July 31, 2010
News
Elizabeth Ellis - www.soundingsonline.com

14-year-old to sail solo

Just when it appeared that the brouhaha over teenage solo circumnavigators might die down, a Dutch court earlier this week cleared the way for a 14-ye
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July 30, 2010
News
TODD GLASENAPP - Daily Sun Correspondent

Lakeshore Drive in Page, Arizona remains closed

Lakeshore Drive will be closed today for the third straight day for road construction, the National Park Service said Wednesday. Only houseboat launc
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July 30, 2010
News
Wayne Moore - www.castanet.net

Last day for houseboats to vacate bay

About a half dozen houseboat owners may be heading for a confrontation with the District of West Kelowna. The owners of houseboats and other boats
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July 30, 2010
News
LINDA BRILL - KING 5 News

Seattle considering banning new houseboats

The city's Department of Planning and Development is updating its Shoreline Master Program, a set of rules on Seattle's waterways. The update could
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July 29, 2010
News
Scott Arnold - www.newschannel5.com

Man busted for taking joyride on boat

A local man hosted several day-long parties for friends on a $100,000 lavish houseboat this summer. But the problem was, police said the boat wasn't h
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July 28, 2010
News
James Mathew - www.financialexpress.com

Backwater bliss

The skies were ominous but the mind was clear. The entire family was together after several years and the rain had no right to take the fun out of a K
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July 28, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

KVH Industries reports 2Q results

KVH Industries today reported a 35 percent increase in revenue for the second quarter ending June 30.
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July 28, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Marine groups sign Senate letter opposing E15

Thirty-six environmental and industry groups signed a letter that went to the majority and minority leaders of the Senate Monday urging opposition to
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July 28, 2010
News
VANESSA HO - SEATTLEPI.COM STAFF

Seattle wants to ban new houseboats

In a city of lakes and bays, squabbles about water are inevitable. But as Seattle mulls over a hefty set of new shoreline rules, one of the most iconi
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July 27, 2010
News
The Associated Press

Boat of plastic bottles ends 4-month Pacific sail

A sailboat largely constructed from 12,500 recycled plastic bottles has completed a 4-month journey across the Pacific Ocean meant to raise awareness
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July 27, 2010
News
CHRIS COLIN - The New York Times

Heaven is a slow houseboat to nowhere

The gentle swaying of our 47-foot houseboat was working its magic. Reeds shushed outside our little window and the dark river purled underneath. North
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July 27, 2010
News
www.wqow.com

Passersby curious about houseboat near Eau Claire

Drivers wonder whether they missed the boat. They want to know what's going on along County Highway AA outside of Eau Claire. A man is remodelin
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July 25, 2010
News

States sue to close locks, stop Asian carp

Five Great Lakes states filed a lawsuit in federal court Monday aimed at trying to block Asian carp from entering Lake Michigan, the third attempt thr
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July 24, 2010
News
Jack Danylchuk - Northern News Services

Free ride on the waterfront

If the harbour commission proposed for Yellowknife Bay moves beyond the talking phase and takes control of the city's waterfront, Paul Servos has some
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July 23, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Groups join together to fight E15

Environmental and industry groups are launching a joint campaign calling on Congress to require thorough and objective scientific testing before allow
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July 23, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Obama issues national ocean policy

Recreational boating is highlighted in a final report on ocean management, which was used as the basis for the Obama administration's establishment of
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July 22, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

BoatTrader.com debuts new features

BoatTrader.com launched a new home page designed to maximize Boat Trader dealers' visibility and impact.
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July 22, 2010
News

MDCE full schedule released

The lineup for this year's Marine Dealer Conference & Expo has been finalized and the 2010 brochure featuring the complete schedule is now available f
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July 20, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

EPA seeks comment on MSDs

The Environmental Protection Agency is calling for comments on marine sanitation devices, the National Marine Manufacturers Association announced.
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July 20, 2010
News
Patrice Gaffaney - www.nzherald.co.nz

Western Australia: Red sands of Kimberley

The seaplane arcs gracefully over water that's the brightest, glistening turquoise I've seen. Surrounding the water are sheer cliffs of the Kimberley'
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July 17, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Ship unearthed at World Trade Center site

Workers excavating the site of the underground vehicle security center for the future World Trade Center in New York this week discovered the remains
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July 16, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Fire damages Mercury Marine plant

A small electrical fire broke out Wednesday night at Mercury Marine's plant in Fond du Lac, Wis., when water from heavy storms reached an electrical s
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July 16, 2010
News
jabrannon.blogspot.com

Fourth of July on the houseboat

Our usual tradition of going to Winter Park's festivities (in Florida) was traded in this year for a day on Jeremy's aunt and uncle's houseboat on the
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July 16, 2010
News
www.bclocalnews.com

