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2014-07-15 12:21:05

Offering the largest cockpit in its segment, the sporty yet luxurious yacht is designed for grander entertaining above deck while providing expansive below deck cruising accommodations OCONTO, Wis., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cruisers Yachts, Wisconsin's premier manufacturer of luxury yachts, plans to introduce the new 390 Express Coupe (EC), a hybrid boat designed for entertaining on the water, at the 2015 annual international dealership meeting in Sturgeon Bay, Wis., held...

Life Jackets Should Be Required For All Recreational Boaters
2014-06-24 03:47:16

BMJ-British Medical Journal Voluntary agreements don't work; but only 2 jurisdictions in the world have law in place Life jackets should be compulsory for all recreational boaters, say experts, reporting on the differences in the death toll from boating incidents in Victoria, Australia, before and after legislation was introduced, in the journal Injury Prevention. Recreational boaters make up a sizeable proportion of drowning deaths, not only in Australia, but in many other...

2014-05-28 23:08:19

Larson Electronics has added to its extensive range of industrial grade lighting equipment with the release of a four stage 40 foot telescoping light mast. This light tower features a fold over assembly, a rotating boom that allows for 360° of rotation, and a removable mast head for storing mounted equipment when not in use. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 The LM-40-4S fold over five stage light mast from Larson Electronics provides a safe and effective way for operators to quickly...

2014-05-27 16:20:50

LOUDON, Tenn., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From wakeboarding to sunbathing, many Americans choose to spend summer on the water, and one East Tennessee community has turned an important safety message for fellow boaters into a celebration. This spring, speedboats, sail boats, the Coast Guard Auxiliary and even party barges with slides off the back lined up to participate in Tellico Lake's annual Blessing of the Fleet. More than 35 boats joined the traditional ceremony hosted by...

2014-05-15 12:21:19

OTTAWA, May 15, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced $667,000 in funding for eleven boating safety awareness projects under Transport Canada's Boating Safety Contribution Program (BSCP) over the next three years. This funding is additional to the $1.8 million announced under the BSCP in 2013 for projects that began in the 2013 boating season. The BSCP aims to increase the number of pleasure craft operators who follow safe boating...

2014-04-02 08:21:38

Major industry partnerships raise Boatbound sails, enhance trust, and fuel expansion into new markets across the U.S. SAN FRANCISCO, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peer-to-peer boating marketplace Boatbound announced today they received $2.5 million in a new financing round led by Brunswick Corporation (BC), the leading manufacturer of boats and engines in the marine industry. In conjunction with this announcement, Boatbound has released a major redesign and update of Boatbound.co...

2014-01-24 23:24:50

The Sparkman Stephens 30 will be available for viewing at the Providence Boat Show on Jan. 31 - Feb. 2, 2014 as presented by Bluenose Yachts, exclusive distributor and Northeast sales representative. Join Bluenose Yachts to also welcome the only American sailor, Rome Kirby, from America's Cup winning racing team, ORACLE on Friday evening kick off party. Providence, Rhode Island (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 Visit the Providence Boat Show and stop by to see the award winning Sparkman...

2014-01-02 12:20:07

CLEARWATER, Fla., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tecton Corporation (TTNC) (the "Company") announced that it has acquired Endurance Exploration Group, LLC in a share exchange agreement. Endurance Exploration Group, LLC ("Endurance") is a development stage company that specializes in subsea shipwreck research, search and survey, inspection, and recovery projects. Additional information regarding the acquisition can be found in the Company's "Super 8K" filed with the SEC on December 31....

2013-12-22 23:02:50

Improved technology in telescopic mast products leads Serapid to believe there will be an increase in sales in composite manufacturing. Sterling Heights, MI (PRWEB) December 22, 2013 Serapid inc., a producer of lifts and horizontal motion products made with its exclusive rigid chain technology, has seen an increase overall in sales of its telescopic mast products. A new version for theatrical equipment was introduced at the recent LDI trade show in Las Vegas this past November, an...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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