Heroes Rescue Kids From Epic Boating Smackdown

Shane McDonald couldn’t look away. He and his son Jake were on stand-up jet skis, following a 30-foot center console out of Boynton Beach Inlet. Under certain conditions, the south Florida pass opens into a line of breaking surf, and on that particular day the waves just beyond the breakwater looked like something out of […]

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Boaters Now Need to Carry a CA Boaters Card

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California State Parks’ Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) reminds California boaters of the requirement to obtain and carry a California Boater Card when boating on state inland and coastal waterways. Applying for one is a simple process, it costs $10 and lasts a lifetime. Operators who are not in compliance with […]

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2022 Women Making Waves

By Boating Industry Staff Women Making Waves is Boating Industry’s effort to recognize the multitude of women in the industry who have made and continue to make great contributions to its success, propel its growth and lead their organizations and peers into the future. Now in its fifth year and becoming a part of Boating […]

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Forging ahead: Honoring women in leadership

By Jamie Stafford In June, we recognize all the women leaving their mark on the industry with our annual Women Making Waves recognition program. These women work hard to create positive change and foster momentum within the marine industry. They come from a variety of backgrounds as well – from dealerships to trade associations to […]

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Garmin, Sea Tow join forces for boating safety

Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd., announced that it is working with Sea Tow Services, International, Inc. to provide members and franchise operators exclusive offers and product training aimed at improving boater safety. Sea Tow franchisees will receive access to special offers on a variety of Garmin marine electronics, including its flagship GPSMAP […]

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The Importance of Monitoring Fuel Levels While Boating

Make sure you accurately track your fuel level. Tim Bower The maiden voyage for Triple J, the Pursuit S3 28 I had just bought, was a crossing to the Bahamas for spearfishing and fishing. We departed Stuart, Florida, for the 90-mile run to Little Grand Cay, an island next to famous Walker’s Cay. Our trip […]

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Teen Boaters Rescue Five From Capsized Boat

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