Buying boat insurance– The fine print – Check policy for six coverages
, 3:02 PM Wed 27 Apr 2016
The consequential damage fine print: Half of all sinkings occur at the dock when some small part below the waterline fails. However, these parts – an outdrive bellows, for example – most often fail due to “wear, tear, and corrosion” or a lack of maintenance, so the policy won’t pay for a new outdrive bellows.
Online registration now open for SHIPPINGInsight 2016
, 3:12 AM Tue 26 Apr 2016
Online registration is now open for the fifth annual SHIPPINGInsight Fleet Optimization Conference and Exhibition. The 2016 event will take place Oct. 18-19 at the Stamford Marriott Hotel and Spa in Stamford, Conn.
Virginia powerboaters and PWC drivers need boating safety education
, 4:06 PM Mon 25 Apr 2016
This course completion certificate or card must be kept within a boater’s possession when boating along with picture identification. Passing the course could earn a discount on a boat’s or PWC’s insurance policy.
J/22 Class Association awards scholarship boat to Patrick Shanahan
J/22 Class Association
, 4:30 PM Fri 22 Apr 2016
Shanahan will be campaigning the scholarship boat over the upcoming summer months with his fellow Brown University Sailing teammates Sam Alexander, Nathan Housberg, Sophie Hibben, Haley Carter and Quinn Andersen.
Four myths about boat fire extinguishers
, 3:56 AM Thu 21 Apr 2016
Myth number one: You are correct about the mallet. NFPA 10 Portable Fire Extinguishers does recommend 'hefting' and extinguisher as part of the inspection process. This is basically shaking the extinguisher and is recommended as part of the inspection procedures.
GOST Nav-Tracker System used to protect Maldives Fishery
, 4:37 AM Wed 20 Apr 2016
GOST® (Global Ocean Security Technologies), a world leader in marine security, tracking, monitoring and video surveillance systems announced today that its Nav-Tracker 3.0 VMS has been adapted for use by the Indian Ocean archipelago nation of The Maldives to prevent illegal encroachment on protected island fisheries and preserve special areas for traditional fishing techniques.
2016 Newport International Boat Show - NFNP Award submissions now open
, 4:18 AM Wed 20 Apr 2016
Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, are accepting applications for the 2016 Newport For New Products (NFNP) Awards.
BRP awarded for 15 years of wastewater management
, 4:04 AM Wed 20 Apr 2016
BRP, a world leader in the design, manufacturing, distribution, and marketing of motorized recreational vehicles and powersports engines, announced today that its on-site wastewater treatment system used for many of its production processes was recently recognized with an award from Racine Wastewater Utility for excellence in facility wastewater management.
Four myths from the BoatUS Foundation about boat fire extinguishers
, 3:15 PM Tue 19 Apr 2016
Every spring, the BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water receives questions from boaters about fire extinguishers.
Mercury Marine gets Best Brand Penetration Award at China Boat Show
, 11:03 AM Tue 19 Apr 2016
Mercury Marine also won the 2014 and 2015 Asia Eco Award at CIBS. In ’14, Mercury won the award for its lightweight 370hp Mercury Diesel TDI 4.2L engine. In ’15, Mercury took home the award for its 75-115hp FourStroke outboard engine platform.
Super Boat proud to announce sponsor lineup for 2016
, 2:41 AM Tue 19 Apr 2016
Super Boat International (SBI) is proud to announce EDOX Watches, the revolutionary and innovative watchmaker since 1884, as the 'Official Timing Partner' of Super Boat International. Also, GEICO, providing affordable insurance since 1936, returns in 2016 as an official sponsor, who continues to proudly support SBI.
Yacht Racing Forum 2016 venue and date announced
Yacht Racing Forum
, 10:21 AM Mon 18 Apr 2016
The event will take place right after the RC44 Valetta Cup and provide a great opportunity for participants to attend both events. The dates have also been selected in order to avoid clashes with Le Nautic (Paris Boat Show).
New Mercury Active Trim – Revolutionises trimming your boat
, 10:08 AM Thu 14 Apr 2016
Mercury Marine’s new Active Trim system is now available for boat lovers. The new technology has already gained fans around the world for the way it automatically and effortlessly trims an engine or engines.
BoatUS Staff speak up about eight boat spring commissioning goof-ups
, 2:55 PM Wed 13 Apr 2016
From the crewmembers of the nation’s largest boater advocacy, safety and services group, BoatUS. And like most boaters, they aren’t perfect. They make mistakes and learn from them too.
BoatUS 50th Anniversary Member Appreciation Event announced
, 4:31 PM Tue 12 Apr 2016
To celebrate this milestone, the nation’s largest recreational boat owner advocacy, services and safety organization announced today the second in a series of local celebrations to say thanks to its over half million members – this time in the Pacific Northwest.
Brunswick Corporation appoints new president of the Boat Group
, 4:37 PM Mon 11 Apr 2016
Huw Bower now will be responsible for the 14 brands which comprise the Brunswick Boat Group. These include Bayliner, Boston Whaler, Brunswick Commercial and Government Products, Crestliner, Cypress Cay, Harris, Lowe, Lund, Meridian, Princecraft, Quicksilver, Rayglass, Sea Ray and Uttern. Bower will be based at Brunswick's corporate headquarters in Lake Forest.
FUSION and Finn-Marin Boats announce partnership
, 3:37 PM Mon 11 Apr 2016
FUSION, a provider of marine audio engineering, announced Thursday that it signed a partnership with Oy Finn-Marin Ltd. Under the terms of the agreement, the full range of Finn-Marin boats including the Grandezza, Finnmaster and aluminum Finnmaster Husky boat brands will be offered with FUSION audio entertainment including the RA205 and AV750 head units
New TowBoatUS service opens in Joliet, Illinois
, 2:18 PM Fri 8 Apr 2016
Captain Gareth Stamm has been boating and fishing since he was a boy and knows it's in his blood. After two years of working on Lake Michigan as a captain for TowBoatUS Chicago, a 24-hour on water towing and assistance service for recreational boaters, Stamm, who hails from Joliet, decided to bring the same service to his home waters and has opened TowBoatUS Joliet.
New owners take the helm at TowBoatUS Port Canaveral
, 3:37 PM Thu 7 Apr 2016
TowBoatUS Port Canaveral operates two boats, one for the inland waters and the other for the ocean, which are separated by a lock.
Ardent Leisure announce D’Albora Marinas sale process
Alan Shedden - Ardent Leisure
, 9:40 AM Wed 6 Apr 2016
The Board of Ardent Leisure Group (ASX: AAD) announces a comprehensive strategic process to focus on maximising the potential of the Group’s significant leisure and entertainment businesses in Australia and the United States.