From ethanol concerns to multicolored lobsters to Hurricane Sandy, it was a busy and often bizarre year for boating and water-related news in the Northeast. Here’s a look at 25 posts that piqued your interest in 2012.
1: Fire Destroys Cape Cod Boatyard Building
2: New Boat Flies Through Water
3: Boat Lost off Nantucket Found off Spain
Photos courtesy Maritime Rescue Coordination Center Madrid, Spain.
4: Drunk Boaters Spark Barnstable Rescue
5: Illegal Docks Pile Up in Rhode Island
6: Sailboat Causes Runway Shutdown at Logan Airport
7: Record Set in Newport-Bermuda Race
8: Year of the Weird Lobsters
Photo courtesy Bobby Stoddard.
9: Study Shows Sea Level Rising Faster on East Coast
The marshes of Plum Island Estuary. Photo/USGS
10: Boston Harbor Tall Ships Festival Video
11: Woman Tries to Steal Fishing Boat on Nantucket
12: EPA Gives Green Light to Higher Ethanol Use
13: 3 Dead, 24 Rescued After July 4 Capsize
14: Man Dies After Jumping off Maine Buoy
15: Girl’s Leg Severed by Propeller
16: Man Bitten by Shark on Cape Cod
Great White, photo, Wikimediia Commons.
17: Drunk Boater had 16 Kids on 22-Foot Boat
18: Couple Drowns While Trying to Save Dog
19: Adrift Boaters Rescued on Elizabeth Islands
20: Northeast Sea Surface Temps Highest Recorded
21: Laser Pointer Halts Coast Guard Flight
22: Man Loses Hand in Waterskiing Accident
23: Tall Ship Bounty Sinks in Hurricane Sandy
Photo courtesy tallshipbounty.org
24: Over 65,000 Boats Damaged in Hurricane
25: Feds Could Lease Ocean Waters off Nantucket, MV
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