October 31, 2008
News
National Park Service

National Park Service and Coast Guard join forces

Volunteers of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary have been assisting boaters on Lakes Mead and Mohave for decades. Now their relationship with the Lake Me
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October 29, 2008
News
Soundings Trade Only

Boating deaths dropped in 2007

Marine-related fatalities declined last year, according to a report by the National Transportation Safety Board.
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October 27, 2008
News
Beth Rosenberg, Soundings Trade Only

MITEC survey shows need for specialists

An industry-needs assessment survey shows that electrical specialists, engine mechanics and electronics specialists are among the most sought-after po
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October 25, 2008
News
Soundings Trade Only

OPEC to cut production, oil prices drop

Gas prices may soon be on the rise again. That's the goal behind OPEC's decision to cut oil production, but it wasn't the result Friday morning.
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October 23, 2008
News
Soundings Trade Only

West Marine sees soft third-quarter sales

West Marine recently reported a decrease in net sales and comparable-store sales for the third quarter and year to date.
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October 21, 2008
News
Soundings Trade Only

Study touts role of boat shows in making sales

At a time when dealers and manufacturers may be tempted to cut costs by not exhibiting at boat shows, a newly released study indicates that shows rema
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October 19, 2008
News
Soundings Trade Only

President Bush signs vessel-design act

President Bush Thursday signed the Vessel Hull Design Protection Act Amendments of 2008 into law.
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October 17, 2008
News
Soundings Trade Only

Industry reaction to the federal bailout

It may take some time before the $700 billion federal bailout plan, approved by Congress and signed by President Bush last week, has a positive effect
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October 15, 2008
News
BoatU.S.

BoatU.S. offers professional captains locator service

A new online Professional Captains Locator service from BoatU.S. aims to connect boat owners seeking on-the-water transportation services with U.S. Co
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October 13, 2008
News
Soundings Trade Only

Senate passes amendments to Vessel Hull Design Protection Act

Legislation designed to strengthen and clarify the Vessel Hull Design Protection Act of 1998 was approved by Congress and awaits the President's signa
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October 11, 2008
News
BoatU.S.

Deadline for boating safety grants up Nov. 1

The BoatU.S. Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water has a great way for your local non-profit boating organization to help keep our waterways s
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October 09, 2008
News
Columbia Tribune

Boaters' deaths an accident: Carbon monoxide is suspected killer.

Investigators on the 6th suspected carbon monoxide accidentally killed four Missourians found dead in a Mississippi River houseboat during an outing c
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October 07, 2008
News
West Marine

West Marine celebrated grand opening of new store

West Marine, Inc., the country's largest specialty retailer of boating supplies and accessories, celebrated the grand opening of a newly expanded stor
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