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New “Vest Friends” Campaign Promotes Life Jackets & Boat Safety

Sea Tow Foundation has announced the launch of a new social media campaign called “Vest Friends” to promote wearing life jackets The Sea Tow Foundation – a nationwide nonprofit dedicated to the education and promotion of safe boating practices – debuts a new social media campaign they hope will encourage more people to wear life...

After 30 Years, The Miami Yacht Show is Moving to a New Location

Miami Yacht Show, formerly Yachts Miami Beach, leaves iconic Collins Ave location for new show venue in 2019 Show management announced at the 2018 event that the Miami Yacht Show location will move in time for the 2019 event to a new venue. The announcement was praised by many, solving many logistical issues experienced...

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Talking Boating News with Soundings Trade Only Senior Reporter Reagan Haynes

If it’s happening in the boating industry, Reagan Haynes has probably written about it, interviewed someone about it, or has a plane ticket to go cover it Anchors Aweigh is a podcast for all boaters, from aspiring to experienced. Featuring in-depth conversations with boating experts and industry leaders, and packed full of tips, tricks, gear,...

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Something Fishy: Canadian Sailors Were Exposed To Deafening Noise Levels

Report: Excessive noise hazards aboard fishing boats and ocean ships could cause hearing loss; advice for recreational boaters A new report from Canada’s Public Sector Integrity Commissioner says that a senior manager of the federal Fisheries Department held a report about serious noise hazards aboard Department of Fisheries and Oceans ships that could potentially...

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West Marine #2016Bucks4Me July 4th Selfie Contest

West Marine Launches “Red, White, Blue & a Selfie Too” Social Media Contest through July 4th West Marine, the world’s premier Waterlife Outfitter, is giving America’s love of selfies a patriotic twist with its first “Red, White, Blue & a Selfie Too” social media contest, offering participants the chance to win a $2,016 West Marine gift card. CONTEST...

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Top 10 Most Popular Boater Lifestyle Topics in 2014

Round-up of the most viewed posts and popular topics on BoaterLifeOnline.com during 2014 What are boaters interested in? What boating lifestyle topics are the most popular right now? At the start of each new year I like to take a look back and see what topics are resonating most with readers. Since many articles on...

Hurricane Sandy Impact on Chesapeake Bay Marinas and Boats

Hurricane Sandy hits the northeast coast of the U.S. impacting boats and marinas still in the water in NJ, MD, DE and VA areas of the Chespeake Bay Skipjack Cove Marina on Sassafras River,upper Chesapeake Bay For boaters along the northeast coast of the U.S., preparing your boat for a hurricane – especially at the...

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Boat Sheds Collapse in Maryland

Record snowfall in MD combined with severe winds caused multiple boat shed roofs to collapse, badly damaging and sinking boats at marinas This type of marina catastrophe is one phone call every boat owner dreads. No one could have imagined the record snowfall that Maryland would receive this winter… or the damage it has...

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Boston Whaler Wins NMMA Award

370 Outrage goes beyond fishing with a family-friendly boat that provides entertaining and comfort for boaters Ten marine manufacturers were honored for innovation at the 2010 Miami International Boat Show by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and Boating Writers International (BWI). full release The 370 Outrage by Boston Whaler stands out because it shows how fishing...