TAG: Misc.

Want to Buy a Flying Boat?
Well, you’re actually too late. This 93-year old flying wooden boat sold for $506,000 at auction yesterday, according to the New York Times. I meant to post about this yesterday in case you were in the market, but at least you ...
Kim Kardashian Tweets Boat Pics
Kim Kardashian, the reality star famous for, well, for being famous, tweeted pictures of herself on a boat, in a bikini, and somehow this became national news. In the grand scheme of things the real question is, “And we care, why?” But ...
Dogs On Boats
Cat lovers are prone to ask, Why not show pictures of cats on boats? Because cats hate getting wet more than life itself. A dog on the other hand, a good dog, is born to be on the water. Boat owners ...
The Story Behind the Frozen Bait Vending Machine
I saw one of these frozen bait vending machines near a local tackle shop and posted a photo here the other day. I wondered, who came up with this idea? And how does it work? So, in the spirit of ...
The Frozen Bait Vending Machine
The last resort of a desperate man.
Antique Race Boat Regatta Dates Set For August
The 2010 Antique Race Boat Regatta, hosted by the Antique Boat Museum in Clayton, New York, is set to run August 13-15 in the Thousand Islands Region of the St. Lawrence River. The Antique Boat Museum is one of the coolest ...
California Restaurant Busted For Whale Sushi
File this news story under either “WTF” or “Despicable.” A restaurant in Santa Monica called THE HUMP got busted for serving whale sushi. Hey guys, somebody there must have known whales are endangered. Really cool. Can I get my condor egg-white ...
For Sale, Custom Bulk Carrier
I was browsing through Boats.com, which syndicates this blog, for research on the present-day value of used boats.  I clicked on the “Pre-Owned Boats” and stumbled on this little gem: 564′ 2009 Custom Bulk Carrier 35000DWT CL. BV (SWJ) - US$28,500,000.00 I was looking at maybe ...
Boating By Numbers–Tracking Fuel Burn
One of the worst feelings in boating is the one you get when you realize, after running around all day, that you don’t have enough fuel to get home. It happens. The general rule of thumb when you leave the slip or ...
MAINTENANCE: Always Check The Obvious
My dad’s center console is as easy to maintain as any boat in existence. It still has an old carburated 125-hp two stroke outboard, and virtually no gadgets on board to break or go on the fritz. Every spring we ...

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