August 31, 2010
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Atlantic storms pose new threats to U.S.

As hurricane season enters its traditionally busiest period, three storms are churning in the Atlantic that have caused problems, and could cause more
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August 31, 2010
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Boating rules changes on tap for Biscayne National Park

The National Park Service is proposing changes to anchoring and mooring in Biscayne National Park in Florida, according to The Marine Council. The
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August 31, 2010
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Terry Gardner - www.huffingtonpost.com

Electric shock drowning: A hidden danger In fresh water

As a kid growing up in Atlanta, Georgia, I never thought twice about jumping into the fresh (albeit muddy) waters of Lake Lanier when we went there. I
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August 30, 2010
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Honda Marine receives 2010 Customer Satisfaction Index Award

Honda Marine announced today that it has received the Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Award for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction for outboard eng
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August 30, 2010
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www.unionleader.com

U.S. marshals enlist pontoon boat in chase

A local man on the run from police was nabbed recently, thanks in part to a boater who used a pontoon boat to ferry authorities to a hiding place alon
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August 27, 2010
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Groups seek congressional hearings on E15

Thirty-nine environmental, food, motor vehicle, energy, power equipment and recreational industry groups - including the National Marine Manufacturers
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August 27, 2010
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Hurricane Danielle strengthens to Category 4

Hurricane Danielle, which poses no immediate threat to land, strengthened into a powerful Category 4 storm this morning, with maximum sustained winds
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August 27, 2010
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Safety Turtle unveils new Facebook page - Video

Safety Turtle is always striving to spread the word about water safety for children, and now, they've taken their message to Facebook.
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August 26, 2010
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Soundings Online

Soundings: The bride wore a PFD - Video

Marilynn Katatsky had waited years for this day, but she never dreamed she'd say her wedding vows wearing a PFD. Engaged since 2003, Katatsky, 62,
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August 26, 2010
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Teenage jet skier rescues swimmer floundering in Lake Bemidji

Beltrami County Sheriff Phil Hodapp announced the safe rescue of a boater Sunday, Aug. 22, by 14- year-old jet skier. At approximately 3:30 p.m. Su
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August 26, 2010
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LAURA BOWDEN YANG - www.news-journalonline.com

Towboats tend to local waterways

Candance Trepp is an avid boater who knows there's a long list of things that can go wrong on the water, so it pays to be prepared. "Things happen
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August 25, 2010
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BoatUS offers new online tax guide for boaters

With the fall boat show buying season just around the corner, those looking to get into boating or trading up will be thinking about how much they can
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August 25, 2010
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Cheating Mike Hart acted alone in rigging bass tournaments

The cheating incident at the recent U.S. Open involving Southern California pro bass fisherman Mike Hart was the blackest of black eyes for competitiv
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August 24, 2010
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Man rescued from Yakima River

A Cle Elum man was rescued from the Yakima River Tuesday morning after he lost control of his pontoon boat. Kittitas County Sheriff's deputies say
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August 24, 2010
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Survey: Most boaters not concerned about accuracy of navigational tools

The Alliance for Safe Navigation said a recent survey of 7,570 recreational boaters revealed that 64 percent of respondents are not concerned enough a
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August 23, 2010
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Dometic offers free advisory guide

Dometic Marine published its first advisory guide, called "Cleaning Up Our Waters." The six-page guide is available on the company's website as a fr
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August 23, 2010
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Tahoe Fish and Fun Tritoon showcased

Showcased is a 2009 Tahoe Fish and Fun Special Tritoon with a high performance package. This pontoon is rigged with a 200 hp Mercury Verado engine. Ma
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August 21, 2010
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Glastron launches its 2011 models

Rec Boat Holdings announces the launch of its 2011 model year line up for Glastron Boats, with an Open House event conducted at the new manufacturing
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August 20, 2010
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Website to offer free seminars for boaters

TheNauticalLifestyle.com is hosting a series of free Internet seminars next week to help boaters on a variety of topics. Conducted by marine indust
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August 20, 2010
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West Marine names vendor award recipients

West Marine announced the winners of its annual Very Important Vendor Awards at the company's Watsonville Support Center in California. West Marine
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August 19, 2010
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Petra Chesner Schlatter - BucksLocalNews.com

First 'Float Your Boat' event hits the waters of Lake Afton

They really floated! Little tykes (with the help of their parents, of course) crafted their very own boats out of empty two-liter soda bottles or gall
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August 19, 2010
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NMMA set to pick Grow Boating marketer

The effort to relaunch Grow Boating is under way, with three companies today pitching strategies to the National Marine Manufacturers Association in C
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August 18, 2010
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Lee Tolliver - The Virginian-Pilot

Lie detectors put fishermens' tales to the test

When hundreds of thousands - sometimes millions - of dollars are on the line, nobody wants to hear the adage about how fishermen tell lies. So tour
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August 18, 2010
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Mercury to bring more jobs to Wisconsin

Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle announced $5 million in performance-based incentives for Mercury Marine to bring 200 new jobs to Fond du Lac. Mercury Mari
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August 18, 2010
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Take Me Fishing grants awarded

The National Recreation and Park Association and the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation have announced the recipients of the 2010 Take Me Fishi
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August 17, 2010
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Autodock prototype improved

Luc Cote, inventor of the Autodock, a mechanism that allows a pontoon driver to dock solo, has released a video on his latest design. Cote has also ap
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August 17, 2010
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Entries sought for Riverfest's "Lighted Boat" parade

