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 … [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 … [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 … [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...]

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 … [Read more...]