- One of the U.S. Coast Guard’s treasures, Barque Eagle, pulled into Charleston, South Carolina for the 2009 Harbor Fest. Homported in New London, Connecticut, she is a seagoing classroom for Academy cadets and officer candidates. To find out her port call schedule, view photos, read a journal about life onboard, and other fun details about the tall ship, check out this link.
- Coast Guard rescued three but called off the search for the fourth passenger of a boat that struck the jetty at the mouth of the Merrimack River in New Hampshire on Wednesday evening. The coordinated search effort lasted nearly 24 hours (photos hear)
- High winds made it difficult to haul in parasailers near Coquina Beach on the Gulf Coast of Florida. Luckily, the father and son were not injured after spending nearly three hours airborne above the water.