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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...

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...

Ten Tips for Clean and Green Boating

Ten Tips for Clean and Green Boating 1. Prevent oily discharges from the bilge. Keep your engine well tuned to prevent fuel and oil leaks. Secure an oil absorbent pad or pillow in your bilge and under your engine where drips may occur. Check the pads...

NATIONAL SAILING HALL OF FAME ANNOUNCES 2016 INDUCTEES

NATIONAL SAILING HALL OF FAME ANNOUNCES 2016 INDUCTEES Annapolis, Md. (July 11, 2016) – The National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) today announced the nine people who will make up its 2016 class of inductees: America’s Cup winning helmsman Ed Baird...

Happy 50th Anniversary BoatUS!

Happy 50th Anniversary BoatUS! A look back at five decades of significant BoatUS innovation and impact on boating. BoatUS proudly remains the single source of exceptional service and savings. We are steadfast in our commitment to protect boaters...

Pest Control Tips For Boaters

Pest Control Tips For Boaters By Ann Dermody Waging war on the critters that take a shine to your boat can pose big problems. Some years ago, on a fine Saturday morning in May, my husband and I drove down to our boat with the intention of spending...

Most Exclusive Yacht Clubs in America

Most Exclusive Yacht Clubs in America Published on July 5th, 2016 If you’re looking for a place to dock that new yacht of yours, you can’t go wrong with any of the 11 most exclusive yacht clubs in America. Owning a yacht is the ultimate show of...

R2AK: The Success of Failure

R2AK: The Success of Failure The Race to Alaska (R2K) is a unique 750-mile marathon open to all forms of non-motorized craft. Entrants can have no support of any type; it’s like the Iditarod but on a boat. Avoid drowning, freighters, killer whales,...

1st Joint MSAR Academy

Oak Harbor, WA -  In what is being referred to as "The Great Experiment,"  the Marine Search and Rescue divisions of the Island County and Guemes Island joined forces for joint operations training.  Primarily an all-volunteer organization, new...

WMRT Live &Newport Race Schedule

2016 World Match Racing Tour OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, NO ADMISSION FEE FREE PARKING AT FORT ADAMS STATE PARK High-speed Racing within yards of shoreline at Fort Adams 20 Teams of the top match racing sailors Live narration and play-by-play ...

Boat US celebrates 50th in Port Townsend, WA

PORT TOWNSEND, Wash.– It was 50 years ago that Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) got its start as the result of one man’s desire to make recreational boating better for boaters, sailors, and anglers. To celebrate this milestone, the...

TESTED: SOS Distress Light

Never buy flares again with the SOS Distress Light! Pacific NW Boater TESTED.

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