March 31, 2006
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Back'n Off In 'Bama: Alabama lawmakers soften stance on houseboat ban

Alabama lawmakers have reduced the number of lakes that would ban houseboats and other large boats under the latest version of a bill making its way t
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March 30, 2006
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United States Power Squadrons

Continuing Education: USPS University: A Critical Need for 21st Century Boating

The United States Power Squadrons has had a long and distinguished history in the field of boating education; a history that has seen a transition fro
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March 29, 2006
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N.C. Officials Grapple With Permitting Laws

An advisory committee, formed to study multislip dock rules in North Carolina, will hold two meetings this week to hear public comments on a proposal
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March 28, 2006
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Florida Now 62 Tons Lighter: Volunteers remove trash from Waters

The nearly 3,000 volunteers who came out for the 29th Annual Waterway Cleanup this month removed close to 62 tons of trash and debris from the waterwa
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March 27, 2006
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Check Your Vessel : U.S. Coast Guard recommends a safety check annually

As we approach the upcoming boating season, the U.S. Coast Guard reminds ALL recreational boaters that one of the most important steps you can take to
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March 25, 2006
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$30K Sea Ray Up For Auction : Benefit proceeds will go to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Sea Ray Boats will auction a fully equipped 2006 185 Sport on eBay with all proceeds going to the Knoxville, Tenn., chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Fou
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March 23, 2006
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Revamped `Grow Boating' site premiers

The newly redesigned Web site for the Grow Boating campaign launched this week featuring several new and updated elements to help manufacturers and de
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March 22, 2006
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Boating Courses Offered Across the Country: The United States Power Squadrons is ready for national safe boating week

The United States Power Squadrons is offering boating courses across the entire U.S. during National Safe Boating Week-May 20-26.
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March 21, 2006
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What Did I Hit? : Submerged objects cause most accidents

After reviewing five years of its own claim files, BoatU.S. Marine Insurance lists the most common causes for insurance claims among boat owners.
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March 20, 2006
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Are You Ready for Hurricane Season?: The Progressive Group offers tips on preparing for the 2006 season

With hurricane season set to begin on June 1, The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies is urging boaters in hurricane-prone regions to start makin
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March 17, 2006
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Proposed Boat Ban Draws Opposition

Opposition is mounting against the proposal to ban some boats from nine of Alabama's popular lakes, the National Marine Manufacturers Association said
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March 16, 2006
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Post-Katrina Show a Success: Most pleased by the results of New Orleans boat show

Dealers were apprehensive going into the New Orleans Boat Show this past weekend because of the lingering effects of Hurricane Katrina, but most came
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March 15, 2006
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BoatRenting.com at Palm Beach Show

BoatRenting.com, a New York-based company with a website featuring online bookings of boat rentals, will demonstrate its unique system at the 21st Ann
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March 14, 2006
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Boat Ban in Alabama?: Proposed bill prohibits big boats in some Alabama waters

A boat ban that passed the Alabama State Senate Judiciary Committee in a closed session last week is causing alarm throughout the boating community.
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March 13, 2006
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Tennessee Marina Fire Destroys 13 Boats: Creekwood Marina now faces up to $2 million in damages

A small electrical fan might have been the cause of a fire that destroyed 13 boats at Creekwood Marina in Hendersonville, Tenn.
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March 10, 2006
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Bush Expected to Sign Anti-Counterfeit Law

Marine manufacturers hailed the final passage of H.R.32, the Stop Counterfeiting in Manufactured Goods Act, by the House of Representatives on Wednesd
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March 09, 2006
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www.progressive.com

Boaters Biggest Mistakes: Progressive survey reveals boating blunders

Most boaters will tell you a good day is a day out on the water. Unless, of course, they got stranded in a storm because they didn't check the weather
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March 08, 2006
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Brunswick to shake up marine game

Brunswick Corp. is on the path to fundamentally changing what traditionally has been a cottage industry, chairman and CEO Dustan McCoy told a group of
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March 07, 2006
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The Associated Press

Baltimore Pontoon Taxi Overloaded

A water taxi capsized and killed five people in Baltimore Harbor in 2004 because excessive passenger weight made the boat too unstable to withstand a
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March 03, 2006
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Boat Thieves Beware: Now Buyers Can Check Whether a Boat is Stolen

For the first time ever, an ambitious new project aimed a curbing boat theft makes it possible for anyone to check a boat's details against an interna
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March 02, 2006
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Big News From West Marine: New boat owner program to hit stores nationwide

West Marine, Inc., the country's favorite retailer of boating supplies and accessories, today announced the arrival of its New Boat Owner Program avai
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March 01, 2006
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Keeping Florida Afloat: Marine industry is helping keep the Sunshine State's economy going

The marine industry has a $13.6 billion economic impact on South Florida, according to a study released this week by the Marine Industries Association
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