2019 Annapolis Boat Show

US Powerboat Show Hits Record Numbers

8/10/2019 - Annapolis, Md - The United States Powerboat Show in Annapolis closed the curtains Sunday, October 6 on a banner year. At 5:00 pm a cannon shot rang out, hundreds of horns sounded their approval, and nearly 1,000 engines fired up to begin the move-out of the 48th annual Annapolis show.  This year’s show displayed more… SEE MORE
Maine's newest boat show is coming to town October 4th - 6th.

The Maine Boat Show – Maine’s Newest Boat Show

25/9/2019 - Debuting this fall at Thompson’s Point in Portland, The Maine Boat Show will feature dozens of Maine’s finest boat dealers, builders, services and marine related vendors. The October 4-6 event is produced by the Maine Marine Trades Association, a nonprofit industry association. A fall boat show is new for the organization according… SEE MORE
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Boating 101: Be Prepared for a Medical Emergency

13/9/2019 - By Pat Mundus. I took my original CPR and first-aid class as a mandatory sailing instructor requirement. As a blasé teenager, I never thought I’d use the skills. I soon learned how effective the training was in a crisis. After expelling a huge projectile from a choking person’s airway using… SEE MORE
Mayflower II docked in Plymouth, Massachusetts.

Mayflower II Launched Into Water After 3-Year Restoration

11/9/2019 - By Jackie Bruno and Kaitlin McKinley Becker. A restored replica of the ship that pilgrims sailed to Plymouth in 1620 was launched into the water in Mystic, Connecticut, on Saturday for the first time in three years. On a sunny day in Mystic, with just enough wind to fill the… SEE MORE

Boating 101: Navigation Rules

6/9/2019 - The Navigation Rules for vessels establish actions for boaters to take to avoid a collision. The Navigation Rules are published by the U. S. Government Printing Office, and are available in any boating supply store. Every boat owner should have a copy, but it is mandatory that a copy be… SEE MORE

Forum Held on New Oregon Boating Laws

30/8/2019 - By Jordan Williams. The open forum at the Deschutes County Services Building was held to explain new boating permits and regulations to boaters and non-motorized boat users. The new boating laws under Senate Bill 47 will mostly affect paddle sports like canoes, kayaks and paddle boards. The legislation is also changing… SEE MORE

Low-Price ‘Regular 88’ Gas is Bad for Boats

28/8/2019 - SPRINGFIELD, VA. - With more ethanol than ever before being served up at the nation’s gas station pumps this Labor Day holiday weekend, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) cautions America’s recreational boaters to avoid filling up with “Regular 88” fuel on recreational boating’s traditional last summer hurrah.… SEE MORE