Archive | December 2011

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What are you feeding those valuable outboards?

  WASHINGTON – The results from two studies conducted by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory on the effects of E15 on marine engines were released on Friday, showing that the gasoline and ethanol blend can cause issues including drivability, materials compatibility, increased emissions, and long-term durability in outboard, stern drive and inboard engines, according to […]

Women’s Sailing Convention!

The Boat Owners Association of the U.S. reported today that the Southern California Yachting Association’s 23rd Annual Women’s Sailing Convention will be held Feb. 4 at the Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club in Corona del Mar, Calif. The convention will feature a series of workshops, both on- and off-water, for women sailors of all experience levels. […]

Best boating gifts of the season

The best nautical gifts under $50 are featured in our 2nd annual holiday gift guide for boating enthusiasts Personalized fleece blankets, embroidered with your boat name, from BoatNameGear.com When you need nautical gift ideas for the boating enthusiasts on your shopping list, the annual Daily Boater Holiday Gift Guide is your best bet. And in […]

$28,000 raised by West Marine for Fort Lauderdale Charities!

We all know West Marine for great gear in a lot of cities and their online store, but look at the impact boating equipment retailers are having while in the season to give! The West Marine Fort Lauderdale Boating Superstore celebrated its grand opening by hosting a “Cruising for a Cause” event to raise money […]

Yar-Craft Boats sold to Bass Cat parent company

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. – An agreement was reached last week on the sale of Yar-Craft Boats to Challenger Inc., the parent company of Bass Cat Boats. According to a release from the companies, the sale stems from a decision by the Suthers family, owners of Yar-Craft, to assure longevity for the boat brand. The Yar-Craft […]