Boating News of the Day

An all-women team competes at Rouen, a checklist of important safety gear, and some thoughts about naming storms round out the news of the day.

First All-Women Team Set to Race the 24 Hours of Rouen

Three woman boat racers, including Tammy Wolf of Canada, plan to make history in France this weekend, becoming the first all-woman team to compete in the 24 Hours of Rouen race. The team will run a boat powered with a Mercury Optimax 200XS SST. Look for our "On Board With" Interview with Tammy Wolf in our July issue.

Important Boating Safety Gear

It's National Safe Boating Week, and the Take Me Fishing organization is promoting must-have safery gear for your boat. Got PFDs?


Should Every Storm Be Named?

The first "named" storm of the season has rolled up the East Coast with plenty of rain but not much else. Was it even worthy of being a named storm? The Weather Channel weighs in on the topic.