
- Haeger, Provancha named to US Olympic sailing team in 470 Updated: Apr-10-16 6:32 pm
PALMA DE MALLORCA, Spain - - Annie Haeger of East Troy, Wisconsin, and Briana Provancha of San Diego have been named to the U.S. Olympic sailing team in the 470 class.
- Brazilian police probe whether water utility treats sewage Updated: Apr-07-16 5:16 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - Police investigators took samples at some of Rio de Janeiro's largest sewage treatment plants on Thursday to determine whether the facilities are actually treating sewage.