Boating and paddling fatalities on the rise in Northeast

BOSTON — Along with sunny skies, the waning days of summer have brought an increase in recreational boating and paddling fatalities in the Northeast.

Coast Guard urges safety while swimming, sailing

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard stresses that all boaters and beachgoers exercise caution and be mindful of safety issues and hazards at all times while in the water.