July 31, 2010
News
Elizabeth Ellis - www.soundingsonline.com

14-year-old to sail solo

Just when it appeared that the brouhaha over teenage solo circumnavigators might die down, a Dutch court earlier this week cleared the way for a 14-ye
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July 30, 2010
News
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Finalists named for Discover Boating campaign

The search is under way for an agency to develop plans for the Discover Boating campaign.
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July 30, 2010
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Mercury Marine wins three Readers Choice awards

Mercury Marine earned a trio of honors in the inaugural Powerboat Magazine Readers Choice Awards. The popular MerCruiser and Mercury Racing sterndrive
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July 30, 2010
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Jim Flannery - www.soundingsonline.com

Odyssey of an eco-warrior

Having adventured enough for a while, Pete Bethune is settling into the quiet life of an author. And what a story he has to tell: the perils of a reco
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July 28, 2010
News
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Marine groups sign Senate letter opposing E15

Thirty-six environmental and industry groups signed a letter that went to the majority and minority leaders of the Senate Monday urging opposition to
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July 28, 2010
News
SARAH NIENABER - www.sctimes.co

Tour looks at Chain of Lakes' improved water quality

Three pontoon boats drifted Monday evening through the Horseshoe Chain of Lakes near Cold Spring. But these boats were afloat for more than the enjoym
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July 27, 2010
News
The Associated Press

Boat of plastic bottles ends 4-month Pacific sail

A sailboat largely constructed from 12,500 recycled plastic bottles has completed a 4-month journey across the Pacific Ocean meant to raise awareness
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July 27, 2010
News
ANNE WILLIAMS - www.registerguard.com

Playing it safe

The Beemer family was taking no chances floating the McKenzie River Sunday, especially when it came to the precious cargo 21-year-old Heather Sells ca
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July 27, 2010
News
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Roger Gant dies at 86; introduced Sunbrella

Roger Gant Jr., who served as president of Glen Raven Inc., from 1972 to 1989, died Monday at the age of 86. Gant served the company in a variety o
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July 27, 2010
News
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SBA loan bill set for vote this week

A key bill for boat dealers may come to the Senate floor for a final vote this week, the Marine Retailers Association of America reported in an alert
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July 25, 2010
News
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Apex Marine to offer ValvTect with new boats

Apex Marine, a manufacturer of compact pontoon boats, will include a sample of ValvTect ethanol gasoline treatment with each new boat to help its new
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July 25, 2010
News
www.bassfan.com

Nevada authorities looking into allegations of cheating

Cheating scandals most often occur at local- and regional-level events, which is perhaps why yesterday's events at the WON Bass U.S. Open continue to
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July 25, 2010
News

Suzuki Maine offers "gimme cash" during July and August

Just as summer temperatures are heating up, Suzuki Marine has an offer just as hot! During the months of July and August Suzuki Marine will offer reta
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July 24, 2010
News
CARRIE J. SIDENER - www2.newsadvance.com

Charges pending in Leesville Lake deck boat crash

Charges are pending against the operator of a boat who police say drove away after crashing into another boat on Leesville Lake last weekend, leaving
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July 24, 2010
News
Steve Pollick - toledoblade.com

Dreaded Asian carp not totally useless

Finally, a great use for those nasty Asian carp - cut them up for bait to catch a potential world-record blue catfish. That's exactly what 47-year-ol
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July 24, 2010
News
www.marisys.com

The ins and outs of electric pontoon boat supplies

The basic pontoon, like from Mark Twain's day, definitely lacked the electric pontoon boat supplies of today. Today, you can not only find the latest
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July 23, 2010
News
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Colorado man completes Great Loop in a pontoon

Colorado native Lyn Morgan recently completed a 5,300-mile Great Loop journey in a 24-foot Premier S-Series pontoon.
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July 23, 2010
News
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Groups join together to fight E15

Environmental and industry groups are launching a joint campaign calling on Congress to require thorough and objective scientific testing before allow
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July 23, 2010
News
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Obama issues national ocean policy

Recreational boating is highlighted in a final report on ocean management, which was used as the basis for the Obama administration's establishment of
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July 22, 2010
News
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Campion Marine signs deal with electric-boat builder

