10 tons of fishing gear removed from ocean floor

The website for the University of California at Davis reports on a program to remove lost fishing nets, lobster traps, and other lost gear from the ocean … [Read more...]

Mercury Marine tests boats at the X-site

The X-site sounds like it might be a secret military base mentioned in hushed tones by conspiracy theorists, but The Miami Herald website reports the secret … [Read more...]

Watch movies on the water with a home theater on your boat

Turning your boat into a floating movie theater is cheaper than ever as the price of DVD players and flat screen TVs hit new lows.Allatsea.net features … [Read more...]

Boat seller avoids getting scammed

The Times-Tribune of Scranton, Pennsylvania, features a story on how a boat dealer avoided getting taken by an internet scam artist.Among other signs the … [Read more...]

Tips on finding space to store your boat

While you might love the sight of your boat, your next door neighbor might think it is a giant eyesore. You might want to store your boat at the local … [Read more...]

EPIRBs help rescuers find boaters in trouble.

Unlucky boaters who had to leave a sinking vessel have been saved by a device no bigger than a TV remote control: the hand held Emergency Position Indicating … [Read more...]

What do boaters want for Christmas?

An article on The Marco Island Sun Times website explores suggestions for holiday gifts for boaters.What do boaters really need...besides a new yacht or … [Read more...]

Sailboat journey shared by E-mail with schoolkids

The Chicago Sun Times features a report on a group of elementary school students tracking a world-traveling sailboat crew.Jake Byl and his crew are sailing … [Read more...]

Marine surveyors check the seaworthiness of boats big and small

There is more to buying a boat than just checking out its looks. Boat buyers often employ the services of a marine surveyor like Jim Wood, who is profiled … [Read more...]

Chipwreck! – Floating Doritios wash up on beach

If you are boating in the waters near the North Carolina/Virginia border, watch out for floating Doritios. The Virginian Pilot reports that four shipping … [Read more...]



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