Major Richard Clifford – obituary

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On the morning of May 18 1972 Clifford was the officer commanding 2nd Special Boat Section when he was told to prepare two men to parachute into the sea. No name or location was given and Clifford decided go himself taking Corporal Tom Jones as his … Source:

Coast Guard monitoring Maine fishing boat salvage operation

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The U.S. Coast Guard is keeping an eye of efforts to recover a fishing boat that sank in Stonington Friday with almost 700 gallons of diesel fuel on board. The Coast Guard, Maine Marine Patrol, the Stonington harbor master, the Department of … Source: (blog)

Boat flips in Manasquan Inlet off New Jersey, 2 dead

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The pontoon boat was 1,000 feet from the Manasquan Beach on the north side of the inlet. The New Jersey State Police Crime Scene Unit Central, Fatal Accident Unit and Major Crime Unit responded to assist at the scene. Its Marine Services Bureau and … Source: (blog)

Legend Boats cracks top 100 for third year

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… the weather,” said a press release from Legend Boats. "All of our efforts were honoured yet again at Boating Industry's Top 100 Gala this year in Orlando, making this the second year in a row that Legend Boats is one of North America's Top 100 … Source:

John Steinbeck's boat to undergo $2m restoration

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The 23-metre fishing boat that American author John Steinbeck chartered with marine biologist Ed Rickets in 1940 on a trip the writer recounted in his non-fiction work The Log From the Sea of Cortez is set to be overhauled. The 1937-built boat is known … Source: Yachting and Boating World

Spending a day on a boat with DAL-CO Marine Services

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DAL-CO Marine Services provides launch services on the Mississippi River from Thomas Point to the top of the Missouri bend 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The company offers midstream deliveries including groceries, equipment, parts, supplies, crew … Source: Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

Marine Concepts and CCG Create New Moulds for Boston Whaler

That is why many boat builders are turning to composite materials for their moulds and tooling. Composite moulds also have the advantage of being very durable. Composite construction is far from novelty for Florida-based Marine Concepts. With more than … Source: NETCOMPOSITES

Phi Phi management plan tackles anchors on corals, feeding fish

More bouys are expected to be placed in Phi Phi National Park to prevent boats anchoring on corals. Photo: Isaac Stone Simonelli. PHUKET: The first step in saving the marine ecosystem within Phi Phi National Park is to put an end to boats dropping … Source: Phuket Gazette

Great paint job nets UK award

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Glasson Marine Services also has a mobile business – Glasson Mobile Marine Services – launched in 2014 – which provides a full call-out service to boat owners from Cumbria to North Wales. It has a reputation in repair, paintwork, treatments, lifting … Source: Lancaster Today

Boat shows a must

It has seven different locations, both in water and out of water. On November 5-9 more than 100,000 visitors attended. It has become an international event with 34 countries represented. There were 1,500 boats and multiple marine accessories and “must … Source: Forest Lake Lowdown

Offshore Marine Master JayCat 8.0m Review

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Plate aluminium boats are tough, sturdy and built to last and that's why when North Queensland charter company, CY Charters started looking for a new boat to suit their operation, their first call was Offshore Marine Master. They have been building … Source: BoatAdvice (press release)

Students plunge into ocean research through UCLA Marine Operations

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Jeroen Molemaker, an assistant researcher of atmospheric, oceanic and environmental sciences, received more than $50,000 from the Office of Instructional Development and the Scripps Research Institute to upgrade one of the old boats that belongs to the … Source: Daily Bruin

Profile: Davey Marine Electrical

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Davey Marine Electrical is one such business. Based in Melbourne, the company is the city's trailer boat marine electrical specialists and offers all electrical, plumbing and trailer work. It provides Melbourne, Mornington Peninsula, Phillip Island and … Source: Marine Business (press release)

Whale Watch Crew Rescues 9 People from Capsized Boat

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The crew assisted the divers until Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue teams arrived. "We're not just watching whales and wildlife out there, we're watching out for everyone," said Michael Harris, Executive Director of Pacific Whale Watch … Source: KOMO News

Dive club rescued off coast of Victoria BC after boat capsizes

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Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue said on their Facebook page that the scuba divers were getting buffeted by waves in their seven-metre open aluminum boat. "They were extremely lucky to have been able to call for help and not have [divers] down … Source:

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