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A giant whale nearly destroyed a small yacht in the Gulf of California when it crashed on top of it Saturday in Sinaloa, Mexico. Two of the four passengers on board suffered non-life threatening injuries, including rib and leg fractures. The accident took place in a region which is a popular destination for whale watchers at this time of the year
Something remarkable has happened over the past few years off the coast near Brigantine: A sandbar, or shoal, has emerged into what wildlife officials are calling a 100-acre island complete with lagoon that already is “one of the most critically important areas for birds” in New Jersey.
While most people struggle to get their dog into a bath, a champion surfer has convinced a team of daring pooches to hit the water on a paddle board.
The California Coastal Conservancy authorized a grant in the amount of $260,000 to repair the Pacifica pier at its May 5 meeting.
Climb aboard a modest skiff in Tampa Bay to cast for a fish shrouded in controversy and confusion.
It’s been almost a year since Gov. Henry McMaster put his signature on S. 40, legislation that gave the South Carolina Department of Transportation the authority to decide where visitors to four Lowcountry beaches can park on state roads. And how much, if anything, they’ll have to pay.
Summer 2022 would be a lot more fun without these pesky old beach rules! Read More: 5 Old Beach Rules New Jersey Should Get Rid of For Summer 2022
It took a special sort of pluckiness to attempt a surf in Victoria in the winters of the late 1960s. With water temperatures hovering around 12 degrees and wetsuits yet to make their mark, local surfers took to wearing football jumpers in a bid to prevent hypothermia while capitalising on Bells Beach’s bitter offshore winds and notorious winter swell.
The Second Appellate Court of Appeal this week denied an emergency petition seeking a writ to prohibit California State Parks from installing additional fencing and vegetation for dust control at the Oceano Dunes Vehicle Recreation Park.
New dust mitigation measures at the Oceano Dunes can continue to be installed after an appeal on a San Luis Obispo Superior Court ruling was denied on Tuesday.
Rhode Island beachgoers and waterfront landowners have a long history of battling it out over shoreline access boundaries.
WELLS, Maine — A judge has whittled down a wide-ranging lawsuit against intertidal beach property owners to a single question.
Kahalu‘u Beach Park will be closed from May 16-21 due to anticipated coral spawning events, according to the county Department of Parks and Recreation.
The Watercolor Community Association has filed a lawsuit that could result in a stranglehold being placed on the public's ability to get to the beach via Walton County's popular Van Ness Butler Regional Beach Access.
Seven months after Hurricane Ida slammed Grand Isle with 150-mph winds and devastating storm surge, the sun rose again over open beaches on the island for the first time this week.
COCOA BEACH — Standing paw-tiently on her padded surfboard, and staring into a sea of spectators while awaiting her second wave, Lily likely didn’t notice a couple of curious sharks who had invaded the shoreline on Easter Sunday.
The California Coastal Commission’s vote April 8 to close Point La Jolla and most of Boomer Beach to the public for six months each year has drawn polarized responses, much like the discussions that led to it.
Durban - While some were hoping and praying for the recent heavy rains bucketing over KwaZulu-Natal to stop, a group of fearless surfers were biting their nails in anticipation, waiting for a chance to go out and ride the huge swells that hit the Durban beachfront this week.
PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Supreme Court has taken a major step toward deciding whether a controversial marina expansion should go forth on Block Island, bringing an end to a case that began nearly two decades ago.
Let’s pause a moment to study an iconic photograph from 1966 of John Peck, Miki Dora and Denny Aaberg striding into the Rincon surf. All three are surfing legends, with the scheming and charismatic Dora still perhaps the most influential surfer of all time.
Set sail from Sausalito for an ecology-themed tour of the Marin Headlands, all the way out to Point Bonita Lighthouse
California designated surfing as its state sport in 2018. More than just a tourism draw, the designation meant the Golden State would have to take on greater responsibility in caring for and preserving its coastline.
Suburban members of the General Assembly have apparently succeeded again in derailing efforts to force Connecticut beach-side towns to make it easier for out-of-towners to enjoy the sand and sun along Long Island Sound.
DeFUNIAK SPRINGS — In two separate rulings, one on a motion and the other following a court hearing, Walton County Judge David Green declined to rule on the constitutionality of Florida's existing customary use doctrine.