A look at a disturbing occurrence that’s not as unusual as you might think: Mariners being stranded on ships, going months without pay from their employers, thousands of miles from home.
After the USCG rescues two vessels in distress in one weekend, we take a look at how often the Coast Guard goes out to help, nationwide. The statistics are impressive.
A look at the severe penalties the USCG slaps on people who operate charter boats without the proper licensing, and what you need to be legal. Captains need what’s referred to as a “six-pack” license. And no, it has nothing to do with beer.
An update on the Golden Globe: a solo intentionally low-tech, round the world ocean race designed for smaller yachts.
What can happen when a ship sinks a channel used by other vessels?
A USCG rescue of jet skiers off the Oregon coast brings up the issue of what kind of craft are best to take into cold coastal waters.