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The World’s 7 Coolest Floating Hotels

From retired ocean liners and rock-themed submarines, to tricked-out houseboats and huts tied to inner tubes, here are seven of the world’s coolest.

03/19/2014

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Duck Hunters’ Boat Capsizes In Long Island

Four duck hunters were treated for hypothermia Thursday, after their boat capsized on Long Island.

11/28/2013

The 56-foot boat ran aground near The Pier Shops at Caesars shortly after 11 p.m. Sunday. (credit: U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Cynthia Oldham)

Fishing Boat Lands On Atlantic City Beach After Captain Reportedly Falls Asleep

The 56-foot Jessica Heather hit the shore shortly near The Pier Shops at Caesars, and was found around 2 a.m., the Coast Guard said.

08/19/2013

Ninive Petrocelli (credit: Image via CBS 2)

Police: L.I. Boater’s Death Appears To Be An Accident

Ninive Petrocelli was a talented and intelligent artist and businesswoman, but officials said she was not wearing a life jacket on her boat this past weekend when she went overboard and lost her life.

08/12/2013

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Woman’s Body Pulled From Water Off L.I. After She Vanished From Boat

A woman reported missing early Sunday was found dead in the waters off Long Island several hours later, and police were investigating the circumstances of her death.

08/11/2013

Lindsey Stewart (credit: CBS 2)

Funeral Held For Bride-To-Be Killed In Hudson River Boat Crash

A service for Lindsey Stewart of Piermont was held Thursday at the church in Pearl River where she would have been married Aug. 10.

08/01/2013

The boat police say was involved in a deadly crash on the Hudson River near the Tappan Zee Bridge. (credit: CBS 2)

Victims’ Families: Hudson River Crash May Not Have Been Due To Operator

Cell phone video shot by one of the survivors of a boat crash on the Hudson River shows the last few seconds before it slammed into a barge, prosecutors said Wednesday.

07/31/2013

Gary Minnick, a 66-year-old from Long Island, will attempt to circumnavigate Long Island is solar-powered 29-foot boat. (Photo: CBS 2)

Man Sets Out To Circumnavigate Long Island In Solar-Powered Boat

Gary Minnick’s 29-foot hand-crafted hybrid started out as a sail boat. The flat canopy of solar panels generate 28,000 watts of electricity to quietly power an electric outboard motor, equivalent to a nine horsepower gasoline engine.

06/25/2013

East River Rescue

3 People Rescued After Boat Capsizes On East River

Three people were rescued Saturday morning after a boat overturned on the East River alongside Lower Manhattan.

06/22/2013

Neversink Reservoir (credit: NYC.gov)

Expanded Boating Season On NYC’s Upstate Reservoirs Deemed A ‘Success’

City environmental officials this summer began allowing small boats on the Neversink, Pepacton, Schoharie, and Cannonsville reservoirs as long as the boats were steam cleaned to protect the drinking water.

10/14/2012

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Rhode Island Woman Missing Following Boating Accident On Long Island Sound

Dangerous tide and current conditions have caused rescuers to suspend a search in the Long Island Sound waters near Fishers Island for a woman who disappeared when the boat she was aboard sank.

08/19/2012

Firefighter Keith Morris was killed after the boat he was piloting struck a break wall on July 22, 2012. (credit: Handout)

Police: Body Of Missing New Rochelle Firefighter Found After Boat Capsizes Off Stamford

Stamford police said the body of 30-year-old Keith Morris was discovered near the accident scene Monday afternoon.

07/23/2012

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FBI Pulls Sunken Vessel To Surface Off Oyster Bay

The boat was to be pulled out of the water later Wednesday night, but officials would not say when to avoid the media caravan and spectacle.

07/11/2012

FILE -- A US Coast Guard boat (Photo credit: MATT CAMPBELL/AFP/Getty Images)

CG: Missing L.I. Boater Found In Conn.

The Coast Guard had been looking for 36-year-old Todd Feilage of Greenport.

07/09/2012

Barnegat Inlet, usually packed with boats is empty (Photo/John Montone)

9 People Rescued As Small Boat Sinks In New Jersey Waters

Coast Guard crews have helped rescue four children and five adults who were aboard a recreational boat that was sinking in waters off southern New Jersey.

07/01/2012

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