One Killed as Historic Norwegian Yacht Sinks During Race

One person is believed to have been killed when a historic Norwegian sailboat sank Thursday in the Baltic Sea off Sweden during a race. The Swedish Maritime Agency, Sjöfartsverket, reported that the 60-foot Wyvern radioed early Thursday that it was taking on water and in need of assistance with 10 people on board while sailing in "The Tall Ship's Race" near the island of … [Read more...]

2008 NYC Tugboat Race – Photo’s and Video

As we reported last week, this past weekend was the 16th Annual Great North River Tugboat Race & Competition organized by the Working Harbor Committee, and once again it failed to disappoint.  The competition went on without a hitch with a total of 29 participating.  Looks like it was a beautiful summer day on the Hudson seems like a good time was had all … [Read more...]

2008 NYC Tugboat Race

Image courtesy of NYCharities.org On Sunday, August 31 is the 16th Annual Great North River Tugboat Race & Competition held at Pier 84 on the Hudson River.  I know last year this event was a big hit and we look forward to it again this year.  Below is a description of the event from nyc.gov. Tugboats from all of the tug and towing companies in New York Harbor, as well … [Read more...]