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2010-11-29 11:30:00


2010-07-15 06:50:00

PORTLAND, Maine, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Boxer Marine, a boating innovation company in Cushing, ME, announced today that the company is releasing a new, improved version of AnchorRescue, its anchor retrieval system. Described as "the smart alternative to a trip line," AnchorRescue is an easy-to-install, easy-to-use anchor retrieval system designed for use on both powerboats and sailboats up to 60 ft.

2010-06-24 17:22:00

Operation Dry Water Boating Under the Influence Enforcement will be Underway RICHMOND, Va., June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Virginia boaters, take note that this weekend, June 25-27, Conservation Police Officers with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF) will be patrolling Virginia's waterways looking for boat operators with a blood alcohol concentration of .08 or higher.

2010-06-22 01:51:50

Boaters increasingly require convenience and quieter boats.

2010-05-26 13:49:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent events in the Gulf Coast have highlighted the importance of protecting the nation's waterways.

2010-05-20 16:47:00

Time to Remember Life Jackets Save Lives RICHMOND, Va., May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Safe Boating Week is May 22-28, this year, making right now the time to remind boaters to be safe on the water. First and foremost, boaters need to think about life jackets and plan to wear them.

2010-05-19 14:30:00

BUFFALO, N.Y., May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The wind, the water, the wide blue sky -- what could be more "green" than a summer day boating on your favorite river or lake? (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100519/DC07742) According to Caleb Basiliko, research fleet manager at Buffalo State College's Great Lakes Center Field Station, boaters can take several steps to make their summer on New York State's waterways as green as possible. "One thing we're doing at the Field...

2010-05-10 07:10:00

LIVONIA, Mich., May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Memorial Day traditionally marks the start of boating season in Michigan. On this weekend, many of Michigan's more than 900,000 registered boats will be launched and families all around the state will start their summer fun.

2010-05-10 07:10:00

LIVONIA, Mich., May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As of April 1, 2009, the Secretary of State reports Michigan has more than 921,773 registered boats on file and Michigan State University estimates there are another 200,000 - 300,000 legally unregistered boats in the state.

2010-05-10 07:10:00

LIVONIA, Mich., May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Understanding the need for boaters to have their own voice, the Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA), which serves marine retailers and manufacturers, has created the Boaters' Association of Michigan (BAM). BAM's members are boat owners, boating enthusiasts and those who simply want to support boating in Michigan.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.