October 29, 2010
News
Beth Rosenberg - Trade Only Today

Speaker urges broader marketing horizons

Believing that boat shows are the only way to reach a mass of potential customers might be outdated in the age of the Internet and social media. Expa
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October 28, 2010
News
Beth Rosenberg - Trade Only Today

FLIBS 2010: Show opens with eye to the future

Hopes were high among organizers and exhibitors, and lines were long with show-goers this morning, as the 51st Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show
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October 28, 2010
Feature
Gary Kramer

I Knew I Had To Travel: Quimby's Cruising Guide and his '74 Gibson

Jerry Troyanek has had a variety of marine-related occupations for the past 20 years that have taken him on an incredible number of waterways. He has
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October 27, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Survey to assess industry's labor needs

The Marine Industry Training & Education Council is conducting a labor-needs assessment survey. The National Skills Coalition will meet Nov. 15 wit
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October 26, 2010
News
Dylan Darling, Jim Schultz - www.redding.com

Houseboat fees to jump by 80 percent

Permit costs for operating privately owned houseboats on a pair of north state lakes are going up for the first time in about 12 years. The U.S. Fo
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October 25, 2010
News
Susan Tuz, Staff Writer - www.newstimes.com

Candlewood Lake boat length regulation sparks outcry

State Department of Environmental Protection officials met Wednesday with an often hostile group of 25 residents from the five towns surrounding Candl
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October 25, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Historic yacht to be auctioned at Fort Lauderdale show

Tucked among acres of fiberglass yachts, the 63-foot, wood-hulled motoryacht Elegante will be at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show this week
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October 23, 2010
Feature
Brandon Barrus

Stardust In The Wilderness: How a houseboat ended up in Alaska

Charlie Summerville has owned Alaska Adventures since 1995. For years, wildlife lovers with a taste for adventure came to Summerville for fishing trip
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October 22, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Michigan lawmaker honored for marine industry support

The Michigan Boating Industries Association gave U.S. Rep. Candice Miller, R- Mich., the 2010 Mayor's Cup Award for her career in public service and a
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October 22, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

New Coast Guard law includes E15 study

President Barack Obama recently signed the Coast Guard Authorization Act into law, the National Marine Manufacturers Association reports.
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October 21, 2010
News
BoatUS

BoatUS reports top three items stolen from boats over the winter

Boats stored over the winter can be easy targets for thieves. Many boat owners don't find out they have been a victim of theft until long after, often
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October 21, 2010
News
Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer

Houseboat crash still under investigation

It will likely still be a couple of months before a decision will be made on charges regarding the fatal speed boat-houseboat collision that occurred
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October 20, 2010
News
Matt Folkard - Kelowna

Houseboat issue on Okanagan Lake

The houseboats issue on West Kelowna waters is going to be decided by the courts. Keith Newcomb, who is currently moored near Kalamoir Park, says W
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October 19, 2010
News
Karen Jowers - www.armytimes.com

Consumer watch: Get away on a houseboat

If you're looking for an offbeat vacation experience, here's one: a houseboat excursion. Authorized military exchange shoppers can go to the Exchan
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October 19, 2010
News
Chris Landry - Soundings Online

Soundings Online: Ethanol and winter storage - Video

Boaters in colder climates are starting to winterize their boats - or they're at least thinking about it. Considering the problems that ethanol-blende
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October 18, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Hearing set on proposed E15 pump-label rule

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will host a public hearing in November on proposed gasoline pump-label rulemaking in connection with its rece
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October 18, 2010
Feature
Janet Groene

Lassie Come Home

We were the only boat tied up at a remote dock when we heard a plaintive meow. Near exhaustion from his stay in the mangrove swamp, the emaciated cat
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October 18, 2010
News
Chris Hrapsky - www.wbay.com

Oshkosh houseboat captain headed for the Mississippi

Jeff Jacobs has run into issues with the city ever since the ice of the Fox River trapped his houseboat last winter. But Jacobs is finally fulfilling
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October 15, 2010
News
Beth Rosenberg - Trade Only Today

Industry braces for E15 impact

Marine engines are excluded from the Environmental Protection Agency's decision to allow the sale of fuel that is more than 10 percent ethanol, but th
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October 13, 2010
Feature
Brandon Barrus

Innovation on Lake Powell: No generators? Impossible!

