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New dock device helps people in wheelchairs go boating
Gliding in a boat on open water brings a feeling of freedom and soon, it’ll be easier for people with disabilities to gain access to watercraft at one of central Iowa’s most popular lakes. The city’s being given a new device that’s now perched at the end of the dock.
Missing Ghost Cruise Ship found
Lyubov Orlova has had an adventurous life as a cruise ship, but in her latest voyage her salons are empty, there's no band playing and no Captain on the bridge. She has made her slow way across the Atlantic towards Europe, alone
Climate change Helps sailboat Break record
Warming global temp-eratures and melting polar ice caps helped a trio of explorers pilot the first sailboat through the M’Clure Strait in northern Canada, a decreasingly ice-packed route through the famed Northwest Passage.
Flying Jet Water Toy
By Jeff Hemmel

Anyone who has ever hung off the back of an old-school standup PWC knows the power of the thrust exiting a PWC’s jet pump. What once knocked our shorts off (or caused us to sing in a slightly higher octave) is the same blast of water that now propels modern runabouts past the 65 mph mark. Or, in the case of the JetLev, FlyBoard, or Jetovator, what could be used to propel you not just across the water, but up into the air as well.

Learn to prepare for the changes in weather
  Most boaters pick nice days when heading on the water. But a thorough review of weather forecasts and observing local conditions is essential when planning a boat trip, even the most casual one.

   Boaters prefer pleasant conditions, but they must recognize and be prepared that bad weather is possible. Every skipper should be thoroughly familiar with the special seamanship techniques required to safely cope with rough weather conditions. Here are five things to remember:
Thunderboat Row
Lake Havasu: Arizona's Boating Paradise
Lake Havasu City is one of those Arizona vacation spots that enjoys the privilege of visitors who return year after year. There are families who have been coming to this beautiful destination for several generations. What is it about this place that inspires such loyalty?
BurgerFi® is changing the way we think of the burger.
For over 100 years, a cheeseburger, fries and a Coke has been the Classic American tradition.
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Powerboating Events
Jacksonville Poker Run
St. Pete Power & Sailboat Show
Dec 5-8, 2013
The 36th Annual St. Petersburg Power & Sailboat Show, the largest boat show on the Gulf Coast, is set to sail

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Texas Outlaw Callenge
New Years at Miami Beach
Dec 28 - Jan 1 2014
Spend a relaxing couple of days on your boat in the heart of South Beach to usher in the new year. NON FPC EVENT
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Sportboat Poker Run
Boat Show
Jan 10-12, 2014
The Central Atlantic's Best Fall Boat Show! With 8 of central Florida's best boat dealers representing over 30 manufacturers.
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Boyne Thunder
NC Bass & Saltwater Fishing Expo
Jan 10-12, 2014

For over 40 years North Carolina has produced some of the finest boating & fishing shows in the country.
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Toronto International Boat Show
Jan 11-19, 2014

Entertainment, education and unique activities that bring summer fun indoors. Featuring the world's largest indoor lake for boaters! See Details >>

Bahamas Poker Run
Miami International Boat Show
Feb 13-17, 2014
See what’s new at the Greatest Boat Show in the World! Florida's largest annual event spans three locations.
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Emerald Coast Poker Run
Miami Boat Show BASH!
Feb 14, 2014
Official Kick-Off of the Miami Boat Show Poker Run.
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Key West Poker Run
Miami Boat Show Poker Run
Feb 20-23, 2014

Florida Powerboat Clubs heads to Islamorada! This four day poker run event is designed for sport cruising and high-performance boaters alike. See Details >>