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Lessons Learned From Marine Accidents

The Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) examines and investigates all types of marine accidents to or on board UK vessels worldwide, and other vessels in UK territorial waters. Their distribution of MAIB Safety Digest 1/2019 provides a...

Prep For A Safe Boating Season Now

Boatyards, marinas and clubs are waking up after a long winter’s nap, and boaters have begun preparing their vessels for the season. While the boat needs to be looked at and readied for a summer of fun, so does your safety. The BoatUS Foundation for...

New Navy Towing Ship Will Honor Navajo Nation

The first of the Navy’s new T-ATS class of open ocean towing, salvage and rescue vessels will be named the Navajo, continuing a tradition of naming those ships for Native American nations and people, Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer announced...

Study Shows Rogue Waves Are Becoming More Extreme

They are every mariner’s worst nightmare. A wave twice the height of the average sea state that seemingly comes out of nowhere. Rogue waves have been blamed for countless lost vessels throughout history, but not only are they dangerous to ships and...

PASSAGE: Rosario Strait - Guemes Channel

Navigating to Anacortes / Fidalgo Bay from West to East via Guemes Channel?  Enjoy a quick virtual trip from Rosario Strait through Guemes Channel with our newest Interactive Harbor Guide!

C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta

NEWPORT, R.I. (February 28, 2019) – The C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta, being held June 18-23 at Sail Newport in Fort Adams State Park, is pleased to announce that the 2019 Clagett will include the Martin 16 class, a single handed...

TESTED: Furuno 1st Watch Wireless Radar

We install and use the world's first wireless radar, the Furuno DRS4W. Just $995 (code: WIRELESS100) at PacificNWBoaterTESTED.com

A year in review, with more to come

We had a pretty huge year in 2018.. from the Providence Boat Show to the Newport Boatshow, here are a few highlights.  CHECK OUT THE VIDEO BELOW...

National Sailing Hall of Fame chooses Newport

By Sean Flynn Daily News staff writer Gary Jobson, the executive director of the hall of fame, said the Sailing Hall of Fame hopes to welcome visitors at its new location in the Armory building by May 2020, before the summer tourist season begins. ...

Siren marine sponsors marinemotion's media cat!

Here's a little 'unboxing' clip we did so you can see how easy it is to install a Siren unit. SIREN marine recently became a sponsor for our media boat, a 1991 48' Privilege sailing catamaran. We're super excited about the product since we can see...

A littte bit about us

This is just the beginning of our expanding Harbor Approach and Interactive Guides series. We're looking forward to an exciting line up of additions to our content in 2019, online, in print, and in our web series at marinemotion.com. We hope you'll...

TESTED: Ultraline Flat Rope Reel

We install and test the premiere stern-tying solution for your boat, the Ultraline Flat Rope Reel. Available at PacificNWBoaterTESTED.com starting at $570 non-Dyneema/$914 Dyneema.

TESTED: Weems & Plath Marine Binoculars

We discover the remarkable difference a good pair of Weems & Plath marine binoculars can make on the water. The full range is available at PacificNWBoaterTESTED.com starting at $249.99.

Port of Kingston

Strategically positioned between Seattle and Port Townsend in northern Puget Sound, the Port of Kingston offers unique services for visiting boaters.

Beautiful Racine, Wisconsin

It's Racine for Great Lakes Fun! Beautiful Racine, Wisconsin, nicknamed the Belle City on the Lake, welcomes the Antique & Classic Boat Society’s 42nd Annual International Meeting and Boat Show, Sept. 6 through 9. Real Racine (Racine County's...

Advertising Options

Powerful marketing deserves powerful distribution Contribute! We'll lend you our ear and you can tell us and the whole world what's happening with your marine business when you add a marinemotion® Network Station to your marketing arsenal.  For...

HOW TO SAFELY TOW OTHER BOATS

RENDERING AID: HOW TO SAFELY TOW OTHER BOATS Rendering aid to fellow boaters is tradition. TowBoatUS captains offer advice for doing it safely. By Capt. Vincent Daniello September 2, 2016 You’re on your way home, feeling the last warmth of the...

2016 U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Sailing News

2016 U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Sailing News  BY WINDCHECK MAGAZINE  Stu McNay (helm) & Dave Hughes are strong contenders in the Men’s 470. © Will Ricketson/US Sailing Team Sperry Below we'll follow the 15 sailors who will represent the...

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