Tag: Boats and Boating

Nine of Her Family Members on a Missouri Duck Boat Died. Somehow, She Survived.

They immediately gravitated to the pool at the hotel because the children loved water, Ms. Coleman said. “I caught myself sneaking off to get in the hot tub, and here come those little bodies, coming in there with me,” Ms. Coleman said. “They’re like, ‘Oh this feels so good, this feels so good.’ I said, […]

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Eight Dead After Tourist Boat Capsizes on Missouri Lake

At least eight people were killed Thursday night when a tourist boat capsized in a southern Missouri lake as powerful thunderstorms passed through the Midwest, the authorities said. The amphibious boat, or duck boat, overturned in Table Rock Lake near Branson, Mo., around 7 p.m. as winds exceeded 60 m.p.h. Sheriff Doug Rader of Stone […]

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Lava Bomb Hits Tourist Boat in Hawaii, Injuring 23

A basketball-size chunk of molten rock, known as a lava bomb, crashed into a tourist boat off Hawaii’s coast this week, injuring 23 people who were there to watch lava flow off the Big Island, officials said. The Coast Guard has opened an investigation into whether the boat was in a restricted zone when the […]

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Tourist Boats Capsize Off Thai Resort Island, Leaving at Least 33 Dead

HONG KONG — Two boats carrying tourists off the coast of Thailand capsized in 16-foot waves near the resort island of Phuket, killing at least 33 people and leaving dozens missing, officials said Friday. One of the boats, the double-decker cruise ship Phoenix PC Diving, was carrying 105 passengers — including 93 tourists, all from […]

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Blind and Graying, Dragon Boat Rowers ‘Challenge the Impossible’

Advertisement The Darkness Fighters are the only team in Hong Kong’s annual Dragon Festival composed of blind rowers. July 5, 2018 ImageMembers of the Darkness Fighters, Hong Kong’s only dragon boat team composed of visually impaired paddlers and their sighted coaches, train.CreditAngie Chan/The New York Times HONG KONG — A blur of boldly patterned jerseys […]

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