Nick Athanassiadis

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Students Pulled From Sinking Boat

For festival's boat owners, wood is what dreams are made of

Fans of wooden boats often call crafting their handmade vessels a labor of love.<p>For Walter Hackman, 80, of Bakersfield, having his 55-foot, 40-ton Chinese junk built in a small shipyard in a rural town south of Shanghai set him on a journey to China to rebuild his life.<p>The vessel will be one of 53 …

Capsized boat in Chesapeake Bay was in prohibited area, Coast Guard says

A boat that hit something under water and dropped a group of fourth-graders into Chesapeake Bay had ventured into a prohibited area, a U.S. Coast Guard official said Thursday. The U.S. Navy warns of unexploded bombs in the vicinity.<p>Everyone on board was rescued after the 40-foot Chesapeake Bay …

Coast Guard rescues 6 from capsized boat near John Pennekamp

A beautiful Saturday on the water turned into a Coast Guard rescue Saturday morning when a capsized vessel sent six boaters into the sea.<p>Someone …

Neglected boat on lake disrupts family

Megan O'Brien gazes out into Flint Lake, and even before she speaks the grimace on her face speaks volumes.<p>"Look at it," O'Brien said as she pointed to a decrepit partially submerged river queen houseboat. "It looks like garbage."<p>The houseboat is docked at a pier with a rickety foundation comprised …

Craftsmanship on display at annual Wooden Boat Festival

Thousands of boating fans celebrated the craftsmanship and history of wooden vessels Saturday during the third annual Wooden Boat Festival at the Balboa Yacht Club in Corona del Mar.<p>Visitors admired more than 50 wooden power and sailboats crafted in various parts of the world.<p>The Wooden Boat …

Boating

Woman killed by shark 'bigger than boat' in Australia

A woman was fatally mauled by a huge shark - described by witnesses as larger than their boat - near the western Australian city of Perth on …

30 injured in Koh Samet boat collision

A tourist speed boat hit a vessel carrying concert equipment just a kilometre from Koh Samet, Rayong, early Sunday. (Photo by ศูนย์ข่าวอุบัติเหตุ …

Overloaded Sailboat & The Anti RV Treaty

“We can’t keep the RV here” Jason said to me as he flew through the door. “You have got to be...The post Overloaded Sailboat & The Anti RV Treaty …

Sailboats

Superyacht Sunday: $16.8 Million Columbus 40M Sport Hybrid Yacht

The new Columbus 40M Sport Hybrid yacht is our feature on this week’s Superyacht Sunday. Delivered just before the Monaco Yacht Show in September …

Cristiano Ronaldo parties on incredible luxury yacht in Ibiza ahead of Euro 2016

Cristiano Ronaldo certainly knows how to enjoy his downtime when he's on holiday.<p>The Real Madrid star was pictured last week sunning himself on board …

This 427-foot concept could become one of the world’s largest yachts

The sleek black-and-white boat sports giant glass windows and an eye-catching, curvaceous exterior. Multiple decks and lounges provide plenty of space to soak up the sunshine.<p>Comprising an entire deck, the massive owner's deck features a stateroom with skylights, a private cinema, an office with …

North Sails offer Autumn Savings for sails ordered before June 20

by Sail-World.com on 6 Jun 2016<p><b>The time buy a new North sail is now. Backed by factory incentives, your North Sails representative is offering Autumn</b> …

Clipper Race – How crews weather the storm can decide final positions

by The Clipper Race on 6 Jun 2016<p><b>Garmin is holding a narrow eight nautical mile lead over ClipperTelemed+ in the final 650 NMs of the race to New</b> …

XOD Wednesday Series at Royal Lymington Yacht Club - Race 6

by Roy Froud 6 Jun 2016 08:03 BST 1 June 2016<p>With the wind in the North, race officer Alastair Wilson set an excellent course that involved a running …

GTA police rescue several boaters from flipped vessels on Lake Ontario | The Star

Marine rescue crews across the Greater Toronto Area were busy saving boaters out on the water in Sunday’s rough weather — including the crews of four …

Dutch yacht cocaine smugglers sentenced

Raymond Aalders, 47, and skipper, Hendrik Brugmans, 69 were arrested after their yacht, Golem was intercepted by a Border Force cutter off the coast …

Multihull Solutions set to impress with new launch at Sydney Boat Show

by Multihull Solutions on 6 Jun 2016<p><b>Multihull Solutions is expecting strong interest when it hosts the New South Wales launch of one of the world’s</b> …

Sailing

Hit The Waves! The Black Swan Superyacht by Timur Bozca

Look, its 2016, the future is here, and you’re fleet of rides is in need of an update. Well this Summer why not step things up with something like …

Canados Unveils 90-Foot Gladiator

Canados Yachts in Italy has introduced the 90-foot Gladiator, a model that will replace the 90 Open in the builder’s line. The first 90 Gladiator is …