Mark Lindsay, Legendary Builder of MJMs, Crosses the Bar
The Cofounder of Boston BoatWorks Was 75
California Charter Fire: The Story Behind the Story (Videos)
Tow Boat Skipper Chronicles His Role, Observations
New Jersey Cuts New-Boat Sales Tax In Half
The state’s marine industry celebrated last Wednesday after Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill that they say aligns the state with neighboring states’ tax laws and gives them hope after the industry was battered by the recession and devastated by Hurricane Sandy.
Court Fight Resumes Over New Miami Boat Show Location
The village of Key Biscayne is back in court in its attempt to stop the 2016 Miami International Boat Show from taking place at the Miami Marine Stadium grounds — an effort organizers say is futile.
NTSB Releases Report On $10-Million Bäden Capsizing (VIDEO)
In May 2014 Bäden sank upon launch in Anacortes, Washington, exacerbating a spate of bad luck for CEO and general manager Andy McDonald, who had just returned to work after an extended illness.
Ice And Winter Conditions Continue to Plague U.S. Waterways (VIDEO)
Trapping boats in ice and preventing waterfront industries from functioning; 2015's intense winter continues to wreak havoc across the Great Lakes and Northeast regions.
Connecticut Lawmakers Seek Stiffer Boating-License Rules
A delegation of Connecticut legislators is aiming to make getting a boating certificate in the state more in line with obtaining a driver’s license.
NMMA ‘Optimistic’ After Cuba Visit And Obama Announcement
The National Marine Manufacturers Association concluded a trip to Cuba two Fridays ago, just days before President Obama said he would like to see the half-century-old trade embargo with that nation lifted.
End To Cuban Trade Embargo Could Benefit Boating Industry
U.S. companies applauded the White House announcement Wednesday of plans to lift the 54-year-old trade embargo with Cuba. The development could be good news for the boating industry, which has been eyeing Cuba’s potential in recent months.
Rally Today Opposes New Manhattan Marina Developers
A rally is taking place today at Manhattan’s North Cove Marina, which has had a strong presence in community sailing programs for working- and middle-class New Yorkers, in an effort to prevent developers from taking over the marina.
Ft. Lauderdale Show Will Move To Later Date In 2015
Hurricane Sandy might not have stopped the 2012 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, but its legacy is having an effect on the show’s scheduling starting in 2015.
EPA Faces Lawsuit Over Reduction In Ethanol Levels
A Washington watchdog group is suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, saying the agency’s rollback of ethanol mandates in 2014 was the result of oil industry lobbying efforts.
FLIBS, The King Of Boat Shows, Opens At The End Of The Month
The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is known for its ever-expanding offerings and show footprint and the 55th edition is no exception, with seven venues spread across the city of Fort Lauderdale from Oct. 30 to Nov. 3.
Great Lakes And Midwest See Rising Water Levels (VIDEO)
Rising water levels in the Midwest and Great Lakes have been welcomed in some areas, but have also presented challenges in other regions.
Coast Guard Faults Bounty Captain In 2012 Sinking (VIDEO)
The U.S. Coast Guard cites failure of the 108-foot wooden ship’s captain, Robin Walbridge, to use effective risk management.
President Obama Signs Dredging Legislation Into Law
President Obama signed bipartisan legislation this week acknowledging that recreational boating is a significant contributor to the nation’s economy, according to BoatUS, which said it will work to implement the law.