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Stay Water-Worthy with GetMyBoat Boat Rental Insurance

San Francisco, (August 28, 2014) -- GetMyBoat, the world's leading peer-to-peer and charter marketplace, has launched a first-of-its-kind, global boat rental insurance product, with coverage offered to boaters who book through or use any service or platform.


Rare, Blue Lobster Given New Home at Aquarium

Out of the blue, and into a tank. An extremely rare, cerulean-hued crustacean, caught by a young lobsterwoman in Maine, is transferred to a new home at the state aquarium.

Richmonder Builds a Boat in His Fan District Apartment

Verlon Vrana wanted to build a boat. A sailboat to be exact.

Couple Plans to Restore Sunken Antique Yacht

It sank before they laid eyes on it, but a Victorian couple reckons they can save their $40,000 yacht from its watery grave.

City Island Nautical Museum Exhibits Rosenfeld Boat Photographs

The City Island Nautical Museum, now and through the fall, is showcasing a group of boating prints from the historic Rosenfeld Collection. The collection is housed at Mystic Seaport, The Museum of America and the Sea.

Historic Ferry Boat Operation Still Draws Riders

It's only a one mile journey in distance, but it covers nearly two centuries in time.

Women on Water: Rowing a Northern Michigan Boat

For the July 2014 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan's Magazine, we challenged five female Michigan writers with the task of reflecting on Northern Michigan's lakes, streams, beaches and boats--in a word: water. The third essay in the series was written by Traverse City-based writer and Fleda Brown.

Boatbuilder’s Royal Date

Princess Anne is to visit the banks of the River Wyre to meet a craftsman who is a living legend in the specialised world of wooden boat building.

Retired Burin Welder Builds First Wooden Boat at 73

A 73-year-old Burin Peninsula man has taken on a big challenge -- to build a fishing boat -- with no previous experience in wooden boat building.

Bronx Kids Tap Potential Through Boatbuilding

Bronx, New York -- It started with a challenge Adam Green accepted almost 20 years ago.

Historic Wreck: Fisherman's Secret Leads to Lost Government Boat

Last weekend the RJ Walker Expedition, a group of private and government divers, completed the first archeological survey of the Robert J. Walker, a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration vessel missing since June 21, 1860.

'Pass-the-Torch' Boat Donated for 2015 Governor's Fishing Opener

BRAINERD, MN -- The Lake Vermilion Resort Association has received a "pass-the-torch" gift for the 2015 Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener, which will be hosted on the lake of 40,000 acres of water and 365 islands.

Classic Boat Owners Take Pleasure in Restoration

LAKE GEORGE, NY -- Floating like huge pieces of beautiful, well-polished art, about 50 antique boats, most of them wood, gave nostalgic class to the Beach Road docks Saturday at the 41st annual Lake George Rendezvous in Lake George.

The Vintage Boat Car That Sold for $33K in Rockaway

BELLE HARBOR, NY -- This car actually is a boat.

Boston Whaler Donates a "Boatload of Backpacks"

Edgewater, Fla. (Aug. 19, 2014) -- Boston Whaler held its fourth annual "Boatload of Backpacks" fundraiser to help kick off the new school year, donating 150 backpacks filled with school supplies to three local elementary schools. The backpacks were distributed by each school to classrooms with students who may need additional support throughout the school year.