Fully Autonomous Cargo Ships May be Closer Than We Think

Could we soon see autonomous cargo ships, or “captain-less” ships, on our waterways? Here are the pros and cons of this technology on ships Autonomous car developments have been at the forefront of vehicular technology recently. Debates about safety have certainly been a driving force of these conversations. And now, a new autonomous technology is...

Boat Festivals Sweep the Nation as Summer Winds Down

Boaters can participate in unique maritime and boating festivals in coastal towns around the U.S. in the fall and throughout the year Each year in Southport, Maine, locals and tourists gather for the annual Arts and Yachts Exhibition and Sale. This three-day festival is held each year in August and is a celebration of the...

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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 cause...

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How to Get to 60 Million Anglers in 60 Months

Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation’s Stephanie Vatalaro talks increasing fishing participation and online tools & resources for anglers [Podcast] 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, and industry info, boaters of all levels will...

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Boating Industry Experts Talk Boat Life in New Boating Podcast

Industry Leaders and Experts Discuss All Things Boating in New Anchors Aweigh Boating Podcast, Spotlighting Recreational Boating and Share Access Options Anchors Aweigh, a podcast for aspiring through experienced boaters, has recently launched and is available to listeners via iTunes and Google subscription. Anchors Aweigh features in-depth conversations with boating experts and industry leaders who...

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Propelling the Industry Forward – John Giglio on Making Boating More Accessible and Fun!

Freedom Boat Club’s president and CEO shares how his company is charting a new course for recreational boaters on Anchors Aweigh Boating Podcast 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, and industry info, boaters...

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On Being Number Two

The love of being on the water and the constant search for new challenges brings a Chesapeake Bay sailor to an experience that he had not quite expected Sometimes I think I came to my sailing life in reverse. What I mean is that I knew from the age of fifteen that I was drawn...

Boating Fun at National Marina Day on the Delaware

Delaware River marinas and marine businesses celebrate family-friendly boating event “Welcome to the Water on National Marina Day” Each year since 2001 marinas nationwide have celebrated National Marina Day… an event to celebrate the boating lifestyle. The event typically involves an independent marina celebration that marinas all hold on the same day. This year the...

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