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2011-09-14 07:00:00

Dave Dahms, boating law administrator for the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation, accepted the Innovations in Technology Award on Sept. 12 at the National Association of State Boating Law Administratorsâ conference. The award, which recognizes initiatives that use technology to advance boating safety, is sponsored by Kalkomey Enterprises Inc., parent company of Boat Ed®. (http://www.boat-ed.com) Dallas Texas (PRWEB) September 14, 2011 Dave Dahms, boating law...

2011-06-08 18:55:00

NAPLES, Fla., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Freedom Boat Club has partnered with Freedom Waters Foundation to provide boats on Saturday, June 11, 2011 for the Freedom Waters - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Florida Fishing Tournament. Members of the Freedom Boat Club have volunteered to drive the boats along with local boat owners, who will also donate their own boats. Local boat owners are also volunteering their time and boats. Free boat rides will be offered to Big...

2011-05-22 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) MONDAY, MAY 23: SAFE BOATING WEEK Profile America -- Monday, May 23rd. One sure sign that summer is near is the covers coming off of boats in backyards and marinas all over the country as people get ready for a season of fun on the water. With the long Memorial Day weekend coming up, this is...

2011-05-18 00:01:29

The National Safe Boating Council and NOAA's National Weather Service Work Together to bring weather and safety messaging to boaters Bristow, VA (PRWEB) May 17, 2011 Once again, the National Safe Boating Council (NSBC) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) National Weather Service (NWS) have partnered to create relevant, weather and safety-specific Public Service Announcements for National Safe Boating Week. In preparation for National Safe Boating Week 2011 (May...

2011-05-17 07:30:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Take Me Fishing(TM) campaign knows that unforgettable memories are rarely made in front of the TV or while playing the latest video game simulating "real-life." That's one reason why during National Fishing and Boating Week - June 4 - 12 - Take Me Fishing(TM) is urging kids, families and outdoor adventurers to celebrate summer the "old-fashioned way" - by getting outside and making some real memories on the water. To sweeten the pot,...

2011-03-31 00:00:29

ATA Associates engineering work and expert testimony secures favorable verdict for Coast Guard boat pilot. Houston, TX (Vocus/PRWEB) March 30, 2011 A tragic boating accident in December 2009 at the San Diego Parade of Lights resulted in the death of an eight year old child. A seven-ton Coast Guard patrol boat crashed into a small pleasure craft. Four members of the crew were charged in the case. The 22 year old boat pilot faced charges of negligent homicide and involuntary manslaughter...

2011-03-10 06:50:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Backed by 14 years of tremendous growth, the South's favorite annual event for boat enthusiasts and riverfront festival-goers has been expanded and rechristened the Southeast US Boat Show (http://www.southeastusboatshow.com). A hotspot for Florida sightseeing and showcase for the latest and greatest in boats, the production formerly known as the Jacksonville Spring Boat Show this year features more vendors than ever and family-friendly...

2011-02-15 08:00:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) will officially unveil its Take Me Fishing(TM) campaign's brand new, fully integrated mobile website and showcase additional digital tools developed by the organization in the past year. Mobile site users will now have on-the-go access to the TakeMeFishing.org Hotspots Map and be able to save their own mobile hotspots. Users will also find information on a variety of...

2011-02-08 08:16:00

Boat show offers great deals on boats and boating equipment, entertainment for kids, and education LIVONIA, Mich., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Move in began February 7th for the 2011 Detroit Boat Show for more than 100 exhibitors selling boats and all things boating. More than 60,000 consumers are expected to visit to see and buy hundreds of new 2011, 2010, and 2009 model boats of all types and sizes during the 53rd annual Detroit Boat Show scheduled for February 12-20 at...

2010-11-29 11:30:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Back by popular demand, the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation's (RBFF) Take Me Fishing(TM) campaign is kicking off Catch A Boat 3.0, an online fishing tournament that includes a sweepstakes to win daily prizes or the grand prize boat, motor and trailer. Beginning November 29, 2010 at noon ET, boaters and anglers are invited to take part in TakeMeFishing.org's interactive game for a chance to reel in the grand prize Stratos fishing...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'