September 30, 2010
News
Paula Stuart - www.newschief.com

Ethanol, EPA fuel anger among boaters, dealers

The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to announce a decision soon on whether to boost ethanol in the nation's gasoline supply from the curre
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September 29, 2010
News
www.thisishullandeastriding.co.uk

Houseboat owners sink council's eviction bid: Couple can stay on floating home

A couple have won the right to "grow old gracefully" in their floating home. Houseboat owners Dennis Norris and his partner Andrea Gayton faced bei
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September 29, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

NMEA names technology award finalists

The National Marine Electronics Association named the 10 products that are competing for the 2010 Technology Award. The award, which singles out the
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September 28, 2010
News
www.bbc.co.uk

Driffield Canal boat owner wins planning

East Riding of Yorkshire Council said the boat at Hempholme amounted to a "new dwelling", so was in breach of planning guidelines. After a three-da
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September 28, 2010
News
www.washingtonpost.com

On the waterfront, a murky future

Living on the water in the District of Columbia isn't easy. There's only one legal place to do it - along the Southwest waterfront stretching from For
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September 27, 2010
Feature
Gary Kramer

Diesel Engines: No Longer Noisy, Stinky, Smoky And Slow

Diesel engines have long been known for their durability, long life, high torque output and a fuel efficiency that allows extended cruising ranges for
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September 27, 2010
News
Sam Horine - inhabitat.com

DIY Gowanus houseboat debuts

To celebrate this year's GreenHome NYC DIY Green Block Party, `Jerko the Gowanus Water Vacuum' will take its Maiden Voyage October 2nd, floating along
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September 27, 2010
News
Paul Dorpat - seattletimes.nwsource.com

Lake Washington lowering cut off original floating homes

When the photo-postcard purveyor M.L. Oakes selected this houseboat for his 667th subject in 1907 (or possibly 1908), many more floating homes were on
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September 24, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

NMMA: Workers' comp changes could affect boatbuilders

The U.S. Department of Labor is proposing new regulations that implement amendments to the Longshore & Harbor Workers' Compensation Act and will have
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September 24, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Raymarine renews partnership with ABA

Raymarine announced the renewal of its long-standing Preferred Supplier of Choice agreement with the American Boatbuilders Association.
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September 23, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Fishing group seeks time on California environmental report

The California Fish and Game Commission is holding a special meeting next week to consider the possible extension of the public comment period for the
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September 23, 2010
News
Chris Landry - Soundings Online

Soundings Online - Survival, with a twist

It was one heck of a summer for 46-year-old Kristy Lugert. The Alameda, Calif., resident bought a 32-foot sailing catamaran (her first large boat),
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September 22, 2010
News
wcoutlook.com

$1 million dollar grant awarded for houseboat manufacturing transition

With closed and empty houseboat manufacturing facilities located throughout this region, Friday's announcement of $1 million in grant funds to help
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September 22, 2010
Feature
Janet Groene with Gordon Groene

All About Etiquette

We were in one of North America's most beautiful cruising grounds, Canada's Trent-Severn Waterway. We flew the American flag to indicate the boat's ho
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September 22, 2010
News

New marine toilet from Thetford

Boaters are looking for economical and ecological choices today. Combining the best of both worlds, Thetford Marine's new Tecma EasyFit Eco series is
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September 21, 2010
News
www.am1150.ca

Houseboat problem not going away

The houseboat problem in West Kelowna has caught the attention of a group in Vancouver. Bill Sassaman, the spokesperson for the BC Nautical Residen
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September 21, 2010
News
BoatUS

Snowbirds begin migration south

As autumn's cooler days arrive, the annual migration south for millions of birds has begun. Joining the avian flocks are "snowbirds" - recreational bo
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September 20, 2010
News
Adrian Nieoczym - www.theglobeandmail.com

Houseboater challenges West Kelowna's authority to control offshore anchorages

A houseboat owner running out of places to go is challenging the municipality of West Kelowna's authority to keep him away from its shores. Keith N
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September 20, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

KVH finalizes purchase of Virtek

KVH Industries completed the $6.5 million all-cash acquisition of Virtek Communication AS, the company announced. Norway-based Virtek specializes in
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September 20, 2010
News
Alyssa Pederson - www.winonadailynews.com

River revivalists complete 30th year of cleanup

The morning air was cool and crisp. Volunteers for this year's Mississippi River Revival bundled up in stocking caps, work gloves and layers upon laye
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September 17, 2010
News
www.boating-industry.com

Discover Boating announces sweepstakes winner

Cassidy Walch from Hot Springs, Ark., was recently announced the winner of Discover Boating's Making Waves sweepstakes, according to a release from th
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September 17, 2010
News
www.boating-industry.com

Senate passes Small Business Lending Bill

The U.S. Senate passed its version of the Small Business Jobs Act, also known as the Small Business Lending Bill, on Thursday by a 61-38 vote. Two Rep
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September 17, 2010
Feature
Dan Bullard

The Joys Of Free Power: The advantages of going solar

Houseboating is such a freeing pastime. It gives you a chance to get away from the neighbors, the roar of traffic, the bustle of the city and to just
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September 16, 2010
News

Celebrate Hoover Dam's 75th anniversary with houseboat, river-rafting package from Forever Resorts

In celebration of the 75th Anniversary of Hoover Dam (dedicated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on Sept. 30, 1935) and the completion of the new Ho
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September 16, 2010
News
www.king5.com

How romantic is living in a houseboat?

