The Sea Tow Foundation is launching its third annual Designated Skipper campaign on Memorial Day weekend across the United States.
Keeping waterways clean and open to boaters is an important goal of the recreational marine industry. Individually and as members of trade organizations, marine businesses push for the enactment of fair rules and regulations governing use of the nation's rivers, lakes, streams and ocean waters.
The state of Washington is welcoming large yachts with the signing of a new pilotage bill that will take effect this summer.
Boating safety advocates across North America are promoting safety and responsibility on the water during National Safe Boating Week, which always precedes the unofficial start of boating season on Memorial Day weekend.
Here’s a look at the first offshore wind farm in the United States. It has five turbines and can power about 17,000 homes four miles away on Rhode Island’s Block Island.
The Massachusetts Marine Trades Educational Trust said its Kids in Boating initiative distributed its first round of grant awards.
About 10,000 baby boomers retire every day, research shows, a trend that is opening the door for more young people and millennials to fill those roles.
The Sea Tow Foundation said it is working with 22 organizations around the country to launch 14 new life jacket loaner stands and replenish eight established loaner stands in 16 states to mark Safe Boating Week.
The Rhode Island Marine Trades Association is partnering with the Newport-based Ship to Shore superyacht crew placement agency to launch a four-week training program.
Bluewater Crew Training USA, which is best known for training programs for professional crewmembers on luxury charter vessels, is now offering a training course for recreational boaters.
Online registration is open for the 2017 States Organization for Boating Access Boating Access Conference, which will be hosted by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.