- First up: The MV Explorer (a.k.a. "Little Red Ship") Sinks in Antarctic Waters.
Passengers enjoying a 19-day Antarctic Cruise aboard the MV Explorer had the vacation of a lifetime cut short last Friday when the well-known ship struck a submerged iceberg in the Bransfield Strait.
All onboard managed to escape completely safe and uninjured, while the 38-year-old Explorer sank about 15 hours later.
Reports say that a calm in Antarctic seas and the swift response of the passing Norwegian ship were instrumental in saving all aboard the famous liner.
Next up: The Kitano Kite Sailing Yacht Has Caught a Hearty Breeze of Interest...
UK-based Kitano Kite Sailing Company has recently designed a prototype for a yacht able to be brought to planing speed by a kite.
Another appealing aspect of the the prototype, originally designed by Stefani Krucke, is its environmentally friendly application.
Finally today: Public Service Annoucements from TheBoaters.com
TheBoaters hit some exciting milestones over the holiday weekend.
TheBoaters.TV passed the 100,000 views mark on YouTube and over 250,000 views on other Internet video channels and on iTunes.