May 31, 2011
News
BoatUS

Clean Bottoms: Will boaters be left holding the bag?

The California State Senate is about to consider a bill that, if passed, will ban copper antifouling paint for recreational boats. Also known as "bott
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May 31, 2011
News
Ali Helgoth - News Herald

Officers `catch' boaters staying safe on the water

Knowing a life jacket is safely tucked away under a seat is cold comfort to someone who has gone overboard. This week, law enforcement agencies are
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May 31, 2011
News
Marissa Calligeros - www.smh.com.au

Sailing in on solar winds

A month since the tall ship Endeavour sailed up the Brisbane River, another nautical marvel is set to turn heads this weekend. But it's the sun, not
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May 28, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Legendary Marine opens rental business in Florida

Legendary Marine recently launched its first rental operation, MidBay Powerboat Rentals, at the foot of the Mid-Bay Bridge in Destin, Fla., at the Leg
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May 27, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Boaters gear up for Memorial Day weekend

Boating business owners around the country are hoping Memorial Day weekend - the traditional start of boating season - will be the beginning of a prof
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May 27, 2011
News
Alyssa Sunkin

Greenwood Lake's annual boat parade

During the dog days of summer last year, Little Shop of Horrors appeared on Greenwood Lake. Not the Broadway play, of course, but village resident
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May 26, 2011
News
Jo Ann Flirt - www.baldwincountynow.com

Blakeley Park sets Memorial holiday boat tour

Families on the Gulf Coast who elect to stay close to home for the Memorial Weekend holidays can enjoy a two-hour tour of the Mobile-Tensaw River Delt
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May 26, 2011
News
Chris Lawrence - www.wvmetronews.com

DNR police ready for holiday weekend

Memorial Day weekend is the traditional beginning of the boating year across the United States. Summer weather draws people to the lakes and rivers l
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May 26, 2011
News
Andrea Galabinski - www.cape-coral-daily-breeze.co

Local veteran launches 6,000-mile 'toon voyage to raise funds for vets, try for record

North Fort Myers resident and veteran George Sinko took off last weekend on a 6,000 mile voyage to both raise funds for veterans, and set a Guinness R
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May 25, 2011
News
Mike Organ - The Tennessean

Class preaches etiquette for all lake users

At some point during his boating safety classes, when he talks about personal watercraft operators getting along with fishermen in boats, Mike Majka t
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May 25, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Five plead guilty in Arizona boat-loan fraud

Five defendants pleaded guilty in federal court this week to defrauding banks of $5.4 million in a conspiracy involving the Surfside Boat Center, a hi
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May 25, 2011
News
Amy V. Talit - www.gazettenet.com

Supporters of Upper Bondsville Dam stage 'boat-in' on the Swift River

Saving the Upper Bondsville Dam means more than just preserving a recreation area for boaters and other water-sport enthusiasts. Supporters say it als
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May 23, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

BoatUS hands out environmental awards

Vivian Matuk, an environmental boating program coordinator with the California Department of Boating and Waterways, was recently honored with the 2011
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May 23, 2011
News
WKHM.com

Michigan woman wins 20 foot Sweetwater 'toon

Lake LeAnn resident Erika Dykstra felt a mixture of things shortly after she found out she was the winner.
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May 19, 2011
News
www.prweb.com

Manitou launches boater safety quiz for National Safe Boating Week

In recognition of National Safe Boating Week 2011, Manitou Pontoon Boats has partnered with Discover Boating and BoatSafe.com to offer a free boater s
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May 19, 2011
News
Steven Thomson - houston.culturemap.com

Pontoon boat converted into floating art theater

Tracing contemporary art's vanguard typically leads local audiences to stalwart venues like the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, the Glassell School'
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May 19, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Survey: CFOs optimistic about economic growth

U.S. chief financial officers of middle-market companies are becoming more positive about the state of the industry where they operate, as well as the
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May 18, 2011
News
marcoislandflorida.com

Boat captains clean up Keewaydin

Local fishing and sightseeing charter captains from Sunshine Tours and Rose Marina teamed up to clean up Keewaydin Island on Tuesday morning. "Rose
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May 18, 2011
News
Rich Armstrong - Trade Only Today

Discover Boating relaunch nears the finish line

More than 400 people registered to listen to a 45-minute industry webinar that Carl Blackwell, chief marketing officer of the National Marine Manufact
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May 17, 2011
News
Boating Industry

KeepAmericaFishing supports new access legislation

KeepAmericaFishing, a division of the American Sportfishing Association that helps anglers get involved in advocating for their sport, is encouraging
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May 17, 2011
News
Tricia Tirella - hudsonreporter.com

Local residents invited to take Meadowlands pontoon tours

Not long after our pontoon boat pulls away from observing an osprey's nest perched high on a radio tower, the fish-eating bird of prey flies toward us
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May 16, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Brunswick hands out family scholarships

For the 54th year, the Brunswick Foundation awarded 74 scholarships to sons and daughters of Brunswick Corp. employees. Each will receive a single-ye
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May 16, 2011
News
Maria Lindsay - www.akron.com

Snacks, 'toon rentals, more coming to Lakefront Park

Lakemore officials have selected an applicant from among six that applied to lease a building at the James Dodds Lakefront Park, located at 2425 Lakes
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May 13, 2011
News
www.journalgazette.net

RiverFest adds Rockin' Chair auction, boat show

The entire community is invited to the Indiana University-Purdue University (IPFW) campus for RiverFest 2011, sponsored by Steel Dynamics, Saturday, J
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May 13, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Torqeedo signs deal with electric-boat builder

