Wednesday, August 28, 2019
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Maritime News

Coast Guard Statistics Show Curbing Alcohol, Wearing Life Jackets Could Drastically Reduce Boating Fatalities

With Labor Day coming up, the U.S. Coast Guard has released its annual tally of boating casualty statistics that could help keep you safe if you’re hitting the water for...

August 28, 2019
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Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Maritime News

Two Rescued After Yacht Collides with Cargo Ship in English Channel

Two yachtsmen had to be rescued early Wednesday morning after their vessel collided with a cargo ship in the English Channel off Dungeness, Kent. The HM Coastguard reports that it received...

August 8, 2018
Total Views: 25

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Maritime News

Tariffs Causing Problems for America’s Recreational Boat-Building Industry

By Reade Pickert (Bloomberg) — They’re Donald Trump’s kind of business. They dominate the domestic market, rack up a trade surplus by selling to foreigners, and do a lot of...

August 7, 2018
Total Views: 23

Thursday, February 15, 2018
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Mercedes Unveils $2 Million AMG Cigarette Racing Boat

By Hannah Elliott (Bloomberg) — Today in Miami Mercedes-Benz-AMG debuted its latest collaboration with Cigarette Racing, the 515 Project One. The $2 million superboat has 3,100 total horsepower and can hit a...

February 15, 2018
Total Views: 79

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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WATCH: Fishermen Dive Overboard Before Being Run Over by Speedboat

Three fishermen are lucky to be alive after their boat was hit by another speedboat near the mouth of the Columbia River in Oregon last summer. Some scary video of...

January 17, 2018
Total Views: 35

Friday, May 26, 2017
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Memorial Day Weekend Boating Safety PSA – How to Dock Like a Boss

Have a great Memorial Day weekend, everyone! Stay safe out there. And remember, drowning doesn’t look like drowning.

May 26, 2017
Total Views: 6

Monday, September 26, 2016
Maritime News

Man Lost at Sea Found Alive After Week-Long Search is Called Off

A 22-year-old Rhode Island man has been found alive after more than a week lost at sea in an inflatable life raft, the U.S. Coast Guard has confirmed. A spokesman...

September 26, 2016
Total Views: 9

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José Fernández: Marlins Star Pitcher Killed In Boating Accident At Age 24

by Richard Luscombe (TheGuardian) Authorities in Florida are investigating the death of one of baseball’s best young players, the Miami Marlins pitcher José Fernández, who was killed in a boating accident in...

September 26, 2016
Total Views: 8

Friday, September 9, 2016
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WATCH This Carbon Fiber Barracuda – The Most Extreme Boat & Yacht Sea Trial Ever

Watch Motor Boat & Yachting sea trial this stealth HIGH SPEED military interceptor vessel which can be deployed by ship or helicopter and is powered by a pair of burly...

September 9, 2016
Total Views: 160

Thursday, June 9, 2016
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WATCH: How to Launch Like a Boss

A Norwegian anti-drinking-while-boating group is back with this hilarious commercial titled, How to Launch Like a Boss, reminding viewers that boat launching is an art form best practiced sober.  The video...

June 9, 2016
Total Views: 20

Monday, February 29, 2016
News

Major Marina Fire Destroys 50 Boats, Leaves Two Dead in Virginia

A major fire ripped through a marina just off Virginia’s Rappahannock River early Monday morning, killing two people and destroying dozens of boats. The U.S. Coast Guard’s Milford Station received...

February 29, 2016
Total Views: 18

Thursday, October 29, 2015
Blog

Beach Landings Are A Breeze With This Incredible Beach Crawler – VIDEO

No need to get wet when you are landing this Hard Drive Marine-designed craft that can literally crawl itself onto a beach. “Designed for extended stays and heavy work. The...

October 29, 2015
Total Views: 45

Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Interesting

On-board Footage Shows Speedboat Hit Marker Buoy at 150 MPH

These guys are seriously lucky to be alive after this. The footage was filmed last week as powerboat racer Stuart Hayim was attempting to set a speed record around Long...

September 8, 2015
Total Views: 95

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Interesting

Hilarious Anti-Drinking While Boating PSA is a Home Run

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9qHdPhkSSNQ This video is so perfect. It was created for AV-OG-TIL, a Norwegian NGO working to reduce the harmful effects of alcohol. The aim is to raise awareness around the...

June 23, 2015
Total Views: 27

Sunday, April 26, 2015
News

Two Killed, Four Missing After Sailing Regatta Hit by Storm in Alabama

A multi-agency search is underway and will continue through the night for at least five missing boaters after a strong storm system passed the Mobile Bay, Alabama area Saturday afternoon.

April 26, 2015
Total Views: 4

Thursday, December 4, 2014
Blog

Caught on Camera: Pier Collapses in Maine

Last night some security camera captured video of a pier collapsing in Eastport, Maine. The U.S. Coast Guard says it was notified at approximately 2:20 a.m. Thursday morning that the...

December 4, 2014
Total Views: 4

Friday, September 26, 2014
Maritime News

Two FBI Employees Killed After Their Boat Collided With A Barge On The Ohio River

The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating a fatal Thursday night collision between a towboat and a small pleasure craft on the Ohio River near Cincinnati that left two FBI employees dead.

September 26, 2014
Total Views: 23

Monday, July 21, 2014
Blog

Watch: How Not To Pull Your Boat Out Of The Water

Here are two examples of how not to pull your boat out of the water, in honor of summer of course.

July 21, 2014
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Blog

gCaptain Announces Partnership With TheTeakRail

MORRO BAY, CA (April 23, 2014)- A new website, TheTeakRail.com, created by a professional mariner and an accomplished executive chef and restaurant owner, is filling the much needed gap in expert...

April 23, 2014
Total Views: 1

Friday, November 8, 2013
Blog

U.S. Coast Guard Comes to Rescue of “Salty Dogs” Off Virginia Coast

The U.S. Coast Guard this week, with the assistance of the U.S. Navy, came to the rescue of a total of five distressed sailboats who were all participating in the so-called "Salty Dawg Rally" and got caught in a storm off the Atlantic Coast.

November 8, 2013
Total Views: 36