Bill in Congress Would Mandate Their Use in Gulf of Mexico
Wood-Plastic Construction Weighing 5,000 pounds
Authorities Investigating Possible Fuel Leaks
Environmental groups are calling on President Barack Obama to use his executive powers to establish a 6,180-square-mile New England Coral Canyons and Seamounts national monument.
Organizers said the event, held September 15 through 18, is the largest boat show in New England and it kicks off the fall boat show season. The show provides visitors from around the world a venue to see the latest boats and products from hundreds of manufacturers and dealers.
The economic impact of FLIBS dwarfs the Super Bowl, and it happens year after year — contributing to the sustainability of 136,000 marine jobs and $11.5 billion to the economy in the region.
Several boats broke free, sank, or smashed into a pier on Anna Maria Island after Tropical Storm Colin reached Florida Monday night. An initial estimate put damage at about $10,000.
The heat goes on — and so do the records. April 2016 showed record warmth, rounding out a full year of record-breaking monthly temperatures for the Earth.
In-water recovery vessels are searching for oil that can be safely recovered via skimming. Five such vessels have been mobilized, and they have recovered more than 51,000 gallons of an oily-water mixture.
Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) says he is maddened by the fact that Coast Guard helicopters are equipped with night-penetrating Electro-Optical Sensor Systems, but can’t use them because of a “quirk in the federal bureaucracy.”
The Northwind, a 130-foot yacht built in the 1930s and thought to have hosted Winston Churchill, Jackie Kennedy and Princess Elizabeth, was found to be listing and taking on water April 14.
The gates opened at 9 a.m. as the 26-acre parking lot of the casino at U.S. Route 1 and Pembroke Road once again became a nautical swap shop.
The Bahia Mar is a full-service marina with a 50-ton Travelift, a working boatyard, and large dry storage, located on the Bayou Chico Channel.
The Coast Guard’s preliminary investigation is focusing on whether the Serena III struck the bottom as it left Port Everglades.
The construction of hull no. 1 of the latest addition to the Nordhavn fleet is almost finished and will be launched this spring.
Workman said he does not want to keep law enforcement officers from doing their job, but he wants stops on state waters to be more reasonable.
A panel of 11 national boating leaders who serve as a sounding board for BoatUS gathered last week with senior leadership from the boater organization to discuss key issues.