Man lost at sea 66 days rescued
5 months ago
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Man lost at sea 66 days rescued

The Coast Guard says it is conducting a medevac of a man found on a disabled sailboat after going missing two months ago.
UPDATE: Coast Guard rescues five from sailboat off Bald Head Island
2 years ago
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UPDATE: Coast Guard rescues five from sailboat off Bald Head Island

The Coast Guard successfully rescued five people Friday from a disabled sailboat about 30 miles southeast of Bald Head Island.
OIB man talks about record-setting sailing trip
2 years ago
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OIB man talks about record-setting sailing trip

Tonight in Ocean Isle Beach, native son Reid Stowe will share the story of his record-setting voyage that took him around the world in a sailboat he built by hand. Stowe says over the course of 1,152 days he went through a series of trials and tribulations that changed his life.
Carolina Yacht Club hosts the Atlantic Coast Championship Regatta
2 years ago
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Carolina Yacht Club hosts the Atlantic Coast Championship Regatta

Fifty-five sailing crews from up and down the east coast traveled to Wrightsville Beach to compete in the Atlantic Coast Championship. Carolina Yacht Club hosted the event which featured the Lighting class of sailboats.
ONLY ON 3: Wilmington sailor charts new course
3 years ago
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ONLY ON 3: Wilmington sailor charts new course

As everyone prepares to sit down with family and friends for Thanksgiving, one man says he's thankful to be alive this year. We first introduced you to Greg Frucci last year, a Wilmington sailor who has defied nature and even death. He risked everything to sail alone hundreds of miles across the Atlantic at the start of hurricane season.
ONLY ON 3: Frucci returns home from Bermuda; says he’s ready for his next adventure
4 years ago
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ONLY ON 3: Frucci returns home from Bermuda; says he’s ready for his next adventure

After nearly a month alone at sea, Greg Frucci returned home to Wilmington Thursday night. Although he is happy to be reunited with family and friends, he says he's already ready to go back out on the water.
FIRST ON 3: Frucci calling it quits; Coming home Thursday
4 years ago
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FIRST ON 3: Frucci calling it quits; Coming home Thursday

Captain Greg Frucci has decided to throw in the towel and come home. The sailor had hoped to sail from Wrightsville Beach to Portugal, but hit heavy storms on the way which damaged his boat and scared him to death.
ONLY ON 3: Solo sail to Portugal anything but smooth
4 years ago
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ONLY ON 3: Solo sail to Portugal anything but smooth

A dream journey across the ocean has become something of a nightmare for a Wilmington man. Greg Frucci arrived safely in Bermuda after battling a dangerous storm, and in more trouble than he originally thought, which leaves his journey to Portugal in doubt.
ONLY ON 3: Wilmington man sailing solo across Atlantic thought he would die
4 years ago
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ONLY ON 3: Wilmington man sailing solo across Atlantic thought he would die

As you saw ONLY ON 3 last week, a Wilmington man set sail Thursday morning for a journey that would take him across the Atlantic to Portugal. Greg Frucci's first stop is Bermuda. He has yet to hit the island and has already faced two strong storms.
ONLY ON 3: Wilmington man begins month-long sail across Atlantic
4 years ago
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ONLY ON 3: Wilmington man begins month-long sail across Atlantic

A Wilmington man set sail this morning on an adventure across the Atlantic. Greg Frucci, 50, says so many things have inspired him to go on this journey, and that it's just something he knows he needs to do.