September 30, 2010
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Captain honored for response in Gulf rig explosion

Lloyds List gave Capt. Alwin Landry its Shipmaster of the Year Award for his actions after the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explosion in April that
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September 30, 2010
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Paula Stuart - www.newschief.com

Ethanol, EPA fuel anger among boaters, dealers

The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to announce a decision soon on whether to boost ethanol in the nation's gasoline supply from the curre
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September 29, 2010
News
BoatUS

BoatUS adds online guide to marine trade schools

For anyone who has thought about a career in the marine trades - as a boatbuilder, designer or marine technician - there's a world of top-notch one -
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September 29, 2010
News
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NMEA names technology award finalists

The National Marine Electronics Association named the 10 products that are competing for the 2010 Technology Award. The award, which singles out the
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September 28, 2010
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www.boating-industry.com

13 innovative products honored at IBEX

Thirteen marine manufacturers were honored earlier today for innovative achievement by the National Marine Manufacturers Association and Boating Write
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September 28, 2010
News
BoatUS

BoatUS urges boaters to speak up on ethanol

In a matter of days, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expected to announce its decision on whether to approve the addition of up to 50%
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September 28, 2010
News
Beth Rosenberg - Trade Only Today

IBEX 2010: NMMA head says industry is resilient

The International BoatBuilders' Exhibition & Conference opened with a flourish this morning as a Kentucky Derby-type horn blower ushered in the 20th a
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September 27, 2010
News
Rick Ostler - north-american-waterway.com

Is water getting inside your outboard motor cover?

Is lake water getting inside your outboard motor cover? Even worse, Is saltwater getting inside your outboard motor cover? Have you ever had rusty spa
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September 27, 2010
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Settle with BP or sue? Spill claimants weigh options

Thousands of business owners, fishermen and others along the Gulf Coast are deciding whether to accept funds from BP now or sue the company and hope f
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September 24, 2010
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Autodock updates include wheelchair accessibility

Luc Cote, the inventor of the Autodock system for pontoon boats, unveiled two new updates to his product Friday, including a ramp for wheelchair acces
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September 24, 2010
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NMMA: Workers' comp changes could affect boatbuilders

The U.S. Department of Labor is proposing new regulations that implement amendments to the Longshore & Harbor Workers' Compensation Act and will have
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September 23, 2010
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Boat Trader launches online sales lead tool

BoatTrader.com unveiled Locator Leads 2.0, a targeted boat lead generator for boat dealers. "Many of today's boat buyers know exactly what boat they
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September 23, 2010
News
BoatUS

Five tips for "green" winterizing a boat

Boat Owners Association of The United States has these five tips to help boaters be good stewards of the environment while they put their boats to bed
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September 23, 2010
News
Chris Landry - Soundings Online

Soundings Online - Survival, with a twist

It was one heck of a summer for 46-year-old Kristy Lugert. The Alameda, Calif., resident bought a 32-foot sailing catamaran (her first large boat),
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September 22, 2010
News
north-american-waterway.com

How to load a pontoon boat onto a trailer in less than two Minutes. - Video

In less than 2 minutes, Bob Brown backs a dual axle pontoon trailer into the water, loads a 28 foot pontoon boat onto the trailer and drives away from
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September 22, 2010
News
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NOAA reopens more Gulf waters to fishing

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration this week reopened to commercial and recreational fishing 7,970 square miles of Gulf waters along
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September 21, 2010
News
gantdaily.com

Clean-up set for `National Public Lands Day' on Sept. 25

The Sinnemahoning State Park's ranger and maintenance staff welcome patrons for an afternoon lake clean-up. The last several seasons have deposited ol
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September 21, 2010
News
www.boating-industry.com

EPA decision on E15 expected soon

After several delays to allow for more scientific testing, the Environmental Protection Agency is expected to make a decision shortly on a waiver peti
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September 21, 2010
News
BoatUS News

Five tips to keep winter away from your boat trailer

If your boat trailer is going to spend the off-season outside exposed to the elements, Boat Owners Association of The United States has five tips to p
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September 20, 2010
News
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Asian carp work will limit waterway access

Access to the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal will be limited Oct. 4-11 near Lemont, Ill., in the area where an electric fish barrier is located, the
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September 20, 2010
News
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Official: Gulf well is permanently sealed

The BP oil well in the Gulf of Mexico - source of the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history - has been permanently killed, a top federal official
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September 20, 2010
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Alyssa Pederson - www.winonadailynews.com

River revivalists complete 30th year of cleanup

The morning air was cool and crisp. Volunteers for this year's Mississippi River Revival bundled up in stocking caps, work gloves and layers upon laye
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September 17, 2010
News
www.sail-world.com

Princecraft introduces electric boats with Torqeedo propulsion

Combining more than 50 years of aluminum boat building with the latest in electric propulsion, Torqeedo and Princecraft have joined together to create
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September 17, 2010
News
www.boating-industry.com

Senate passes Small Business Lending Bill

The U.S. Senate passed its version of the Small Business Jobs Act, also known as the Small Business Lending Bill, on Thursday by a 61-38 vote. Two Rep
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September 16, 2010
News
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Evinrude outboard promotion begins

BRP launched a new retail incentive promotion for its Evinrude outboard engines brand. "Extend Your Time on the Water" offers dealers a retail incent
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September 16, 2010
News
Anita Lee - www.sunherald.com