A co-worker and I were taking a client's boat through the locks into Lake Union. It is always a treat to sail through the ship canal during business h
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September 15, 2010
News
Soundings Online

A bay that charges the batteries

Down East Maine's enormous tidal range - a bane to mariners - one day could be a boon to the region as a renewable source of electrical energy. A 6
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September 15, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Senate vote on small-business bill expected soon

The U.S. Senate voted 61-37 Tuesday to end debate on the Senate Substitute Amendment, sponsored by Sens. Max Baucus, D-Mont., Mary Landrieu, D-La., an
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September 14, 2010
News
BRENDA JONES - www.ifallsdailyjournal.com

Good Samaritan Society residents enjoy houseboat trip

Not exactly tropical - but all the elements are present - water, people, decorations, music, food, sunshine and excitement. Pine trees replace palm tr
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September 13, 2010
News
Andrew Gulliford - www.gjsentinel.com

Lake Powell trash brings call for nonmotorized use

Each summer I do penance at Lake Powell for the environmental sins of its visitors. This summer was no exception, as I volunteered to work on a houseb
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September 13, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

NMMA urges Congress to act on small-business relief

As Congress reconvenes today in advance of the mid-term elections, legislative business is likely to be complicated by pre-election posturing, accordi
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September 13, 2010
Feature
Walt Thorn

Restoration Carolina: From junkyard to open water

I first saw the vessel in 2003 from an overpass as I traveled down I-526 outside Charleston, S.C. She was huge, lying among 18- to 25-foot boats in a
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September 11, 2010
News
BoatUS

What you need to know about E-10 gas and winterizing - Video

Boaters and anglers will soon be putting away their boats for the season. But before they do, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) ha
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September 10, 2010
News
PATRICIA WOLFF  OF THE NORTHWESTERN

Houseboat guy ponders next move

Jeff Jacobs, the man who gained notoriety last winter when his houseboat froze into the Fox River at Rainbow Park, stepped lightly across two small bo
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September 10, 2010
News
www.thisishullandeastriding.co.uk

Two couples fight eviction orders for living on houseboats without planning consent

Houseboat owners facing an eviction order from their moorings on an East Yorkshire waterway have gone to a public inquiry to launch their appeal to st
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September 09, 2010
Feature
Brady L. Kay

Like Going Back In Time: Lake Raystown Resort is like no other houseboat destination

To refer to Raystown Lake in central Pennsylvania as one of our country's best-kept secrets would be an understatement. It's an old cliché that gets u
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September 08, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

EPA gives out Great Lakes restoration grants

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has started to hand out grants under President Obama's Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, which is targeting
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September 08, 2010
News
www.wired.com

Iceberg Houseboat Hides Its Bulk Below The Waves

Architect Daniel Andersson has created a houseboat inspired by icebergs, one that sits predominantly below the waves with only its rooftop deck expose
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September 07, 2010
News
Rob Pavey - chronicle.augusta.com

Abandoned houseboat yields messy surprises

The abandoned remains of a houseboat once moored in North Augusta yielded lots of challenges -- and some unwelcome surprises -- for volunteers who rem
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September 07, 2010
News
www.abc.net.au

SES secure houseboat adrift in flooding

The State Emergency Service in Australia says it responded to more than 30 call outs in the Riverland over the weekend.
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September 04, 2010
Feature
Joan Wenner, J.D.

Lending Your Houseboat: Know the risks before you loan

Houseboats are a wonderful way to enjoy being out on the water no matter what the size or amenities, which is why they are a favorite choice for peopl
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September 03, 2010
News
www.globallethbridge.com

Boat owners take district of West Kelowna to court

Houseboats are once again at the centre of a dispute in West Kelowna. A group of houseboat owners who were told to move their boats this summer are
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September 03, 2010
News
Jackson Holtz - www.heraldnet.com

See sleek, modern houseboat on Seattle Floating Homes Tour

A mosaic of light dances across the bedroom ceiling in Jessica and Kevin Vanderzanden's new houseboat. The shimmering reflections off Lake Union ar
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September 02, 2010
News
Kraig Becker - www.gadling.com

Explore Lake Powell by houseboat this fall

When the Glen Canyon Dam was built back in 1966, it created Lake Powell, the second largest man-made lake in the United States behind Lake Mead. Cover
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September 02, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Hurricane Earl rumbles toward North Carolina's Outer Banks

Hurricane Earl strengthened overnight and is expected to skirt the Outer Banks of North Carolina tonight, as evacuations continue and Labor Day plans
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September 01, 2010
News
JULIA MOSKIN - www.nytimes.com

A Chef in His Getaway Galley

ON a recent sunny Friday, Steve Johnson steered his skiff up the mouth of the Westport River, just down the coast from New Bedford. As terns wheeled o
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September 01, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Hurricane Earl could approach Carolinas Friday

Hurricane watches are in effect, and evacuations have begun, for areas of North Carolina, and interests northward to New England are urged to monitor
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