Monthly Archives: October 2010

Sustainable Boating

One of the most common themes at all the big boat shows over the last few years has been the idea of ‘sustainable boating’. This post will attempt to define the term and explain the effect it will have on … Continue reading

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Salon Nautique de Paris – Boat Show

Even though it’s held in the middle of December in Europe, the Salon Nautique de Paris still makes the best of what the marine world has to offer. Described on its website as “a genuine showcase”, this event take place … Continue reading

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A History of Dragon Boat Festivals

A dragon boat is a human-powered vessel; it’s long and thin and is traditionally made of teak, a type of tropical hardwood. Dragon boat crews vary in size quite considerably, but the standard is around 20 people. Because of this … Continue reading

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Commonly Asked Propeller Questions

As a boat owner (or a prospective boat owner), it’s important that you understand how a propeller works and, therefore, what can go wrong with it. We pulled together some of the most frequently asked questions about propellers for boats … Continue reading

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