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Stony River Men Raft Down Kuskokwim River on Run to Sell Firewood

BETHEL, Alaska -- After more than a week of floating down the Kuskokwim River on a giant log raft, a crew of men led by Thomas Willis of Stony River arrived in this Southwest Alaska hub community Saturday with the goal of selling the very wood that formed their vessel.

Wheelchair-Accessible Boat Gives Anglers Freedom to Fish

Little Birch Lake resident Pete Linsner owns a fishing boat designed for people with physical disabilities. Before Joe Watkeys died earlier this year at age 80, Linsner gave him one last opportunity to go fishing.

Classic Clinkers Take a Starring Role

Some classic boats are to play a part in a big Hollywood film being shot in Marlborough.

Man Celebrates Successful Heart Treatment With Canoe Ride

PORTAGE, Mich. -- A treatment at Borgess called EECP is giving people with heart disease a new lease on life.

Sandwich Marina Worker Resurrects Historic Lifeboat

A century ago, maritime workers in coastal New Jersey built a little boat designed to save lives.

Unique Designs, Colors Set Helena-Built Fishing Boat Apart

The trout don't care, but the bright tie-dye patterned oars and angler braces and the hook-jawed brown trout from hell painted on each side of the hull make Garry Stocker's drift boat one of the most stylish crafts on Western Montanas rivers.

Discovery of 600-Year-Old 'Ocean' Canoe Reveals How Early Human Settlers Colonised New Zealand

The discovery of an advanced 600-year-old canoe shows how early human settlers colonised New Zealand, two studies have shown.

Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Site Nearly Ready to Reveal $20M Renovation

Pier 66 Marina at Hyatt Regency is set to unveil the final phase of its $20 million renovation project just before the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show begins.

NMMA Recognizes 46 Boat and Engine Manufacturers with Marine Industry Customer Satisfaction Index Awards

TAMPA, FL -- September 30, 2014 -- The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) today announced 46 recipients of the 2014 Marine Industry Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Awards for excellence in customer satisfaction. Award recipients were acknowledged this morning during the annual Industry Breakfast at the 2014 International BoatBuilders' Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) in Tampa, Fla.

Mercury Marine Produces 75,000th Verado L6 Outboard Engine

FOND DU LAC, Wis. (Sept. 29, 2014) -- Mercury Marine, the world leader in commercial and recreational marine propulsion and technology, has produced its 75,000th Verado L6 outboard engine. The Verado six-cylinder was first launched in 2005 and covered 200 to 275 hp; the Verado family now includes up to 300 hp outboard engines. Mercury Marine has manufactured more than 15 million engines since the company was founded in 1939.

This is the Boat You Need to Take You to Your Megayacht

Last year, the Vero Beach, Fla., yacht-tender builder Novurania launched Custom One Tenders, a new division dedicated to producing semicustom and bespoke boats. Following the successful introduction of the sub-brand's first vessel, the Coach 31, last fall at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, Custom One Tenders recently debuted its sophomore effort, the Coach 27.

It was Moving Day for Sapphire the Sea Turtle

MIAMI -- Sapphire the sea turtle was on the move on Thursday.

Destin’s ‘Largest Artifact’ in Need of Restoration

DESTIN, Fla. -- One of Destin's oldest fishing boats, the Primrose, has greeted visitors to the Destin History and Fishing Museum for decades.

Community Member Donates Life Vest for Coast Guard Dog

DESTIN, Fla. -- Rudder, a 4-year-old black Labrador retriever, has a new addition to his wardrobe.

What Drives a Man to Row His Boat to Alaska?

Steve Price is a driven man.