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  • The Harbor Report: Some perspectives on the boat market

    Whenever I start up a conversation with someone from around the harbor, the first question I am normally asked is, "How is the boat market?" Early in 2011, it's looking like we are coming off the starting line in good shape. While attending the...
  • Your tax questions answered

    During tax season, We are working with tax professionals to get your questions about refunds, deductions and any other tax-related questions you might have. We recently gathered tax professionals to take your questions by phone and online.  Here are...
  • Cops save woman from Lake Michigan: 'This is what these guys train for'

    Cops save woman from Lake Michigan: 'This is what these guys train for'
    Chicago Police Marine Unit officers had just finished a training dive several miles out on Lake Michigan when they got a call about a woman who had made it out to the locks separating the Chicago River from Lake Michigan. Still in their diving suits, the...
  • Kauai's close-up: Taking a 'Descendants' tour of Hawaii

    Kauai's close-up: Taking a 'Descendants' tour of Hawaii
    More than 100 movies have been filmed on the island of Kauai. But in most of them, the Garden Isle stands in for someplace else. In the iconic "South Pacific," Kauai is the mythical tropical paradise Bali Hai. In "Jurassic Park," it's an island off the...
  • The Harbor Report: My meeting with two boat-making legends

    The Harbor Report: My meeting with two boat-making legends
    While walking the docks this week, I learned that quality produces quantity. As I was showing a boat, I was introduced to one of my prospect's friends, Mike Howarth. As our conversion progressed, I quickly learned that Mike knew a whole lot more about...
  • Parejas del sur de Florida se salvan de tragedia de crucero. Ya hay seis muertos

    Parejas del sur de Florida se salvan de tragedia de crucero. Ya hay seis muertos
    Tres parejas del sur de Florida dicen que tuvieron la suerte de salir vivos después de nadar montados en botes salva vidas luego de que el crucero italiano terminara completamente ladeado tras chocar contra rocas cerca a la isla de Gliglio. Vinimos a...
  • NJ Couple Recount Terrifying Costa Concordia Crash

    NJ Couple Recount Terrifying Costa Concordia Crash
    Mike Stoll and Addie King are safely back home now with their dogs but they say they know they are lucky to be alive. They were having appetizers in the dining room of the Costa Concordia Friday night when the ship suddenly slammed into a reef ripping a...
  • Taking a step toward boating safety

    Taking a step toward boating safety
    John Martino was not pleased when he saw where organizers of this year's New York Boat Show had stuck his booth inside the cavernous Javits Center earlier this month. He was in a distant corner, far enough from the main flow of foot traffic that he...
  • Strictly Sail Chicago: Midwest's largest sailboat show returns to town

    Strictly Sail Chicago: Midwest's largest sailboat show returns to town
    There's nothing like thinking about a summer of sailing in the middle of January. Strictly Sail Chicago, the midwest's largest convention dedicated to the sailboat, has returned to Navy Pier's Festival Hall. From now until Sunday, guests will have a...
  • John B. 'Jack' Owens, boat builder

    John B. 'Jack' Owens, boat builder
    John B. "Jack" Owens, who had been a principal in the family-owned Owens Yacht Co., the legendary Annapolis boat builder, and later established a real estate firm, died Saturday of heart failure at his Naples, Fla., home. He was 96. Mr. Owens was born...
  • Bill would drastically increase boat registration fee in Maryland

    Bill would drastically increase boat registration fee in Maryland
    A state proposal to raise boat registration fees for the first time in nearly three decades has dismayed many boat owners. A bill filed Thursday morning in Annapolis would replace the flat $24 boat registration fee paid every two years with fees...