Boat charters are a growing business

Zemanta Related Posts Thumbnail features a story on the growing guided boat charter industry. One couple in the story bought a 65-foot ketch sailboat in 1996. They now … [Read more...]

Marinas create a community of boaters…and sometimes conflict

Zemanta Related Posts Thumbnail reports on the crowded conditions at marinas along Lake Michigan.As boats pack into spaces, sometimes only eight feet away from each … [Read more...]

National Safe Boating Week begins

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May 19th through the 25th marks National Safe Boating Week, raising awareness of boat safety to reduce accidents and fatalities. The U.S. Coast Guard … [Read more...]

One in four Americans went boating last year features a story that reports offers insights and statistics about boating from the National Marine Manufacturers Association.According the story, … [Read more...]

The race of the solar power boats

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Will future boats use the sun for power the same way sailboats use wind?Solar powered boats will be racing at the Solar Cup 2007, being held at the Lake … [Read more...]

Floating marina moves over 38 boats at once

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Sailing a yacht on a sea voyage is an adventure. Now try transporting over 38 yachts at once over a vast distance.The Providence Journal features a story … [Read more...]

What boating was like 400 years ago at Jamestown

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When the first settlers arrived at Jamestown over 400 years ago, there was no GPS to guide them through unknown waters. Today, an historical recreation … [Read more...]

Birdwatchers use boats to get up close

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The features a story from the Associated Press on boaters and bird watching.Birdwatchers are using boats to view bird species that are … [Read more...]

Will fuel costs keep boaters drydocked?

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The Virginian Pilot in Hampton Roads, Virgina features as story on the effect that rising fuel costs could have on boating.Fuel costs affect not just the … [Read more...]

Center console boats get bigger

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Soundings Online features a story on the new generation of giant center console boats. 26 feet was once considered large for a center console boat. New … [Read more...]