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Sign Up For The National Saltwater Angler Registry?
The other day I was fishing in New Jersey when an officer from the Division of Fish & Wildlife approached and asked if I had my National Saltwater Angler Registry Card. Huh? I did not know you needed one. Turns ...
This Just In, LORAN Is Still Dead
There’s no turning back now. Dismantling the LORAN system is not all that popular among the hardcore boating set, but what’s the difference? The Coast Guard reported it is taking down the 1,350-foot tower at its Port Clarence, Alaska, station. ...
Q&A With Bonefish and Tarpon Trust
The Bonefish & Tarpon Trust is one of the leading stewards of flats species conservation. Dr. Aaron Adams, the organization’s spokesman, has a lot of insight into the protecting bonefish, tarpon, and permit. I recently asked him a few questions for ...
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 ...
Follow the Science On Ethanol
Keeping on with the ethanol theme, I got an email from BoatUS today discussing the problems with the EPA’s possible approval of E15 gasoline. Here is the link featuring the BoatUs position on E15. You already know mine. (If not, ...
Valvtect Claims Treatment Solves Boater’s Ethanol Problems
Ethanol, in the form of E10 gasoline, is considered by many (me included) to be the scourge of boating. The fuel company Valvtect claims to have a solution in the form of its Ethanol Gasoline Treatment. The company did some ...
Dog Rescued From Empty Yacht
Here’s yet another post about dogs on boats, again courtesy of dog lover Kim Kavin. According to this post from the blog OhMiDog, a rescue vessel found Jaunita, a retreiver mix, aboard the yacht Tafadzwa, which had been adrift off ...
Australians Break World Waterskiing Record
A group of Australian waterskiers broke the world record for most skiers successfully towed behind a single boat. A total of 114 skiers from the Horsehead Waterski Club managed to get up and ride for a mile, sharing the glory ...
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 ...
Sea Ray Introduces PAWS, the Pet Website
Sea Ray Boats announced the launch of its new website PAWS, an acronym for Pet And Water Safety. I’m reading this in Soundings Trade-Only (hat tip to Kim Kavin, or maybe to her dogs Floyd and Stella) and thinking, someone at Sea ...

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