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Lund Boats’ SPRING CATCH Deal Arrives Early, Stays Late

New York Mills, Minn. (January 30, 2015) -- Among winter's saving graces, boat shopping season offers anxious anglers the opportunity to stroll the aisles at boat shows and marine dealers to admire this year's new rigs. What a feeling it is to climb aboard a new Lund dream rig: smell the fresh carpet, take command of the high-tech console, strike a hook-setting pose when no one's looking.

Waterway Guide Releases Marina App

DELTAVILLE, VA -- January 30, 2015 -- Waterway Guide Media LLC announces the release of the Free Waterway Guide Marina App with detailed listings for over 3,600 marinas and boatyards. The Marina App gives you all the information you need to make a decision about where to stay while on the water. This is a must-have reference for both weekend boaters and long-range cruisers.

Yellow Lambo meets Yellow Lambo Boat

At this year's supercar week at Palm Beach, the world and its perma-tanned other half got another chance to witness one man's Ode to Lamborghini. Yep, it's time to say another hello to the $1.3m Lamborghini-themed speedboat.

From Sketch to Casting Off, Maritime Students Craft Wooden Boats

A group of Western New York Maritime Charter School students practice a centuries old skill: building boats with their hands. The students participate in a Hand to Hand program, learning how to construct a skiff -- a small, light, open boat -- at the Buffalo Maritime Center, located at 90 Arthur St. in Buffalo's Black Rock neighborhood.

Help Us Sail Norfolk’s ‘Little Ship’ Lucy Lavers Back to Dunkirk

Former Aldeburgh, Wells and Lowestoft lifeboat Lucy Lavers was one of hundreds of so-called Little Ships which helped rescue thousands of besieged Allied troops from the beaches of northern France, between May 27 and June 4, 1940. It was the first time she had put to sea.

Couple Travels the World by Sailboat

SEMINOLE, Fla. -- Gary Bratton has been sailing all his life. As a child, he built his first sailboat after saving enough money from his newspaper route to purchase the necessary supplies. That was only the beginning.

Speed Attracts Sailor to Ice Boat Racing

KINGSTON, Ontario -- A couple of years ago, a good friend took Rick Gordon for a ride out on a frozen lake on his ice boat.

A Teacher, a Student, a Schooner, a Film

The schooner is the story.

Vo-Tech Students Help Rebuild River Rescue Boat

SILVER SPRING TOWNSHIP, Penn. -- Members of the West Shore community have come together to help the New Cumberland River Rescue in its continuing search for missing Cedar Cliff High School student Medard Kowalski.

NOX SV Speedboat Melds Timeless Wooden Design With Fast Electric Drive

Most of the electric boats we saw at the Dsseldorf boat show this past weekend were small, slow cruisers designed to putter around waterways with combustion engine bans. One boat stepped well beyond that model, though. Still under development, the all-new NOX SV promises speeds up to 75 mph (120 km/h) from a highly capable 225-hp (168-kW) electric motor. The boat packs that cutting edge drivetrain into a classic mahogany hull with a D-Type-like racing fin thrown in for good measure.

Amazing 3-Foot-Long 3D Printed Model Depicts the ‘Atlantic Mercy': The Future’s Largest Private Hospital Ship

Setting sail in 2018 will be the Atlantic Mercy, the world's largest civilian hospital ship, measuring a staggering 174.1 meters in length, weighing 37,000 tons, and featuring a total deck area of 30,000 square meters. This floating hospital will provide free health care, as well as palliative care for terminally ill patients. The goal of the ship is to double the healing capabilities provided by Mercy Ships in developing nations all around the world. Being built at the Tianjin Xingang Shipyard in China, its completion is scheduled for July 2017.

For Some Mainers, a Boat in a Storm is Still Home, and it Can be Quite Cozy

Jack Marrie fell asleep aboard his sailboat as it gently rocked in its slip on the Portland waterfront, before the first flakes of Tuesday's blizzard began to fall.

'Miniature' Boats Race on Sydney Harbour in Beautiful Tilt-Shift Video

A 23-second, tilt-shift, time-lapse clip, posted on YouTube channel Media 24h, shows Sydney ferries racing on the harbour.

An Interview with Blind Canoeist Renee Kuester-Sebranek

When first meeting Renee Kuester-Sebranek, you'd peg her as a very attractive, confident, and intelligent 50-year-old woman with an infectious laugh and a witty sense of humor. While sharing a beer and pizza, you'd learn that Renee is a world traveler, bicyclist, camper, ardent canoeist, and student of many subjects who loves living life to the fullest. And then you might learn something else you never expected about her: she is totally blind.

Huge Canoe Sculpture's Debut Captivates UT Campus

AUSTIN -- A new sculpture on the University of Texas campus is drawing lots of attention after its debut on Speedway near 24th Street.