• Would You Pay $4 a Gallon?

    May 31, 2006
    Gas prices could hit $3.50 a gallon this summer, according to a CIBC World Markets report, "Drilling in Troubled Waters."
  • 13-year-old Arrested in Fatal Hit-Run

    May 30, 2006
    A 13-year-old boater was arrested Monday after authorities said he hit and killed a 6-year-old snorkeler, then sped away.
  • Discover Boating Tour Rolls On

    May 27, 2006
    The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation (RBFF) are currently on its fourth annual ins
  • Registration Fees to Double

    May 26, 2006
    Officials in Manatee County, Fla., this week approved a 50-percent increase in annual boater registration fees, which they say will be used for improv
  • TowBoatU.S. Reopens in Florida

    May 25, 2006
    TowBoatU.S., an on-the-water towing service for recreational boaters, reopened TowBoatU.S. Panama City, Fla.
  • BoatRenting.com Adds 10 More Locations

    May 24, 2006
    BoatRenting.com, a New York-based company with a website featuring online bookings of discounted short-term boat rentals, has added 10 more locations
  • Stop Duplicative Insurance Coverage

    May 23, 2006
    Though there's been no action on the Recreational Marine Employment Act since last spring, the National Marine Manufacturers Association is hopeful it
  • How Smart Are You?

    May 22, 2006
    A lot of boaters have years of practical experience spent on the water. But are you sure you know everything there is to know about staying safe while
  • Shrugging Off High Gas Prices

    May 20, 2006
    Boat owners say high gas prices won't keep them off the water this summer. But they will ease off the throttle more often, according to a survey by Na
  • Arguing For Access

    May 19, 2006
    A panel of marine industry experts and leaders, including representatives from the U.S. Coast Guard and Army Corps of Engineers, facilitated a discuss
  • West Marine Joins Campaign

    May 18, 2006
    The National Safe Boating Council (NSBC) announced Tuesday that West Marine has joined the 2006 North American Safe Boating Campaign to encourage life
  • New Kids Life Jacket Loaner Sites

    May 17, 2006
    The BoatU.S. Foundation Life Jacket Loaner Program For Kids added 45 new sites to its nationwide program that provides a simple way for parents to bor
  • National Park Reopens to PWCs

    May 16, 2006
    Personal watercraft are allowed to return to Gulf Islands National Seashore in Florida and Mississippi, the Personal Watercraft Industry Association r
  • National Boating Education?

    May 15, 2006
    The U.S. Coast Guard is seeking authority from Congress that could someday lead to a national standard on boating education.
  • New Formula For Boat Taxes In Utah

    May 12, 2006
    Many boat owners in Utah are noticing a change in their property tax bills thanks to a new formula for calculating the fee.
  • BRP Reverses Loss

    May 11, 2006
    BRP, a Canadian company, is reporting a higher revenue and income for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2006. For the year income increased, while revenue
  • Legislation Addresses PWCs

    May 10, 2006
    Connecticut lawmakers have passed a bill that prohibits anyone from riding in front of the operator of a personal watercraft.
  • Free Guide To Buying and Selling

    May 09, 2006
    Have you found a great deal on a used boat and want to know if there have been manufacturer recalls that needed correction or major complaints from ot
  • Marinas To Receive `How-To' Kits

    May 08, 2006
    Resource kits for 2006 National Marina Day have been mailed and posted online at www.MarinaAssociation.org/nmd. Members of the Association of Marina I
  • Alternatives To High Gas Prices

    May 06, 2006
    As the price of gasoline and diesel soar, the next new economy will be the "hydrogen economy," according to Jeremy Rifkin, keynote speaker at a confer
  • Florida Police Raid Dealership

    May 05, 2006
    Police on Tuesday raided a Florida boat dealership and seized two boats suspected of being stolen, according to a report in the Orlando Sentinel.
  • Grow Boating Fund Fattens

    May 04, 2006
    The Grow Boating Rising Tide Fund recently received $180,000 in contributions, the National Marine Manufacturers Association announced last week.
  • Aluminum Boat Sales Rebound

    May 03, 2006
    New boat sales were mixed in March, with declines in fiberglass and a rebound in aluminum sales, according to preliminary data by Statistical Surveys.
  • Strong Turnout for Boating Congress

    May 02, 2006
    Almost 275 industry leaders were in Washington, D.C., Monday to lobby their congressional representatives on legislative and regulatory issues affecti
  • Manatees Off The List?

    May 01, 2006
    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission plans to review proposed management plans for four animals on the state's imperiled species list
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