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Boat Launch Fail. You’re doin’ it wrong.

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Boating Event: Scandinavian Boat Show

This year’s Scandinavian Boat Show takes place between the 10th and the 14th of November and is being hosted by the Stockholm International Fairs & Congress Center, just to the south west of the city of Stockholm. The show is … Continue reading

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New Catamaran Sails on Solar Power

Lots of companies are doing great new things with solar power. Boats that run on solar power are starting to become feasible. Think of all the advantages: no fumes from the fuel, less engine noise, no fuel stops or fuel … Continue reading

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Avoiding Manatees with Your Boat

As we all know, the venerable Manatee, or Sea Cow, is under considerable stress from human activity. The Miami Herald reports that the Manatee death rate hit a record high in 2009 (that report isn’t all bad news though—the total … Continue reading

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Antifouling Paint for Your Boat

Last time we talked about what fouling is and what kind of creatures like to set up shop on the underside of your boat. As you’ll recall a big tool in the toolbox is the use of anti-fouling paint, which … Continue reading

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Fouling: What It is and How to Deal With It

Fouling One thing that boat owners have to deal with is the constant growth of unwanted critters (if you can them that) all over the underside of the boat–including the propellers. There are quite a few species who would like … Continue reading

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Boating News Round-up

HDTV as good as at home on yachts. Great quote: “Installing the HD7 comes at quite an expense and I know it all seems like a gross display of wealth but, hey, it’s pretty cool.” United Arab Emirates on track … Continue reading

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