With Passage Blocked, Coast Guard Closes Oregon Inlet: Outerbanksvoice.com

   Oregon Inlet is closed to vessels drawing more than 2 feet, essentially shutting down the charter fishing fleet with four days left in the bluefin tuna season and as Easter week approaches. Petty Officer Kathryn Bruner with the Coast Guard in Wilmington said Saturday that the closing was prompted by the latest U.S. Army Corps…

Outboard Engine Ethanol Protection

Three tips for protecting your boat from E10 gasoline. By Charles Plueddeman Posted Yesterday at 9:07am  7 Let’s assume the adventure you have been planning does not include the episode where your boat is bobbing dead in the water while you troubleshoot a tank full of crappy gas. Here’s how to avoid that scenario. Ethanol remains the leading…

Virginia Fishing Report March 19th 2015: Daily Press

  Waterway and Maritime Transportation Fishing By Ken Neill Correspondent It was a long and cold winter. Spring is finally here and along with it, the weekly Fishing Spot. With the arrival of mild weather, anglers are anxious to get back out on the water. These are two events that will help you get your…

Viking: Where the Action Is!

  Palm Beach Show The ever popular Palm Beach International Boat Show is the place to be next week, March 26-29, 2015on the Lake Worth waterfront along Flager Drive in West Palm Beach. Viking dealers in attendance include Bluewater Yacht Sales, Galati Yacht Sales and HMY Yacht Sales. Show entrances are at Evernia Street and North Clematis Street. This show…

Anglers Reel In over 5000 Citations in 2014

By Posted by Lynn Burke, Community Contributor Fishing Anglers registered 5,040 trophy-size fish for Citation awards during the 57th Annual Virginia Saltwater Fishing Tournament that ran from January 1st through December 31st 2014. This was slightly below the 10-year average (2004-2013) of 5,219 Citations and represents an 18% reduction in Citation number from 2013. As…

Viking 52 Sport Tower Heads to Palm Beach Show

Viking 52 Sport Tower Heads to Palm Beach Show The 30th Annual Palm Beach International Boat Show gets underway next week, March 26, 2015 for a four day run along the waterfront at Flagler Drive in West Palm Beach, Florida. While boats from 8-foot inflatable dinghies to yachts exceeding 150 feet will be on display,…

Boat sales increase 8.5 percent in 2014

Posted on March 13th, 2015Written by Jack Atzinger http://www.facebook.com/plugins/share_button.php?app_id=172525162793917&channel=http%3A%2F%2Fstatic.ak.facebook.com%2Fconnect%2Fxd_arbiter%2F6Dg4oLkBbYq.js%3Fversion%3D41%23cb%3Df20e314c84%26domain%3Dwww.tradeonlytoday.com%26origin%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.tradeonlytoday.com%252Ffe64d021%26relation%3Dparent.parent&container_width=0&href=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.tradeonlytoday.com%2F2015%2F03%2Fboat-sales-increase-8-5-percent-2014%2F&locale=en_US&ref=.VQMJ1fPkT2o.share-button&sdk=joey&type=button_count http://platform.twitter.com/widgets/tweet_button.1fba7891b207592abc41c0f51591aeb6.en.html#_=1426262486488&count=horizontal&counturl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.tradeonlytoday.com%2F2015%2F03%2Fboat-sales-increase-8-5-percent-2014%2F&dnt=true&id=twitter-widget-0&lang=en&original_referer=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.tradeonlytoday.com%2F2015%2F03%2Fboat-sales-increase-8-5-percent-2014%2F&size=m&text=Boat%20sales%20increase%208.5%20percent%20in%202014&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.tradeonlytoday.com%2F2015%2F03%2Fboat-sales-increase-8-5-percent-2014%2F%23.VQMJ1VPPOkI.twitter1 http://www.facebook.com/plugins/like.php?action=like&app_id=172525162793917&channel=http%3A%2F%2Fstatic.ak.facebook.com%2Fconnect%2Fxd_arbiter%2F6Dg4oLkBbYq.js%3Fversion%3D41%23cb%3Df3e7a784c4%26domain%3Dwww.tradeonlytoday.com%26origin%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.tradeonlytoday.com%252Ffe64d021%26relation%3Dparent.parent&container_width=0&font=arial&href=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.tradeonlytoday.com%2F2015%2F03%2Fboat-sales-increase-8-5-percent-2014%2F&layout=button_count&locale=en_US&ref=.VQMJ1eALMd4.like&sdk=joey&send=false&show_faces=false&width=90 Led by four segments that topped 40,000 in sales, the recreational boating industry finished 2014 with moderate growth of 6 percent in the main powerboat segments and 8.5 percent industrywide. Aluminum fishing and pontoon boats, small to midsized fiberglass outboards and personal watercraft were the top…