Boating

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...]

Holiday lights decorate boats for Christmas

Front lawns and Christmas trees are not the only places you will find strings of lights, now holiday cheer is brightening up marinas too.The Decatur Daily … [Read more...]

Boat used on The Sopranos nearly “sleeps with the fishes”

On a famous episode of the HBO show The Sopranos, a disloyal gangster in Tony's crew met his end aboard a luxury yacht.Unfortunately, the one of the boats … [Read more...]

Cold weather boating – Don’t let winter keep you off the water!

While summer is the traditional time for boaters to take to the water, cold weather does not have to be the end of your boating fun.According to a story … [Read more...]

Triumph boats are battered by the “Bubba Test”

The News and Observer reports a Triumph boat was dragged behind a truck at 45 mph, then rammed into a tree, then smashed into the side of a parked car.This … [Read more...]

Avoid phantom boat engines – Protect yourself from Internet fraud

A word of advice from law enforcement: if you sell a boat engine on the Internet, it helps to actually own a boat engine.The Great Falls Tribune Online … [Read more...]

New light-weight 4-stroke outboard, other products, featured at IBEX

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The Jamestown Press features a report on new boat products that were on display at the IBEX show in Miami last week.On display was Suzuki's new 300 DF … [Read more...]

The Boat Trader Current – Boat Trader Online’s Newletter

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Boat Trader Online is more than just a place to buy and sell boats. We offer a monthly newsletter to keep you informed as well.Sign up for our free Boat … [Read more...]

Solar power sailing – Using solar panels on the water

Solar panels are not just for treehuggers and home owners anymore. Now boat owners can use them too. Sun Sentinel.com features a profile of two former … [Read more...]