October 30, 2010
News

Brunswick announces personnel changes

The Brunswick Boat Group announced leadership changes at two of its brands - Boston Whaler and Crestliner. Ben Cast will become president of Crestlin
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October 29, 2010
News
Beth Rosenberg -Trade Only Today

FLIBS 2010: Show opens with eye to the future

Hopes were high among organizers and exhibitors, and lines were long with show-goers this morning, as the 51st Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show
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October 28, 2010
News
www.lakewyliepilot.com

Cruise for KOP `dream event' on Lake Wylie

Monique Boekhout of Lake Wylie and founder of Kenya Orphanage Project called the Oct. 10 lake cruise "a smashing hit." About 75 people jumped aboar
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October 28, 2010
News

NOAA, Wisconsin officials designate 17,000-acre research reserve on Lake Superior

A nearly 17,000-acre area encompassing freshwater marshes, uplands and river on the shores of Lake Superior in Wisconsin became the 28th member of NOA
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October 27, 2010
News
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River groups form confluence

The longtime lack of communication among the groups across the county aimed at preserving the environmental health of the Hillsborough River has, in t
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October 27, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Survey to assess industry's labor needs

The Marine Industry Training & Education Council is conducting a labor-needs assessment survey. The National Skills Coalition will meet Nov. 15 wit
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October 26, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Consumer confidence edges up in October

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index, which had declined in September, increased slightly in October.
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October 26, 2010
News
www.odt.co.nz

Jet-boaters forced to paddle as engine dies

A trip up the Taieri River did not go to plan for a group of jet-boaters yesterday after they ended up having to paddle back downstream. The group of
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October 25, 2010
News
Susan Tuz - www.newstimes.com

Candlewood Lake boat length regulation sparks outcry

State Department of Environmental Protection officials met Wednesday with an often hostile group of 25 residents from the five towns surrounding Cand
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October 25, 2010
News
Jessica Tuggle - www.myhometownnews.net

Fall weather brings more residents outside

Light breezes and slightly cooler temperatures mark the beginning of Florida fall weather and Indian River County residents are ready to enjoy some ou
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October 25, 2010
News
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IYRS lectures to highlight boatbuilding methods

The International Yacht Restoration School will host a four-part lecture series beginning next week that will explore the boatbuilding methods of diff
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October 23, 2010
News
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Michigan lawmaker honored for marine industry support

The Michigan Boating Industries Association gave U.S. Rep. Candice Miller, R- Mich., the 2010 Mayor's Cup Award for her career in public service and a
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October 22, 2010
News
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New Coast Guard law includes E15 study

President Barack Obama recently signed the Coast Guard Authorization Act into law, the National Marine Manufacturers Association reports.
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October 22, 2010
News
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Seminone Marine Group adds six Florida dealers

Seminole Marine Group, which purchased the SouthWind brand in March, added six new Florida dealers for the boat line.
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October 21, 2010
News
BoatUS

BoatUS reports top three items stolen from boats over the winter

Boats stored over the winter can be easy targets for thieves. Many boat owners don't find out they have been a victim of theft until long after, often
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October 21, 2010
News

Mercury Marine introduces 250 Pro FourStroke

Anglers who prefer four-stroke technology or those who want a more advanced, refined and enjoyable ride from a performance engine will have their pray
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October 20, 2010
News
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West Marine names sweepstakes winner

West Marine, along with Navionics and the Zancudo Lodge, recently awarded Ryan Miles of New Castle, Pa., a three-day, three-night stay at the Zancudo
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October 20, 2010
News

Why choose a pontoon boat?

First of all, it is the only boat that is known as a "Party Boat". However, if you need additional reasons there plenty. This type of boat offers many
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October 19, 2010
News
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Seller satisfied with Minnesota vintage-boat auction

The auction of the F. Todd Warner classic boat collection, which was held Oct. 15-16, netted $3.6 million for Warner and Mahogany Bay, his Mounds, Min
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October 19, 2010
News
Chris Landry - Soundings Online

Soundings Online: Ethanol and winter storage - Video

Boaters in colder climates are starting to winterize their boats - or they're at least thinking about it. Considering the problems that ethanol-blende
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October 18, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Hearing set on proposed E15 pump-label rule

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will host a public hearing in November on proposed gasoline pump-label rulemaking in connection with its rece
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October 18, 2010
News
John Marks - www.heraldonline.com

Lake Wylie boat cruise to help Kenyan orphans

With economic conditions what they are, Monique Boekhout doesn't want to ask already sacrificing supporters of Kenyan orphans for more money. But she'
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October 18, 2010
News
Jennifer Schroeder - tcpalm.com

More people using boat clubs, rentals to get out on the water

If you've dreamed of owning a boat, but are afraid of the expense, boat clubs and daily rentals can offer the best of both worlds, taking care of ever
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October 15, 2010
News