The Cumberland River will be illuminated in a majestic display of floating lights during the 3rd Annual Riverfest Lighted Boat Parade to be held Satur
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August 17, 2010
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Firefighter dies after deck boat, jet ski collide - Video

The body of a Kansas City firefighter was pulled from Longview Lake 23 hours after he went missing. The firefighter was on a jet ski that collided wi
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August 16, 2010
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www.focusonfishhealth.org

Focus on Fish Health Photo Contest winners announced

The pride and thrill of the big catch is the theme of July's winners of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
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August 16, 2010
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Sales volume rises for majority of marine distributors

The majority of marine distributors have seen an increase in the total sales volume of marine accessories this year, and most expect that trend to con
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August 14, 2010
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Zimbalist: Fort Lauderdale show should be stronger

Reading the tea leaves, which isn't always easy, Efrem "Skip" Zimbalist III, president and CEO of Show Management, says this year's Fort Lauderdale In
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August 13, 2010
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Cummins MerCruiser signs deal with Volkswagen

Cummins MerCruiser Diesel and Volkswagen announced a partnership to develop and supply marine engines.
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August 12, 2010
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Marine dealer conference momentum continues

With months to go before this year's Marine Dealer Conference & Expo, more than 180 industry professionals have already signed up to attend the event.
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August 12, 2010
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Video contest to highlight aluminum boats

ideo contest presented by BoatTrader.com, Boats.com and Brunswick's Aluminum Division is asking customers to showcase their aluminum boats this summer
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August 11, 2010
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Louisiana governor urges return to fishing

Saltwater recreational fishing reopened in the vast majority of Louisiana's state waters three weeks ago and it's time for anglers to return to the wa
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August 11, 2010
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SouthWind Boats begins delivery of 2011 deck boats

SouthWind Boats has begun delivery of their 2011 model year deck boats, SouthWind stated in a press release. "We are excited about the product and
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August 10, 2010
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Opponents decry proposed California fishing restrictions

A California state law is expected to take effect along the coast by the end of the year banning or limiting fishing and similar activities in 10 to 1
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August 10, 2010
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Gregory Phillips - www.fayobserver.com

Visually impaired children have a river adventure

"I don't know whose idea this was, putting a bunch of blind people on a boat," Preston Davis III said as he stepped aboard. "We're all afraid of water
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August 09, 2010
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Tyler Estep - www.gwinnettdailypost.com

Sending the catch of the day back

BUFORD - The sun quickly fading behind the trees surrounding Lake Lanier, a 30-foot pontoon boat tools around the mostly empty waterway. The three
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August 08, 2010
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Boat tax exemption boosts R.I. marine industry

Rhode Island's tax climate makes it appealing for boaters, an issue that recently received national attention when it was reported that Sen. John F. K
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August 07, 2010
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Interest in marine loans seen at banking conference

National Marine Bankers Association officials who recently took part in the Consumer Bankers Association's "CBA Live" annual lending conference in For
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August 07, 2010
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www.kansascity.com

The lure of lake life

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August 06, 2010
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Paula Duffy - Sports Examiner

Bass fishing scandal remedied with lifetime ban for angler

Have you heard about the scandal that has rocked the professional bass fishing circuit? A leading money earner rigged the game, got caught and has bee
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August 06, 2010
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Marinalife.com teams with Take Me Fishing campaign

Marinalife.com, a leading online concierge and trip-planning service for boaters, formed a new affiliate partnership with TakeMeFishing.org.
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August 05, 2010
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E15 waiver could cause consumer confusion

The Environmental Protection Agency's expected partial waiver to allow E15 for newer road vehicles will likely lead to boat owners mistakenly filling
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August 05, 2010
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John Tunison - The Grand Rapids Press

Some boats stranded in Lake Allegan, Michigan after water levels dropped - Video

Joe Mathis Jr. decided to pull his 20-foot boat, jet ski and pontoon boat from Lake Allegan when the water level dropped 18 inches. Other homeowners w
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August 04, 2010
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Kwik Tek announces new headquarters

Kwik Tek, Inc. will be moving its headquarters from Golden, Colorado to Denver, Colorado this October. The Sportsstuff operation in Omaha, NE will be
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August 04, 2010
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Manitou to waive surcharge for dealers

Manitou Pontoon Boats and GE Capital announced an agreement that will enable Manitou to waive the 2 percent inventory finance surcharge for its Manito
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August 04, 2010
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Senate candidate accused of illegal yacht trip to Cuba

Billionaire Jeff Greene, the leading Democratic candidate in the race for U.S. Senate in Florida, is accused of taking his yacht on an illegal trip to
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August 03, 2010
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Mark Latti - www.pressherald.com

Electrofishing gives biologists important tool to gather data

So what is your ideal bass fishing boat? I had one in mind, but after "fishing" one night earlier this summer with three fisheries biologists from th
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August 03, 2010
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Yamaha unveils new dealer incentives

Yamaha Marine Group said yesterday that it's offering its dealers a package consisting of a retail bonus coupon program and a retail sales growth bonu
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August 02, 2010
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Martin Armstrong - www.stamfordadvocate.com

DEP, boaters together on Facebook

The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has joined the real world, Last week the DEP announced that Division of Boating now has a
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August 02, 2010
News
Jim Flannery - Trade Only Today

Gulf cleanup turns `tin' to gold

Oil cripples the fiberglass boat market, but 'opportunity' is huge for aluminum vessels
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