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Humminbird ChartSelect Expands

EUFAULA, AL. (July 27, 2015) ChartSelect has once again added more exclusive lake maps available as individual downloads. These maps are not available anywhere else. Learn more below or by checking out chartselect.humminbird.com.


Surfer Attempts one of World's Heaviest Waves While on Fire

As one of the worlds greatest surfers Jamie O'Brien has pretty much done it all. He's tamed waves in Mexico, Indonesia, Fiji and Hawaii, lived his entire life at Pipeline and regularly competes in the biggest and most prestigious surfing competitions on offer.

Boat Rides Offered as Thanks to Veterans

LOUDON--Dozens of veterans and volunteers took to the waters of Tellico and Fort Loudoun lakes Saturday for the second annual BoatRides4Vets event.

A Sinking 3D Printed Boat is one of the Winners in the Thingiverse 'Make it Float' Challenge

Individuals who tend to think inside of the box, and then there are people like Filip Sjoo, who would rather think way outside of the box. This was the case for his 3D printed dishwasher, which we reported on back in February, and it's also the case with his clothing design company, Headface.

Cat Rescued After One Hour Underwater on Sunken Boat in Lake Havasu

No one knows what River was doing on a low-profile power boat, adrift on Lake Havasu this weekend. Very few cats long for the lakes open waters. Now River a name given to her by the Western Arizona Humane Society--longs for it even less so.

Cedar Boats for Hunting and Fishing Combine Beauty and Strength

If you want to insult someone who has built a cedar-strip canoe, kayak, or rowboat, say its too delicate for fishing and hunting.

Mercury Marine Launches Five Year Limited Warranties on Gas Sterndrives and Inboards During "Power of Protection" Event

Fond du Lac, Wis. (July 27, 2015) Mercury Marine has announced that, for the first time, 2016 model year boats powered by Mercury gas sterndrive and inboard engines will come with a comprehensive Five Year Engine Package Limited Warranty during the Power of Protection sale event.

Mercury Marine Active Trim Improves Boating Experience

FOND DU LAC, Wis. (July 23, 2015) Mercury Marine this week demonstrated to the media its new Active Trim system, which automatically delivers instant, effortless trimming of boat engines.

Humminbird Awarded Fifth Consecutive ICAST Win

Eufaula, Al. (July 22, 2015) According to recently-released statistics from the American Sportfishing Association (ASA), ICAST 2015 shattered all previous attendance records, drawing nearly 13,000 sportfishing industry professionals to Orlando, Fla., July 14-17.

Canoe Racers Ready to Paddle

Paddlers from across Ontario will gather at North Bays Olmsted Beach on July 25 at 7 a.m. to take part in the longest one day canoe race in Ontario.

Schooner America Offers Glimpse of Nautical History

SANTA CRUZ--Wednesday evening, the 138-foot schooner America set sail out of the Santa Cruz Harbor. The craft struck out across the bay pushed by strong winds out of the northwest and a created spectacle that might help history buffs and sailing aficionados recall the origins of the first Americas Cup regatta in the 1800s.

Fight to Save Remains of Zulu Boats on Moray Coast

A CAMPAIGN has been launched to restore a rare collection of Scottish fishing boats before they fall victim to coastal erosion.

Readers Can Paddle Out to the Floating Library

ST. ANTHONY, Minn.--This month, Silverwood Park is playing host to a library unlike any other. It's filled with one-of-a-kind books crafted by artists from all over the world. You can browse the reference collection or check out a book for the afternoon.

Mystery Ship Discovered at the Bottom of Nova Scotia Waters

Sitting on the bottom of Pictou Harbour is a 276-foot ship that no one seems to know anything about.

Ship Missing for 116 Years Shows Up on Sonar. A Crew Sent Down a Camera and Were Amazed at What They Saw

A ship lost for 116 years in the depths of Lake Michigan has been discovered by a group of shipwreck hunters. Its condition? Lets put it this way: some of the glass was still in its windows.