Golden Globe Race Skippers Rescued After Violent Storm
Two Golden Globe Race Entrants are Rolled and Dismasted in Powerful Southern Ocean Storm – one Endures Life-Threatening Injuries as the Other Hurries to his Aide Anyone who has followed globe racing – whether it be the Volvo Ocean Race, Vendee Globe or another, knows the unrelenting power…
Two Marine Emergency Kits That May Save Your Life
From the Summer 2018 issue of Bluewater Yacht Sales’ OnBoard Magazine: The low light of Spring Break ’91 was Dad and I being airlifted from our boat trip to the hospital. Our injuries weren’t life-threatening, but serious. It took quite a concert of first responders to get us…
Nothing is Sacred for South Florida Water Management District
Once again ruling against interests in the Caloosahatchee estuary, community leaders, citizens and state gubernatorial candidates all seem to agree that the SFWMD board needs a dramatic personnel overhaul.
Seawall Damage Still an Issue 1 Year after Irma
Throughout Lee County, especially in Cape Coral and North Fort Myers, hundreds of seawalls were damaged by Hurricane Irma. Due to the complexities and cost of seawall repair, many are still left collapsed or compromised.
Resolve & Determination for SFL Water Quality
I recently helped visiting cyanobacteria expert, Dr. James Metcalf, take water samples in Southwest Florida. For him it was about science and helping people. For me, it was a highly emotional tour through the waters that have shaped my worldview.
Boaters Must Unite for Florida Water Quality
Algae-infested passages across Florida’s Okeechobee Waterway have left boaters seeing green. A forum was held this week in Cape Coral to help educate boaters and property owners on the causes, risks and solutions for this toxic situation.