Author: Casey Conley

More Florida anchorages in jeopardy

The Seven Seas Cruising Association (SSCA) has urged its members to mobilize against any new limits on overnight anchoring ahead of the upcoming legislative session in Florida.

Missing sailor reappears

Renowned British yachtsman Robin Davie has arrived safely in England after a roundabout voyage from Les Sables d’Olonne, France, to Falmouth that caused him to arrive four days later than expected.

Maine buoy bell mystery

The Coast Guard is still looking for help solving an unusual crime: Thieves are stealing signaling bells from navigational buoys off the Maine coast.

National Sailing Hall of Fame inducts six new members

John Biddle was a strong sailor in his own right, but these days he’s best known for his groundbreaking films capturing the America’s Cup and other prominent sailing events — often while on board the vessels themselves.

Gap year afloat

Most recent high school graduates head to college or the workplace. Kai O’Connor went to sea.

Volvo Ocean Racers gather data on plastic pollution

Team Turn the Tide on Plastic finished last in the 2017-2018 Volvo Ocean Race, but its crew collected key scientific data during the grueling contest that provides a first-ever look at the scope of the ocean plastic pollution problem.

Sailor rescued after striking UFO

In early May, the Coast Guard rescued a solo sailor whose vessel flooded after hitting an unknown object in open water some 60 miles east of Charleston, S.C.