Campion Marine has started manufacturing boats for Infinyte Marine, the British Columbia-based boatbuilder announced.
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July 22, 2010
News
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Lowrance wins top ICAST honor

Lowrance won the top marine electronics innovation honors at the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades, the company announced.
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July 22, 2010
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Manitou unveils new Xplode

Manitou is proud to unveil their 25th anniversary edition Xplode. This boat comes loaded with unique standard features including external LED lighting
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July 22, 2010
News
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RBFF report details social media's impact

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation released new research that it says helps define the impact of anglers and boaters in social media.
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July 20, 2010
News
www.thetimesherald.com

Five rescued from river after boat flip

Five people were rescued from the St. Clair River near the Blue Water Bridge when a boat capsized at about 3:15 p.m. Sunday. The five people, at least
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July 20, 2010
News
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Hybrid-boat builder to work out of Louisiana plant

A new boat manufacturer is moving into the Caddo Manufacturing plant in Vivian, La. Epic Wake Boats has announced it will use the facility and the
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July 20, 2010
News
Paul Smith - www.jsonline.com

People with disabilities get chance to fish

For most of their lives, the world defines them with health terms: stroke victim, Down syndrome, quadriplegic. For at least one weekend a year, the
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July 20, 2010
News
Bryan Basher - www.commercialappeal.com

Quiet day on water gives way to beeps, ring tones

There's a new plague sweeping the sport of bass fishing, and I'm as much to blame for it as anyone. It's known as the "cast-and-call" plague -- and
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July 18, 2010
News
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Bill would change fishery collection methods

Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., introduced legislation Thursday designed to safeguard the conservation standards of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservatio
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July 17, 2010
News
Tim Coleman - www.theday.com

Finders, keepers when it comes to fluke

Fluke remain a very viable option for weekend fishing; the trick is to find the keepers through all the ones that must be tossed back. Sea bass number
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July 17, 2010
News
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Ship unearthed at World Trade Center site

Workers excavating the site of the underground vehicle security center for the future World Trade Center in New York this week discovered the remains
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July 16, 2010
News
www.familybadge.orG

Authorities seek Buffalo Bayou boat burners

Crime Stoppers and its Law Enforcement Partners are asking for the public's help with any information that leads to the charging or arrest of anyone i
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July 16, 2010
News
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NOAA broadens fishing ban in the Gulf

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expanded the closed fishing area in the Gulf of Mexico earlier this week to include portions of th
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July 16, 2010
News
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Sportfishing group pushes for more access

The American Sportfishing Association is launching a renewed effort to unite the sportfishing industry and the country's 60 million anglers with one u
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July 15, 2010
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Anglers turn into boaters

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation, in a newly released study, found that nearly 10 million outdoor enthusiasts are considering boat owners
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July 15, 2010
News
www.boating-industry.com

MRAA supports expansion of SBA floor plan finance program

In a recent letter to Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.), Chair of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, the Marine Retailers Associati
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July 15, 2010
News
Yamaha Marine Group

This pro's 1-2 punch easily fools summer bass

When Yamaha Pro Clark Wendlandt fishes shallow water cover, which is just about everywhere he fishes, the veteran tournament angler uses a two-lure ap
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July 14, 2010
News
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Coalition wants new plan for Asian carp

The UnLock Our Jobs coalition, which is advocating for keeping the Chicago locks open and finding a different solution to the Asian carp problem, adde
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July 14, 2010
News
Dickie Colburn - therecordlive.com

Recent trip was a step back in time

It seemingly always began as an indirect invitation meant for me to hear. We grew up next door to the Fullers and as far as I was concerned, Stella Fu
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July 13, 2010
News
Jeff Vrabel - www.sooeveningnews.com

Ahoy! A landlubber hits the open waters

Listen, I'm from Indiana. We don't know a lot about saltwater sea-craft in Indiana, given our state's disappointing proximity to most oceans. We are,
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July 13, 2010
News
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AquaPalooza signature event sets attendance mark

Sea Ray Boats and dealer Sail & Ski Center said an estimated 7,000 boats and 65,000 to 70,000 people attended Brad Paisley's concert last Saturday at
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July 13, 2010
News
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BRP holding Evinrude outboard promotion

