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Marine Trades Association of New Jersey establishes Recovery & Relief Fund

Manasquan, NJ – On Thursday, December 13th, the Marine Trades Association of New Jersey (MTA/NJ) announced the establishment of its new Recovery & Relief Fund to provide aid to recreational marine businesses impacted by Hurricane Sandy. The announcement was made at the MTA/NJ Annual Christmas Party held at the Spring Lake Manor and attended by […]

2012 St. Petersburg Power & Sailboat Show brings big crowds and beautiful weather

Gulf Coast’s largest boating lifestyle event reports increase in attendance and exhibitor participation St. Petersburg, Fla. – The 35th annual St. Petersburg Power & Sailboat Show® offered four beautiful days for boaters of all ages, with an expanded selection of products and activities encompassing the total boating lifestyle. Show organizers reported a 5.2 percent increase […]

FEMA Considers Boats as Disaster Housing for Sandy Victims

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is considering housing victims of Hurricane Sandy at sea. The agency Tuesday released a solicitation seeking only information on the possibility of putting disaster victims in New York and New Jersey on boats. In asking for input on “maritime-based solutions for providing interim housing to disaster survivors,” FEMA said […]