Avid boaters are among the groups most likely to be upset by an oil spill with far-reaching ramifications, such as those caused by the sinking of the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon. An oil spill directly affects our ability to enjoy the sport. For all that, I can’t say I oppose deep-water drilling. After all, how would I cruise and fish without fuel? It’s a classic conundrum.
Here’s what the spill looks like from space.