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An 'Ocean' is born

Updated: May 17, 2008, 12:21 PM ET
By Sam Eifling | ESPNOutdoors.com

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — With a swing of a bottle of bubbly against its bow, Melissa Fischer on Friday night rechristened an old crabbing vessel she and her husband, Chris, will lead around the world.

"Calm seas, big fish," she said, needing a couple of swings with the sturdy green bottle to smash it before a crowd of family, crew and well-wishers.

The 126-foot Arctic Eagle is now the Ocean, and on Tuesday it will head to Panama, then Tahiti — then wherever the Fischers and ...

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