Tag Archives: Atlantic Ocean

Missing Boys’ Boat Found, Restarting Tragic Family Saga

A 19-foot boat, which has been missing since last July, has been recovered in the Atlantic, restarting the saga of two families’ tragedy involving their two missing sons, lawyers, lawsuits, and suggestions of abduction and foul play. On Friday, July … Continue reading

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The Glory and the Danger of Open Water — Thoughts on Two Missing Teens

On Friday, two 14 year old boys went missing in the Atlantic off Jupiter, FL. Their 19′ boat was found capsized on Sunday night. The Coast Guard, and now the Navy, is continuing the search for the teens, Austin Stephanos … Continue reading

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Ex-Miami Dolphin Rob Konrad Swims 9 Miles to Shore

Last Wednesday, Rob Konrad went fishing alone in his 36 foot Grady White boat. He left Deerfield Beach, FL and headed about nine miles out in the Atlantic Ocean. At about 1PM, with the boat trolling at about 5 knots … Continue reading

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Scout TransAtlantic – Autonomous Robotic Boat Battling the Atlantic Ocean

Scout is on its way to Spain! It is a twelve foot long autonomous robotic boat designed to cross the Atlantic Ocean, relying only on pre-programmed commands and information that it can collect about its environment through sensors. Built by a … Continue reading

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Body Found in Mysterious Debris Field in Atlantic Off St John’s River

The US Coast Guard has identified Guillermo Gonzales Losada, 49, as the man found dead in a debris field of parts of a boat, ten life jackets, flares and an oily sheen in the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday, off the coast of Florida, about … Continue reading

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Legendary Cable Layer, Chamarel (ex CS Vercors), On Fire & Abandoned Off Namibia’s Skeleton Coast

France Telecom-Orange announced today that an unexplained fire had broken out on Thursday on the cable laying ship, the Chamarel, in the Atlantic Ocean off Namibia’s Skeleton Coast in the Atlantic Ocean.   The crew of 56 abandoned ship after attempts at firefighting … Continue reading

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NYC rower tries for third time to cross Atlantic

We can only wish him the best of luck. The third time may be the charm. NYC rower tries for third time to cross Atlantic There is something about the sea that has caused Victor Mooney to lose all reason. … Continue reading

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