Category Archives: Boating News

Boat Insurance Policy: Do You Really Need One?

With the amount of money you spend on your boat, imagine what you would do if you lose it in one sudden blow! Aside from being a hobby, your boat is an investment. And like all other investments, you’d want … Continue reading

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Boating Activities for Your Club

Looks like boating clubs and organizations need to make their activities a lot more enticing and exciting…  The National Water Sports Participation Survey shows that participation in sailing and water sports activities among 16 to 34 year olds in the … Continue reading

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Economic Downturn Results in Cancellation of Liverpool Boat Show

The organizer of the Liverpool Boat Show, featured a few weeks back, made quite a disappointing announcement. The Liverpool Boat Show 2011 event was cancelled by Marine Industry Events (ME), citing economic reasons that have adversely affected the number of … Continue reading

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Righting a Capsized Vessel

Last week, when a canoe capsized on a weir in Worchestershire, UK, a passing dragon boat rescued two canoeists from the water. While some of the rescuers were pulled down by the water, in the end, everyone was able to … Continue reading

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Not Your Typical Houseboat

When we think of houseboats, we often imagine simple, vernacular boats that are used for recreational purposes or basic shelter for those in distant lands. They are typically homes on water with broad bases to maximize stability and are moored … Continue reading

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Barcelona World Race 2010

In Spain, the Barcelona World Race is a big deal! Starting on December 31, 2010, it’s a race that has two skippers on a boat, challenging other skippers with a round the world, non-stop sailing tour that starts and ends … Continue reading

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The Darker Side of Boat Propellers

Recent news about seal deaths off the coast of the UK that have been related to a certain type of propeller system should serve to remind us all that propellers can be an extremely dangerous piece of equipment. At least … Continue reading

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