B.C. company awarded $595K in federal funding for boating safety app

A Kelowna company has been awarded $595,000 in federal funding for its marine safety mobile app. The Sailing Plan app is touted as a mobile sailing plan, one that can provide details about the watercraft, planned routes and the people who are on board. The app is in its development stages and should be ready sometime next year. Ralph Goodale, […]

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Sunseeker yacht founder who designed boats for James Bond dies aged 75

Sunseeker yacht founder who designed boats used in four James Bond films and even appeared alongside Daniel Craig in Quantum Of Solace dies aged 75 Robert Braithwaite founded his luxury yacht company in 1969 The business based in Poole, Dorset, became popular with the rich and famous The Superhawk 34 model was used in an epic scene in The World […]

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Royal Navy boat face down Spanish ship in British waters in Gibraltar

Sailors in tiny Royal Navy patrol boat face down massive Spanish warship which entered British waters around Gibraltar and refused to leave Royal Navy vessel in a standoff with a Spanish  boat that sailed into British waters HMS Sabre followed Spanish vessel OPV Infanta Cristina going passed Gibraltar  Witnesses reported the Spanish vessel was around a mile and a half […]

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Boat with ‘six migrants’ on board is picked up off the Kent Coast

Boat with ‘six migrants’ on board is picked up off the Kent Coast taking the number who have crossed the English Channel to more than 20 in two days Border Force picked up six migrants this morning and searched for second boat  Second vessel not found but today’s arrival brings this year’s total to 29 people  Three boats hit the […]

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Duck Boat Captain Indicted In Sinking That Killed 17 People

The captain of a Missouri tourist boat that sank and killed 17 people has officially been charged for the disaster, RadarOnline.com can confirm. Kenneth Scott McKee is facing 17 counts of misconduct, negligence or inattention to duty by a ship’s officer resulting in death. The July accident occurred when the popular tourist attraction – nicknamed a “duck boat” for its […]

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Colorado River boat collision leaves 13 injured, 2 missing, authorities say

A boat collision near Moabi Regional Park on Saturday evening resulted in 13 injuries and two missing people, authorities said.  (San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Office) Two recreational boats collided Saturday in the Colorado River along the California-Arizona border, leaving 13 people injured and two missing, authorities said.   Around 8 p.m., San Bernardino County Fire personnel responded to Moabi Regional […]

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Fishing boat captain rescues four asylum seekers from Iran

Fishing boat captain rescues four asylum seekers from Iran when their inflatable dinghy gets into trouble off Dover Captain of a charter fishing boat has told how he rescued four asylum seekers  It was when their inflatable dinghy got into trouble off the coast of Dover Matt Coker, 37, said he spotted the small boat near the Goodwin Sands in Kent […]

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Tragic last picture of family that lost nine on the Missouri duck boat

Moments from tragedy: Family poses for a happy souvenir snap at Ride The Ducks in Missouri, before NINE of them died drowned on the stormy lake in ‘hurricane-force’ winds Photo taken moments before family of 11 board doomed boat has been released Nine members of the Coleman family were killed when their duck boat capsized  The family are seen beaming […]

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At least 19 dead as migrant boat sinks off northern Cyprus

At least 19 migrants dead and 30 more injured as boat carrying 160 sinks off northern Cyprus Search operation underway off the north of Cyprus after migrant boat capsized At least 19 dead and 30 are still missing while more than 100 have been rescued Reports in Turkey suggest the refugees were Syrians seeking to go to Europe At least 19 […]

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