BRP unveiled a new consumer retail promotion for Evinrude outboards purchased from July 12 to Sept. 6.
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July 12, 2010
News
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BP installing new cap on Gulf oil well

BP announced that the installation of a new sealing cap over the leaking Gulf of Mexico well was going as planned, according to media reports.
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July 12, 2010
News
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MRAA supports amendment tied to SBA floorplan program

The Marine Retailers Association of America recently sent a letter to Sen. Mary Landrieu, a Louisiana Democrat and chair of the Senate Committee on Sm
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July 12, 2010
News
HOUSTON CHRONICLE

Vandals leave Houston up the creek without a pontoon

Kids do stupid things all the time. Some, like Justin Bieber's haircut, are no big deal. But setting fire to the Buffalo Bayou Partnership's boats - a
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July 09, 2010
News
Ted Dunagan - www.themonticellonews.com

Big crowd watches 9th-annual boat parade

The ninth annual Jackson Lake Boat Parade in observance and celebration of the Fourth of July attracted a large crowd Sunday.
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July 09, 2010
News
www.parkrapidsenterprise.com

Snoopy pontoon float

Brenda Keller, at left, and Vera Staus wave from their patriotic "Snoopy" pontoon at the Fish Hook Lake boat parade Sunday.
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July 09, 2010
News
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Yamaha starts outboard sales promotion

Yamaha Marine Group today began the "Sizzlin' Summer Sales Event," a promotion that offers two consumer benefits, depending on the technology and hors
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July 08, 2010
News

$30,000 in grants available to help clean up the Gulf

In wake of the oil spill in the Gulf, West Marine is putting out a call for entries for their Marine Conservation Grants program. West Marine is dona
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July 08, 2010
News
Deanna Allen - www.gwinnettdailypost.com

Back in the water: With Lake Lanier near full pool, boat business is booming

A business sign along Holiday Road reads, "The lake is back buy a boat." The body of water to which that sign refers - Lake Sidney Lanier - was les
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July 08, 2010
News

Mercury Marine unveils redesigned website

Easier navigation and updated product information content put mercurymarine.com - Mercury's recently redesigned consumer Web site - in a class of its
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July 06, 2010
News
SARAH LAMBERT - THE ENQUIRER

Boaters parade patriotism, pride

Bob and Barb Gay's pontoon boat was draped in American flags. But at that moment, it needed a white flag. "We're unarmed," Bob Gay said with a laugh a
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July 06, 2010
News
www.foxnews.com

Fishing buddies reel in 2 stolen cars dumped in river

A couple of fishing buddies from Delaware have been catching more than just bass. They've been helping police reel in cars. Larry Newirth and Dan C
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July 06, 2010
News
Curt Slyder - www.jconline.com

Patriotism plies Indiana waters

Serina Burkhart of Indianapolis became the Statue of Liberty for a day, Saturday, on Lake Freeman. Members of her family decked out a pontoon boat in
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July 02, 2010
News
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New Tennessee TowBoatU.S. location announced

Capt. Shane O'Neal opened his second TowBoatU.S. location in Tennessee with TowBoatU.S. Nickajack Lake. He opened his first port, TowBoatU.S. Chickama
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July 02, 2010
News
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Senate bill would extend SBA lending program

An amendment to the Small Business Lending Fund Act of 2010, offered by Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., outlines a number of NMMA-supported changes to the
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July 02, 2010
News
Elizabeth Ellis - Soundingsonline.com

Sunderland recounts her rescue

In her first public statements after being rescued June 12 in the Indian Ocean, teenage sailor Abby Sunderland said Tuesday there were "times when I w
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July 01, 2010
News
www.bnd.com

Belleville angler gets a 46-pound blue catfish

Aaron Bergmann has been singing the Kaskaskia River Blues ever since Friday night. That's when the Belleville man and his fishing buddy, Adam Rhein,
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July 01, 2010
News
The Associated Press

Ga. officers use pontoon boat to catch fleeing suspect

Richmond County sheriff's officers say a man deputies were pursuing has been captured after he jumped off Augusta's 13th Street Bridge into the Savann
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July 01, 2010
News
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Honda Marine to debut redesigned engine

Honda Marine announced on-sale and pricing information for its redesigned BF115 outboard engine.
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