February 28, 2011
News
Katie Graham - www.wcyb.com

Boat sales up so far this year

Local lakes look a bit more like deserts right now than bodies of water, but with the warm weather some folks are already thinking about hitting the w
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February 28, 2011
News
Boating Industry

Marina Recreation Association conference set

The Marina Recreation Association (MRA) has set a date, location and a preliminary schedule for its 40th annual conference. It's also calling for pres
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February 25, 2011
News
Tim Hornyak - news.cnet.com

'Semi sub' the Bentley of glass-bottom boats? - Video

What do you get the mariner who has everything? You could do worse than the Ego Compact Semi Submarine. Made by South Korea's Raonhaje, the Ego Compa
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February 25, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

NMMA: House-passed bill would block spending on E15

The House of Representatives has passed an amendment to federal spending legislation that prohibits the Environmental Protection Agency from using fun
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February 24, 2011
News
www.powersportsbusiness.com

BRP wins PWC awards at boat show

BRP took home four awards from the Miami International Boat Show, which ran Feb. 17-21. The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) award
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February 24, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Governing body hands out environmental award

The Union Internationale Motonautique, the world governing body for powerboating activities, announced that its 2010 Environmental Award winner is the
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February 24, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Take Me Fishing debuts new public-service campaign

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation's Take Me Fishing campaign recently sent thousands of copies of its new public service announcement tout
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February 23, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Miami attendance jumps 14 percent

Attendance was up 14 percent at the 2011 Miami International Boat Show, which closed Monday. The National Marine Manufacturers Association, which pro
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February 23, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Network seeks nation's top fishing town

WFN: World Fishing Network, North America's only 24-hour fishing lifestyle network, is looking for the Ultimate Fishing Town USA. Beginning March 1,
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February 22, 2011
News
Melissa Burden - The Detroit News

Boat dealers ready to set sales

Dealers at the annual Detroit Boat Show are predicting a rebound in marine sales after some rough sailing. With the state's economy stabilizing, deal
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February 22, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Oklahoma marinas suffer $40 million in snow damage

Heavy snowfall caused an estimated $40 million in damage to marinas and boats at Oklahoma's Grand Lake, according to reports. As much as 4 feet of
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February 21, 2011
News
www.24-7pressrelease.com

Manitou rolls out boater safety laws by state resource

Manitou Boats created a boating resource this week aimed at making boater safety information more accessible and the boating certification process eas
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February 21, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

VIDEO: A minute in Miami

Couldn't make it down to the Miami International Boat Show this year? No problem - Soundings Trade Only was there to take it all in for you.
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February 21, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Vote in the BoatUS life jacket design contest

The BoatU.S. Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water is asking boaters, sailors and anglers to vote for their favorite new life jacket design en
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February 18, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

BoatU.S. unveils towing app

BoatU.S. is offering a smart phone app that helps boaters call for a tow and adds location and tracking features. "The new BoatU.S. app can greatly i
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February 18, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

West Marine names Green Product contest winner

West Marine awarded the BlackTip Catch & Release Recompression Tool the grand prize Thursday in its second annual Green Product of the Year contest.
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February 17, 2011
Shootout

Aqua Patio 240 Sun Lounger

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February 17, 2011
News
Don Dziedzina - www.chicagotribune.com

Bassmasters Classic heads to Louisiana Delta

The most prestigious bass fishing tournament, the Bassmasters Classic, will be held Friday through Sunday in New Orleans. It includes a field of 49 an
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February 17, 2011
Shootout

Berkshire 243SLX Premium BP3

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February 17, 2011
Shootout

Crest 22 Caribbean SLX

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February 17, 2011
Shootout

Hampton 2485 RL

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February 17, 2011
Shootout

Hurricane SunDeck 237 I/O

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February 17, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

IBoats.com adds 2011 models to online showroom

Salt Lake City-based iboats.com added 4,136 new 2011 model-year boats, including specifications, photos and reviews, onto its online New Boat Showroom
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February 17, 2011
Shootout

JC Sunlounger 25 TT Sport

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February 17, 2011
Shootout

Manitou 20 Aurora VP

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February 17, 2011
Shootout

Monsoon Storm Twenty

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February 16, 2011
Shootout

AAA Introduction

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February 16, 2011
Shootout

Bennington 2274 RLi

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February 16, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Brunswick CEO receives public service award

Dustan E. McCoy, chairman and chief executive officer of Brunswick Corp., recently accepted the 2011 National Association of State Boating Law Adminis
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February 16, 2011
News
Kristine Morris - www.morningstarpublishing.com

Leelanau Conservancy looking for pontoon owners to give tours

Those who own, or have access to, a pontoon boat are invited to serve as Pontoon Boat Drivers, taking members out on educational trips on inland lakes
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February 16, 2011
Shootout

PlayCraft PowerToon Xscape 2700

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February 16, 2011
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Starcraft 220 Starstep

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February 16, 2011
Shootout

Sun Tracker Fishin' Barge 21

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February 15, 2011
News
www.abc4.com

Boat show sign of thawing economy? - Video

The Utah Boat Show and Water Sports Expo has been around since 1965. Vendors have seen good and bad years in that time span. The 2011 show left many o
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February 15, 2011
News
D. Scott Croft, - BoatU.S.

