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National Safe Boating Week begins

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 is … [Read more...]

The Proteus explores a new world of boat design

According to the Mercury News, A strange new boat called the Proteus made its debut on the waters of San Fransisco bay. The Proteus looks like an giant … [Read more...]

Mercury Marine starts production on 3 new FourStroke motors

According to, Mercury Marine has started production on three new FourStroke outboard motors, in co-operation with Tohatsu of Japan. The … [Read more...]

S.S. Minnow from “Gilligan’s Island” sets out again

The S.S. Minnow, the boat made famous by the show "Gilligan's Island", is setting out again as a tour boat. Sounding's Online reports that the 37-foot … [Read more...]

Luxury yachts sales expected to be hot for 2007

Times are great on Wall Street for those who work in the financial business. According to a story on Reuters, big bonuses are expected to increase the … [Read more...]

Boat tax in Kentucky causes controversy on Ohio River

The Plain Dealer in Cleveland, Ohio, reports on the controversy over boat taxes in Kentucky. Some Kentucky boaters might go as far to as move their watercraft … [Read more...]

First marine catalytic converter arrives for 2007

Boat engines are going to have to get cleaner in California to comply with new laws that go into effect in 2008. Boating Magazine's website features a … [Read more...]

Refurbished sailboat becomes couple’s dream boat

The Ellsworth American features the story of how a Maine couple restored a sailboat that had been neglected for over 15 years. Edward Bleakley and his … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays from Boat Trader Insider

HAPPY HOLIDAYS from Boat Trader Insider … [Read more...]

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...]