December 29, 2011
News
Boating Industry

RBFF hosts fish, wildlife agency marketing workshop

The Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation welcomed 45 state fish and wildlife agencies for a marketing workshop Dec. 6-8 in Phoenix. The worksho
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December 28, 2011
News
Tim Hunter - www.stuff.co.nz

Boat builders on crest of a wave

This summer, a common ritual will be observed at boat ramps up and down the country as thousands of Kiwis back trailers into the water, launch a boat
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December 28, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

EPA releases 2012 renewable fuel standards

The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday finalized the 2012 percentage standards for four fuel categories that are part of the agency's Renewabl
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December 28, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Mississippi marina makes comeback after Katrina

The Bayou Caddy Marina in Hancock County, Miss., near the Louisiana border on the Mississippi Sound is well on its way to making a full post-Katrina c
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December 23, 2011
News
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Go-Float unveils new 2012 electric models

Go-Float's line of electric boats is expanding for the 2012 model year. The company's sun lounger model, the SL1, has evolved into the new Impulse
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December 23, 2011
News
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RBFF holds annual marketing workshop

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation hosted a record 45 state fish and wildlife agencies Dec. 6-8 at its 2011 state marketing workshop in Pho
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December 22, 2011
News
Jack Atzinger - Trade Only Today

Boat sales show improvement in November

Sales of aluminum fishing boats began to climb again in November and the largest category of fiberglass boats also saw a gain as the industry's main p
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December 22, 2011
News

New Loon solar boat unveiled

Monty Gibson of the Tamarack Lake Electric Boat Company is just about to begin series production of a new, uber-eco vessel in January at their facilit
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December 21, 2011
News
Terry Tomalin - Times Outdoors-Fitness Editor

Pontoon boats and lighted boat parades: You could even say they glow

Steve Wacker gathered up the youngsters, made sure the gates were zip-tied shut and then shoved off the dock. "This is how we celebrate Christmas i
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December 21, 2011
News
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Race car builder enters the marine industry

Paul Daigrepont had worked in the race car business much of his adult life, but then the downturn hit and he decided it was time to make a change.
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December 20, 2011
News
Carolyn White - www.thefencepost.com

Float back in time on the Valley Gem Sternwheeler

It's one thing to take a trip down a lazy brown river on a pontoon or in a motor boat, but it's something entirely different when you're sitting up hi
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December 20, 2011
News
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Public meetings set on Gulf restoration plan

The Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees recently released the Deepwater Horizon Draft Phase I Early Restoration Plan & Envir
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December 15, 2011
News
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Mercury Marine workers will receive bonuses

Mercury Marine will pay a one-time bonus to about 1,200 of its hourly workers in Fond du Lac, Wis. Company spokesman Steve Fleming said that despit
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December 14, 2011
News
CAMMY CLARK - www.miamiherald.com

As waistlines expand, boat capacity shrinks

When a paddlewheel dinner boat called the Crystal Queen sailed its maiden voyage in waters off the coast of Atlantic City in the early 1990s, the Coas
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December 14, 2011
News
Boating Industry

West Marine raises nearly $28,000 for Fort Lauderdale charities

The West Marine Fort Lauderdale Boating Superstore celebrated its grand opening by hosting a "Cruising for a Cause" event to raise money for local mar
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December 12, 2011
News
Anika Myers Palm - Orlando Sentinel

Boat parades light up nights during Orlando area's holiday season

Although he knows some of his neighbors will spend days or even weeks coming up with showy designs, Bobby Lance plans to take a more low-key approach
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December 12, 2011
News
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Coast Guard weight restriction goes into effect

As of Dec. 1, the Coast Guard's calculated vessel capacity has changed, based on an assumed higher average weight of passengers. Since 1960, the
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December 09, 2011
News
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Boat Trader debuts iPad app

Boat Trader, a Dominion Marine Media business that offers boat classified ads, launched a new free iPad application. The app is location-aware and
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December 08, 2011
News
Boating Industry

NMMA adds "Fred's Shed" at 2012 boat shows

The NMMA will be adding a hands-on training experience for boat and sportshow visitors in 2012. The new attraction, Fred's Shed, will provide showgoer
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December 07, 2011
News
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French builder debuts electric boat at Paris show

French boatbuilder Rhea Marine partnered with ReGen Nautic USA in the installation of an all-electric propulsion system currently on display at the Pa
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December 05, 2011
News
Boating Industry

BoatUS: Keep our waterfronts working

The Boat Owners Association of the United States is encouraging boaters and the marine industry to contact their members of congress and ask them to h
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December 05, 2011
News
Chris Landry - Trade Only Today

SLIDESHOW: Exhibitors upbeat as St. Petersburg show opens

Under sunny skies, the 34th annual St. Petersburg Power & Sailboat Show got off to a healthy start Thursday with a 25 percent increase in new boats an
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December 02, 2011
News
Charles Runnells - www.news-press.com

Boat parades brighten up the holidays

Stuart Kaplan loves bringing a cheerful holiday glow to Fort Myers Beach every year. And that's not a metaphor. Kaplan supplies that festive glow w
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December 02, 2011
News
Boating Industry

Houston Boat Show lures anglers

The 56th Annual Houston International Boat, Sport and Travel Show is set to run Jan. 16 through Jan. 15 and will provide visitors with plenty of semin
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December 01, 2011
News
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BRP signs deal to power Canadian fleet

The Eastern Canada Response Corp. selected BRP's Evinrude E-TEC engines to repower its 79-boat fleet. The contract, with more than $1.48 million,
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