Torqeedo is partnering with ElectraCraft, a leading builder of electric powerboats, whose new 14CSv is designed for the Torqeedo Cruise 2.0 motor.
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May 12, 2011
News

Nautic Global Group joins Sea Tow's Sea Care program

Sea Tow Services International, the world's largest professional on-water assistance organization, announces that Nautic Global Group has joined its S
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May 12, 2011
News

Safe Boating Week begins May 21

At the end of next week, Sea Tow and the nonprofit Sea Tow Foundation will help kick off National Safe Boating Week, which runs from May 21-27. As
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May 11, 2011
News
Brad Buck - www.dailycommercial.com

Boating in Florida? It just makes sense

As Sharon Nobles sees it, Florida is surrounded by water, so why not take advantage of it. "You're missing half the state" if you don't get out on
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May 11, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Mississippi River level reaches 74-year high

The Mississippi River began cresting Tuesday in Memphis, but the slow passage of water working its way from north to south along the river is only the
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May 11, 2011
News
By Brady L. Kay

Showdown On Norman: Performance pontoons shine at NC barrel race

As our annual PDB magazine barrel race continues to grow, so does the number of participants. Three new manufacturers entered this year that did not r
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May 10, 2011
News
Lyn Jerde - Daily Register

Montello fish fest reels 'em in this weekend

There's something fishy going on here. Youngsters are piling into bass boats with professional anglers. Monster trucks are crushing pontoon boats.
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May 10, 2011
News
Boating Industry

Texas boat sales tax cap running out of time

The Texas bill that would impose an $18,000 sales tax cap on the purchase of a yacht sailed through the Ways and Means Committee April 28 and could so
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May 09, 2011
News
Francis Scarcella - The Daily Item

Lake Augusta Outfitters begins second season at Marina

It's spring. Time to kayak, canoe and jet ski. And Lake Augusta Outfitters is pushing forward, despite the obstacles presented by the soaking the V
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May 09, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

MRAA names next president

The Marine Retailers Association of America named Matt Gruhn the next president of the organization. He will succeed Phil Keeter, who is retiring at t
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May 09, 2011
News
Bill Keller - FOX 9 News

Officials: No wakes on high water lakes!

Boat owners around Lake Minnetonka will have to hang up the water skis for a few more weeks now that strict speed limits have been put in place on som
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May 08, 2011
News
By Brandon Barrus

The Long Haul: Tips for long-distance boat towing

Most of us bought a boat because we live near a lake or river or reservoir, and it's convenient to make the 10-minute drive to the water and get start
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May 07, 2011
News

Insurance Myths Revealed: Separating fact from fiction

You don't believe in the Loch Ness Monster, nor do you believe your friend Earl caught Jaws while deep-sea fishing off the coast of Florida-so why do
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May 06, 2011
News
Hal Mattson - Orange County Register

Elks Lodge supports Marine Appreciation Day

Mission Viejo/Saddleback Valley Elks Lodge No. 2444 supported Marine Appreciation Day at Lake Mission Viejo. The Elks participation in this event was
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May 06, 2011
News
Beth Rosenberg - Trade Only Today

Industry stands together at American Boating Congress

The American Boating Congress wrapped up Thursday, with organizers and attendees saying the event was once again a success. "ABC went extremely well.
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May 05, 2011
News
chicagoist.com

A drastic response to the Asian carp problem

The Asian carp population that threatens the ecosystem of Lake Michigan requires a thoughtful, reasoned response. Unfortunately, Peoria Carp Hunters i
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May 04, 2011
News
Aaron Nathans - The News Journal

Recession's wake doesn't scare Delaware boaters out of water

As his customers shied away from luxury items amid a global economic downturn, Ted Link said, he made a business decision to give up selling new boats
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May 04, 2011
News
Matt Pangrac

Trailer tire blowout leads to BoatUS angler and an 11-pound bass

There's no better way to earn faith and confidence in a product than to put it to the test. That being said, I really don't have a burning desire
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May 04, 2011
News
Ron Cole - www.fosters.com

Warmer weather brings crowd to boat, RV and motorcycle show in Rochester

Sunday's mid-60s temperatures gave birth to thoughts of enjoying New Hampshire's outdoors, making the Lilac Mall's 14th annual recreational vehicle, b
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May 03, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

NOAA reopens last of formerly closed Gulf waters

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recently reopened to commercial and recreational fishing 1,041 square miles of Gulf waters immedia
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May 03, 2011
News
David Bell - Today's News-Herald

Performance boats churn the water in Desert Storm

John Roth has been moved to the sidelines this weekend, but he's still smiling. The Long Beach, Calif., man had plans to run his 42-foot Outer Limits
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May 02, 2011
News
www.app.com

Boat expo preview at FirstEnergy Park

The Marine Trades Association of New Jersey, which has been holding the Jersey Shore Boat Show & Expo for the last two years at FirstEnergy Park in La
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May 02, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

EPA weighs no-discharge zone in Massachusetts

The Environmental Protection Agency is considering a proposal to designate the coastal waters of six Massachusetts towns and the Cape Cod National Sea
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May 01, 2011
News
www.myfoxorlando.com

Pontoon boat rescues dog from Michigan river - Video

A rough day for one dog near Detroit after it somehow got stuck near some logs in the rouge river. It happened in Southfield, Michigan. Rescuers used
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May 01, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Yamaha donates engine simulators to Ohio group

The marine trades Skills for Life program at the community resource center in Oak Harbor, Ohio, recently got a boost when Yamaha Motor Corp. USA donat
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