Marty Zwisler is a rare individual, a man who lives to find ways to do things no one has done before. In fact, when faced with a task he wants to comp
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October 13, 2010
News

West Marine hands out conservation grants

West Marine announced the recipients of its first marine conservation grants program. Grants totaling $30,000 were awarded to non-profit organization
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October 12, 2010
News
Mary Frances Hill - The Sun

At home on the New Westminster waterfront

When Jim Dorval told friends he was building a float home that would sit on the Fraser River, they were surprised and assumed the retired electrician
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October 12, 2010
News

World floats away on a houseboat holiday : Al Beeber - Canadian Press

Golden sunsets spread across the sky, reflecting on still waters as loons make their plaintive cry and beavers chew on the bark of fallen branches.
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October 11, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Attendance doubles at Jersey fall show

Organizers of the second annual Fall Jersey Shore Boat Sale & Expo reported an increase in attendance at this year's show, which was held Sept. 24-26
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October 08, 2010
News
Cherise Fong - CNN

Block party goes green in New York

On October 2, 2010, GreenHomeNYC's first "New New York Block Party" showed residents not only how much is being done through green initiatives and bus
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October 08, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Rybovich sues activists who oppose marina lease

Rybovich is seeking $10 million in damages from each of two community activists who have fought to block the company's plans to lease part of the Rivi
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October 07, 2010
News
Hannah Elliott - blogs.forbes.com

His and Hers houseboat

Dallas luxury purveyor Neiman Marcus has unleashed its annual Christmas Book, and the customary fantasy gifts in it this year are as creative as ever.
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October 07, 2010
Feature
Roy Sparks

Ralph's Vision: The Versatile Moors Resort & Marina

In 1951, Ralph Moore purchased a section of land on the western shore of the Tennessee River at approximately mile marker 30. This land was undevelope
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October 06, 2010
News
www.winknews.com

Houseboats can stay on Peace River

ARCADIA, Fla. - Time is ticking for houseboat owners along the Peace River to find a new place to drop anchor. They've been told they are trespassing
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October 06, 2010
News
www.afloat.ie

New houseboat facility gets green light in Ireland

Following receipt of planning permission, Waterways Ireland is progressing with the development of a houseboat facility in Shannon Harbour where the G
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October 05, 2010
News
www.winknews.com

Houseboat owners told they have to go

Houseboat owners along the Peace River are getting the boot. They've been given two weeks to pack up and move out or face the authorities. For Bill Y
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October 05, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

Poll finds slight uptick in boat-buying interest

A new Harris Poll finds no significant changes in consumer expectations regarding how Americans will, or will not, spend their money on big-ticket ite
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October 04, 2010
News
Matt Markovich - www.komonews.com

Bainbridge Island's liveaboard tradition facing extinction

For nearly a century, boaters have been allowed to anchor in Eagle Harbor for free, and for as long as they want. But now this historic floating commu
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October 02, 2010
Feature

Rental FAQs: No such thing as a dumb question

You heard your schoolteachers tell you all the time, "There's no such thing as a dumb question, just the question that doesn't get asked." While there
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October 01, 2010
News
Beth Rosenberg - Trade Only Today

IBEX 2010: Louisville show deemed a success

Exhibitors at the International BoatBuilders' Exhibition & Conference, which wrapped up Thursday, were generally pleased with the event's new Louisvil
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October 01, 2010
News
Trade Only Today

KVH secures 10-year Coast Guard contract

The Coast Guard selected KVH Industries Inc. to supply the next-generation satellite communications solution for its small cutter fleet. KVH's TracPho
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