John Lambeth leaves lasting legacy for Coast fishermen

John Lambeth excelled at several careers over a lifetime, but will be best remembered for his love of family, friends and fishing. Lambeth, who loved
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September 16, 2010
News
Hattie Bernstein - www.nashuatelegraph.com

Lake being treated for invasive weed

Swimming won't be allowed for 24 hours in Lake Potanipo after herbicide is applied this morning. Experts also recommend that boaters stay off the lak
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September 15, 2010
News
Soundings Online

A bay that charges the batteries

Down East Maine's enormous tidal range - a bane to mariners - one day could be a boon to the region as a renewable source of electrical energy. A 6
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September 15, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Senate vote on small-business bill expected soon

The U.S. Senate voted 61-37 Tuesday to end debate on the Senate Substitute Amendment, sponsored by Sens. Max Baucus, D-Mont., Mary Landrieu, D-La., an
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September 15, 2010
News

TRIBUTE: Husick was an industry pioneer, advocate

Charles "Chuck" Husick, editor of "Chapman's Piloting and Seamanship," former chairman and president of the Chris-Craft Boat Co., freelance writer for
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September 14, 2010
News
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Garmin named `supplier of choice' by association

Garmin International announced that the American Boatbuilders Association selected the company as a preferred supplier of choice for its chart plotter
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September 14, 2010
News
Mark Nicklawske -www.presspubs.com

Low lake requires more rain

Pontoon boats sit on the shore, anglers crowd into smaller fishing holes, the biggest beach has been closed for two years and lakeside vistas are dese
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September 13, 2010
News
BoatUS

"Ladies, Let's Go Fishing!" seminar to lure ladies to sport fishing capital

he finest of fishing will be shared with women at the award-winning "Ladies, Let's Go Fishing!" Florida Keys weekend seminar November 12-14 at Holiday
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September 13, 2010
News
Steve Waters - South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Disney bass fishing basics

Disney has a fleet of spacious 21-foot Sun Tracker pontoon boats that feature comfortable seating, a canvas canopy and room for up to five anglers. Th
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September 13, 2010
News
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NMMA urges Congress to act on small-business relief

As Congress reconvenes today in advance of the mid-term elections, legislative business is likely to be complicated by pre-election posturing, accordi
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September 11, 2010
News
BoatUS

What you need to know about E-10 gas and winterizing - Video

Boaters and anglers will soon be putting away their boats for the season. But before they do, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) ha
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September 10, 2010
News
www.ajc.com

Cousteau's granddaughter floats on a pontoon

Alexandra Cousteau began learning to swim when she was 4 months old and went on her first expedition, to Easter Island, about the same time. But the
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September 10, 2010
News
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NMMA adds new certification standards

The National Marine Manufacturers Association says its boat and yacht certification program added two new standards for model-year 2012, making it str
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September 10, 2010
News
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Obama names Asian carp czar

The Obama administration this week named John Goss as the so-called Asian carp czar.
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September 08, 2010
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Analyst: Step up effort to stop piracy

More must be done to stop pirate attacks, including an expansion of the international legal definition of piracy to include attacks on the high seas a
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September 08, 2010
News
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EPA gives out Great Lakes restoration grants

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has started to hand out grants under President Obama's Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, which is targeting
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September 07, 2010
News
Suzanne Goldenberg - www.guardian.co.uk

BP spill: White House says oil has gone, but Gulf's fishermen are not so sure

An oyster boat sails past anchored fishing vessels on a waterway in Yscloskey, Louisiana. Fishermen fear that the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico w
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September 07, 2010
News
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Florida tournament angler charged with cheating

A bass tournament angler was recently accused of rigging a tournament on the Suwannee River in Dixie County, Fla.
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September 03, 2010
News
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Asian carp proposal could cancel annual boat parade

Chicago's seasonal ritual of boat parades could be scuttled as five states ask a judge to head off an invasion of Asian carp by blocking access to Lak
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September 03, 2010
News
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Cabela's e-mail criticizes EPA ban on lead fishing tackle

Cabela's sent an e-mail this week to customers informing them that last month the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was petitioned by the Center fo
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September 03, 2010
News

How do I decorate pontoon boats?

Marinas, lake associations and other organizations will occasionally plan a boat parade as a way for the community on the water to come together. Thes
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September 02, 2010
News
Shelby Hodge - culturemap.com

"Bowling for Boats" a roaring success at Lucky Strike

We're not sure whether it was an affection for Buffalo Bayou or the thrill of tossing a 10-pound bowling ball down an alley that drew the boisterous c
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September 02, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Hurricane Earl rumbles toward North Carolina's Outer Banks

Hurricane Earl strengthened overnight and is expected to skirt the Outer Banks of North Carolina tonight, as evacuations continue and Labor Day plans
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September 02, 2010
News

PlayCraft pontoon hits 100 miles per hour

A PlayCraft pontoon boat driven by Ken Gouty achieved a speed of 100 miles per hour at the Lake of the Ozarks shootout last week.
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September 01, 2010
News
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Hurricane Earl could approach Carolinas Friday

Hurricane watches are in effect, and evacuations have begun, for areas of North Carolina, and interests northward to New England are urged to monitor
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September 01, 2010
News
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IBEX reports increase in exhibitors

With four weeks to go until the 2010 International BoatBuilders' Exhibition and Conference opens, the show has surpassed last year's exhibitor registr
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September 01, 2010
News
Boating Industry

NMMA asks for clarification on Gulf Coast claims process

On Monday afternoon, the National Marine Manufacturers Association submitted a letter to Kenneth Feinberg, the man in charge of the Gulf Coast Claims
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