Houseboat driver remembered by loved ones

Family and friends of 53-year-old Ken (Kenny) William Brown gathered at the Chase Community Hall last Friday to remember this well-loved man.
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July 15, 2010
News
Simon Carr - www.dailyecho.co.uk

Houseboat sinks in River Hamble

A 60-foot houseboat has sunk taking with it the treasures of the two elderly residents. The vessel sank into the River Hamble shortly after midday
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July 15, 2010
News
www.boating-industry.com

MRAA supports expansion of SBA floor plan finance program

In a recent letter to Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.), Chair of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, the Marine Retailers Associati
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July 15, 2010
News
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West Marine reports 2Q revenue increase

West Marine today reported net revenues of $233.4 million for its second quarter ending July 3, an increase of $18 million, or 8.4 percent, from net r
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July 14, 2010
News
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Coalition wants new plan for Asian carp

The UnLock Our Jobs coalition, which is advocating for keeping the Chicago locks open and finding a different solution to the Asian carp problem, adde
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July 14, 2010
News

MDCE "Powered By" sponsorships sell out

The 2010 Marine Dealer Conference & Expo has sold out of its "Powered By" sponsorship opportunities - the highest level of sponsorship at the MDCE - m
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July 13, 2010
News
Trish Smith - greenopolis.com

It's a plane! It's a boat! No, it's a plane-boat!

What was once an old Boeing B-307 owned by aviation legend Howard Hughes has been recycled into one of the coolest houseboats in Ft. Lauderdale, Flori
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July 13, 2010
News
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MRAA: Health care bill includes accounting requirement

The new health care bill will impose significant burdens on businesses by requiring them to issue a Form 1099 to all vendors from which the business d
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July 12, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

MRAA supports amendment tied to SBA floorplan program

The Marine Retailers Association of America recently sent a letter to Sen. Mary Landrieu, a Louisiana Democrat and chair of the Senate Committee on Sm
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July 12, 2010
News
Siri Agrell - www.theglobeandmail.com

Sense of responsibility sinks at nation's shorelines

From the deck of his home on Shuswap Lake, Ted Bacigalupo often sits and counts the boats that pack the popular, X-shaped body of water in the British
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July 09, 2010
News
travel.latimes.com

Lake Powell: Discounts on houseboat rentals for Labor Day and beyond

Lake Powell on the Arizona-Utah border has more than 90 major canyons to explore, whether it's the swirling sandstone of Cathedral in the Desert or th
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July 09, 2010
News
Siri Agrell and Ingrid Peritz - www.theglobeandmai

Ottawa to toughen standards for pleasure-boat operators

Ottawa will change course on the way it licenses recreational boat operators, toughening up a testing program long criticized as ineffective and easy
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July 08, 2010
News

$30,000 in grants available to help clean up the Gulf

In wake of the oil spill in the Gulf, West Marine is putting out a call for entries for their Marine Conservation Grants program. West Marine is dona
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July 08, 2010
News
ctvbc.ca

Friend says man killed in boat crash was big on safety

As investigators in B.C. puzzle over the wreckage of a crash that killed a houseboat driver over the weekend, friends of the deceased are defending hi
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July 08, 2010
News
Kara Pound - www.emagazine.com

Living small in the Earth Ball

Since last November, Roger Drowne has been bobbing through East Coast waterways, from North Carolina to the Florida Keys, in a self-designed, soccer b
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July 06, 2010
News
www.smh.com.au

A boat beneath the Himalayas

Despite Kashmir's unresolved conflict, Natacha Butler continues the tradition of summer retreat to a wooden houseboat. Srinagar's Dal Lake is glass
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July 06, 2010
News
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Southport Boats unveils floorplan program

Leland, N.C.-based Southport Boats recently introduced its 2011 "Floor Plan Free Buying Program" designed to reduce field inventory and eliminate asso
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July 02, 2010
News
asimplelifeafloat.blogspot.com

Chinese houseboat in London

Wild houseboat on the Regent's Channel in London.
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July 02, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Senate bill would extend SBA lending program

An amendment to the Small Business Lending Fund Act of 2010, offered by Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., outlines a number of NMMA-supported changes to the
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July 02, 2010
News
Elizabeth Ellis - Soundingsonline.com

Sunderland recounts her rescue

In her first public statements after being rescued June 12 in the Indian Ocean, teenage sailor Abby Sunderland said Tuesday there were "times when I w
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July 01, 2010
News
Greyson Howard - North Lake Tahoe Bonanza

No dam water for Lake Tahoe rafters on the Fourth

Truckee River flow rules mean no water for rafters between Tahoe City and the River Ranch for the Fourth of July. The late spring runoff has been g
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