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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