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  • Couple treaded water for over 14 hours rescued
    Couple treaded water for 14 hours after falling off boat: Hypothermia, jellyfish
    A couple treaded water for 14 hours after falling off their boat not far from the Key Largo coast. They have since been found and treated for both hypothermia and mild jellyfish stings, but are expected to make a full recovery in the coming weeks....
  • Beware of boat buying scams
    Beware of boat buying scams
    It has been said that in late spring a man’s fancy not only turns to love, but to buying a new car or boat. And the latter may bring out the worst when not buying from a reputable boat dealer.According to Boat Owners Association of the...
  • Federal boating safety panel taking comments for June meeting
    Federal boating safety panel taking comments for June meeting
    The Navigation Safety Advisory Council will discuss a wide variety of important topics when it meets in June. The council will meet Wednesday, June 11, 2014, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, and Thursday, June 12, 2014, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET. (The...
  • On a boat
    Boating and skin care: seven tips for boaters
    Summertime and boats go hand in hand. There is nothing like a breeze off the ocean, lake, or river to cool down a hot summer day, and when that fails, a dip in the water will usually do the trick. Whether it's a yacht cruise, canoe trip, or...
  • Boating Infrastructure Grant Program rule change reproposed
    Boating Infrastructure Grant Program rule change reproposed
    The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) is once again issuing a new proposal to change the way it doles out money under the Boating Infrastructure Grant Program (BIG). FWS first proposed to revise the rules in March 2012, partially to implement...
  • Dry Dock, 2008.
    Just Paint
    Hunter McKee's art comes from a place of knowing how things are made and understanding how they work and what to do with them. He is a practical person whose painting reflects this in his choice of subjects but his use of color and economy of...
  • Gary Clouse Visionary Leader
    Phoenix Boats Chap Oscar’s #1 Choice
    Nothing rivals the pleasure of having a dear friend who not just owns a boat but builds them! Gary Clouse and Hank Baker has earned in my opinion the designationThe BestBoat Builders In The World.The 921 Pro XP is for me the limousine of the bass...
  • Photographing Shelter Island
    Photographing Shelter Island
    Anyone can drive out on Shelter Island, park, and take photos of the San Diego skyline and watercraft in the bay. And, EVERYONE does! For a different take on San Diego Bay, let me suggest you park on North Harbor Drive, near Shelter Island Drive,...
  • Kent Island Narrows to be closed to boat traffic in December
    Kent Island Narrows to be closed to boat traffic in December
    The Coast Guard plans to close some of the waters at Kent Island Narrows in Queen Anne'sCounty, MD in December. The agency announced on Friday, Nov. 8 that it is taking public comment on a tentative plan to restrict traffic during replacement...
  • Fishermen in The Gulf on Fort Myers Beach
    Vegetation, wildlife and more enjoyed in Southwest Florida (Photos)
    Hot bodies in the form of tourists and even local residents can enjoy what Southwest Florida has to offer when it comes to vegetation, wildlife, water sports and fun in the sun!Even though tourists might travel from up north, out west or even...
  • Anything that floats takes off in Key Largo
    Anything that floats takes off in Key Largo
    Imagine blue skies, calm blue water as far as the eye can see and camaraderie in a paradise that Jimmy Buffett labels as 'Margaritaville'. The Florida Keys are a destination for divers, fishermen, water enthusiasts and those seeking an...
  • Fishing in the backwater
    Recreational boating a popular pastime in the South
    To some people, the term “recreational boating” seems like an oxymoron of sorts. After all, why else would you go boating? There are people who make their living boating whether it’s participating in regattas or speed boat racing...
  • Impressionests on the Water
    Messing About in Boats
    `Nice? It's the ONLY thing,' said the Water Rat solemnly, as he leant forward for his stroke. `Believe me, my young friend, there is NOTHING--absolute nothing--half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats. Simply messing,'...
  • Pirates invade Port of Poulsbo
    Pirates invade Port of Poulsbo
    Recent events brought a medley of interesting characters to the quaint Norwegian community of Poulsbo, Washington. Raucous pirates mingled with boat enthusiasts and curious onlookers to enjoy the musical entertainment and admire the 75 -100 boats...
  •  T-H Marine Supplies buys Oxygenator and U2 Pro Formula
    T-H Marine Supplies buys Oxygenator and U2 Pro Formula
    Dennis Clark, president of 02 Marine said, “I know my many years of research and development in building these products and this business will be carried on with the T-H Marine, Inc. of Huntsville, Alabama. They are serious fishermen and...