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  • Coast Guard Cracking Down On Illegal Charter Boat Operations

    Coast Guard Cracking Down On Illegal Charter Boat Operations
    They want to show you a good time out on the water, but there's more to it than just buying a big boat and finding people to take on a trip. "You hear the story, he's buying $20 in gas and bringing the beer, and that's fine. But it's breaking the law,...
  • Rented watercraft are a great way to enjoy Washington's Lake Chelan

    Rented watercraft are a great way to enjoy Washington's Lake Chelan
    LAKE CHELAN, Wash. - Here are three games you can play on a half-day outing aboard a rented motorboat as you explore this fjordlike lake, one of Washington's favorite spots for sun fun: -Barbie's Dream House: Which classic lakefront cottage - or which...
  • One Direction cause a stir in South Beach

    One Direction cause a stir in South Beach
    All work and no play makes for one dull vacay. Luckily, the boys from One Direction got some R&R on a lavish yacht before heading to a Miami Beach studio on Wednesday. According to the Daily Mirror, the British boy band - who play two sold-out...
  • Doing business with Dad

    Doing business with Dad
    Dad does get the job done, whether he's the boss, employee or co-worker, according to the sons and daughters who work along side their fathers in South Florida. Regardless of his role on the job, a snapshot of businesses where Dad and the kids work...
  • Reporter's Notebook: Bitten by a water bug

    Reporter's Notebook: Bitten by a water bug
    I've never had a good relationship with the sea, or really any large body of water where I could drown. But then I heard about the Moonlight Kayaking tours offered at the Newport Aquatic Center in Newport Beach. I can't tread water, but at 23 I...
  • The Harbor Report: Fixing up for the races

    Spring is approaching, and the boats have returned to Newport Harbor. With this year's Islands Race, Cabo and Transpac all on the horizon, a large number of race boats have gathered here in Newport Beach for their annual maintenance. The most interesting...
  • With some changes, pontoon boats make comeback in the United States

    With some changes, pontoon boats make comeback in the United States
    Back this hitch up into the water Untie all the cables and rope Step onto the astro turf Get yourself a coozie Let's go…. Long before the pop-country group Little Big Town introduced its No. 1 hit, "Pontoon," last summer, pontooning had...
  • No boating bailout

    No boating bailout
    Maryland's boating industry suffered badly in the economic downturn and has yet to fully recover, so it's no surprise that many in the boat business are once again looking for help from Annapolis. Unfortunately, the latest proposal — to cap the...
  • Travel crystal ball: Websites advising when to buy tickets

    Travel crystal ball: Websites advising when to buy tickets
    They're the questions that vex leisure travelers across regions, languages, origins and destinations: When will I find the best fare? Should I buy that plane ticket now or wait? Websites are increasingly responding to these universal questions with...
  • Bring the boats back to Maryland by capping the excise tax

    Bring the boats back to Maryland by capping the excise tax
    The General Assembly has an opportunity this year to give a big boost to Maryland's struggling marine industry while also generating additional tax revenues for the fund responsible for upkeep and improvements to the region's waterways. It's time us to...
  • The Harbor Report: The man below the Duffy

    The Harbor Report: The man below the Duffy
    This week, I had the chance to meet with Gerardo Martinez, the service manager at the Duffy Electric Boat Company, located at 2439 West Coast Highway. Gerardo has been an employee of Duffy boats for 16 years. When I walked in and introduced myself, I...