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Canoe Casanova

Ken Kelly is a Grand Rapids, Michigan wine dealer and Canoe Casanova, who has the world's largest and finest collection of magnificent wooden courting canoes.


Buy a Lifeboat to Help Military Families

"Life is a shipwreck, but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats."

Boat Lovers Race Around Hull on a Snowy Snow Row

HULL, Mass. -- With his beard turned even whiter by snow, Ed McCabe of Hull barely had time to catch his breath between orders and wisecracks Saturday.

German Village Where the Post is Still Delivered by Boat Through a Network of Canals

With our ever-advancing technology, snail mail post may soon be a thing of the past altogether.

Boat Towed by Mobility Scooter

A person has been seen towing a boat behind an electric mobility scooter through a seaside town.

Waiting List at Local Boat Building Facility

At the Apalachicola Maritime Museum, people are waiting in line for a chance to hone their boat building skills.

Forbes Magazine Names Mercury Marine One of America’s Best Employers for 2015

FOND DU LAC, Wis. (March 26, 2015) -- Mercury Marine, the world leader in commercial and recreational marine propulsion and technology, has been named one of America's Best 500 Employers for 2015 by Forbes Magazine. The global marine manufacturer ranked No. 82 on the list announced by Forbes in partnership with Statista.com.

EZ Dock Celebrates 25th Anniversary

(Monett, MO) -- EZ Dock, the worldwide leading manufacturer of durable, polyethylene floating dock systems and lifts, celebrates 25 years of product offerings including Dock Systems, Boat, Pontoon and PWC Lifts, EZ Launch, EZ Trail, and many accessories to fit everyone's needs.

Wounded Veterans Find Calm Waters With Seakeeper

Wounded Veterans Find Calm Waters With Seakeeper

The ocean has long been known for its transformative powers. Veterans wounded in the service of our country are discovering the healing effects of a day on the water through Blue Water Warriors. The non-profit organization takes these men and women out in a specially-designed adaptive boat that features gyro stabilization donated by Seakeeper.

Sea Tow Mourns Loss of Founder and CEO Capt. Joe Frohnhoefer

Sea Tow Mourns Loss of Founder and CEO Capt. Joe Frohnhoefer

Southold, N.Y. -- March 25, 2015 -- Sea Tow Services International Inc. is deeply saddened to report that its legendary founder and CEO, Captain Joseph Frohnhoefer Jr., died peacefully at the age of 71 on Tuesday, March 24, at his home in Southold, N.Y., after a brief battle with cancer. His wife of more than 46 years, Georgia, was by his side. Sea Tow's Capt. Joe remained at the helm of Sea Tow, the international on-water assistance company he founded in 1983, until the end.

Mercury Marine Opens New Distribution Center in Brazil

FOND DU LAC, Wis. (March 24, 2015) -- Mercury Marine, the world leader in commercial and recreational marine propulsion and technology, recently opened a new distribution center in Palhoca, Brazil. Mayor Camilo Martins and executives from Mercury Marine were on hand for the official opening last week.

Marine Industry Cares Foundation Announces 2015 Fundraising Efforts for Two South Florida Charities

Fort Lauderdale, FL -- March 23, 2015 -- Marine Industry Cares Foundation (MICF), the charitable arm of South Florida's recreational marine industry and organizers of the 7th Annual Spin-A-Thon announced today it is focusing its 2015 fundraising efforts for its primary charitable partners Kids In Distress (KID) and Children's Diagnostic Treatment Center (CDTC), on early childhood education and dental care for disadvantaged children. Fundraising kicked off annually with MICF's signature event, the Annual Spin-A-Thon, which is Saturday, April 25 at Esplanade Park in downtown Fort Lauderdale.

Wormit’s Flying Boat Hits the Water

A boat named after a Second World War plane given specific mention by Winston Churchill has launched in Wormit, UK.

Burn Notice

Bob Turner was done. The winter of 1977-'78 had been a snowy nightmare for the Annapolis boat builder and sailing enthusiast. Chief amongst his complaints: socks.

This Jet-Powered Boat is Going Impossibly Fast

Yowza. I think if I hopped on this jet-powered boat in New Zealand my hair would fall out, my neck would get stretched out and my face would be permanently smushed in. It goes fast. Like a runaway roller coaster that's off its track fast. I mean, look how quickly it zips in and around the turns of the canyon.