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In Indonesia, Interpol has seized a ship carrying 18 mils (30km) of illegal gillnets that had evaded capture in several other countries, including China.  This ship has been called “a risk to almost all marine life” by some, and according to Reuters, the STS-50 being run by a crew of […]

Russian Slave Fishing Ship with 18 Miles Of Illegal Gillnets Seized!


The men who filmed themselves dragging a shark behind a boat, Michael Wenzel, 25; Robert Lee Benac, 28; and Spencer Heintz, 23, were  charged with two criminal felony counts of aggravated animal cruelty and a misdemeanor, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). The men can be seen […]

Men Who Dragged Shark Behind Boat Charged And Could Face Prison Time



7/30/17 – During the Offshore Powerboat Association St. Clair River Classic event in Michigan, Keith Holmes’ 40-foot Cat Can Do Skater Powerboats catamaran and the Miss GEICO, a 44-foot Victory catamaran throttled by Scott Begovich and driven by Marc Granet, were involved in a racing crash.  Keith was the throttleman […]

Offshore Race Boat Owner and Throttleman Keith Holmes Passes Away In Race Crash


Sailing Yacht A in Ibiza
We haven’t heard much about Sailing Yacht A in awhile, but it looks like Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko is summering in the crystal waters of Formentera, a small island off Ibiza.  It has given us some of the best shots we’ve seen of the luxury of the yacht! Majestic #SuperYacht A in […]

Sailing Yacht A Arrives in Ibiza!



at anchor close to Liberty Island.William Farrington
Tourists are breathing a sigh of relief after Russian billionaire (no, not this one) Eugene Shvidler has finally left New York harbor and quit blocking the view to the Statue of Liberty. While this may sound like an episode of House of Cards, this has been the reality for tourists. […]

Russian Billionaire Finally Moves From Statue of Liberty


Sadly, while ESD deaths are more and more frequently making the news, it becomes clearer that many people are unaware of the dangers of Electric Shock Drownings (ESD) that can occur nears docks with AC power near them.  If you would rather watch then read, check out this video explaining […]

What is ESD, and How Can You Avoid This Silent Killer?