Industry braces for E15 impact

Marine engines are excluded from the Environmental Protection Agency's decision to allow the sale of fuel that is more than 10 percent ethanol, but th
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October 15, 2010
News

Waterway to remain open as Asian carp work proceeds

The Army Corps of Engineers completed the first two phases of parasitic structure installation ahead of schedule, and the restrictions that were plann
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October 13, 2010
News
Dick Harmon - The Deseret News

Fishing fundraiser set for 13-year-old crash victim

Former NFL and NBA athletes with Utah ties have stepped forward to raise money for the family of a 13-year-old Orem girl alledgedly killed by a vehicl
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October 13, 2010
News

West Marine hands out conservation grants

West Marine announced the recipients of its first marine conservation grants program. Grants totaling $30,000 were awarded to non-profit organization
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October 12, 2010
News
F. Ned Dikmen - Trade Only Today

Asian carp: foe, friend or delicacy for the Great Lakes?

In response to the cries about the Asian carp threatening to invade the Great Lakes, Congress has asked the Chicago District of the U.S. Army Corps of
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October 12, 2010
News
Jim Waymer - www.floridatoday.com

Decades of runoff make Eau Gallie River a mucky mess

Even paddles and pontoon boats get stuck in the muck that a half-century of runoff washed into the Eau Gallie River.
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October 11, 2010
News
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Annapolis show keynote urges industry: `Sell the fun'

Sail America held its general members meeting this morning at a new location, the Marriott Hotel, during the U.S. Sailboat Show in Annapolis, Md.
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October 11, 2010
News
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Attendance doubles at Jersey fall show

Organizers of the second annual Fall Jersey Shore Boat Sale & Expo reported an increase in attendance at this year's show, which was held Sept. 24-26
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October 08, 2010
News
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Attendance jumps 13 percent at IBEX 2010

Organizers of the International BoatBuilders' Exhibition & Conference reported a 13 percent increase in attendance at this year's event, which took pl
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October 08, 2010
News
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NMBA: `Sweet spot' for boat prices, interest rates

Lenders are beginning to see a firming of prices in retail boat sales, possibly indicating a turn in the market, the National Marine Bankers Associati
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October 07, 2010
News
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NOAA: 90 percent of federal Gulf waters open again

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Tuesday reopened to commercial and recreational fishing 2,927 square miles of Gulf waters off east
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October 07, 2010
News
BoatUS

Oregon boaters can take free boating safety course at home

The state of Oregon requires boaters operating a motorized watercraft having greater than 10 horsepower to carry a Boater Safety Card issued by the Or
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October 06, 2010
News

Encore sales orders up 50% at annual dealer meeting

Encore Boat Builders LLC, located in Lexington, S.C., and Mexico, Mo., just finished their second-annual dealer meeting this week. This 2011 dealer me
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October 06, 2010
News
www.lakewyliepilot.com

In-water boat show set on Lake Wylie

T-Bones on the Lake will be hosting an In-Water Boat Show on the docks Oct. 11-16. All boaters are invited out to see the new 2011 models in their nat
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October 06, 2010
News
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RBFF unveils new recruitment tool

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation launched a promotion to recruit ambassadors for its Anglers' Legacy program, a national mission from the
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October 05, 2010
News
Davene Jeffrey - thechronicleherald.ca

All aboard the Firefly

At night, Dan Baker says his boat looks like a low-flying spaceship, silently skimming over Frasers Lake. In the daylight, the unique vessel that B
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October 05, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Poll finds slight uptick in boat-buying interest

A new Harris Poll finds no significant changes in consumer expectations regarding how Americans will, or will not, spend their money on big-ticket ite
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October 05, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Survey shows boaters are active, thrifty

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation recently revealed new research that will help the boating industry better understand consumer attitudes
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October 04, 2010
News
www.boating-industry.com

Four Winns implements new selling strategy

Rec Boat Holdings has rolled out a new network strategy program designed to increase awareness and broaden exposure for its Four Winn brand to custome
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October 04, 2010
News
BoatUS

Who helps boaters stay "green"?

Who is helping boaters, sailors and anglers stay "green"? With a call for entries now underway through December 15 for the 2010 BoatUS Foundation E
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October 02, 2010
News
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Jeppesen debuts C-MAP 4-D cartography

Navigation expert Jeppesen announced plans this week for the global debut of its C-MAP 4-D cartography on Geonav Multi-Function Display navigation sys
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October 01, 2010
News

IBEX 2010: Louisville show deemed a success

Exhibitors at the International BoatBuilders' Exhibition & Conference, which wrapped up Thursday, were generally pleased with the event's new Louisvil
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October 01, 2010
News
iwgazette.co.uk

Outboard engines stolen

At least four outboard engines have been reported stolen from Whippingham near East Cowes and police are issuing a warning to boat owners to secure th
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