DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Like a scene from the classic TV show "Gilligan's Island, a 32-foot boat ran aground on the hard wet sands of the World's Most Famous Beach. Except that this is no desrted island and there was nobody with the boat.
At least not when the vessel ran aground at 10:45 a.m. on this Saturday morning, authorities said. A search was underway for th boat's owner or any of its occupants. The cabin cruiser was stuck in the sand north of the Silver Beach approach.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Vehicular traffic was a problem along the driving zones at the World's Most Famous Beach in Daytona on this Sunday as in too many cars, beach safety officials said.
"We were at capacity in most core areas of the beach, had to close International Speedway beach ramp intermittently throughout the day due to capacity," Senior Capt. Tamra Marris of Volusia County Beach Safety Ocean Rescue told Headline Surfer in an email alert. "Our major issues today were parking/double parking."
PONCE INLET, Fla. -- Enjoy some close encounters with endangered sea turtles and other marine life during the 15th annual Turtle Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at the Marine Science Center, 100 Lighthouse Drive.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- One of Volusia County's two beach cams for online viewers is working.
The "Daytona Beach" beach cam at the Dunlawton approach in Daytona Beach Shores shows shows a blackened blackened screen with a brief message that reads: "We are havoing problems with playback. We apologize for the inconvenience."
The cam has been inoperable since last weekend. The audio is fine, but the video feed is off. The other county beach cam on the Flagler Avenue Beach ramp is working fine.
Attendance light along World's Most Famous Beach in Daytona & in NSB, though sharks plentiful Sunday near South Jetty where 3 surfers bitten
Plus there was the rescue of a man in a boat that was overwhelmed by choppy waters and a teen swimmer injured when he was caught by surprise by a strong wave that slammed him head first into the bottom.