Fishing Boats & Ports Books by Stewart Lenton

The Art of Steel

6/1/2023 - By Paul Molyneaux. In Bayou La Batre, Alabama, older boatbuilders pass on skills to the next generation. When cotton was king in the South, wooden boats built in Maine carried the crop to the mills of England. Now that scallops and lobsters are the kings of New England and Mid-Atlantic fisheries,… SEE MORE
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Shorting the Circuit

5/13/2023 - By tradeonlytoday.com The idea of zero emissions that comes with electric vehicles and boats has an almost romantic allure. If we all just parked our internal-combustion cars, trucks and boats, we would be saving the environment and all of mankind. Or would we? “You can’t automatically assume that electrification is… SEE MORE
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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Provides $20M in Grants to Marinas

3/29/2023 - By saymedia-content.com. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced the agency’s Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG) program will provide more than $20 million in grant funding for 19 states to construct, renovate and maintain marinas and other boating facilities for outdoor recreation. Under the BIG program, more than $2.8 million will… SEE MORE
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Recreational boating degrades vegetation important for fish recruitment

2/25/2023 - By springer.com  Recreational boating increases globally and associated moorings are often placed in vegetated habitats important for fish recruitment. Meanwhile, assessments of the effects of boating on vegetation, and potential effects on associated fish assemblages are rare. Here, we analysed (i) the effect of small-boat marinas on vegetation structure, and… SEE MORE