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Lone Survivor of Capsized Boat Expresses Guilt

Commercial fisherman Phillip Sanchez has expressed gratitude tinged with guilt, after becoming the lone survivor of a boating accident that killed four of his friends off the coast of Northern California Saturday. A sneaker wave capsized the 32-foot boat Sanchez …

Hawaii Kayaker Attempts Trip To California, Rescued By Coast Guard

A 57-year-old man who attempted to kayak from California to Hawaii was rescued in Santa Barbara, 11 days after he started his journey. According to reports, the man had all the things he needed to complete his journey including electronic …

Turks and Caicos Capsizing Leaves 18 Dead

On Christmas Day, a 28-foot boat transporting Haitian migrants capsized roughly 100 meters from Providenciales, an island located within the Turks and Caicos Islands. The ship was in the process of being escorted to shore by the Royal Turks and …

Mathews Bridge Accident Could Have Been Catastrophic

The Mathews Bridge in Jacksonville, FL was shut down on Thursday afternoon after being hit by a US Navy transport ship that was being towed by tugboats. Will Watts with the Florida Department of Transportation called the collision a “very …

Yacht Explosion: Coast Guard Claims It Was All a Hoax

Yacht Explosion: According to the Coast Guard, the whole story was nothing more than a very expensive hoax. Last night, an emergency call came across the line that claimed a boat had exploded off the New Jersey coast, forcing all …