Twelve on-the-water recreational boat towing captains honored for heroism in 2010

With over 600 tow boats spread across the country responding to over 60,000 routine requests from boaters for on-the-water assistance, the law of aver
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February 14, 2011
News
Dawn Bryant - www.thesunnews.com

Vendors at 2-for-1 event in Myrtle Beach are counting on buyers

Vendors at the first combined home and boat show at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center this weekend are relying on people such as Cooper, who are buyi
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February 11, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

MRAA: Take advantage of health care tax credit

Tax season is here again, but this year brings opportunities that haven't been available in the past, the Marine Retailers Association of America said
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February 11, 2011
News

Solar electric inflatable yacht unveiled in Miami

A world leader in electric propulsion, Torqeedo takes it to the next level at this year's Miami International Boat Show, February 17-21, in Miami, Flo
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February 10, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Perko urges builders to file emissions waiver

New EPA evaporative emissions standards will take effect July 31 and Perko is urging boatbuilders that qualify for the small-business exemption to fil
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February 09, 2011
News
Boating Industry

Atlantic City Boat Show sees attendance boost

The Atlantic City Boat Show, which took place between Feb. 2-6, showed attendance gains and pleased exhibitors, according to a release from organizers
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February 09, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Honda Marine wins award for training program

Honda Marine received a MarCom Gold Award for its computer-based dealer service training programs. Honda Marine was recognized by the Association o
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February 08, 2011
News

Loon solar pontoon to start production this spring -Video

As the old saying goes: if it swims like a loon, lives on a lake like a loon and doesn't produce any greenhouse gas-forming emissions like a loon, the
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February 08, 2011
News
BoatUS

With E15, boaters, anglers will need extra vigilance

With the EPA's recent decision to allow the use of gasoline with up to 15% ethanol (E15) in 2001 and newer model cars and trucks, Boat Owners Associat
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February 07, 2011
News

Pontoons are big attraction at Rochester boat show: Erica Bryant - www.democratandchronicle.com

Souped-up pontoons are a popular attraction at this year's Greater Rochester Boat Show and Sale. "Pontoons have the reputation of being slow putt-p
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February 07, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

SBA extends, enhances floorplan lending program

This week, the Small Business Administration will relaunch its Dealer Floor Plan Program, which was piloted in July 2009 for boat, auto, RV and other
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February 04, 2011
News
www.siouxcityjournal.com

Opinion: Drunken boating bill deserves support

In our view, driving a boat while consuming alcohol is just as dangerous as operating a motor vehicle while under the influence. In terms of what cons
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February 04, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Yamaha unveils offshore demo-ride schedule

Yamaha Marine Group announced the 2011 schedule for its V6 Offshore Demo tour, a national program consisting of high-performance demo rides designed t
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February 03, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Florida man hits manatee, has to give up boat

In what is believed to be the first federal criminal prosecution in Florida for striking and killing a manatee with a boat, a Merritt Island man was s
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February 03, 2011
News
ottawastart.com

Ottawa Senators and Pirate Cove Marina set to launch new pontoon line

In partnership with Pirate Cove Marina, the Ottawa Senators are launching a new product ahead of summer 2011, when limited edition Senators' bowrider
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February 02, 2011
News
Katy Houghton - www.thedestinlog.com

Army Recreation Center keeps canine companions safe on the water

With spring break and warmer weather just around the corner, some avid boaters are just "begging" to get out on the water. These four-legged first mat
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February 02, 2011
News
Boating Industry

NMMA reports more strong show attendance

The National Marine Manufacturers Association is reporting more good news from its boat and sportshows, with the Louisville Boat, RV & Sportshow, Stri
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February 01, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Jacobs tells dealers `future looks very bright'

In a letter to dealers, Irwin Jacobs, chairman of J&D Acquisitions, says he is "totally convinced and pleased to say that we believe the worst is behi
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February 01, 2011
News
Pohla Smith - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Boat Show inspires thoughts of spring

Tom Allen of Zelienople and his two toddlers were at the 2011 Pittsburgh Boat Show because, well, because they'd been kicked out of the house by their
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