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  • Maryland boat sales drop while national market improves

    Maryland boat sales drop while national market improves
    The maritime economy hasn't been shipshape in the city that calls itself "America's Sailing Capital." The doldrums that becalmed the national powerboat and sailboat industry four years ago did not spare Annapolis — or the two boat shows that have...
  • West Ocean City's Shrimp Boat gets beer and wine license

    West Ocean City's Shrimp Boat gets beer and wine license
    The weekend is so close you can taste it. If you're headed east to the Atlantic, take a look at our guide to 100 Best Beach Eats, which covers Ocean City, West Ocean City and Delaware towns stretching from Fenwick Island to Lewes. It might be hard to...
  • Fish kills reach Baltimore harbor

    Fish kills reach Baltimore harbor
    The algae blooms fouling Baltimore area waters apparently have claimed more victims, as more dead fish have been spotted floating in the Inner Harbor and washing ashore at Fort McHenry just south of downtown. Investigators with the Maryland Department of...
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' recap, 'Blue Bell Boy'

    'Boardwalk Empire' recap, 'Blue Bell Boy'
    "He went to the cellar, to draw a little beer; And quickly did return, to say there was none there." -- "Blue Bell Boy," traditional nursery rhyme "Blue Bell Boy" is a stripped-down, brilliant episode of "Boardwalk Empire." Outside of Nucky's immediate...
  • From The Boathouse: Marina tideland fee hike would hurt the industry

    Ahoy! The waters in Newport Harbor are bubbling with the Newport Beach City Council's desire to raise the rates for a tideland fee for commercial operations, which you can expect will be expanded to the residential properties. Officials say the increase...
  • The Harbor Report: Why is business so slow?

    It could just be me fighting through the ups and downs in today's marine industry marketplace, but as I run into work companions, it seems that most of us in Newport Beach look like we have just completed a triathlon. As I look around the harbor, I...
  • Sandy didn't hamper Caribbean 1500 from setting sail from Hampton

    As a nor'easter made its way toward the eastern shore of the United States, 43 boats traveled down the coast for the Caribbean. The Caribbean 1500 kicked off its 23rd year of cruising and its second year at Hampton Public Piers on Saturday as 165 crew...
  • The Harbor Report: BYC, harbor lucky to have Ray

    The Harbor Report: BYC, harbor lucky to have Ray
    As a local yacht broker, it is my job to know a lot of people around the harbor. Some I like saying hello to and some I try to ignore. Then there are those few people I go out of my way to give a big hello to because it just feels good. One of those...
  • Home sweet renovated home: Eleanor Brown talks about house transformation

    Home sweet renovated home: Eleanor Brown talks about house transformation
    House renovation tips ... 1. Think about how you live and what you need to live comfortably in your space. 2. Create a detailed set of specifications that enable you get the same end product when you interview contractors and get bids. 3. Get...
  • Boat-docking event puts a competitive knot in family ties

    Boat-docking event puts a competitive knot in family ties
    Kevin Marshall and Buddy Evans, like many cousins, are close. They keep in touch regularly and enjoy talking over a cup of coffee when they can get together. The two, who have spent much of their lives on the Chesapeake Bay as watermen, even took their...
  • Don't balance budget on backs of boaters

    Your editorial stated the justification for the Gov.Martin O'Malley's proposed increase in boat registration fees that are higher for larger boats is that larger boats require deeper dredging and that large boat owners can afford the higher taxes...